Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

Five students from Flint Genesee Job Corps took part of the University of Michigan’s MI-Site eye study program offered at Hamilton Health Clinic, located closely to the center.  Students received eye exams at no charge, along with the opportunity to receive eye glasses as well.  Students were also highlighted in the Clinics monthly virtually newsletter [...]

Jongie Shelton called the Charleston Job Corps and requested our students to build a tool chest in order to store her father’s tools. Shelton was told to contact the Charleston Job Corps center for assistance. Her friend was aware of the Carpentry trade being taught on center. Thus prompting the call to the Carpentry instructor, [...]

Charleston Job Corps held a virtual Women’s History Program to honor the many achievements of West Virginia Women both past and present with the help of Julie Palas, Interim Executive Director for the West Virginia Women’s Commission. Our speaker of the hour, Mayor, Amy Goodwin, tells of her legacy of empowering women by being the [...]

Charleston Job Corps’ business community liaison, Nancy Shepherd, held the center’s first virtual Black History Celebration on February 26. All Students, Staff and the Administration were invited to learn the value of black history and why it is so relevant today.  The program was highlighted by our gust speaker Maureen Dillard, from the WV Department [...]

Charleston Job Corps Students have been dedicated to their educational goals throughout these challenging times.  The following students completed their studies while securing employment in their training areas.   The Charleston Job Corps team commends you all on a job well done and look forward to your continued success. Timothy Baker:  Age 20 From:  Richmond VA [...]

Ms. Darlene Walls, Center Director and Center staff attended the Twin District Workforce Development Area Local Elected Officials Board and Workforce Board Meetings Zoom platform meeting.  Ms. Walls and staff were welcomed and introduced to the board members.  Ms. Walls gave a brief introduction and informed the Board Officials of the Center new contractor Chugach [...]

Charleston WV- The Charleston Job Corps Center announced that they will be reopening for on-center operations starting January 26. The staff has prepared a resumption plan to ensure staff and students will remain safe through the process. The students will re-enter in groups. The first group will consist of 16 students, with each group entering [...]

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 [...]

Congratulations and best wishes to Red Rock Job Corps Center Human Service Worker (HSW) advanced training student, Judith Allen who graduated on November 18, 2020. Judith began working as a Residential Advisor at the Potomac Job Corps Center in November. Prior to attending Red Rock, Judith completed Hotel and Lodging and the Culinary Arts vocations [...]

A recent job fair at the Liberty Arena in Williamsport, PA, was a successful day of connections and partnership, says Red Rock admissions counselor, Aleisha Amadi, shown above. Held on October 7, Ms. Amadi spent the day presenting the Job Corps program to the community, informing individuals who were not aware of the program and [...]