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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 [...]

They conducted laboratory work in a water treatment plant. They learned about the special emergency equipment used by paramedics and firefighters. They toured a truss construction plant and learned what it takes to become quality employees. They gathered information on how electricity-producing generators worked. They sat in on an accounting class held at the local [...]

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 [...]

Perkins Security & Protective Services graduate 18 year old Marquel Hayes from Louisville, KY enrolled in Perkins on May 23, 2017 without a high school diploma and no direction. Marquel quickly began to work in his high school class and trade. He knew he wanted to work in the Security field, but knew that would [...]

Kasey Hedrick 21 years old from Mount Sterling, KY lands job the same day he graduates from the program. Thanks to Kasey’s training he received at Perkins Job Corps Center and his strong work ethic. Kasey received his high school diploma and electrical trade while in the program. Kasey will begin employment on Monday February [...]

John Gaddis, regional coordinator for the Home Builders Institute (HBI), and Marty Doughty, apprenticeship director with Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), recently visited the Carpentry and Building Construction Technology (BCT) career technical training program at the Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center. They are seeking talented and qualified students interested in apprenticeship programs for Electrical, [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps created an opportunity for 3 gentlemen to start the year with a very promising future. Conner Cole and Johnathan Rivard have completed approximately 90% of their welding trade and are eligible to participate in the Work Base Learning program. Work Base Learning (WBL) provides students real hands on experience while they [...]

Staff members and Homemakers assist students with ornament making. The Floyd County Homemakers Club of Prestonsburg, KY was on center in December to assist students with making Christmas ornaments, stockings and cards to take home for family and friends for the holidays. This is the fifth year that the Homemakers Club has assisted students with [...]

Jacksonville Job Corps Center Hosted Yearend Joint Community Council Meeting The Jacksonville Job Corps Center held its annual Yearend Joint Community Council Meeting on December 12, 2017 at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center. The center has 3 community councils that meet year round to address the needs of the center and the students. The Community [...]

Not all students are able to go home for the holiday break. Some will be stay on center during Christmas and New Years. Students received gifts from the Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) on December 21,2017. Josh Ratliff Outreach Coordinator with CAP brought all 14 students staying on center a new coat, hats, and a stocking [...]