Archive for the ‘Let’s Move Campaign’ Category

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 [...]

Insights Outreach and Admission in collaboration with Charleston Job Corps Center held a block party/career fair on the west side of Charleston on September 20.  The block party included food, drinks, games, music provided by Say Uncle Entertainment, and vendors.  Area vendor on-site to name a few were:  Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF), WV Troopers [...]

Charleston Job Corps held a meeting and tour on September 16, with the West Virginia Region 2 Workforce director and all caseworkers in the region.  The reason for this meeting was to allow the caseworkers to view our facilities.  Shepherd, the center’s BCL, thought it would be a great tool for the caseworkers to be [...]

CJCC Y2Y ambassadors attend city teen town hall meeting designed to get youth input on ways to improve Charleston. Charleston Mayor,  Amy Shuler Goodwin along with state delegates, magistrates, other influential business owners and community members listened July 14 during a teen town hall as teens, including students from the Charleston Job Corps, shared their [...]

Alex Compton, whose career with Job Corps spans 15 years, is the new center director at Charleston Job Corps.  Compton, who previously served as the career development director at Fred G. Acosta Job Corps in Tucson, AZ, started at CJCC on June 10. Compton said that his decision to pursue a career in Job Corps [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center Youth2Youth Ambassador’s hosts’ the Stop the Violence Event to help with the center culture by promoting peace amongst students. As part of the event, we were honored to have our guest speaker, The Honorable Chief Circuit Judge of Kanawha County, Mr. Hollis Lewis. During his presentation, Lewis left three guidelines for [...]

Charleston Job Corps, City consider work-based learning opportunities Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin visited Charleston Job Corps May 9 to discuss the economic impact of the center on the city and a potential work-based learning partnership with the city to provide students with valuable hands-on job experience in addition to their career technical training on center. [...]

National Denim Day, April 24, provided students and staff with a platform to call attention to and take a stand against sexual assault. Students and staff wore denims and white or teal to show solidarity of supporting victims of sexual offenses. In addition students made teal flags to line along the entrance drive of the [...]

200 hours of clinical work.   Renne Adzadu will continue to obtain her NELDA which is 100 additional hours. The certifications received were as follows:  ICE – received on April 10, AMP – received on April 23, RHS – received on March 29, and all completed the OSHA HIPPA and CPR certifications. During the Monday morning [...]