BCL accompanied students to the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. This is a historical church located in the heart of downtown, D.C. Historically, this church has been a hub for various church organizations. Their doors are always open to assist the community. Our students were successful in participating in the day of service as we [...]

MLK Community Service

January 23rd, 2017

Guthrie Job Corps Centers’ Y2Y Ambassadors and staff volunteered at God’s Food Bank.  They divided up product and prepared it for disbursement.

Nearly 300 community members attended the Guthrie Chamber Banquet on Thursday, January 19, 2017.

National Reading Day

January 23rd, 2017

For the National Reading Day on January 23rd, SJCC student ambassadors visited the local Head Start center to read to the children. We all had so much fun, and can’t wait to participate in Job Corps’ Reading to Lead initiative on March 2nd!

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS), joined Job Corps Centers across the nation to observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with community service on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at South Charleston Middle School (SCMS). Y2Y (Youth-2-Youth) Campaign is a student-led initiative to prevent violence on Job Corps centers [...]

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 20, 2017 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. Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) accepted an invitation to attend the private screening of the motion picture, Hidden Figures on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Park Place Stadium Cinemas, Charleston WV. The private screening was sponsored by the African-American Philanthropy in Action (AAPA), The [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS), accepted an invitation to attend a private screening of the motion picture Hidden Figures on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Park Place Stadium Cinemas, Charleston WV. The private screening was sponsored by African-American Philanthropy in Action (AAPA), The LINKS, Inc., [...]

Andrew Bruketta is leaving the Alaska Job Corps for a job. And it isn’t just any old job. It is a highly skilled position, with excellent benefits, leave and expected to pay well over 60,000 a year. Andrew says frankly that Job Corps is whatever you make it. “Just show up and put in the [...]

Job Corps Works!

January 19th, 2017

On January 17th, SJCC had a visit from one of our former trainees, Davontaye Jordan, who finished the program in July 2016. He reached out to us and asked if he could give back by visiting the center to speak to the current trainees. His words were inspiring. “I would just like to say that [...]