Charleston Job Corps Center

The West Virginia Outreach and Admissions staff has blended recruiting and volunteering to help their communities and raise awareness about the training programs offered at Charleston Job Corps and the many benefits of the Job Corps program.

September 1st, 2020

Admissions staff blend recruiting with volunteering Busy in August helping neighbors, spreading word about Job Corps
Salem Zekariyas participates in the Orchard Manor food drive.
The West Virginia Outreach and Admissions staff has blended recruiting and volunteering to help their communities and raise awareness about the training programs offered at Charleston Job Corps and the many benefits of the Job Corps program.
Outreach and Admissions staff distributed Job Corps materials throughout the community as they supported the following volunteer efforts:
• Stocking Little Libraries in the Joplin Park and Orchard Manor neighborhoods of Charleston and at Dawes, Chesapeake and Sissonville in Kanawha County;
• Collecting food and supplies for the Blessing
Jada Charlton shares Job Corps information at the Mountaineer Food Bank Mobile Food Drive in Tucker County.
• Boxes, sponsored by the Raleigh County Prevention Coalition and Mercer County’s Community Connections, in Raleigh, Mercer and Summers counties.
• Sending out Welcome Boxes to the staff at the West Virginia Workforce offices;
• Providing 48 bags of essential supplies to the Huntington City Mission to support area youth;       
• Attending an event organized by Operation Underground Railroad to bring awareness to human sex trafficking;
Earon McConnell shares Job Corps information and food supplies with Blessing Boxes in Raleigh, Mercer and Summers counties.
• Supporting Tyler County’s mobile food drive, which served more than 200 families;
• Sharing Job Corps information and supporting the Mountaineer Food Bank Mobile Food Drives in Roane and Tucker counties and at St. Mary’s Marina in Pleasants County;
• Volunteering at the Dunlow Community Center food drive in Dunlow, WV;
• Attending the 1st West Virginia Gay and Lesbian Community Center Adult and Peer Support Group meeting;
• Participating in a food distribution at Orchard Manor in Charleston, WV.
This volunteerism not only helps communities in which we live and work but also educates people about the programs and value of Job Corps. These efforts are paying off – at least 50 students have completed the admissions process and are awaiting enrollment at Charleston Job Corps.
For more information about enrolling at Charleston Job Corps, contact West Virginia Outreach and Admissions at (304) 414-4680 or email Lisa Moore at moore.lisa@jobcorps.org.