Christian Women's Job Corps


CWJC of Monroe is a program which was started in 2010 to provide women ages 18 and up the opportunity to prepare for the HiSet exam and obtain career training at no cost. It is a place where you will receive encouragement, love, Bible study, and other tools for a better life for you and your family from our ministry team.


Our Values:

We value the Bible as the foundation and guide for ministry. 2 Timothy 3:16
We value the worth of the children and families to whom we minister. Genesis 1:27
We value servant leadership as our model for ministry. Mark 9:35
We value excellence as our standard for ministry performance. Colossians 3:17
We value personal integrity as our ministry standard for living. Romans 12:1-2

Our Ministry Team:

Tonya Hancock Executive Director
Jonann Byargeon Program Director of Christian Women's Job Corps
Sherry McConathy Academic Director

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Our Executive Director, Tonya Hancock, and Director, Jonann Byargeon, are available to speak to your church, group, or organization.


A Note From Tonya, Executive Director


Thank you for visiting the Christian Women Job Corps of Monroe website. CWJC has been helping women since 2010. During that time we have had over 425 students. Many have come to know the Lord as their personal Savior and are now in church with their families, some have graduated with their HiSet, some have gone on to college, while others are now working at better jobs. We were blessed to partner with WorldCrafts, a ministry of WMU, allowing interested students to become artisans, making products to sell which helps them support their families.  In January of 2020, we began micro business training which will help them start their own online businesses.  Through the support of friends around the world we are able to provide help and hope without cost to those who cannot afford to further their education or job skill training.


As you browse our site you will see the wonderful things God is doing at CWJC. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about how you can help, please contact us. On behalf of our women, thank you for your love, care, and support.

Our Services

HiSet Training and Testing

We are an official Hiset Training school, a partner of DeltaLinc in Monroe, Louisiana. Classes and testing are all done at our facility. Our teachers have many years of teaching experience and are ready to assist you in achieving this goal for your life.


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We have our own chapter of the National Adult Honor Society for students who exemplify the following - Dependable attendance, Cooperative attitude, and Work ethic.

The mission of the National Adult Education Honor Society is to provide meaningful recognition to deserving adult education students, to improve student employment opportunities, to develop student ambassadors for local adult education programs and to create adult education awareness with school administrators and state legislators.

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We have partnered with WorldCrafts, a partner of WMU to provide the opportunity for some of our students to work at our facility while learning how to own and operate their own online business. You must be a student in our program to be eligible to apply for this training.

To view some of our products visit our CWJC Facebook Page

Additional Training Opportunities

Background and Beginnings, Attitude, Responsibility, Communication, Problem Solving, and Preparing for the Workplace.


2019 - 2020 Semester:

Tuesday, August 12 - Thursday, August 13, 2019 Orientation

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 First Full Day of Class

Thursday, May 14, 2020 Last Day of Class

Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Our calendar coordinates with the Ouachita Parish Public School Calendar.

Ways to Help


Donation are made through the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home and forwarded to CWJC. Your contributions help women enhance their lives, make a difference in the lives of their family members, and give them a future and a hope in an overwhelming world.

The hearts of these women are revealed through the empowerment they receive when they learn the importance they have in the world. Our class Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11, where we learn that God truly has a wonderful plan for each of our lives. Each woman who completes the program is honored at a graduation event. This event truly encompasses the magnitude of your contributions. Your donations change lives, give hope, and change the future of the women enrolled in Christian Women's Job Corps of Monroe. CWJC of Monroe does not receive any state for federal funding.

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Practical Needs

Walmart Gift Cards ($10) are used to help the women buy gas and basic essential groceries for themselves and their families

Sponser a HiSet Student - Exam is $110.00

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Your gift provides love, care, and hope in Christ for children and families in need. 80% of all funding comes from individuals and churches. We receive no state or federal funding. All gifts are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated.


PO Box 4196
Monroe, Louisiana 71211

7200 DeSiard Street
Monroe, Louisiana 71203

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