1 ) HANDS- ON CAREER TRAINING
In 10 careers, including: automotive repair, carpentry, facilities maintenance, painting
and drywall, plumbing, electrical wiring, security and protective services, certified
nursing assistant, clinical medical assistant and pharmacy technician.
2 ) OPPORTUNITY TO CUSTOMIZE TRAINING
I f your business has a specific career skills set you’ re looking for in a new
employee, you have the opportunity to work with the Old Dominion Job Corps to
customize training taught.
3 ) FREE TAX CREDITS
Employers can receive tax credits up to $ 2 , 400 for every employee hired f rom
qualified target groups ( i . e., at- risk youth), including the Old Dominion Job Corps
4 ) COST- EFFECTIVE HIRING SOLUTIONS
As a federal program, Job Corps is free to eligible at- risk youth. In addition, as
a local, regional or national employer, you have the opportunity to partner with Job
Corps – at no additional cost – to create and implement a customized workforce hiring
initiative that meets your needs.
5 ) STEADY PIPELINE OF TALENT
As an open- entry, open- exit program, Job Corps provides a constant f low of trained,
ready- to- work students and graduates to meet your short and long- term hiring needs.
6 ) SOFT SKILLS TRAINING
Job Corps emphasizes soft skills and employability skills in every training program
such as: workplace expectations, customer service and communications skills
7 ) COMMON GOAL
By partnering with the Old Dominion Job Corps, you’ re ensuring that new employees are
skilled and prepared on day 1 for your industry – increasing his/ her success rate
8 ) OPPORTUNITY TO TRYOUT STUDENT
Job Corps requires students to gain real- world skills through internships which is an
opportunity for your business to evaluate and finetune his/ her skills before hiring.
9 ) FREE ADVERTISEMENT
With more than 200 community and employer partners, you have an opportunity to
showcase your business service and network with other local partners.
10 ) RESULTS!
Nine out of 10 Old Dominion graduates secure careers, enroll in higher education or
enlist in the miltary upon graduation.