Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

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 will observe the third annual Youth-2-Youth Campaign Against Violence Week, Sept. 18-22, 2017. Student Desmond Baker will represent the center at the National Director’s conference with Y2Y Ambassadors across the nation in Washington D.C. Several activities are planned on and off center to observe the week which include, guest speaker [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps students assisted with the Eastern Kentucky Cares: Hope from the Mountains Radiothon held on Thursday September 7, 2017 at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, KY. Several Office Administration students spent hours answering phones and taking pledges for the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Radiothon sponsored by WYMT News, had [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center observed Patriots Day, September 11, 2017 during Monday Business Meeting. Willie Brown, Center Director spoke to students and staff regarding the significance of the day when first responders and other brave men and women during the terrorist attacks on American soil on Sept. 11, 2001. Willie Brown said, “Take time to [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized National Minority Awareness Month during Monday Business Meeting on August 21, 2017 with guest speaker Karen Williams. Mrs. Williams is a volunteer with CORE (Center for Organ Recovery & Education). Her personal experience with a best friend in need of an organ [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center joined 126 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the 6th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony August 18, 2017 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing the program this year. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in West Virginia, employer partners, local policymakers, [...]

Students plan, prepare and serve food for legislative event Perkins Job Corps Culinary students prepared and served the food for the Floyd County Chamber’s Legislative Round Table Luncheon, held at the Mountain Arts Center on Aug. 31. Kentucky State Representatives John Blanton and Larry Brown, along with several other chamber members, community members and business [...]

The following students will be attending BridgeValley Community and Technical College today for exams earning their Healthcare Provider/BLS/AED CPR. We know they are prepared and will do great. All the best Panthers! DENTAL ASSISTANT STUDENTS: Brittany Anthony Cierra Bailey Terkyra Bradley Sarah Hoke David Humphrey Elsa Geremew Essence Lacks Saminta Paul Eric Putman Brittany Roberts [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) will feature various guest speakers at Monday Business Meetings during August in honor of “Black Business Month.” Our first guest speaker was Charles A. Parker a local entrepreneur dedicated to his profession and making a difference in the community. Parker’s mother attended the [...]

August 3, 2017, over 100 job seekers attended the Tug Valley Job & Resource fair in Belfry, KY. the event was cohosted by Congressmen Hal Rogers(R-KY) and Evan Jenkins (R-WV). Employers and educators form more than 40 business and schools offered jobs, education and training at the event. Both Congressmen work hard for the Appalachian [...]