On Friday May 7th, 2021 Muhlenberg Job Corps Center honored teachers at their center for Teacher Appreciation Week. Teachers were provided with a socially distanced special order lunch from Subway to begin the celebration. Instructors were then honored later in the day with a virtual slide show presentation recognizing each individual teacher and how many [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center staff participated in a center wide clean-up effort in recognition of Earth Day. Over 2 days center staff from various departments tackled landscaping in areas across campus removing weeds and debris. Muhlenberg campus is in a rural area filled with an abundance of foliage which takes extreme amounts of time to [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver The Potomac Recreation Department put together a team of staff to help students continue practicing social distancing and safety while engaged in fun. The recreation department held a evening of fun for students right outside of the recreation building. Students were able to participate in the event only if they maintained social [...]

Shontera Boyd Age: 23 Hometown: Winnsboro, SC Region: Philadelphia Center: Blue Ridge Dates enrolled: 8/11/2015 – 7/8/2016 Training: Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, EKG Tech, Patient Care Tech Shontera Boyd graduated from Westwood High School in Winnsboro, South Carolina in 2015, when she started to speak with her family about her next steps. “My grandmother had worked [...]

Janessa Lister graduated from the North Texas Job Corps Center (NTJCC) in March of 2020. Lister knew then that her next steps on her career path would be to enroll in college.  She is now at Collin College pursuing a degree in Computer Systems for Tech Support.  Lister’s goal is to graduate and get a [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center has identified another Potomac graduate making a difference in the community. Former graduate Mitch Davis has excelled outside of Potomac. His story starts at Potomac when he really needed PJCC the most. He was in the 11th grade when he experienced a few bumps along the road before [...]

After Work-Based Learning closed for 11 months due to the pandemic, opportunities on center have been offered since the end of February at Shriver Job Corps, Devens, MA.  Eligible students get their time on WBL in various areas.  Culinary students work in the cafeteria kitchen, OA and TCU students work in the Warehouse and at the [...]

Earth Day – 2021

May 5th, 2021

Earth Day at Shriver Job Corps, Devens, MA was very productive.  Students and staff participated in a thorough Spring clean-up throughout the campus grounds.  Following a full morning of hard work was a great BBQ lunch.  Thereafter, both students and staff had a fun time competing in DODGEBALL!  Staff members worked hard at being tough and [...]

Shriver Job Corps, Devens, MA has the 5th cohort of students arriving and life on center is really starting to resemble a former routine on center. Not completely, as all staff and students are continuing all the protocols necessary to stay safe. Social distancing and face masks are an example as well as hand sanitizing. It’s been a long time and as soon as a group arrive, they are settled in a dorm and are mandated to quarantine for 2 weeks. They know all of this prior and as part of their decision to return. All is good, they have been patient, cooperative and understanding! Shriver now has 78 students on center and another couple of groups still to come. Students are also shown at lunch and in the rec………..WELCOME BACK SHRIVER STUDENTS!

Jongie Shelton called the Charleston Job Corps and requested our students to build a tool chest in order to store her father’s tools. Shelton was told to contact the Charleston Job Corps center for assistance. Her friend was aware of the Carpentry trade being taught on center. Thus prompting the call to the Carpentry instructor, [...]