Muhlenberg Job Corps Center

When Center Life Supervisor Kelly Knight started her Job Corps  Career as a Residential Advisor she began questioning her ability to continue with the position after she witnessed two students in a physical altercation during her third week. While trying to calm down the students they began screaming and yelling at her while refusing to [...]

Muhlenberg JCC Mentor Month

January 11th, 2021

Working in the Job Corps world provides an opportunity to impact the lives of underprivileged youth. Anyone who has worked with the program for any time at all will most likely tell you the impact often times can be two fold with students impacting them just as much. Being without students for more than ten [...]

On December 29th student Kayla Payne and boyfriend Devonte Brown felt the need to help those who may be in need of food in her area. Things have not always been easy for them but when talking with Kayla about their mission she provided the following quote….”We are really not at the best place in [...]

As the majority of Job Corps Center’s nationwide remain closed with the ongoing COVID pandemic, increased guidelines left some students at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center over the Christmas holiday. In an effort to keep both students and staff safe by limiting exposure it was mandated there would be no off center travel for the few [...]

Every year Muhlenberg Job Corps Center honors its staff with a huge Holiday celebration. As the planning committee met virtually the last couple of  months it became increasingly apparent that traditions as we knew them were not going to be feasible in the midst of the COVID 19 Pandemic. After much discussion the final week [...]

As the COVID pandemic continues Muhlenberg Job Corp Center’s student population has yet to return to its full capacity. Currently we have 15 students residing at our center who have been approved to do so due to life barriers such as homelessness or unsafe conditions. With the Christmas Holiday approaching staff from multiple departments are [...]

Although our student population has been unable to return to Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, at this time we do have 13 students who have received approval to live on campus due to life barriers. Given the conditions during the pandemic those students were not allowed to travel or return home for the Thanksgiving holiday. Even [...]

When the pandemic began in March no one could have anticipated the number of changes that would take place throughout the last 8 months. While we still have not received a date of return for our students we have been working tirelessly  to insure that  our facilities meet the CDC guidelines for proper social distancing [...]

Tamyiah Tillman Kitchen, a 2017 graduate of Muhlenberg Job Corps Program, is a member of the Army National Guard and currently stationed in Georgia. While on center, Kitchen completed the CNA program receiving additional credentials in CPR and Medical Billing/Coding. After completing the CNA program Kitchen went on to receive her Associates Degree in Health [...]

Even though Liliane Umuhoza has not officially completed her Job Corps training, she already is working full time in the healthcare field. When Umuhoza was sent home after Muhlenberg Job Corps closed its campus because of the COVID19 pandemic, she immediately began to look for work. She was hired by Signature Health Care in Bowling [...]