Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace students jump into icy waters at the Mat-Su Plunge On Saturday, Feb. 17, students from the Alaska Job Corps Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace (Y2Y) group made quite a splash when they braved frigid temperatures to jump into Wasilla Lake for the annual Mat-Su Plunge. Although students woke [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, February 16, 2018 in the center gymnasium. Several members were on hand for presentations from the department heads of Finance & Administration, Career Services, Training, Wellness, Student Personnel Office, Wellness and Human Resources. The [...]

The North Texas Job Corps Carpentry class was the recipient on January 19th of the esteemed “2017 Habitat Outstanding Youth Group Award” for their excellent workmanship with the North Collin County Habitat for Humanity affordable home building efforts.  This partnership is a win-win for both Humana and NTJCC.  The Carpentry students, under the leadership of Instructor Charlie [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps culinary students volunteered Monday, February 5th, at the Shelbyville Kiwanis Annual Chili Supper! Three culinary arts trade students, Scott Allen, Brandon Brownlee and Richard Eason volunteered by serving chili and soups at the Stratton Community Center, proceeds from the event will benefit the local Shelby County community. The event was [...]

During the last two weeks, Alaska Job Corps Center students have worked hard to serve their communities by donating their time and diligent efforts by helping homeless and impoverished people in both the Mat-Su Valley and Anchorage. While engaged in these community service activities, student volunteers were focused on the task at hand as they [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS), attended Women’s and Girls’ Day at the Legislature sponsored by the WV Women’s Commission, on January 22, 2018. The theme of the event was, “The Will to Lead.” The purpose of the event was to provide an opportunity for women and girls to [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services observed a Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, January 22, 2018 at Piedmont Elementary School. Youth-2-Youth Campaign against Violence read stories and assisted children with coloring sheets of Dr. MLK, Jr. at Piedmont Elementary school with kindergarten [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS), hosted a center wide Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in the center gymnasium. The Recreation Department sponsored the program under the direction of James Carter, Leisure Time Learning Coordinator. Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison [...]

Recreation Leaders began the New Year by volunteering and giving back at the Ashland Community Kitchen. Students spent several hours on Saturday January 6, assisting with meals, cleaning up and just talking with the guest. The mission of the Ashland Community Kitchen is to provide any hungry person with a hot, nutritious meal, and to [...]

Y2Y 3rd Annual Kick-Off September 20, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (JACKSONVILLE, Florida) The Jacksonville Job Corps Center kicked off the nationwide Youth2Youth initiative on Monday, September 18, 2017. The student lead initiative was developed to comeback youth violence, bully and abuse. Job Corps centers around the country continue to bring attention to youth and [...]