Charleston Job Corps Center

Amber Sanders has completed her career technical training in Office Administration under the tutelage of James Brown, Instructor. She is a resident of Dunbar, WV and lived in the area since 2016. Amber enrolled in the program January 26, 2018. Prior to her enrollment she worked in retail as a cashier. She wanted to come [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) hosted an Alcohol Town Hall sponsored by S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) on April 16, 2018 in the center gymnasium. About 225 students and staff watched an excerpt of the video “Alcohol: True Stories Hosted by Matt Damon” with an opportunity for dialogue [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) planted pinwheels at the front entrance of the center on Wednesday, April 11 in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to NCTSN (National Child Traumatic stress Network), “April was first declared Child Abuse Prevention Month by presidential proclamation in 1983. Since [...]

Please join me in thanking our U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III for signing the Dear Colleague Letter to support Job Corps FY 2019 funding. The local office number is (304) 342-5855 and Washington D.C. Office (202) 224-3954. We were graciously informed from the office of U.S. Senator Capito in Washington D.C. that she is on [...]

Gabriel “Gabby” Williams is headed to Potomac Job Corps Center, Washington D.C. for advanced training in the TCU (Transportation Communication Union) program to further her training in the airline industry. She exits the center April 2, 2018. Miss. Williams graduated from the Harper’s Ferry Job Corps Center with a career technical trade completion in office [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS) was invited to attend the annual Kanawha County Schools (KCS), Superintendent’s Retreat, March 28, 2018 at the Edison Staff Development Center. Every year teachers, students and community leaders come together to strategize and collaborate on what is working and what needs improvement. Together we [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) provides academic and career technical training for youth 16-24 years old. The center’s Career Technical Training Report (CTT-10) is a monthly “report card” that provides an overall rating or grade to each of our career technical training (CTT) areas on center. The report [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) hosted “Girl Talk” a sisterhood session for female students sponsored by Y2Y (Youth-2-Youth) Partners for Peace, S.A.D.D. (Students against Destructive Decisions) and the University of Charleston (U.C.). Our U.C. guest speakers were Skyler Hunt, Coordinator of Student Involvement, Office of Student Life and [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) is honored for receiving the opportunity to utilize their carpentry and painting skills for the good of the community. Students in carpentry and painting constructed and painted a “Happy Wheels” cart for the Ronald McDonald House, Charleston WV. Following floor plans provided by [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center volunteered with Fair Shake Network (FSN) for their Ice Cream Social, March 21, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m., Upper Rotunda House Side, State Capitol Building. Staff and students volunteered to serve ice cream to members of the WV Legislature and guests for the annual event. CJCC students from the S.A.D.D. (Students [...]