Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Whitney Young Job Corps students participated in a blood drive on August 7th to help save lives. The American Read Cross and Whitney Young Job Corps partnered to coordinate a blood drive in which the health trade students were able to not only give blood, but also help with the intake process. John Davis, Account [...]

Office administration students at the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps recently helped others at the Warco Housing Complex in Langley, KY by teaching skills learned in their career technical training class on center. On July 17, the Perkins Job Corps Office Administration students assisted residents with basic computer skills such as setting up emails and [...]

Recent Potomac JCC graduates visited the Transportation Communication Union (TCU) trade to talk to the students about the great job opportunities they have been given with AMTRAK. Pictured (l-r): Sharlontaee Harris (AMTRAK), Ahkeem Currie (AMTRAK), John Corkum (AMTRAK), Mrs. Wichoski (TCU), Tiffini Jackson (AMTRAK), and Carlos Loggins (AMTRAK).

On July 18, 2018, The  Edison Job Corps Academy BCL and  selected students from the Carpentry department volunteered with Habitat for Humanity to support building a home for a family in need the carpentry students were professional, and demonstrated the skills learned in carpentry such as reading blue prints, shaping and cutting wood, safety guidelines [...]

Brick instructor, Chris Gray, and his students were instrumental in creating smiles on the many faces in Shelby County! In the fall of 2017 approximately 17 students were able to participate in a unique Work Based Learning (WBL) project. Henry Jew with the Veteran of Foreign War (VFW) contacted Whitney Young to see if the [...]

People Helping People

June 28th, 2018

The Edison Job Corps Academy culinary students volunteered their time and talents to Mt. Zion Church. The experience was life changing for the young adults and church members who invited the students back to help and contribute to the needs of the church. The Job Corps students quickly realized giving back teaches them to find [...]

Hotel & Lodging students prepares a complimentary morning beverage refresher to the Potomac Staff.  This is what we call service with a smile.

Meet Potomac’s Student Ambassadors (l-r) sitting:  Arron Guishard, Arryuana Rhodes, A’Sha Jones, Damani Williams (l-r) standing:  Avery Maxwell. Peter Soderstrom, Antonio Brock

Students were invited to attend the Book signing of the stuff a book detailing overcoming barriers. The Edison Job Corps students had the opportunity to meet the Authors of the book and discuss pathways to excelling in their careers. Student were excited to participate in the event and support the Three Doctors Foundation. The students [...]

The Edison Job Corps Business Community Liaison, Julia Ruth Gibson and carpentry students celebrated Juneteenth with the NAACP this weekend at Riverside Park in Piscataway. The holiday that commemorates the liberation of the last remaining slaves in the United States. The festivities featured music, dance, food vendors and Job Corps students. The students had the opportunity [...]