As of August 20, 2019, Tori Goodman has a lot to smile about. Tori came to the Charleston Job Corps Center looking for a new path and direction.  She completed both the Office Administration, Network Cabling Installation and is currently enrolled at Bridge Valley Community and Technical College in the cyber security program as a [...]

Student Heads to the Army

September 5th, 2019

Thomas Williams, age 21, came to Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center on March 10th, 2018 from Tampa, Florida.  While at WMYJCC, Thomas obtained his HSD, driver’s license and certifications in carpentry and cement masonry.  He did a stint of work based learning at Rock Solid Foundations (about 12 weeks) and held leadership positions in his dorm as [...]

WV Telcom visited the Charleston Job Corps Center on Aug 27, to speak with students who are near completing the Network Cabling trade.    The representatives spoke with students about employability, necessary entrance skills and also expressed the availability of full time employment. Charleston Job Corps student, Silas Cardin, has been hired by WV Telcom [...]

Potomac Graduate

September 3rd, 2019

By Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center has a strong relationship and commitment to all graduates and alumni. This week Potomac Job Corps Center would like to highlight Kiara Orvin. She focused her attention to completing Job Corps and accomplishing her goal to enter the workforce. Kiara Orvin was a Transportation Communication Union student. Before [...]

By Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center faculty and staff celebrated another Community Relations Council Meeting on Center. The meeting focused on safety, health, and wellness. Potomac Job Corps leadership team was excited and happy to host another meeting to invite community members and guest on center. A few highlights discussed about on center events were: FEMA, [...]

Blue Ridge Job Corps Students, Staff, Supporters Celebrate 9th Annual National Job Corps Commencement Day Blue Ridge Job Corps joined 123 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the 9th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony on August 23, 2019 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing [...]

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 [...]

Meet… Jermaine Richey Age: 21 Hometown: Cleveland, OH Center: Cleveland Job Corps Enrollment dates: 07/23/18 – 06/05/19 Career Area: Nursing Assistant Employer: Excel Home Health Care Position: Home Health Aide Jermaine Richey was ineligible to receive a diploma from John Adams High School because he was unable to pass the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) in [...]

Meet… Raeanna Hyche Age: 22 Hometown: Clevelan / Center: Cleveland Job Corps  Career Area: HealthCare Enrollment Dates: January 28th – June 7th, 2019 Trade: Medical Office Support Employer: AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Recent Cleveland Job Corps completer Raeanna Hyche will be traveling to Denver, Colorado in October to start a new journey with [...]

Meet… Eddie Dunlap Age: 24 Hometown: Detroit, MI / Center: Cleveland Enrollment Dates: 01/07/18 -06/26/19 Career Area (s): Brick and Carpentry Employer: Millennia Hospitality Group Position: Maintenance/ Rehab “If I had not come to the Cleveland Job Corps Center, I would probably be homeless,” acknowledged Eddie Dunlap. “Now I am considering a multitude of options [...]