Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

(Pictured l-r) Alumni – Meagan Garrison, Keavon Atkins, Michaela Hall, Jeleesa Furgurson, Tomasina Gibbs Potomac’s Center Director meet Potomac’s Alumni an discuss leisure time learning activities for the students that involve the alumni. Alumni speaks with TCU and Office Administration students about career and plan planning, goals and finance

(featured l-r) Paul Shy -Talent Acquisition Specialist, Redford Salmon - Center Director, Jacqueline Colman- HR Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Region, Karla Andrews – CTT Manager (l-r) Bruce Outlaw – Electrical Wiring Instructor discuss the class projects  and gives overview of the training achievement record with Paul Shy and Jacqueline Colman of Helix Electrical. Helix Electrical and Potomac Electrical [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps culinary graduate, Darryl Jones, likes working at the Crestview Center nursing home as a cook. At 19 years old Darryl had graduated Henry County High School, but wanted more than working at local fast food restaurants. So he teamed up with a Kentucky Youth Program in Henry County that connected Darryl [...]

(featured in photo left to right) Diane Pabich, Associate Director, WIC, Government of District of Columbia, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity, Potomac’s BCL, Myra Deloatch and Joe Jaroscak, Program Manager, WIC, Government of the District of Columbia, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity

Since Potomac Job Corps began their partnership  with this employer for work based learning opportunities that has also lead to  direct placement, ”Parsons Government Services”,  created a Wall of Frame for all of the interns that  did work based learning  for the company located in Arlington, VA.

The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services held its first quarterly Community Relations Council with new center director Angela Rackley. Several members and guests were in attendance to hear departmental updates, student success stories, center highlights, employment opportunities and upcoming events. Guests shared announcements, student job opportunities and community events with staff [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services attended the Salvation Army of Hope Gala, May 17, 2018 at the Clay Center for Arts & Sciences. The event was the first of its kind for the Salvation Army of Charleston WV. A welcome was given by Area Commander Major Brooks Gilliam. The recognition [...]

Congratulations to Elyjahwaun Blake for receiving the Highest GPA in Dental Hygienist program at BridgeValley Community & Technical College (CTC) on May 10, 2018. Blake is a student at CJCC who completed the dental assistant trade and enrolled in the ACT College program at BridgeValley CTC for dental hygienist. He arrived in February 2016 and [...]

Carl Perkins security students training at Churchill Downs Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Advanced Security & Security Students arrived at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY on May 2nd, to prepare for the upcoming KY Derby. Students went through several training at Churchill Downs, one in particular was the new Metal Detectors that have been added [...]

ALL ABOARD – Potomac students get hired by Amtrak Students that rare featured in picture from left to right, John Corkum, Sharlontaee Harris, Jim Batts,  Amtrak Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, Tiffini Jackson and Carlos Loggins