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On Wednesday, January 15th students at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center gathered in their gymnasium to give back to their community by donating blood to the American Red Cross. Donating blood makes such an impact and students are so involved in the action that blood drives are hosted quarterly on center. 47 staff and [...]

By Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center hosted a visit Kemker, Apple Rep. and Steve Cousins,Home Builders Institute Education Director. The Apple rep. visited the Potomac Job Corps Center facility to experience all of the hard work, training, and conditioning students receive in their trade before starting employment. The representative from Apple had a first class hands [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center wishes everyone a “Happy New Year in 2020″

Charleston Job Corps graduate John Fleming is being featured as the Alumni/Graduate of the Quarter for the month of December, 2019. John Fleming graduated from the Charleston Job Corps Center, operating under Horizons Youth Services, in August, 2015. Fleming completed both the Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assistant trades and obtained certifications in Infection Control and [...]

Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps graduate Lashay Harry, 20, from Radcliff, KY, is taking her job training to the next level by enrolling in the Transportation CommunicationsUnion advanced training program at Potomac Job Corps Center. Students in the advanced transportation program are trained in the following areas: transportation service worker, emphasizing freight and passenger [...]

Thanks to the training and communication skills he received at Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps, Joshua Horton, 19, from Vine Grove, KY, now has a full-time job withFaurecia Automotive Seating LLC, starting at $14 an hour. A Faurecia representative came to the center recently to do mock interviews with some students as part of [...]

Whitney M. Young Job Corps graduate Kiera Hollins, 19, is embarking on new career ventures that will support her goal to continue her education in the health care field. Hollins, who completed the Certified Nursing Assistant training program at Whitney M. Young Job Corps, is going into the Army Reserves and will be working in [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center would like to wish everyone a “Happy Holiday and a Happy New Year!”

This year we had fun coordinating multiple activities to provide our students with opportunities to have fun, receive treats, and have a chance at winning prizes. Every department on center was tasked with working in teams to plan a festivity that gifted our students with snacks and a fun time. Another surprise we planned for [...]

Throughout the month of December, the students and staff at Blue Ridge Job Corps Center participated in a variety of activities to help spread joy and love during the holiday season. Giving back to the community is extremely important to everyone at Blue Ridge, and there is no better time of year to put this [...]