Education & Career Development Serving Middle School – College Students
Education and Career Development promotes academic success and the pursuit of higher education, prepares our youth for jobs and careers through intern and apprenticeship opportunities, mentors and motivates our youth to make healthy choices and fosters emerging leaders. Program components include Summer Leadership Intern Program (SLIP), Girls Group, Boyz II Men, and College and Career Readiness Programming.
- Increased job skills and employability
- Understanding of workplace etiquette and practices
- Increase in overall GPA
- Acceptance into secondary education and/or obtainment of full time employment
- Increased confidence in themselves and the attributes they bring to the table
The Program offers a variety of education and employment opportunities for youth and students ages 11 – 22
Education and Career Development Programs include:
- Boyz II Men – weekly activities
- Girls Group – weekly activities
- CHILL, learn to snowboard/skateboard program
- Summer Leadership Intern Program (SLIP)
- Guest Speakers, trainings and workshops
- Life Skills Workshops
- Employment opportunities
Through all of our programming, the House strives to provide a place for developing youth leaders who will exert a positive influence on their peers and offer a first line of defense for those who are at risk. The goal of our program is to focus on building positive attitudes and foster a sense of responsibility toward self, school, work and the community. Education is the cornerstone of future success for our youth and the House’s programs focus on assisting our youth to remain in school, to create and attain goals, to prepare for employment opportunities and be better equipped to make the right decisions in life.
The Education and Career Development Program is funded by the City of Boston, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), P&G Gillette, Grainger Corporation Foundation, John Hancock Financial, Vertex Pharmaceutical Foundation, South Boston Community Development Fund, Moses Kimball Fund, David Rockefeller Foundation, and is supported by the United Way of Mass Bay and Merrimack Valley.