Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has always maintained a close relationship with our local nursing homes as many of our students participate in Work Based Learning at those facilities. While COVID guidelines have remained in place and made it impossible for our health trade students to work at those facilities our health trade instructors became creative [...]

Five students from Flint Genesee Job Corps took part of the University of Michigan’s MI-Site eye study program offered at Hamilton Health Clinic, located closely to the center.  Students received eye exams at no charge, along with the opportunity to receive eye glasses as well.  Students were also highlighted in the Clinics monthly virtually newsletter [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center staff participated in a center wide clean-up effort in recognition of Earth Day. Over 2 days center staff from various departments tackled landscaping in areas across campus removing weeds and debris. Muhlenberg campus is in a rural area filled with an abundance of foliage which takes extreme amounts of time to [...]

Jongie Shelton called the Charleston Job Corps and requested our students to build a tool chest in order to store her father’s tools. Shelton was told to contact the Charleston Job Corps center for assistance. Her friend was aware of the Carpentry trade being taught on center. Thus prompting the call to the Carpentry instructor, [...]

Graffiti Removal Charleston Job Corps planned several Earth Day events which were held on April 22, 2021. Charleston Job Corps students enrolled in painting, carpentry, and facilities maintenance trades were asked to volunteer their time for the benefit of our environment. With the help of Carpentry Instructor, Tommy Fitzwater and Facilities Maintenance Instructor, Richard Asbury, [...]

On Saturday April 3rd Muhlenberg Job Corps Center in partnership with Muhlenberg SOAR hosted a socially distanced Easter scavenger event called “I Spy.” Several staff including the Business Community Liaison, Work Based Learning Coordinator, Executive Admin Assistant and Admissions Counselor represented MJCC at this community event. This free event started at Longest Elementary where children [...]

The Rotary Club for Middlesex County recognized Godwin Uzoagba for Student of the month virtual program. Godwin was recognized for academic achievements achieving his diploma and successfully completing the IMI BRICK Trade. Godwin prepared a speech and discussed the excellent experience he had at Job Corps, career expectations and the importance of serving the community [...]

March 1, 2021 – Edison Job Corps Academy is proud to embark on a new service project to improve literacy in our community by collecting books for the Edison Housing Authority and Zone 6 teen center during the month of March. This is one of four service projects the Edison Job Corps Academy will participate [...]

Charleston Job Corps’ business community liaison, Nancy Shepherd, held the center’s first virtual Black History Celebration on February 26. All Students, Staff and the Administration were invited to learn the value of black history and why it is so relevant today.  The program was highlighted by our gust speaker Maureen Dillard, from the WV Department [...]

On behalf of  the Carpentry and Cement Masonry trade, students are working diligently to complete center projects. Carpentry class, instructed by Mr.Rusch, replaced the old wood of the recreation deck. Students are utilizing tools and skills such as: drill, measuring tape, math, circular saw to help replace the wood of the deck.  The students who [...]