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The Charleston Job Corps Center was represented at the State of African Americans in WV and K-12 Education Summit held Monday, June 19, 2017 at WV State University. The event addressed issues of African Americans in the state of WV and provided a review of 2003 Select Committee on Minority Affairs Report, Review of Educational [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center’s, center director Willie Brown was the guest speaker at the Region 2 Workforce Investment Board on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Mountwest Community Technical College. The Region II Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is comprised of business, labor, agency partners, local elected officials and WIB staff. Claude “Jake” Hunt is the executive [...]

CJCC Lends a Hand to WV State Independent Living Council The Charleston Job Corps Center was asked to provide assistance to the WV State Independent Living Council (WVSILC) in preparing their office for carpet installation. Facilities Maintenance (FM) students helped by moving furniture and boxing files for temporary transport. The students “worked really hard” said [...]

The YMCA-Mel Wolf Child Development Center recently received a grant to start a garden for the children at its local daycare facility. The center was able at its local daycare facility. The center was able to purchase all the materials and obtain a garden specialist for the project, but needed assistance with building the garden [...]

The Facility Maintenance (FM) Dept. at Hubbard Hospice House received much needed assistance with projects, thanks to CJCC student Mark Pollard, who is completing a work-based learning internship with the hospice organization for his facilities maintenance trade. Hubbard Hospice House, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor James Thayer stated he is impressed with Pollard’s professionalism, quality of work [...]

The Alaska Job Corps Center hosted dozens of employers and community partners at its second-ever Workforce Summit Council luncheon on Thursday, May 25. The event was attended by a broad and diverse array of employers who interacted with Job Corps instructors, students and staff to learn more about Alaska Job Corps, and what Alaska Job [...]

May -6 the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Security & Protective Services students had a chance of a lifetime to work at the KY Derby. The Derby is one of the most prestigious and popular sporting events held. Students left for Louisville on Wednesday May 3, with Perkins chaperones Ms. Tracy Kute and Jeana McKenzie, [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center held its Community Relations Council, Executive Board Meeting on Friday, May 5, 2017. Members of the council discussed center updates, facility improvements, center rankings (top 50) and business and community updates. A presentation was given on Outreach Efforts by project director Daphyne Smith, Cornerstone Solutions Inc., WV Outreach & Admissions Contractor.

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center was honored to have a special guest on Center, U.S. Representative James Comer (District 1). Congressman Comer was greeted by members of the Student Government Association, Job Corps ambassadors, several Kentucky students, and community supporters.   The Congressman toured the campus and students had the opportunity [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, April 21, 2017 in the center gymnasium. Several members were on hand for presentations from the departments of Finance & Administration, Career Services, Training, Social Development and Human Resources. The meeting was called to [...]