Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

MTC Los Angeles Job hosted it’s second Community Relations Council meeting on December 4, 2019. Despite the heavy rains, community members came out and enjoyed good food in good company for all the right reasons. This center’s Business & Community Liaison also believes in recognizing leaders in the community for all the right reasons. This [...]

In November of 2019, MTC Los Angeles Job Corps hosted their first Industry Council meeting, now known as the Workforce Council meeting, where community partners were invited on center as part of the new operator’s efforts for the center. The successful launch meeting was well attended despite the heavy rain & hail that occurred that [...]

Charleston Job Corps students on assignment for Work Based Learning as a part of the career and technical training provided through the Job Corps program. Students are able to gain on the job training and experience through working with community organizations through our Work Based Learning Initiatives. Evonna is  a medical office support trainee.  She [...]

Aisha McGill, pictured working at her work-based site of Southmoor Hills Apartment Complex, began her internship on November 18, 2019 and works three days a week in the main office. Under the guidance of the site supervisor, Aisha is being trained to assist individuals interested in rental units through the application process, applying for low [...]

Artia Pittman pictured with the nurse practitioner in Dr. Kahwash’s office also of Kanawha Endocrinology through Thomas Memorial Hospital has been assigned to the work-based site since October 28, 2019. Artia checks in, organizes, and documents the medications on site each day she works.  Additionally, she assists with managing patient files, checking in patients, discharge [...]

Representatives with Jack Williams Tire Company in Avoca, PA recently visited Red Rock to tour the center and meet our Auto Technology instructors. The company soon will be hosting students for work-based and home work-based learning opportunities which could lead to permanent employment. They spoke with a group of Auto Tech students, passed out goodies, [...]

Twelve Charleston Job Corps students accompanied by the BCL, Nancy Shepherd volunteer during the annual Foodie Fest fundraising event hosted by the YWCA of Charleston at the Beni Kedem Temple. Though, not your Mother’s Thanksgiving! Charleston’s appetite for fun, featuring the unique fusion of one-of-a-kind culinary creations with traditional comfort foods created by local celebrity [...]

Charleston’s  BCL, Nancy Shepherd, presented to parents and students during an evening training session at Lincoln County High School on October 1, 2019. Charleston Job Corps  partnered with the Workforce Investment Board of Region 2,  in an endeavor to enlighten current students of opportunities to further their education upon graduation.  Students where also introduced to [...]

Nine carpentry trainees from Charleston Job Corps, along with their instructor, Tommy Fitzwater, were asked by the Carpenters Local Union 439 to help with a project the Make A Wish Foundation had planned for a disabled child in Procious, WV. The child was born with physical limitations. Most families who are contacted by Make A [...]

Dana Bryant of Volunteer WV, was a guest speaker at the Charleston Job Corps Center on September 18, to bring awareness of the opportunity afforded by AmeriCorps. Dana a former AmeriCorps Vista participant, shared her stories and gave examples of aid and assistance endeavors of which you may encounter during her presentation.  She also gave [...]