Center Type
Job Corps Center
Management Company
Physical Address

57 G Street
Roswell, NM 88203-8134
United States

Geolocation Field
33.3126226, -104.5185008
Mailing Address

PO Box 5970
Roswell, NM 88202-5970
United States

Phone Number
(575) 347-5414
Fax Number
(575) 347-2243
Off-Site Training
Location Description

Roswell Job Corps Center is located on 34 acres in Roswell, New Mexico, just a short drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Roswell Job Corps Center is an ideal location to develop the necessary skills for a successful career.

Center History

The Roswell Job Corps Center is located south of Roswell, New Mexico, on land that used to be part of the Walker Air Force Base. Walker AFB was in operation from 1941-1967. The center opened its doors to its first students in August of 1979.

Housing: a furnished bedroom

Our campus' residential living facilities can house 125 male students and 95 female students in separate dorms. Residential students live with one to two roommates and enjoy the following amenities:

  • laundry facilities
  • TV rooms
  • lounges
  • vending machines
  • computer labs
  • bathrooms and showers

We also serve nonresidential students.

Director Name
Amy Briggs
Director Email
Director Phone
Director Fax
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>
Native American Club
Panther Pride Club
<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 Roswell Job Corps Center, it also means assisting the following organizations with their important work:</p> <ul> <li>Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge</li> <li>City Soup Kitchen</li> <li>Keep Roswell Beautiful</li> <li>Roadrunner Food Drive</li> <li>Roswell Boys &amp; Girls Club</li> <li>United Way</li> <li>Walk for Hope</li> </ul>
Educational Programs
High School Equivalency Program
<p>One of our top goals at Roswell Job Corps is to ensure that every qualified student obtains his or her GED/high school diploma prior to leaving the center. Our GED program provides detailed training for the five subject areas of the GED battery test.</p>
High School Diploma Program
<p>Our online high school diploma program is a self-paced curriculum that allows students the opportunity to achieve a high school diploma. The program is provided through our partnerships with educational institutions like Penn Foster Online and Roswell Independent School District.</p>
English Language Learning Program
<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>
<p>Tutoring programs are available where students are tutored in math, reading, social studies, and writing 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 we offer through a partnership with Eastern New Mexico University–Roswell. 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<br> </li> </ul>
Driver Education
<p>Driver's Education is available to all students needing their driver's license.</p>
Who do I have to live with?

Students stay in separate male and female dormitories. There are up to 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.