Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) hosted an Alcohol Town Hall sponsored by S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) on April 16, 2018 in the center gymnasium. About 225 students and staff watched an excerpt of the video “Alcohol: True Stories Hosted by Matt Damon” with an opportunity for dialogue [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) planted pinwheels at the front entrance of the center on Wednesday, April 11 in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to NCTSN (National Child Traumatic stress Network), “April was first declared Child Abuse Prevention Month by presidential proclamation in 1983. Since [...]

The carpentry class at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps, taught by Jeffery Daniels, took on an unusual project to assist a group of area quilting club members who wanted a Kentucky Start quilt clock for the front of the Floyd County Extension Office. That office is home to the quilting club’s weekly meetings. The blue [...]

Last week, the Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace student organization led the way as Alaska Job Corps’ entire student body partnered with local organizations to advocate for and learn about the importance of healthy relationships. The activities coordinated by the Y2Y group highlighted the prevention of violence and unhealthy relationships as part of National [...]

BCL Jackie Johnson and students traveled to the Wee Care Foundations pre-school in Sweet Valley on Tuesday to read to students for Read Across America, an annual birthday celebration for renowned author, Dr. Seuss. The collaboration between the younger and older students was remarkable, and enjoyed by all. Fran Lewis, daycare owner, said she is [...]

CD Gerry McGroarty, staff and students thanked Harold and Betty Fenton of Dushore for their many years of supporting Red Rock. For at least the several years, the Fentons have donated clothing and footwear to students from their store,Fenton’s Outlet, especially at Christmastime for the SGA’s annual shopping spree. In prior years, Harold was also [...]

Red Rock construction trade students assisted exhibitors with set-up and manned a Center information table during the annual Home Builders Association of Northeast PA’s Home Expo on Friday and Saturday, January 19-20. BCL Jackie Johnson said that students were also able to network with some prospective employers, and noted that students were returning with a [...]

Members of Red Rock Job Corps Center’s Human Service Worker advanced training, and Hotel and Lodging classes began winter break return week with a community service trip to the Williamsport Branch of the Central PA Food Bank. While there, staff and students sorted and packed tons of food preparing the facility for its next food [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS) was invited to attend the annual Kanawha County Schools (KCS), Superintendent’s Retreat, March 28, 2018 at the Edison Staff Development Center. Every year teachers, students and community leaders come together to strategize and collaborate on what is working and what needs improvement. Together we [...]

Students from the Academic Department at the Flint Genesee Job Corps selected reading to small children in the Child Development Center, who reside at the facility as well.  Students also toured the Flint and Genesee Counties Main Libraries, as well as Mott Community College, Baker College of Flint, and University of Michigan.  Many students found out that [...]