Community partners, employers and representatives of various organizations met at the Alaska Job Corps Center on Thursday, June 22, for Alaska Job Corps’ quarterly Community Relations Council luncheon. Among the Alaska Job Corps partners that attended the meeting were representatives from the City of Palmer, the State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, [...]

CJCC students in the career transition phase are preparing to pursue higher education. Students visited the campus of WV State University (WVSU) on June 12, 2017 with Career Transition Readiness staff Andrea Harris. WVSU Admissions Counselor, Akeem Scott gave students an overview of campus life at WVSU. All students are projected to attend and fall [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center was represented at the State of African Americans in WV and K-12 Education Summit held Monday, June 19, 2017 at WV State University. The event addressed issues of African Americans in the state of WV and provided a review of 2003 Select Committee on Minority Affairs Report, Review of Educational [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center’s, center director Willie Brown was the guest speaker at the Region 2 Workforce Investment Board on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Mountwest Community Technical College. The Region II Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is comprised of business, labor, agency partners, local elected officials and WIB staff. Claude “Jake” Hunt is the executive [...]

CJCC Lends a Hand to WV State Independent Living Council The Charleston Job Corps Center was asked to provide assistance to the WV State Independent Living Council (WVSILC) in preparing their office for carpet installation. Facilities Maintenance (FM) students helped by moving furniture and boxing files for temporary transport. The students “worked really hard” said [...]

Last week, SJCC Cement Masonry trainees began working on building a new Center project—a fire pit! Not only does it look great, but it will be wonderful during the cold winters. Thank you Cement Masonry!

Toastmasters International (TI) is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. Through its thousands of member clubs, Toastmasters International offers a program of communication and leadership projects designed to help people learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking. On June 15th, seven SJCC trainees [...]

Perkins students Keana Davis, Quadre Brown, Ines Kibukayire, and Elizabeth Sheer assist 4-H with Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) camps June 8, and June 9, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps students assisted the Floyd County Extension office with their annual summer 4-H STEM camps. The camps are held at various locations throughout the [...]

Northeast Ohio Carpenters Apprenticeship Contest The carpentry students of the Cleveland Job Corps Center’s United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC), had a chance to showcase their talents as well as developand enhance their skills at the Northeast Ohio Carpenters Apprenticeship Contest held Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Cleveland Job Corps Instructors David Lummus, and Daniel Volpe, accompanied [...]

With an eight-month-old son to care for, twenty-year-old Senita Davidson was tired of working at McDonalds and barely making ends meet. After viewing a Job Corps commercial, Ms. Davidson decided Job Corps was the opportunity she needed toget her high school diploma and training, so she could move forward in a career and making a [...]