Charleston Job Corps Center

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 [...]

The top 10 students from the Charleston Job Corps Center’s poetry club were selected to attend a poetry slam at the “Bus Boys and Poets,” Washington D.C. They were accompanied by Jamela Brown, counselor and Tierah Williams, recreation advisor. CJCC has many recreation activities, clubs and student organizations for participation in the leisure time. Job [...]

The Charleston Job Corps center held its fourth annual Student Mother’s Day Celebration on May 5 to inspire the student mothers to complete their academic and career technical training to become self-sufficient and provide for their families. The event speaker, Camilla Neal, records supervisor, emphasized the importance of using time wisely and making wise decisions [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center’s, Medical Office Support hosted it’s spring blood drive with the American Red Cross, May 16, 2017 in the center gymnasium. The students of MOS promoted the event, scheduled donors, assisted Red Cross staff in all aspects earning work based learning experience and community service hours. The staff and students of CJCC [...]

The YMCA-Mel Wolf Child Development Center recently received a grant to start a garden for the children at its local daycare facility. The center was able at its local daycare facility. The center was able to purchase all the materials and obtain a garden specialist for the project, but needed assistance with building the garden [...]

The Facility Maintenance (FM) Dept. at Hubbard Hospice House received much needed assistance with projects, thanks to CJCC student Mark Pollard, who is completing a work-based learning internship with the hospice organization for his facilities maintenance trade. Hubbard Hospice House, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor James Thayer stated he is impressed with Pollard’s professionalism, quality of work [...]

The Old Skool Social was an event sponsored by the Student Government Association to promote student and staff engagement while taking a trip down memory lane through the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The event was held directly after a cookout style lunch served by the engagement committee and direct reports staff. Students and staff played [...]