Welcome to the April edition of the HOC Newsletter. This month we are proud to share important news, information, and opportunities from HOC and our local County Partners. Click here to learn more about the history of Arab American Heritage Month in Montgomery County and how to celebrate.


Tony S. Davis Memorial Scholarship

$5,000 College Scholarship awarded to five HOC high school seniors. If you are planning to attend a college or university this fall then this scholarship is for you. Application deadline is Monday, April 8, 2024.

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Housing Fundamentals Workshop

This virtual class combines strategies and resources to help you successfully maintain your housing and learn tips from veteran housing professionals.

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Virtual Hiring Event & Info Session

Paradigm Multidisciplinary Real Estate Services and HOC Academy will be hosting a free virtual career event during the month of April.

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Fatherhood Information Sessions

The Fatherhood Initiative Program is designed to help fathers find careers and improve their skills in a supportive dad-focused environment. Attend an information session to learn what this program can do for you.

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FSS Information Sessions

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) is a career development program designed specifically to help you and your family grow and achieve. Register today and discover the new changes happening at FSS.

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Financial Literacy Workshops

Join HOC's Financial Literacy Program and take charge of your financial future with our virtual coaching sessions.

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County Resources Workshop

Discover new and helpful resources available for you and your family in Montgomery County and at HOC.

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Workforce Development Program

New career opportunities are available here for current HOC customers. 

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Montgomery County Parks Department

The Montgomery County Parks – Training Team, has an amazing opportunity for a Training Coordinator Intern. Applicants should be currently enrolled in a college program focusing on training, organization development, HR, industrial design, or related field.

Holy Cross Health

For 55 years Holy Cross Health has been a trusted provider of healthcare in the community. They are looking for people who are exceptionally responsive to the needs of all patients seeking assistance.

Montgomery County Government (MCG)

MCG employs over 10,000 people in more than 30 departments and agencies dedicated to public service excellence. Launch your career at MCG: a premier place to work.

City of Gaithersburg

With more than 70,000 residents located in the heart of Montgomery County, Gaithersburg is one of the largest cities in Maryland. Join their award winning government organization today.

Paradigm Companies

Paradigm leads the Mid-Atlantic region in all areas of development, construction and property management. When applying be sure to enter HOC Works as how you heard about us.

City of Rockville

The city of Rockville is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing an effective and diverse workforce dedicated to delivering high quality services to our community. People with great energy and aspirations are welcome to apply today.


2024 Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter Scholarships

Educational scholarships designed for graduating high school seniors and adult learners. Deadline extended to Sunday, April 14, 2024.

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Pantry Donation Pick Up Events

Emmanuel Brinklow Seventh Day Adventist Church is hosting a first-come, first-serve food distribution. Registration is required to attend this event. Register for your pick-up by calling: 301-774-0400.

MCPS Prekindergarten/Head Start

Prekindergarten and Head Start Programs available to income-eligible families with children who will be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1.

Free Income Tax Preparation - English Spanish | French |

Montgomery County residents with household incomes of less than $64,000 are eligible for free individual services.

Lillie Scott Grooms Fund for Excellence in the Sciences

This scholarship fund seeks to encourage a passion for learning in the STEM arena and to enable underrepresented youth to receive support to pursue careers in science,

mathematics, and healthcare.

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

Career development and education program for youth ages 16-24 that are not currently enrolled in school and living in Montgomery County.

Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center

The Gilchrist Center is a gateway for Montgomery County's immigrants. Our center provides information and referrals to programs and services offered by government agencies and community organizations.

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