Job Corps Opens in Dover - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Job Corps Opens in Dover

Posted: Updated:
A Job Corps banner at the center that just opened in Dover. (Photo: WBOC) A Job Corps banner at the center that just opened in Dover. (Photo: WBOC)

DOVER, Del.- The U.S. Department of Labor sponsors a program called Jobs Corps, and it has made its way to Dover. It opened just a couple of months ago but recently had its official ribbon cutting ceremony.

The Jobs Corps is part of Delaware Admissions and Career Services. Students who struggle in high school or who have dropped out of high school can enroll in the program. They will have the opportunity to travel for training in a field and work toward their GED.

When the students come back, career specialists in centers like Dover Jobs Corps will place them in a local job.

"You can really change someone's like," said Tony Hall, career transition specialist. "[Some of these kids] come from hard backgrounds, and you're giving them another opportunity to make something of themselves."

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Grants to Prevent Opioid Use in Women and Girls

    Grants to Prevent Opioid Use in Women and Girls

    07/27/2017 20:40:00 -04:002017-07-28 00:40:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:40:31 GMT
    (Photo Credit: MGN Online)(Photo Credit: MGN Online)
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health announced 16 awards to nonprofit entities across the nation with a mission to help opioid misuse by women of all ages.More
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health announced 16 awards to nonprofit entities across the nation with a mission to help opioid misuse by women of all ages.More
  • After Ohio Incident, Delaware State Fair Officials Say Safety is Important

    After Ohio Incident, Delaware State Fair Officials Say Safety is Important

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:39:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:39:38 GMT
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- A day after one person was killed and several people were hurt in an incident at the Ohio State Fair involving an amusement ride, officials with the Delaware State Fair said safety and inspections were key to operations.Danny AguilarMore
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- A day after one person was killed and several people were hurt in an incident at the Ohio State Fair involving an amusement ride, officials with the Delaware State Fair said safety and inspections were key to operations.Danny AguilarMore
  • Sharptown Residents Taking New Precautions After Incidents

    Sharptown Residents Taking New Precautions After Incidents

    07/27/2017 19:23:00 -04:002017-07-27 23:23:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:23:08 GMT
    Entrance To SharptownEntrance To Sharptown
    Following recent convictions related to crimes committed in Sharptown, Maryland. The community reacted to how they feel about their current safety.More
    Following recent convictions related to crimes committed in Sharptown, Maryland. The community reacted to how they feel about their current safety.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices