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By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center is always happy to highlight alumni/graduates that have completed job corps successfully and have transitioned into their career. So, today Adaya Earp a 2018 graduate has been highlighted for her hard work and continued effort to be successful. She was a member of the Transportation Communication Union advanced [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center hosted its first 2020 Community Relations Council meeting on Feb. 20th to promote the center and its training programs to community members and inform members about the center’s community service projects and events on campus. Muhlenberg Job Corps Business Community Liaison Jacob Groves introduced new Center Director Gavin Gorham to [...]

Though our students are home for Spring Break, we would like to continue to recognize and celebrate their successes. Recently the Recreation Department hosted an Art Contest with the following guidelines: submit a work of art (painting, drawing, sketch, etc.) inspired by someone who lost their life to substance abuse. It could be a friend, [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center has taken all of necessary precautions and health procedures to make sure that all men and women on center are safe. As of Tuesday March, 16, 2020 all student arrivals at Job Corps centers will cease, and all off campus activity is suspended. Students have been instructed to [...]

Tax Season

March 17th, 2020

It’s Tax Season! There’s plenty of students that have worked part time jobs and received a W-2 in the mail, but they often don’t file their taxes. Why?!!! Most students are not aware of the various tax credits available for low income individuals or for being a parent/head of household. So this year, the Business [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center celebrated a center wide Spirit Week to promote healthy center morale and engagement. Students and staff were a part of the following activities during the week; Board Game Day, Dodge Ball, Movie Night, Creative Writing, and Men Club Panel Discussion. The week was filled with activities to enhance [...]

In an effort to clean up our parks and recreation lakeshore, Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Security students have been providing community service this week of March 9-13 at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Every year through a collaborative partnership between Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, The US Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of [...]

On March 10, 2020, Blue Ridge Job Corps hosted a center tour for a group of seniors from high schools in Smyth County. Guidance counselors from Chilhowie, Northwood, and Marion Senior High Schools brought students from each of their respective schools, who had shown an interest in the Job Corps program. Business & Community Liaison [...]

Blue Ridge Job Corps students, staff, and supporters joined together for their Winter Graduation ceremony on February 28, 2020, when they congratulated 10 Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing the program, bringing the total number of program completers to 59 students over the past year. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in [...]

In honor of African American Heritage month, Training Manager Theodore Dues welcomed the Charleston, WV, Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club to Charleston Job Corps Feb. 25th. The Buffalo Soldiers shared a video presentation about the history of the Buffalo soldiers with staff and students at Charleston Job Corps Center followed by a short question and answer session. The [...]