The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, January 23, 2015 in the center gymnasium. Several members were hand for the first meeting in 2015 for presentations from the departments of Training, Finance and Administrations and Career Services Department. Kimberly Knapp, BridgeValley [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services held its first quarterly OA/CTR/CTS meeting sponsored by the Career Services Department (CSD) under the direction of Garr McCrimmon, CSD Director. Mr. McCrimmon welcomed attendees to the first meeting of 2015 and introduced Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison who made opening remarks thanking the Outreach [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS), hosted a center wide job fair for students on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 sponsored by the Career Services Department. Ms. Dawnetta Courts, CPP/CTR organized the fair. Eastbrook, a 184-bed, long-term, skilled nursing facility located in Charleston, WV conducted interviews on the spot. They [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center’s, Career Services Department (CSD) under the direction of Garr McCrimmon, CSD Director and Daphyne Smith, Project Director for Cornerstone Solutions Inc. (Outreach and Admissions Contractor) held an open house for local businesses, organizations and potential candidates. The Charleston Job Corps is seeking WV youth to take advantage of the many [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS), hosted a center wide Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in the center gymnasium. The Recreation Department sponsored the program under the direction of James Carter, Leisure Time Learning Coordinator. John Fleming, SGA President gave [...]

On Friday January 9, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center partnered with Eclipse Data solutions in Allen, Ky. Eclipse Data specializes in Computer Repair, Networking, Web development, Phone Systems and IT Business Solutions. Office Administration and Big Sandy Community Technical College students Adrian Hedstrom and Brandon McGuire will be working 20-30 hours per week at $8.50  an [...]

While working at fast food restaurants in Crestview, Florida, Hannah Hamilton realized the low wage income she was earning was just not enough. She thrived for a better life for herself. This is when she heard of the Job Corps program and immediately enrolled. In January of 2013, Hannah arrived at the Muhlenberg Job Corps [...]

Carl D. Perkins students celebrated Martin Luther King day at the Big Sandy Community & Technical College with special performances by the group “Witness”. The 5 man quartette filled the Auditorium with pleasing sounds of gospel music, inspiring words of encouragement to the students that filled the room. The enthusiasm form the group was spectacular [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job corps Center, as of 12/31/14, Perkins is ranked 4th in the nation in Outcome Measurement System for the rolling year.  The top ranked Horizons Youth Services Center: the top ranked Job Corps center in Kentucky: And the top Job Corps center in the Philadelphia region! Now those are statistics you’ve got [...]

 On Monday January 12th, twenty-nine Carl D. Perkins students will begin a new journey when they board the bus at 7:00 a.m. to attend their first day of college at  Big Sandy Technical & Community College. These students have completed all necessary Job Corps program requirements by completing their trade, high school diploma, while  also must [...]