Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Charleston Job Center students and staff prepared breakfast for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern West Virginia on December 16.  Three Students, Isaiah Smith Owens, Kiera Waters and Nadaysha Osborne and Two Staff, Nancy Shepherd, BCL and Tierah Williams, Career Services Secretary prepared to serve the four families whom were housed there while caring [...]

Faces of Job Corps

December 27th, 2018

Julia Gibson started Job corps as a Career Transition Instructor in September 2016 where she quickly began to understand the needs of the Job Corps Trainees and jumped enthusiastically into her roll of helping each and every person successfully transition into the workforce.  Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Public Relations from [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center Caroling at Hubbard Hospice House Charleston Job Corps Center Students and staff volunteered by caroling at the Hubbard Hospice House on December 14, 2018. 5 students and 3 staff members caroled to share Christmas cheer throughout the Hospice House.  Many staff and visitors came in to share in the festivities.  The [...]

Learning & Getting Paid: WIN WIN!

December 21st, 2018

CONGRATULATION CARLOS LOPEZ, BRICK MASONRY …for your paid WORK BASED LEARNING ROLE AT D&D MASONRY & CHIMNEY, CHICOPEE MA. Says Carlos: “I’m happy to have the experience out in the field. It’s a great opportunity.  I give credit to Mr. Marion for preparing me well and all the staff who’ve helped me.  It is wonderful [...]

Welcome Center Gets a Face Lift

December 21st, 2018

Shown here HBI Building Construction Tech instructor Mark Aubin and student Hector Ramos display the handcrafted table they built for the sitting area in our newly re-furbished Welcome Center.  First impressions are important, and the new management team at Westover decided to make the front entrance to the campus more home-like.

Welcome and Happy Holidays!

December 21st, 2018

New Students are treated to a hot, homemade breakfast every week.  This holiday season the food presentation and the decor in Oscar’s Cafe were really outstanding.  Thanks Culinary Arts for contributing so much to our campus culture. There is nothing more like “home” like delicious home-cooked food, and you put your heart into everything you [...]

“Congratulations!  Because of the exceptionally high score you received on your Microsoft Office Specialist MOS Word 2013 exam, you have been named Massachusetts’s Champion and selected to compete in Certiport’s 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship” This is the message Jeremy Jones Jr. received.  Age 19, from Springfield, MA, this quiet, serious student had [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps operated under Horizons Youth Services trained Brick student, Darius Cryer, age 20, to become a top choice for a promising career. Gray Construction located in Lexington, KY was looking for construction talent that could grow into management in years down the pike. After touring the center and interviewing several students, they [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps welding graduate, Randy Jones, is a hard worker, but lacked the education he needed to secure solid employment. Prior to attending Whitney Young Job Corps Randy went to Bryan Station High School in Lexington, KY where he enjoyed US History, reading, biology and was good in math. Randy did not receive [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps cement graduate Christopher DeBerry, 20, has taken the skills and technical training he obtained to land a solid position with the Labor Union. DeBerry started at Whitney Young in March of 2018 and within 7 months completed his high school diploma and technical training in cement masonry. DeBerry also participated in [...]