Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

(Pictured l-r) Alumni – Meagan Garrison, Keavon Atkins, Michaela Hall, Jeleesa Furgurson, Tomasina Gibbs Potomac’s Center Director meet Potomac’s Alumni an discuss leisure time learning activities for the students that involve the alumni. Alumni speaks with TCU and Office Administration students about career and plan planning, goals and finance

(featured l-r) Paul Shy -Talent Acquisition Specialist, Redford Salmon - Center Director, Jacqueline Colman- HR Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Region, Karla Andrews – CTT Manager (l-r) Bruce Outlaw – Electrical Wiring Instructor discuss the class projects  and gives overview of the training achievement record with Paul Shy and Jacqueline Colman of Helix Electrical. Helix Electrical and Potomac Electrical [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) is observing National Safety Month with various activities, events and speakers. The center’s Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Partners 4 Peace: Campaign Against violence is meeting with First Responders to discuss safety on center and in the local community. The first visit was held with the [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services recognized several Medical Office Support (MOS) students during Monday Business Meeting, June 11. Career Technical Training Manager Debra Wolfgang presented lab coats to Renne Adzadu, Kelly Alegria, Ceirra Stevens and JaQuay James for passing their career technical training exams. The career technical trade of MOS [...]

Emily Luhrs from Redding PA is currently in Career Transition Services. She completed medical office support and dental assistant trades at the Charleston Job Corps Center. She will leave the Job Corps program at the end of June 2018 with the following certifications: • DANB ICE (Dental Assistant National Board, Infection Control Exam) • DANB [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps CNA students participated in a 7 week nutrition course in partnership with Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives office – a division of the University of Kentucky. CNA students learn how to read nutrition information on food labels and how to cook healthier meals. Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives Instructor, Sara [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps culinary graduate, Darryl Jones, likes working at the Crestview Center nursing home as a cook. At 19 years old Darryl had graduated Henry County High School, but wanted more than working at local fast food restaurants. So he teamed up with a Kentucky Youth Program in Henry County that connected Darryl [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Cement grad takes his training to the next level by enrolling in the Cement Advance training program at the Gary Job Corps Center in Texas. He started in April and plans to complete in August and already has two career opportunities in the cement industry. “It feels good to have options,” [...]

The Advanced Career Training program is one of Springdale Job Corps Centers most valued opportunities for students. The partnership developed with Mt. Hood Community College allows students the chance to to attend college classes, while continuing to live at Springdale, and receive wrap around support services. The most successful students are those who have learned [...]