Posts Tagged ‘Charleston Job Corps Center’

On Wednesday, August 25, Nancy Shepherd, BCL for Charleston Job Corps, presented to Workforce WV about the benefits of the Job Corps Program. Shepherd emphasized the various advantages of Job Corps to the staff of Workforce WV during her presentation. She also spoke of the importance of educating our youth. “We are all in this [...]

During the month of June, Charleston Job Corps’ Joni Pena, Leisure Time Learning Coordinator, allowed students the opportunity to share their artistic talents .    Pena, spearheaded an art competition of which the theme was “Self Portraits”. A total of 13 students participated in the art competition.  However, of the 13 participants, only six(6) entries [...]

Charleston Job Corps Hosts its first Virtual Graduation Ceremony on June 25, 2021. A total of 59 student graduates who completed the program from June 2020 through June 2021, were honored for their scholastic achievements during the ceremony. Our Guest speakers included, the Honorable, Senator Shelley Moore-Capito (R-WV), Kim Knapp, Director of Bridge Valley Community [...]

Charleston Job Corps hosts’ the 2nd COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on June 3, 2021. A total of 38 staff and students were vaccinated of which, most received their 2nd dose, however, several staff members requested to start the vaccination process. Nikki Hamm of Trivillian’s Pharmacy was on site to give vaccinations and received assistance from Charleston [...]

Jongie Shelton called the Charleston Job Corps and requested our students to build a tool chest in order to store her father’s tools. Shelton was told to contact the Charleston Job Corps center for assistance. Her friend was aware of the Carpentry trade being taught on center. Thus prompting the call to the Carpentry instructor, [...]

Charleston Job Corps held a virtual Women’s History Program to honor the many achievements of West Virginia Women both past and present with the help of Julie Palas, Interim Executive Director for the West Virginia Women’s Commission. Our speaker of the hour, Mayor, Amy Goodwin, tells of her legacy of empowering women by being the [...]

Yvonne Epps-Giddings, a 1969, proud graduate of the Charleston Job Corps Center, has excelled in life after graduating with her clerical trade. Ms. Giddings is currently employed at the Northern Navajo Medical Center as the Supervisor of Clinicals, Accountability and Metrics in Shiprock, New Mexico. Another exciting fact about Yvonne is currently pursuing a doctorate [...]

Charleston Job Corps’ Carpentry Instructor, Tommy Fitzwater, along with fellow brothers of the United Brotherhood of Carpentry, partner with the Make A Wish Foundation to install a bathtub lift chair for a paralyzed individual. Brother Paul Lampkin, Lead Instructor at Flatwoods JCC, and Brother Luke Begovich, Charleston Business Representative were a major part of making [...]

The Training Department at CJCC hosted a holiday canned food drive to help bring some Christmas cheer to our community. Instructors and staff brought in canned and non-perishable food items on Friday, December 18th. During Christmas week, the food items were delivered to the West Side Food Pantry in Charleston. This drive helped us to [...]

Name: Hayden Pack Year: 2020 Trade: Office Administration Certifications: Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist, IC3 Current City and State: Charleston, WV Before coming to the Charleston Job Corps, I was bouncing from job to job, mostly in food service, trying and failing to dig myself out of debt. Having been diagnosed with a spinal disorder a [...]