Charleston Job Corps Center

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services kicks off Kindness Week during Monday Business Meeting. Y2Y Ambassador Robert Battice announced the purpose and read suggested acts of kindness. Here are a few ideas: *Promote positive energy in your interactions with others *Perform a random act of kindness for someone, like holding open [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS) for the Dept. of Labor held its annual student and staff holiday luncheon on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Food services prepared the meal under the leadership of Thomasina McKinney, Food Services Manager. The meal included the following: Meats-Turkey, Cornish Hens, Roast Beef and Apple [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services recognized eight dental assistant students who recently passed their ICE Exam with 100% rate for the class during Monday Business Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017. Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services received congressional support from U.S. Congressman Alex Mooney, U.S. Congressman David McKinley and U.S. Congressman Evan Jenkins regarding the Dear Colleague Job Corps Slot Reduction letter on the house side of Congress. The Dear Colleague Letter was not a funding request. The Job Corps community [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) is celebrating International Day of Peace during the Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Campaign Against Violence Week, Sept. 18-22, 2017. Students and staff will participate in a Peace March on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 by walking around the center’s track. A balloon launch in the baseball [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS), recognized Red Ribbon Week during Monday Business Meeting on October 23, 2017. Student Desmond Baker spoke to about 200 fellow students and staff regarding the national campaign, drug free pledge, and program activities. A short video was played regarding Red Ribbon Week. According [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized October Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October 16, 2017 with guest speaker Julie Hayden, YWCA Resolve Family Abuse Program. Ms. Hayden spoke to new enrollees in Career Preparation Period. In addition, October 16-20 is Week without Violence. Domestic Violence affects women every day. [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in the center’s gymnasium at 12:00 noon. The meeting was called to order by Jeffrey Pierce, Jr., SGA Sergeant At-Arms and welcome and introductions were done by CRC President Laura McCullough. [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center’s, Office Administration career technical trade attends the annual WV Makes Festival on Friday, October 6, 2017 in Huntington, WV. “More than 80 makers from 17 West Virginia counties and the states of Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania will exhibit their creations,” said Mike Friel, public information specialist at RCBI. “The festival [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center’s Y2Y Ambassadors and BCL attended the Charleston City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, 2017. Job Corps Centers across the country are observing Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Campaign against Violence Week September 17-22, 2017. A presentation was made to the city council regarding the purpose of Y2Y. A Y2Y Flyer of events, [...]