Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Charleston Job Corps’ Carpentry Instructor, Tommy Fitzwater, along with fellow brothers of the United Brotherhood of Carpentry, partner with the Make A Wish Foundation to install a bathtub lift chair for a paralyzed individual. Brother Paul Lampkin, Lead Instructor at Flatwoods JCC, and Brother Luke Begovich, Charleston Business Representative were a major part of making [...]

The Training Department at CJCC hosted a holiday canned food drive to help bring some Christmas cheer to our community. Instructors and staff brought in canned and non-perishable food items on Friday, December 18th. During Christmas week, the food items were delivered to the West Side Food Pantry in Charleston. This drive helped us to [...]

What does Veterans Day celebrate? Veterans Day is held in honor of all those who served in the United States Armed Forces. This is different from Memorial Day which honors those who died while serving. Who celebrates this day? Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States. All non-essential government agencies and many [...]

More than 25 Charleston Job Corps staff participated in the 3k walk along the Kanawha River in Charleston, WV, on Saturday, October, 31, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Although some staff was unable to participate in the walk, they shared their support by posting photos on social media via Instagram and Facebook with the [...]

Jason Garcia a former student of the Edison Job Corps program is soar-ing as an entrepreneur. The road to success was paved with several roadblocks and times of uncertainty. However, Jason persevered always seeking to change his life and change the lives of his community. Jason completed the Job Corps program in 2002- 2003. He [...]

The Edison Job Corps was selected to present at the Latinos In Sustainability’s Community Solar Panel discussion. EJC student Jesuaidy Martinez presented on his education while attending Job Corps and career outlook for solar paneling. Guests attended the meeting from Rutgers University, Edison Job Corps staff and Solar Engineers currently working in New Jersey. The [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center’s community partner, the Salvation Army food pantry in Berwick, received a donation of snacks and drinks on September 15, thanks to the Center’s Student Government Association. The food and drinks were part of the inventory in the SGA’s on campus store, Cub Junction, and the expiration dates are nearing within [...]

Oneonta Job Corps partnered with Valley View Elementary School. This allowed several Job Corps students to enter Kindergarten through Third grade classrooms and read to the class. We shared books about Black History month along with many other reading selections. The little ones were very intrigued by the Job Corps uniformed and spent time at [...]

Oneonta Job Corps has been fortunate enough to be able to take part in the Lord’s Table volunteer opportunity for several years. This is a very popular volunteer activity with the students because they all love the interaction they have with the community members that the Lord’s Table provides service to. Giving back is a [...]

Mass Food Drive Distribution

September 25th, 2020

Oneonta Job Corps has been happy to participate in the Mass Food Drive Distributions held monthly at the Northern Eagle Beverage facility in Oneonta, NY. The United Way has brought together a terrific program that allows community members in need to drive thru and collect food items at no cost. Every month in the sunshine, [...]