Christian Womens' Job Corp
The mission of CWJC is to equip women in need for life and employment within a Christian context. CWJC assists participants in the critically important areas of life: physical, social, financial, and spiritual. CWJC seeks new direction for these women’s lives through job-readiness and life skills training, mentoring, Bible study, and enthusiastic support.
We are prayerfully seeking a new Christian Women Job Corps Director. We will update this page when classes/semesters will resume!
Lunches on Tuesdays
Snacks (peanut butter crackers, fruit snacks, granola bars, bottled water, etc.)
Toiletries (shampoo/conditioner, deodorant, tissues, toilet paper, paper towels, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, soap, razors, feminine hygiene products, etc.)
Clothes (interview and work appropriate)-gently used and up-to-date
Gift Cards to Walmart, Winn-Dixie, Lifeway, Family Christian, Office Max, Amazon
Participants (that they will come and stay and learn and apply, that they will be open to and accepting of the Word, that they will see Christ’s love through this ministry, that they will be protected from and prepared for spiritual warfare, that they will draw closer to God and truly put their trust in Him to provide their needs)
Leadership (that we will see participants as God sees us and treat participants with grace and mercy along with accountability, that God grants us wisdom and discernment, that we edify each other and those with whom we work, that we always seek God’s will for the ministry and that His will will be done, that we seek innovative ways to better prepare our participants for the workforce, physical and mental health)
Volunteers (that they will draw closer to God through serving, that they will have servant hearts, that more will answer the call to help-especially mentors, physical and mental health)
Community (that employers will hire participants, that more community members will partner with us, that the community will see Christ in our ministry and be drawn to Him)
Financial Support (that resources will be given so that the ministry can keep serving women in need)
What is Calhoun Christian Women’s Job Corps?
The mission of CWJC is to equip women in need for life and employment within a Christian context. CWJC assists participants in the critically important areas of life: physical, social, financial, and spiritual. CWJC seeks new direction for these women’s lives through job-readiness and life skills training, mentoring, Bible Study, and enthusiastic support.
Founded in 2005, CWJC is part of a nation-wide faith-based ministry started by Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU). To find out more, visit www.wmu.com.
Is there a cost to participate?
No. It is completely free to participate.
What classes will be offered?
Job skills and life skills classes are taught by members of the community and include work ethic, how to fill out a job application, money management, parenting, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, women’s health, etiquette, purity, dressing for achievement, and interviewing. Participants also go on a field trip to the Cheaha Career Center on the Ayers Campus of Gadsden State Community College. GED prep classes and computer skills are also part of the CWJC’s curriculum.
What is the schedule for classes?
Two semesters are offered yearly: fall (September-December) and spring (January-April). Ten weeks of classes are given per semester. A completion celebration is given at the end of each semester. Participants may enroll during the semester and finish the following semester.
Life skills and job skills classes and Bible study are given on Tuesdays (9 A.M.-2 P.M.). Lunch is provided.
GED tutoring is given on Thursdays (8:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M.).
Computer classes are given on select Saturdays during each semester (9 A.M.-12P.M.).
What are the goals for a CWJC/CMJC participant?
1. Begin and/or grow in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
2. Complete job-readiness and life-skills program(s).
3. Attain self-sufficiency.
4. Give back to the CWJC/CMJC program.
What makes CWJC different from other job-readiness programs?
Each participant is involved in Bible study. Participants are also matched with a trained Christian woman who will be a mentor as the participant travels the road from dependency to self-sufficiency.
What are the eligibility requirements?
CWJC is open to any woman who is at least 19 years old and is drug and alcohol free.
How do I enroll?
Contact Millicent Monk by phone or email (see #10). Fill out an application and set up an interview.
Where is CWJC located?
CWJC is located in the Calhoun Baptist Association building at the corner of Woodstock Ave. and 12th St. in Anniston, AL, across from Anniston High School.
How can I contact you?
256-235-1994 or 256-282-3974
1130 Woodstock Ave.
Anniston, AL 36207