Posts Tagged ‘Charleston Job Corps Center’

In honor of African American Heritage month, Training Manager Theodore Dues welcomed the Charleston, WV, Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club to Charleston Job Corps Feb. 25th. The Buffalo Soldiers shared a video presentation about the history of the Buffalo soldiers with staff and students at Charleston Job Corps Center followed by a short question and answer session. The [...]

A former Charleston Job Corp Student Tyla Wise was honored as the Student of the Month for February at BridgeValley Community and Technical College. Tyla is continuing to pursue an Associate Degree through BridgeValley’s 2+2 program for Elementary Education while maintaining a 3.73 GPA. Her goal is to become an Elementary School Teacher.

Students Tytianna Burns and Seauna Jones completed the OA Trade and entered into the Bullseye Program to work with the Hilton Hotel Resort after completing the necessary 5-week training. After completing the training, the students will become full-time employees of the Hilton Resorts in Wisconsin.

Three Youth Case Managers from Career Connections toured Charleston Job Corps center to see what Job Corps has to offer our youth. Sheri Bond, Kari Lowe and Alisa Nichols have been working with at risks youth in the area of Parkersburg, WV and surrounding cities. The reason for their visit is to be able to [...]

Charleston Job Corps students enjoyed the experience of working in the community by serving a hot meal to the homeless population on Sunday, January 26. Students were excited to help in the community. Demetrius Owens shared in the experience. He says, he felt good and would love to do it again. He was a little [...]

Charleston Job Corps students were participants and volunteers during the City of Charleston’s historical event of naming a prominent street in the downtown historical Triangle District after the civil right leader, the late, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Senators, Delegates, the Mayor of Charleston, City Council members and clergy as well as residents of [...]

Charleston Job Corps graduate John Fleming is being featured as the Alumni/Graduate of the Quarter for the month of December, 2019. John Fleming graduated from the Charleston Job Corps Center, operating under Horizons Youth Services, in August, 2015. Fleming completed both the Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assistant trades and obtained certifications in Infection Control and [...]

Charleston Job Corps students on assignment for Work Based Learning as a part of the career and technical training provided through the Job Corps program. Students are able to gain on the job training and experience through working with community organizations through our Work Based Learning Initiatives. Evonna is  a medical office support trainee.  She [...]

Staff and students watch the safety cadets perform the colors drill during the Monday Morning Meeting on Veterans Day. All veterans both staff and students were honored during the meeting. A reception was also held later in the afternoon for our Veterans.

Twelve Charleston Job Corps students accompanied by the BCL, Nancy Shepherd volunteer during the annual Foodie Fest fundraising event hosted by the YWCA of Charleston at the Beni Kedem Temple. Though, not your Mother’s Thanksgiving! Charleston’s appetite for fun, featuring the unique fusion of one-of-a-kind culinary creations with traditional comfort foods created by local celebrity [...]