Providing vocational exploration and job skills development experiences for middle and high school students in the context of our Social Enterprises–retail markets, gardens, commercial kitchens and catering.
Our goal is to prepare students for employment upon graduation through the development of hard and soft job skills.
Services are provided in partnership with participating Northland school districts. Program activities occur during the school day in two-hour small group sessions assisted by classroom teachers and our Early Work Experience Specialists. Transportation is provided by the participating school districts. Students residing in Platte County who are home-schooled or attending school virtually, may apply to the program. Limited, private pay, week-day spots are available for students who reside outside of Platte County.
A six week summer program is offered to students residing in Platte County who have an open case with the Kansas City Regional Office and Platte County Board of Services.
Program enrollment is contingent on available openings and individuals meeting our admission criteria.