Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

Charleston Job Corps was on hand to work alongside the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and the Salvation Army, two community partners. On Saturday, December 18th, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was on hand to man the collection buckets for the Salvation Army. Mr. Jerry Scarbro approached Charleston Job Corps [...]

On December 9, Charleston Job Corps marched in the City of Charleston’s Christmas Parade. With the décor of the Job Corps Bus, the Charleston Job Corps also took part in the Float Contest. The carpentry students contributed to the decorations by sculpting Santa’s face, which included the famed red hat atop the bus. The crowds [...]

The Flint Genesee Job Corps Center is pleased to announce their partnership with the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) .  The MOU establishes joint processes and procedures that will enable parties to fully integrate the current service delivery systems, assist students achieving agreed upon career tech and academic skills, [...]

Charleston Job Corps’ Career Services Director, Mrs. Jamela Brown, host’s  The Modern Man Day. This event consists of several males from the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. speaking  to our young men on the topic of “The Modern Man”.    The guest speakers were:  Bobby Robinson, James “De” Walton, Rod “Rico” Bradley, Steven “SteveBo” Smith, [...]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Job Corps Center is proud to announce the landmark partnership with Johnson and Johnson Vision. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was launched Friday, November 5, 2021 highlighting a new program that will provide Advanced Manufacturing Technology training to Job Corps students across the country. Participating students are being trained as manufacturing technicians [...]

On October 21, 2021, Cleveland Job Corps Center Director Cathy Williams welcomed thirty attendees to the virtual semi-annual Center Workforce Council meeting. Representatives from University Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, NEON Health Center, International Masonry Institute, Home Builders Institute, United Brotherhood of Carpentry, and Cleveland Job Corps staff were in attendance. The Center Workforce Council is [...]

Charleston Job Corps held a “Girls Talk” conversation with our female students to discuss female etiquette on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Our guest speaker was Dr. Cynthia Wesley, OBGYN. of Charlotte, North Carolina. Wesley is the author of her newly released book titled “Beauty Below”.    She spoke with students regarding personal hygiene, how to [...]

Charleston Job Corps Cares for our Community!!! From October 25th to November 10th, Charleston Job Corps held a can food drive and asked employees to donate at least three canned goods. A donation was made to the Salvation Army of Charleston, WV on November 12, 2021. The growing need for food and shelter in the [...]

Thennie Freeman

September 30th, 2021

Meet Thennie Freeman, the Superstar, Potomac Job Corps Grad, who regularly rocks the world with her drive and passion for making a difference. After her time at PJCC, Mrs. Freeman received her Strategies for Leading Change cert. from Harvard University, Masters of Arts in Teaching, at the University of the District of Columbia, her Public [...]

Annual Mental Health Event Suicide Awareness and Prevention Multiple staff members organized and presented the Charleston Job Corps Annual Mental Health Event, which focused on suicide awareness and prevention. A candlelight vigil was held on Saturday, September 25th, at which informational material on grief, suicide, and depression was available to students. Approximately 15 students participated. [...]