The Charleston Job Corps Center students are rolling up their sleeves to provide community service during the summer break. Several students are lending a hand at the Roark Sullivan Lifeway Center (RSLC) in the Veteran’s building to provide summer clean-up for forthcoming renovations. Students are organizing the food pantry, sorting clothing donations, deep cleaning, vacuuming, [...]

On Friday, June 26, 2015, staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center were proud to participate in the Muhlenberg County Relay for Life event to benefit cancer research. The Bulldog Angels fundraising club sponsored Friday Jean Days for monetary donations and the Center was also able to add in a corporate match donation. [...]

MJCC Top Leadership takes a break! On Monday, June 22, 2015, leadership students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center kicked off the week with a little water and sun! The students enjoyed a full day incentive trip to Burdette Water Park. Burdette park is one of the largest aquatic centers in the Midwest. Leaders enjoyed [...]

Students competed against the staff once again in the annual Students vs. Staff Basketball Game. The staff put up a good fight but the students came out victorious once again, with the final score of 57-51.  Center Director Thomas Rainey stated “The number one goal is to have fun, the staff and students have worked [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) held its second annual Father’s Day Celebration for students on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in the Center Director’s conference room with guest speaker Elder Bobby Robinson. Robinson is a minister at All Nations Revival Center, Institute WV and employed by [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) opened in June 1965 as an all-female center at the old Kanawha Hotel on Summers Street in Charleston, West Virginia. In 1976, our center became a coeducational facility. In 1997, our center moved to a mountaintop campus overlooking the city of Charleston. Since April 2011, CJCC has operated under Horizons [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) observed Elder Abuse Awareness Month on Monday, June 15, 2015 with a presentation from the WV Bureau of Senior Services. Guest speakers Jacqueline Proctor, Deputy Commissioner and Susie Layne, Project Manager within Medicaid Operations presented to the career technical trades of Certified Nursing [...]

While the temperatures reached 95 outside in Prestonsburg, Ky. The students in Ms. Barletts and Mr. Calls reading & Math class cooled things off. During the 1st & 2nd periods Barlett and Call’s class headed to Chef Marrs Culinary Classroom. The activity was a collaborative  lesson between the three. Students got to make ice-cream, while sharpening those reading & math [...]

On June 5, 2015, The KY State Police were on center to give presentation on Cyber Security, Forensics, and other career paths in law enforcement. Students in Office Administration (Cyber Security), Security & Protective Services got a hands on presentation. Trooper Steve Mounts and Detective Mike Webb gave presentations using Power Points,  finger printing props, Taser [...]

Saturday’s are usually a day of rest or fun activities for most young people. The students at the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center pulled double duty working two events on Saturday June 6th, 2015. The first event was the Universal Day of Prayer held on Varia Mountain, Fire Station Hill in Martin, Ky. The [...]