Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

Richarson Ofori Bediako left his home country of Ghana to come to the United States.  He was looking for something to do with his life.  A relative told him about the Job Corps program and he enrolled at the North Texas Job Corps.  Bediako was focused and determined to change his life.  While at North [...]

New Wave Network, a Charleston Job Corps student enterprise, has taken on the task of enhancing the internet services now available in the dorms by installing hardwire Cat6e cabling that complements the fiber optic cabling already installed throughout the center.  In all technological settings, complaints deserve to be addressed. The “by any means necessary” approach [...]

Graduate of the Painting Trade, Johnny M., began new job at Nile Construction beginning at $24.00 an hour for Commercial Painting.   His work ethics were so outstanding he has been offered overtime in Industrial Painting during the weekends!   Great job Johnny  – we are proud of you!

Over 50 attendees participated in the Community Relations Council (CRC) Meeting held on Thursday, June 24th.  After updates of the Centers quarterly events and progress, presenters from GST MI Works, Flint Registry, MI Department of Natural Resources/Parks and Recreation, Michigan Department of Corrections, and Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties gave brief of their [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) is pleased to announce they entered a partnership with Youth Opportunities Unlimited on June 21, 2021. The alliance will permit CJCC students between the ages of 16 and 19 to be employed by Y.O.U. while still completing their training at the center. New partnerships further expand opportunities for CJCC students [...]

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 [...]