Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Perkins Job Corps student Tyler Celek reads a Thanksgiving story about giving to others. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps “Reading to Lead” and “Youth2Youth” student leaders, along with their reading instructor Betty Barlett, headed to the Porter Elementary Head Start classrooms for a morning of Thanksgiving activities. Students read stories [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized students in Medical Office Support for passing their National Health Care Association exam. Students received a lab coat printed with their name and credentials. Congratulations Angelica Hightower, Ashley Peele, Sheddecia Thomas, Aquela Frison, and Kaylin Saitch. Job Corps is a no-cost education [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services kicks off Kindness Week during Monday Business Meeting. Y2Y Ambassador Robert Battice announced the purpose and read suggested acts of kindness. Here are a few ideas: *Promote positive energy in your interactions with others *Perform a random act of kindness for someone, like holding open [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services recognized eight dental assistant students who recently passed their ICE Exam with 100% rate for the class during Monday Business Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017. Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young [...]

Perkins Y2Y student ambassadors , Princess Gentry, Jarmon Ritter, Alex Carvelk, and Frank Rivera put on anti bullying puppet show for youngsters at the Jenny Wiley Festival. Students practiced for weeks , rehearsing their scripts and making sure they were ready for the big day. The students performed their show during the Jenny Wiley Festival [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS), recognized Red Ribbon Week during Monday Business Meeting on October 23, 2017. Student Desmond Baker spoke to about 200 fellow students and staff regarding the national campaign, drug free pledge, and program activities. A short video was played regarding Red Ribbon Week. According [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized October Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October 16, 2017 with guest speaker Julie Hayden, YWCA Resolve Family Abuse Program. Ms. Hayden spoke to new enrollees in Career Preparation Period. In addition, October 16-20 is Week without Violence. Domestic Violence affects women every day. [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in the center’s gymnasium at 12:00 noon. The meeting was called to order by Jeffrey Pierce, Jr., SGA Sergeant At-Arms and welcome and introductions were done by CRC President Laura McCullough. [...]

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 [...]