Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

Student Joseph Smith, new voter pride! L-r: David Evans, educational director, Collin County NAACP; Laura Bruton, business community liaison and member of Chi Zeta Omega/Connection and June Jenkins, president, Collin County NAACP and member of Delta Sigma Theta. 45 students and staff at North Texas Job Corps registered to vote on September 24th, National Voter Registration [...]

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 [...]

Two North Texas Job Corps graduates are taking the next step to ensure successful futures by enrolling in advanced training programs offered by Job Corps.  Wesley Hausey completed the electrical trade and was accepted into the Smart Grid advanced training program at Oneonta Job Corps Academy in New York.  Hausey said “I came to North [...]

Hard trades programs spearhead project for Rochester Park Students in the hard trades at Muhlenberg Job Corps recently got plenty hands-on experience when they manufactured, delivered and installed playground equipment at the Rochester Park in Butler County. Students completed and installed the new equipment in September. Over the course of the month-long project, more than [...]

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 [...]

F-35 flying above Navy submarine Aliah enrolled at Los Angeles Job Corps in 2017 as a minor and is originally from West Palm Beach, Florida. After moving to California to be with family, her along with her family, decided that going into Job Corps was a good idea. Once Aliah got in, she completed the [...]

Kyla is no stranger to hard work and understands self-discipline. She initially traveled 77 miles by bus to L.A Job Corps with her parents to enroll in the program. She heard about Job Corps from your mother, an alumni of Job Corps whom completed Culinary in San Bernadino.  As a smart young woman, Kyla graduated [...]