Woodstock Job Corps Center

Woodstock’s Security Trade Students gained the attention of Kevin Kamenetz, County Executive of Baltimore County while serving the community during National Night Out. The Liberty Road Business Association has partnered with Woodstock Job Corps Center to provide security for all community events and business functions. The students take pride in community service by volunteering and educating the community about the Career Technical [...]

Woodstock Student Bekalu Tiruneh who completed the Stationary Engineering Trade and is working to complete The Business Construction Technologies Trade.  He has conducted several on-Center projects and is currently a Leisure Time Employee for the Maintenance Department.  Mr. Tiruneh gave a very impressive interview with Equity Residential on April 5, in which he was complimented [...]

On April 4, 2016, Woodstock’s Career Transition Readiness, Career Transition Services and 21 Woodstock Job Corps Students attended U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings’ 7th Annual Job Fair at the 5th Regiment Armory in downtown Baltimore City.  A host of employers were present, including Comcast, SSA, BGE, and all State Departments.  Students dressed in professional attire, with [...]

On March 18, the Maryland Consortium held its quarterly meeting to discuss admissions and placement issues.  The purpose of the Maryland Consortium is to bring together Job Corps operators, agencies and Center throughout the greater Maryland area to collaborate on programming resource management, workforce coordination, legislative support and partnership development to drive long-term quality career [...]

On March 23, Woodstock Student Government Association students spent a day in Annapolis, organized with Speaker Pro Tem member Maryland Delegate Adrienne A. Jones.  Del. Jones is the Legislative District 10 representative to Baltimore County which includes Woodstock Job Corps Center. Students started the day in the Maryland State house, where they had reserved seats [...]

Decisive Communications spoke to the Construction & Engineering students on March 9 about internship possibilities that would lead to employment.  The students were informed that they did not need Network Cabling experience to become an employee with their company, but they must have a willingness to learn and they must be motivated.  Woodstock looks forward [...]

Woodstock held its Community Relations Council (CRC) Meeting from 9-10 a.m. in the Women’s Center on March 17.  The meeting, organized by Tammi Bush, Business & Community Liaison Manager, and was well attended.  The Center had the pleasure of having Baltimore County Councilman Julian Jones present. Speakers included Cinnamon Brown Mack, Founder/CEO of Victorious Attitudes [...]

On Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Woodstock Job Corps Center had the pleasure of having two students spend the day in Congressman Elijah E. Cummings Baltimore and Catonsville District offices in honor of Groundhog Job Shadow Day.  Phaedra Brown spent the day at the Congressman’s Baltimore District office shadowing Fran Allen, District Director, as well as [...]

The Recreation Department’s “Reaching-Out-Through-Sports” long-standing program would like to highlight student Leonardo Ward for embracing the true value of the program. Leonardo said the program’s values motivated him to attend college, become a better student and participate in intercollegiate basketball. He struggled in the beginning as a student when he first arrived on Center. However, [...]

On December 2, 2015 Mr. Covington, Woodstock Job Corps Centers’ Career Academy Counselor took three students to volunteer at the Wringer Housing and Resource Center located in Baltimore City.  Ms. Beth Awati, Volunteer Manager at the Center thanked them for their time and efforts.  They stayed at the Center for the day and they served [...]