Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Hard trades programs spearhead project for Rochester Park Students in the hard trades at Muhlenberg Job Corps recently got plenty hands-on experience when they manufactured, delivered and installed playground equipment at the Rochester Park in Butler County. Students completed and installed the new equipment in September. Over the course of the month-long project, more than [...]

Nine carpentry trainees from Charleston Job Corps, along with their instructor, Tommy Fitzwater, were asked by the Carpenters Local Union 439 to help with a project the Make A Wish Foundation had planned for a disabled child in Procious, WV. The child was born with physical limitations. Most families who are contacted by Make A [...]

Da’shawn Sykes, a current student in Charleston Job Corps’ painting program operated by the Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), recently completed several painting assignments in the community as a part of his work-based learning. His work ethic and skills, reported by those who were supervising him in those community service projects, have led [...]

The August 16th graduation ceremony held on the campus of the North Texas Job Corps was a part of National Job Corps Commencement Day.  North Texas Job Corps joined 123 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the 9th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony on Aug. 16.  The center celebrated the accomplishments [...]

As of August 20, 2019, Tori Goodman has a lot to smile about. Tori came to the Charleston Job Corps Center looking for a new path and direction.  She completed both the Office Administration, Network Cabling Installation and is currently enrolled at Bridge Valley Community and Technical College in the cyber security program as a [...]

CJCC Y2Y ambassadors attend city teen town hall meeting designed to get youth input on ways to improve Charleston. Charleston Mayor,  Amy Shuler Goodwin along with state delegates, magistrates, other influential business owners and community members listened July 14 during a teen town hall as teens, including students from the Charleston Job Corps, shared their [...]

The SGA (Student Government Association) is doing a lot of fun and great things! “We’re doing fundraisers,” said Willie Washington, SGA Coordinator.  “We have staff dress down day for $2 on Mondays. The $2 goes towards the student benefit fund. With the student benefit fund, SGA puts on events around the Center and what some [...]

Muhlenberg had its Summer Graduation on June 27th. This graduation class showcased 25 students with several being awarded for their work effort while on campus. Tracy Marks and Michael Voss were mentioned as the two who have been accepted to advance training with another job corps. This class had four students that have enlisted in [...]

L-r:  Bobby Myers, Javon Dalmast, Christine Sanders, Congressman Colin Allred, Kenneth Stewart, Anthony Smith, and Corey Odum The North Texas Job Corps Student Government Association Outreach Committee members participated in the Hamilton Park 34th annual Juneteenth parade held 6/22 in the Hamilton Park community in Dallas, TX.  Juneteenth is an annual observance that started in Texas [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps facility has noticed a rise in females taking Heavy Equipment Operation trade over the past couple of years. There tends to be a stigma concerning male and female in the Heavy Equipment industry.  John Austin, HEO instructor, stated females operate just as well as males, and in some cases even better.  Shante [...]