Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

MTC Los Angeles Job Corps’s new Business & Community Liaison Ms. Pearson has been swiftly developing new relationships in the community and aims to have prestigious internships for students. One of the two Congressional Internships she has established within her first 3 months is in the district office of Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34). There, ACT [...]

Electrical student, Andres Carter completes his registration during a recent American Red Cross Blood Drive held in the Center gym. According to Wellness Manager Kim Naus, 22 pints were collected, two over our goal! That is 66 lives saved! Thank you to all who donated, and to the Human Service Worker advanced training students for [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center students assisted with neighborhood safety and fire prevention by participating in a smoke detector installation project. The students assisted the Hughestown Fire Department near Pittston, PA, and the Northeast PA Chapter of the American Red Cross by installing smoke detectors with other volunteers on Sunday, October 20. Kayla Yuda, Student [...]

Twelve Charleston Job Corps students accompanied by the BCL, Nancy Shepherd volunteer during the annual Foodie Fest fundraising event hosted by the YWCA of Charleston at the Beni Kedem Temple. Though, not your Mother’s Thanksgiving! Charleston’s appetite for fun, featuring the unique fusion of one-of-a-kind culinary creations with traditional comfort foods created by local celebrity [...]

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 [...]