Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

Students from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps walked the walk and talked the talk during their recent job interviews with the Kentucky Department of Corrections – and, as a result, were all hired! Students Anthony Brown, Tre’Shawn Dillard, Jarvis Mattox, Marvin Lockett, Robert Mayer and Jared Jardine interviewed with the Kentucky Department of Corrections [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center will observe the third annual Youth-2-Youth Campaign Against Violence Week, Sept. 18-22, 2017. Student Desmond Baker will represent the center at the National Director’s conference with Y2Y Ambassadors across the nation in Washington D.C. Several activities are planned on and off center to observe the week which include, guest speaker [...]

Students plan, prepare and serve food for legislative event Perkins Job Corps Culinary students prepared and served the food for the Floyd County Chamber’s Legislative Round Table Luncheon, held at the Mountain Arts Center on Aug. 31. Kentucky State Representatives John Blanton and Larry Brown, along with several other chamber members, community members and business [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center is observing Black Business Month with local entrepreneurs during the month of August. Students and staff will receive presentation during Monday Business meeting by local business owners. Today’s guest speaker was Tonya Wilson, owner of The Essence of Beauty Hair Salon. Wilson shared with students and staff personal experiences that led [...]

The following students will be attending BridgeValley Community and Technical College today for exams earning their Healthcare Provider/BLS/AED CPR. We know they are prepared and will do great. All the best Panthers! DENTAL ASSISTANT STUDENTS: Brittany Anthony Cierra Bailey Terkyra Bradley Sarah Hoke David Humphrey Elsa Geremew Essence Lacks Saminta Paul Eric Putman Brittany Roberts [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) will feature various guest speakers at Monday Business Meetings during August in honor of “Black Business Month.” Our first guest speaker was Charles A. Parker a local entrepreneur dedicated to his profession and making a difference in the community. Parker’s mother attended the [...]

Facilities Maintenance student Jaron Woods gets hired by First Commonwealth Bank in Prestonsburg, KY while on six week Work Based Learning internship. Jaron showed such work ethic, that the bank hired him in their summer position working with the Building and grounds manager at their nine locations throughout the Big Sandy Area. Jaron is required [...]

In a concerted effort to increase the number of highly skilled and qualified employees moving into Alaska’s workforce, the Alaska Job Corps Center is working with its many employer partners to lead the way in enhancing apprenticeship opportunities for its graduates. “Alaska Job Corps is leading a broad-based effort to place our graduates directly into [...]

On July 27th, Assemblymember Cooper’s office invited Sacramento Job Corps’ Business & Community Liaison, Melissa Kaye, and Cement Masonry Instructor, Doc Pickett to join Mayor Steinberg in speaking to the Young Assemblymember’s Program at City Hall. The Young Assemblymember’s Program is a four-week summer program designed to give high school students an opportunity to develop [...]

Kudos to the following CJCC students enrolled in the Advanced Career Training (ACT) Program. Bridge Valley Community & Technical College, South Charleston campus: Julia Fournier Justin Smith David Trinidad Phillip Turner Donna Austin Bridge Valley CTC Montgomery campus: Emily Luhrs Ely Blake Garnet Career Center, Licensed Practical Nurse Program: James Jackson Ben Franklin Career Center, [...]