Carville Job Corps students volunteered with the American Red Cross to assist Louisiana citizens who lost their homes and other possessions  by flood waters. The American Red Cross  established shelters for affected Louisiana residents  throughout the Baton Rouge area.   Carville students volunteered at serveral of the shelters assisting with serving meals,  coordinating clothing banks, erecting sleeping cots, [...]

The Greenville Tourism Commission hosts an annual Squash and Gobble Fall Festival with hometown crafts, games, food, pumpkin paintings, and art.  This year they held an art competition and the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center submitted two student entries into the 19+ age division.  Jurrissia Chambers entry won Honorable Mention, and student Kayla Miner won first [...]

Six students from the Charleston Job Corps Center volunteered at the general membership meeting of the Women’s Club of Charleston, Sept. 7, 2016 at 12:00 noon at the clubhouse. Students helped the Education & Arts Committee who sponsored the program with guests from Piedmont Elementary school. The center’s business community liaison, Tia Welch is a [...]

Alaska Job Corps students are always looking for the helpful tips for employment.  In the above picture, guest speaker Barbara Green, EEO Manager of the National Park Service offered advice on federal employment and USA Jobs hiring portal. The employer meeting included a frank discussion about the actual possibilities for Job Corps graduates. Career professionals [...]

The newly elected Student Government Association at Springdale Job Corps Center prepares to be the voice of the students!

In celebration of National Day of Peace, the Kentucky Job Corps Coalition made their presence known at the state capital the morning of September 21, 2016.  Seven Job Corps Centers reside in Kentucky and all were represented at the Y2Y Peace March (Youth 2 Youth, Partners 4 Peace) in honor of this day.  They walked [...]

On September 16, 2016, at 8:00 pm, staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center took off at the starting line to walk/run for a worthy cause.  The group of sixteen participated in the Muhlenberg County Happy Feet 5K Glow Run/Walk. Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet is a shoe program made up of volunteers [...]

On Thursday September 22, 2016 38 students from Blue Ridge Job Corps received the Presidential Volunteer service Award. The award recognizes students that have earned over 100 hours of community service. Blue Ridge is fused into almost every aspect of making the world a better place for Marion, and surrounding communities. From food banks, to [...]

It was the International Day of Peace of September 21.  On the evening news you saw violence escalate in Charlotte, killings in Texas, assaults in Paris, weekend explosions in New York City; an air raid in Greece and hundreds of migrants, dying at sea while trying flee war and poverty.  And these were the big [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) joined Job Corps Centers across the nation to observe Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Campaign: Partners 4 Peace, September 19-23, 2016. Y2Y Campaign is a student-led initiative to prevent violence on Job Corps centers and their local community. Y2Y Student Ambassadors and leaders will work to [...]