Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Charleston honors veterans both past and present during the Monday Morning Meeting. Staff Veterans were further honored for the dedication and service with a reception hosted by our Center Director. We Salute all for your service, protection and dedication to our great country.

The chilly temperatures didn’t keep away the 48 employers, colleges, 500 high school students, and 40 local job seekers from the community from showing up for the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps College/Job Fair. This was the largest college/job fair held at the center yet. In addition to students from Perkins Job Corps, students from [...]

Charleston Job Corps Leadership making a difference by serving the hungry Charleston Job Corps’ Student Government Association (SGA), served breakfast at a local soup kitchen called Manna Meal, in downtown Charleston for “Make a Difference Day”. Upon arrival, recipients aligned the walkway awaiting entrance for what could unfortunately be, their only meal of the day. [...]

On October 2, approximately 25 young ladies from WMYJCC were selected to be a part of a special group called Women of Whitney (WOW). They enjoyed the special recognition and the opportunity to come together to share and support important information with each other. The 2018 Women of Whitney theme is Refined Pearls. Each young [...]

Omar Harrison has successfully completed both cement and brick trades while he attended the Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center. Harrison arrived to the WMYJCC on May 30, 2017 and departed on Monday, September 10th, to start his new fulltime positon with Hagerman on Tuesday, September 11th. Everything happen so quickly for Harrison in September, [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Brick and Cement graduate, Torran Cox, is officially a member of the Local 4 Union thanks to the career technical training he received from his Brick and Cement instructors. Cox first came to Whitney Young Job Corps in May of 2017 after working various manufacturing jobs in his home state Tennessee [...]

Oh Baby I love Nursing!

September 18th, 2018

Braydon Russell held a SIMS baby at the University of Massachusetts School of Nursing. The Westover C.N.A. trade is now in a partnership with this top nursing program.

Ira Williams, from Rockville, CT completed the Brick Masonry trade at Westover and played for our champion basketball team. He then enlisted in the Marines. Ira, we’re so proud of you!

CJCC Supports the YWCA’s Annual Girls Night Out Gala 2018, Angela Rackley and Nancy Shepherd pictured with Jennifer Pharr who is currently running For Council at Large for the City of Charleston The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services attended the Girls Night Out Gala, August 25, 2018 at the Charleston Civic [...]