Posts Tagged ‘Charleston Job Corps Center’

Kaylie Nichols, a Charleston Job Corps student, came to the program with aspirations of becoming an obstetrician. At the age of thirteen, Kaylie realized the traditional educational forum in her hometown was ineffective. She discovered that the lack of teacher and peer interaction and lack of classroom materials would not provide the education required to [...]

Charleston Job Corps’ Alumni Graduate of the month is Silas Carden. Following high school, in Linden, VA, Silas bounced from job to job in hopes of finding a career. Despite his high school credentials, he soon realized they were not enough to fulfill his dream of a rewarding career. So, he decided to enroll in [...]

Charleston Job Corps Student Alumni of the Month, Jamonte Hunnicutt of Richmond, Virginia, arrived at Charleston Job Corps simply looking for a better life. After high school, Hunnicutt found employment in the food industry and soon felt trapped at a dead end. He realized, there must be career and training opportunities available and found Job [...]

Mr. Danny Grimes has been named the new center director of the Charleston Job Corps Center. Mr. Grimes has over 27 years of experience in the Job Corps at five different centers, with almost 22 of those years being a center director. He comes highly regarded and recommended due to the consistent results he has [...]

The Charleston Job Corps’ Student Enterprise is currently putting its training to the test. Students from the Network Cable Installation trade are applying their skills by adding an outdoor Wifi access point in order to strengthen the wifi signal in the administration building. Students, Damion Borders, Tessa Starke and Rudolph Robinson are operating under the [...]

The Charleston Job Corps’ Engagement Committee members showed appreciation to each staff member on March 4, 2022. Two members, Scott Borchers and Margie Clemmons brought warmth to a rather chilly morning by serving freshly made hot donuts and a cup of hot cocoa or coffee. Staff smiles were seen throughout the day and many spoke [...]

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 [...]