Charleston Job Corps Center

Charleston’s  BCL, Nancy Shepherd, presented to parents and students during an evening training session at Lincoln County High School on October 1, 2019. Charleston Job Corps  partnered with the Workforce Investment Board of Region 2,  in an endeavor to enlighten current students of opportunities to further their education upon graduation.  Students where also introduced to [...]

Insights Outreach and Admission in collaboration with Charleston Job Corps Center held a block party/career fair on the west side of Charleston on September 20.  The block party included food, drinks, games, music provided by Say Uncle Entertainment, and vendors.  Area vendor on-site to name a few were:  Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF), WV Troopers [...]

Nine carpentry trainees from Charleston Job Corps, along with their instructor, Tommy Fitzwater, were asked by the Carpenters Local Union 439 to help with a project the Make A Wish Foundation had planned for a disabled child in Procious, WV. The child was born with physical limitations. Most families who are contacted by Make A [...]

Dana Bryant of Volunteer WV, was a guest speaker at the Charleston Job Corps Center on September 18, to bring awareness of the opportunity afforded by AmeriCorps. Dana a former AmeriCorps Vista participant, shared her stories and gave examples of aid and assistance endeavors of which you may encounter during her presentation.  She also gave [...]

Charleston Job Corps held a meeting and tour on September 16, with the West Virginia Region 2 Workforce director and all caseworkers in the region.  The reason for this meeting was to allow the caseworkers to view our facilities.  Shepherd, the center’s BCL, thought it would be a great tool for the caseworkers to be [...]

Charleston Job Corps student became a part of the Omega Gents.  The purpose of the Gents Mertoring Initiative is to empower young males to succeed in life.   This workshop is based on social learning, wherein the mentors (Brothers of Xi Alpha and Theta Psi unincorporated chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.) will provide [...]

Da’shawn Sykes, a current student in Charleston Job Corps’ painting program operated by the Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), recently completed several painting assignments in the community as a part of his work-based learning. His work ethic and skills, reported by those who were supervising him in those community service projects, have led [...]

As of August 20, 2019, Tori Goodman has a lot to smile about. Tori came to the Charleston Job Corps Center looking for a new path and direction.  She completed both the Office Administration, Network Cabling Installation and is currently enrolled at Bridge Valley Community and Technical College in the cyber security program as a [...]

WV Telcom visited the Charleston Job Corps Center on Aug 27, to speak with students who are near completing the Network Cabling trade.    The representatives spoke with students about employability, necessary entrance skills and also expressed the availability of full time employment. Charleston Job Corps student, Silas Cardin, has been hired by WV Telcom [...]

CJCC Y2Y ambassadors attend city teen town hall meeting designed to get youth input on ways to improve Charleston. Charleston Mayor,  Amy Shuler Goodwin along with state delegates, magistrates, other influential business owners and community members listened July 14 during a teen town hall as teens, including students from the Charleston Job Corps, shared their [...]