Turner Job Corps Contract Awarded to Magement & Training Corporation
March 22, 2017
(ALBANY, Georgia) – Management & Training Corporation (MTC), the largest operator of the federal Job Corps program, is pleased to announce it’s been awarded a contract to operate the Turner Job Corps Center in Albany, Georgia effective April 1, 2017.
“We are very pleased to return to the Turner Job Corps Center,” said MTC Senior Vice President of Education & Training John Pedersen. “MTC operated the Turner center for many years and made wonderful friends throughout the community. We look forward to rekindling those relationships and developing new partnerships to help students succeed in the workplace.”
MTC has named William Coleman as the new center director. Mr. Coleman most recently worked at the Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center in St. Paul, Minnesota as the center director. Under his leadership, the Humphrey center became a top performing center. He has a long history in Job Corps, having served at the Wilmington, Philadelphia, Brunswick, and Chicago Job Corps centers.
With the addition of the Turner Job Corps Center, MTC will operate all three Job Corps centers in the state of Georgia including the Atlanta and Brunswick Job Corps centers.
The Turner Job Corps Center will serve 732 students, providing training in a variety of fields including carpentry, welding, administrative medical assistant, nurse assistant/home health aide, landscaping, and culinary arts.
Job Corps will provide students with quality education and training which will prepare them to succeed in the job market and become successful, tax-paying citizens.
Job Corps is a free, federal program administered by the Department of Labor. Those interested in joining Job Corps must be legal residents, 16-24 years, and meet certain income requirements. Once in the program, students can earn their high school diploma or an equivalency and earn industry-recognized certifications in a wide variety of trades. With these credentials, students are placed in quality jobs. There are 125 Job Corps centers throughout the country. Anyone interested in joining Job Corps may call 800-733-JOBS (5627).
If you’re interested in applying for a job at the Turner Job Corps Center, please visit http://www.mtctrains.com/employment-opportunities