Turner Job Corps Center

65 TJC students participated as volunteer victims in an airport disaster simulation training. No actual blood was spilled, but students were in makeup to make the event more realistic for all emergency responders. Students portayed a variety of injuries which included lacerations, burns, broken bones, and death. While the event was entertaining and engaging, it [...]

On June 10th, the Community Resource Committee (CRC) met to discuss opportunities to make students more successful as they move into the workforce.  Community members participating in the event came from all market sectors, including education, manufacturing, non-profit, healthcare, local and regional government, social services, and the service industry.  Students led the discussion tables, gathering [...]

Turner Job Corps students participated in Mayor Dorothy Hubbard’s Forum on Tourism in Southwest Georgia.  Four students participated by serving as good will ambassadores and hosts.  Those students represented the Office Administration, Heavy Equipment, and Medical Assisting trades.  Six students from Culiniary Arts prepared and served appetizers to the Mayor’s guests.  

You have to say yes to learn from the best.  That is what happened when Turner Job Corps (TJC) students in the Culinary Arts trade agreed to participate in the Auctions & Avocados fundraiser.  The event, sponsored by the Women of Grace Connection, to benefit the Boys & Girls Club, Girls Inc., and HHGU, Inc. [...]

                You could almost hear the tinkling bell to Bilbo Baggins’ hobbit hole, as Turner Job Corps (TJC) Culinary Arts students entered the door of The Bread House and Granary.  The newly renovated bakery, located at 520 N. Jefferson, welcomed their guests with a warm hearth, good food, and lessons around the kitchen.                 Tyler [...]

Be a part of Developing Albany’s Workforce! Posted by Urban Pulse Media on January 10, 2013 at 10:10am Kicking off on February 5, 2013, Job Shadow 2013 provides job shadowing opportunities for students throughout the country. Turner Job Corps is proud to participate in its own Student Job Shadow Day on February 5. Job shadowing [...]

ALBANY, GA. — Turner Job Corps held a commencement ceremony Friday afternoon sending hundreds of students into the world. “I am Maria Orta and I stand before you today as a single mother, a graduate of Turner Job Corps and a current student of Albany Technical College,” says Maria Orta, TJC graduate. In spite of [...]

The Turner Job Corps Center will join the 125 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the second annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony August 24th. This year’s Commencement speaker will be Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in Georgia, employer partners, local policymakers, community leaders, family members and many [...]

Chamber Member Press Releases Turner Job Corp Release: 08/13/12 Albany, Georgia turner.jobcorps.gov (Albany, GA) The Turner Job Corps Center will join the 125 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the second annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony August 24th to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works by completing [...]

ALBANY, GA – Jobs are hard to come by these days. The best way to increase your chance of getting a job you want is to make sure you have the training and skills necessary for that job. That’s the mission at Turner Job Corps. Tuesday, they highlighted their success to political and community leaders. [...]