W.V. SPOKES Life Skills Training Program

Friends in Action is partnering with W.V. Spokes in Jefferson County to provide Life Skills Training to the SPOKES participants.  We are looking for instructors to teach the Life Skills Sessions and it can be just about any topic you can think of: budgeting, job skill development/resume building, nutrition, parenting, the list is endless. If you have a special skill you can share, and are wiling to commit to teaching those in need just 4 times a year on any Friday throughout the year, between 12.30-3pm in Charles Town, WV please contact Friends in Action executive director Melissa Mallamas by email: mmallamas@fiaep.org or phone 304.728.5012

Speaker Registration Form (Word Document)

About Spokes

"SPOKES" is an academic and job preparation skills program being provided through a contract between the Department of Education, Office of  Adult Education and Workforce Development, the Department of Health & Human Resources (DHHR) and in collaboration with the WV Workforce Investment Boards.  The program provides classes with intense daily activities that will address academic and "soft skills" necessary for adults to pursue and retain gainful employment.  The program will allow DHHR, WV Works and One-Stop customers to be referred to the program and receive services on "any given Monday."  The SPOKES class is a six week program consisting of assessment, job readiness, work process skills, computer skills and Work Keys academics. The program will run continuously throughout the year in comprehensive centers and serve between 15-20 students at any given time.  Participants in this program must be referred from One-Stop Centers or DHHR.




P.O. Box 1720

Shepherdstown, WV 25443 

Located at 238 West Washington Street in Charles Town  

Phone: (304) 728-5012  •  Fax: (304) 728-5033

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