The New Hampshire Job Corps Center was the host of April’s Spotlight on the Business event, and welcomed over 30 Greater Manchester Chamber members from over 24 organizations on Wednesday, April 12th. The Job Corps staff enjoyed the opportunity to network with some of the very employers our graduates will be aiming to work for in the near future. Attendees also enjoyed discussing community service projects for our students to participate in.
The Chamber Director of Member Experience, Caroyln Leary opened with a brief welcome to the chamber members and introduced Job Corps Center Director, Tamer Koheil. Tamer thanked everyone for their interest and support of the Center. He emphasized the need to stay connected with the community and work together to spread awareness of the incredible opportunity available to these young adults in our community. Business and Community Director Cassie Gudek gave an overview of the technical trades, academic education and social development programs at Job Corps. Cassie also emphasized the importance of community engagement – citing some student-led initiatives to address issues facing the Manchester area, and the desire for the center, and its students, to positively impact their community.
Chamber Organizations present included: Acapella Technologies, B2B Video Solutions/ Treasured Memories Video, CEO Bedford, Inc., Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains, Greater Manchester Habitat for Humanity, Harris Trophy & Copy Center, Health Design, Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan – Commercial, Manchester Christian Church, Nabil Migalli and Associates, LLC., NAI Norwood Group, New England Document Systems, New Hampshire Union Leader, NH Business Review, NH ESGR, Primary Bank, Prudential Advisors, Red Oak Apartment Homes, Inc., Row America Manchester, Summit Computer Services, The Granite YMCA, Trivantus, Inc., Two Friends Café, and UNH Manchester.
ABOUT NH JOB CORPS CENTER: New Hampshire Job Corps Center is a residential career technical training center provided at no cost to eligible young adults ages 16-24 years old, and includes technical training in 9 trades as well as social & leadership development. This federally funded program, through the Department of Labor, has big goals: producing skilled, confident, graduates to fill the skills gap in the most in-demand industries in our state, and empowering students to make significant contributions to the state and the community through service and innovative thinking.
For more information call NH Job Corps Admissions at 603-621-9555, or Cassie Gudek, the Business & Community Director, 603-695-8818