Charleston Job Corps Center

James David Jackson, a 2018 healthcare graduate of Charleston Job Corps, is now working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on a neuroscience medical-surgical unit at the Charleston Area Medication Center. Jackson completed the Practical Nursing program at the Garnet Career Center in Charleston after completing his training at Charleston Job Corps as part of [...]

The Charleston Job Corps is sending ‘Care Packages’ to students who have 100% participation in distance learning. The Career Services Department of Charleston Job Corps Center has teamed up with the Training Department in an effort to support our students. We understand that our students are experiencing some setbacks, losses, and uncertainties about their future [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center Counselor, Wendy Malmberg makes face masks by using her sewing talent to help medical personnel, veterans, and the community.”Making face masks started as a way to protect my family and my co-workers and a challenge to myself to see I could do it,” Malmberg said. “I learned how to sew as [...]

Charleston Job Corps began distance learning for our students in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As of earlier this week, we have 116 students participating in an attempt to progress in their studies.  Our goal is to obtain 100% participation of our active students during this time.  Currently, the routine interaction between the instructor and [...]

Charleston Job Corps staff have been contacting active students since students returned home due to the pandemic. The reason for maintaining contact is to ensure student safety and to continue to express the importance of their studies. Students have been placed in Spring Break leave status with pay and continue to earn while away. The [...]

in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic, Charleston Job Corps Students will enter the realm of distance learning All students have been enrolled through the ‘Google Suite’ classroom platform and will begin distance learning effective May 11, 2020. Through distance learning, students will have the ability to earn Electronic Training and Achievement Records (ETAR) progress from [...]

Devonte Crisp currently is employed as a machine operator at Birmingham Fastener in Birmingham, AL. In that position, which he has held for 20 months, Crips works on machines and computers. While attending Charleston Job Corps, Crisp completed the Network Cable Installation, Facilities Maintenance and Painting career technical training programs. He graduated from Charleston Job [...]

In honor of African American Heritage month, Training Manager Theodore Dues welcomed the Charleston, WV, Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club to Charleston Job Corps Feb. 25th. The Buffalo Soldiers shared a video presentation about the history of the Buffalo soldiers with staff and students at Charleston Job Corps Center followed by a short question and answer session. The [...]

A former Charleston Job Corp Student Tyla Wise was honored as the Student of the Month for February at BridgeValley Community and Technical College. Tyla is continuing to pursue an Associate Degree through BridgeValley’s 2+2 program for Elementary Education while maintaining a 3.73 GPA. Her goal is to become an Elementary School Teacher.

Students Tytianna Burns and Seauna Jones completed the OA Trade and entered into the Bullseye Program to work with the Hilton Hotel Resort after completing the necessary 5-week training. After completing the training, the students will become full-time employees of the Hilton Resorts in Wisconsin.