Posts Tagged ‘Charleston Job Corps Center’

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 [...]

Charleston Job Corps students are aware of the importance of investing in their future. By continuing to achieve higher ESL gains, in The Adult Basic Education (TABE) forum, students are essentially providing themselves a better opportunity when pursuing their career goals. Charleston Job Corps’ Academic and Training Department would like to congratulate and implore all [...]

Yasmine Mickel completed the Office Administration Trade in 2018 where she received certifications in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Excel. Mickel was enrolled in high school in Erie, Pennsylvania while caring for her ailing mother. The stress of the situation caused her grades to suffer so she decided to come to Charleston Job Corps Center [...]

More than 25 Charleston Job Corps staff participated in the 3k walk along the Kanawha River in Charleston, WV, on Saturday, October, 31, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Although some staff was unable to participate in the walk, they shared their support by posting photos on social media via Instagram and Facebook with the [...]

Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, the residents of the Huntington City Mission have not been permitted to leave the premises for any reason. Therefore, many have not had a haircut in at least four to five months. Christina Hayslett, OA Counselor for the Charleston Job Corps, decided to give back. Christina being aware of the renewing [...]

Charleston Outreach and Admissions team members start the week off with Haircuts of Hope. Christina Hayslett states, ” This is one of my favorite outreach efforts to date!” Christina joined by a good friend who is also a beautician, Ashley Parker, along with co-worker Cassie Lawhon, CTS Specialist in the Huntington area, went to the Huntington [...]

CPP instructors, Joan Williams and Abigail Ventura held a student engagement zoom meeting with potential students, on August 12th, 2020. Prior to the zoom meeting, a package containing a welcome letter, personal hand sanitizer, and a Charleston Job Corps face mask was forwarded to each of the potential students. The purpose of this meeting is [...]