Posts Tagged ‘Charleston Job Corps Center’

Destiny Davis, a Charleston Job Corps graduate, has begun the next part of her education by enrolling in college. Destiny realized the importance of further education after aging out of foster care without having a high school diploma. She opted to join the Charleston Job Corps and use the center as her entrance to college, [...]

On December 9, Charleston Job Corps marched in the City of Charleston’s Christmas Parade. With the décor of the Job Corps Bus, the Charleston Job Corps also took part in the Float Contest. The carpentry students contributed to the decorations by sculpting Santa’s face, which included the famed red hat atop the bus. The crowds [...]

Charleston Job Corps’ Career Services Director, Mrs. Jamela Brown, host’s  The Modern Man Day. This event consists of several males from the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. speaking  to our young men on the topic of “The Modern Man”.    The guest speakers were:  Bobby Robinson, James “De” Walton, Rod “Rico” Bradley, Steven “SteveBo” Smith, [...]

Charleston Job Corps Cares for our Community!!! From October 25th to November 10th, Charleston Job Corps held a can food drive and asked employees to donate at least three canned goods. A donation was made to the Salvation Army of Charleston, WV on November 12, 2021. The growing need for food and shelter in the [...]

Charleston Job Corps student, Shakeim Fleshman, participates in some recreation time Friday night after a week full of learning. Shakeim and Recreation Manager, Adam Casto, are seen competing in a game of College Football on the Playstation and big screen TV which is located in the Game Room. What a great way to relax and [...]

Charleston Job Corps held its first annual Pumpkin Drop on Thursday, October 30, 2021, as a part of the center’s Halloween festivities. The Pumpkin Drop was held behind the Career and Technical Training building at which an eager crowd assembled to partake in the excitement. All featured pumpkins were dropped from a scaffold at 25 [...]

As if October isn’t awesome enough with costumes, ghouls, candy, and spooky things Charleston Job Corps’ center director, Jacob Fahringer, provides students and staff with a Fall treat of Caramel Apples from Gourmet Granny, in honor of National Wellness Month. Charleston Job Corps is very happy Gourmet Granny caramel apples will brighten spirits throughout the [...]

Melinda Richardson, who graduated from the Charleston Job Corps Center in November 2015, has worked for the past five years as a certified nursing assistant, CNA at Highland House Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Fayetteville, NC. Additionally, she is in school to further her medical training as a medical technician and is juggling work and school [...]

Annual Mental Health Event Suicide Awareness and Prevention Multiple staff members organized and presented the Charleston Job Corps Annual Mental Health Event, which focused on suicide awareness and prevention. A candlelight vigil was held on Saturday, September 25th, at which informational material on grief, suicide, and depression was available to students. Approximately 15 students participated. [...]

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 [...]