Center Type
Job Corps Center
Management Company
Physical Address

3050 NW 183rd St
Miami, FL 33056-3536
United States

Geolocation Field
25.9391176, -80.2513243
Phone Number
(305) 620-3100
Fax Number
(305) 626-7857
Capacity
237
Location Description

Located in a residential community with movie theaters, restaurants, and shopping centers within walking distance, the Miami Job Corps Center sits on 18 acres in Miami Gardens, Florida, just a short drive from Sun Life Stadium, where the Miami Dolphins football team plays.

Center History

The Miami Job Corps Center opened in 1983 and has since been consistently ranked among the top Job Corps centers in the country.

Housing: a furnished bedroom

Our campus' residential living facilities can house 96 male students and 64 female students, each in their own dorm. Residential students live and share a restroom with up to three roommates and enjoy the following amenities:

  • laundry facilities
  • TV lounges
  • computer lab/study center
  • kitchenette,
  • vending machines

Each dorm has one honors room for students that qualify.

Director Name
Mary Geoghegan
Director Email
Geoghegan.Mary@jobcorps.org
Director Phone
Director Extension
X3101
Director Fax
Child Development Center

There is a Child Development Center on the grounds that is available to our students. Your admissions counselor can explain what additional child care options exist in the local community.

Student Programs
Student Government Association
<p>The Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice of our students and plays a key role in the operation of the center. We encourage all of our students to join the SGA.</p> <p>The SGA Council is composed of Executive Board officers, Vocational Representatives, and Area Student Leaders. The Executive Board members are the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Community Coordinator. Vocational Representatives are student leaders representing each career training program on center. The Area Student Leaders are mentors, recreational aides, residential advisors, safety marshals, and student tour guides.</p> <p>In their weekly meetings, SGA representatives make recommendations to the Center Director about rules affecting students including enforcement of rules. The Center Director also consults with the SGA before introducing new rules for students.</p> <p>SGA members also have the responsibility to:</p> <ul> <li>Be a positive role model to the other students.</li> <li>Assist in the decision-making process with the Center Director and Senior Management Team relating to policies affecting student life on and off campus.</li> <li>Develop leadership skills.</li> <li>Practice self-government and have input on center policies.</li> <li>Learn and practice positive leadership and socialization skills.</li> <li>Assist with tours on center.</li> <li>Work with all departments through the SGA Committees.</li> <li>Host activities for the student body.</li> <li>Work closely with the Business-Community Liaison to bridge the gap between the Job Corps program and the community.</li> </ul> <p>After 30 days of enrollment at our center, you may apply for the Leadership Training Class. After you complete three weeks of leadership training, you can apply for SGA membership.<br> </p>
Sports teams
Walking Club
<p>The Walking Club is an organization for like-minded urban explorers and wanderers to meet up and enjoy walking adventures in the city. Everyone interested in walking, exploring, and fitness is welcome.</p>
COMMUNITY SERVICE
<p>Fostering positive relationships with the communities our centers are in is a key part of what Job Corps does. This can mean performing work in the neighborhood that aligns with a student's career pathway, such as building new playgrounds, patching up sidewalks, or cleaning up parks. At the Miami Job Corps Center, it also means assisting the following organizations with their important work:</p> <ul> <li>Big Brothers/Big Sisters</li> <li>Camillus House</li> <li>Habitat for Humanity</li> <li>Hands On Broward</li> <li>The United Way</li> </ul>
Educational Programs
GED/High School Diploma
<p>One of our top goals at Miami Job Corps is to ensure that every qualified student obtains his or her GED or high school diploma prior to leaving the center. Students who don't already have a high school diploma upon their arrival at Miami can enroll in our GED/high school program.</p>
Tutoring and Academic Support
<p>Tutoring programs are available where students are tutored in math and reading by instructors or by fellow students (Peer Student Tutors). Students interested in getting into a tutoring program may contact their instructors or the Academic Manager.</p>
College Program
<p>The College Program is an advanced training program. To qualify for this program, a student must have a high school diploma or GED (from our center or another educational facility) and have successfully completed a vocational trade at Job Corps.</p> <p>Benefits of the College Program include:</p> <ul> <li>academic advisement, mentoring, and tutoring</li> <li>paid tuition, fees, books, and supplies</li> <li>housing and recreation</li> <li>meals provided by Job Corps, on-and-off center</li> <li>transportation to and from college of choice</li> </ul> <p>Miami Job Corps offer this program through partnerships with The Art Institutes, ASA College, CBT College, and Miami Dade College.</p>
Driver Education
<p>Driver's Education is available to all students needing their driver's license.</p>
English Language Learning
<p>Students needing to learn English can enter our English Language Learning (ELL) program. Students in the ELL program are tested regularly to determine their language proficiency levels.</p>
Who do I have to live with?

Students stay in separate male and female dormitories. There are three students in each dorm room. Your room will be assigned to you upon arrival at the center.

Job Corps values diversity and will provide you with opportunities to live and interact with people of many different backgrounds.