Wilmington Job Corps Center

Golden Gloves Opportunity

December 20th, 2012

Masley Enterprises Inc. which is a relatively new company located in Wilmington, recently hired two graduates from the program. They are a glove force handwear manufacturing company. They made the committment to hire additional students once their new location is open for business. The new location is a few blocks from the center!!! This could [...]

The center’s Culinary Arts Dept. baked cookies for Congressman John Carney and his staff in their District office. The BCL delivered the treats, when she met with a member of the District staff, to discuss center report card status and to provide an update on center programs. The cookies were appreciated and enjoyed and the [...]

The Wilmington Job Corps Center’s student gov’t association, partnered with the Kingswood Community Center to provide a “Toys For Tots” community service project for the holiday season. The SGA students solicited center staff and students to donate toys to this worthy cause. The Kingswood Community Center is a local organization which provides adult senior services, [...]

The Wilmington Job Corps Center celebrated our annual “May Day Celebration” on May 24th. The event was held on center and the purpose of the event is to incorporate the ten Career Success Standards into engaging and fun activities. Employers were on hand to discuss their company’s hiring practices, demonstrations and games were provided which [...]

The center’s BCL appeared on local Comcast Cable Channel 28 on April 15th. The program is called “A Better Wilmington”. This was the station’s debut and host Darius Brown invited the center to appear. BCL discussed admissions process, vocational and educational training programs and shared a student success story.

Job Corps Works

June 1st, 2012

Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center knows that Job Corps works. They recently hired three graduate students to fill two dietary vacancies and one CNA opening. They have hired several of our students in the past and have experienced success.The graduates will begin their new careers early in June.

Wilmington, DE Mayor James Baker, graciously invited two Office Administration students to shadow him, as part of the annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day event which was held on March 9th. The Mayor supports this activity yearly and really enjoys the interaction with the students. The students interact with members of City Council, they have been on [...]

“Choice, Not Chance, Determine Destiny” was the theme for the center’s graduation ceremony which was held on January, 26, 2012. The festivities took place at the University of Delaware in their Clayton Hall facility. Fifty- graduates earned the right to walk across the stage in a fitting audience of parents, relatives, staff and students who came [...]

Congressman John Carney visited the Wilmington Job Corps Center on Thursday, March 15th. He was escorted to various vocational and educational classrooms, by student greeters and tour guides. He had the opportunity to observe our students in action. This was his first visit to the center as a Congressman. At the end of his visit, the [...]

Spreading Holiday Joy and Spirit

December 12th, 2011

The Wilmington Job Corps Center’s choir did a repeat and took their talents and giving spirit to the Wilmington Senior Center on December 9, 2011. Seven students along with three staff, took a walk to the senior center to entertain them while they enjoyed lunch.   The choir sang holiday favorites, passed out programs and candy [...]