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Refugee Services

Refugee Employment and Training Program

The Refugee Employment and Training Program, targets recently arrived immigrants in the U.S. under 60 months.

The program services offered are case management, pre-employment orientation, acculturation, job development services (including employability training), direct placement, and referrals to vocational training or other community services. Described below is the service strategy that has been implemented and has proven to be successful with this population.

 

Adults Employment and Training

Adults Employment and Training program

The Adults Employment and Training Program provides low-moderate income Miami-Dade County residents with employment assistance. Activities include assessment, employability training, job referrals, on-going counseling, placement, and retention follow-up.

Connect Familias

Little Havana Community Partnership Program

Little Havana Community Partnership Program provides services along a continuum of care from promotion, to prevention, to early intervention, to more intensive services, focusing on the promotion of community and family safety, and family well-being. The target community is SE 2nd Avenue on the east, 37 Avenue on the west, South Dixie Hwy on the south, and the Miami River on the north. However, families from the surrounding areas will be served as the Partnership has a "no eject no reject" policy.

 

Youth Services

Youth Employment and Training Program

The Youth Employment and Training Program provides low-moderate income Miami-Dade County youth with employment assistance. Activities include assessment, employability training, job referrals, on-going counseling, placement, and retention follow-up.

Youth Promotion and Prevention Program

The Youth Promotion and Prevention Program offers the opportunity for adolescents (ages 16-18) to develop and foster social and employability skills that promote positive behaviors and lead them on the path to self-sufficiency.

First Wages Program that will provide parental support, career preparation, intensive counseling, socialization, life and employability skills training, and work experience to youths, ages fifteen to twenty one (15-21). The activity of the program creates employment opportunities for eligible youths through our established employer network. Our enrolled participants will complete 110 hours of work experience.

Stay In School Program

Stay In School Program offers youth, ages 16 – 18, the opportunity to explore different career choices and industries. The program will combine classroom training with practical applications. It will incorporate Career Awareness, Life and Job Readiness Training, Supplemental Academic Assistance, Vocational Skills Training, and Work Experience/Internship. We intend to focus on industries that can provide employment opportunities for youth now and into the future.

Out Of School Program

Out of School Program will assist out of school youth attain a General Education Diploma (GED) and transition to a post-secondary education or skilled employment in order to gain self-sufficiency.

Summer Employment Program serves 212 youths within economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. The focus of our program is to provide youth with meaningful employment and the necessary skills to enter the workforce. The workforce development of our program goes beyond the practice of quick job placement; we will strive to upgrade their employability skills and seek employment that will benefit both the employer and the employee.

 

Youth Camps

Just Dance After School and Summer Camp

The Just Dance After School and Summer Camp provides children ages 6-8, after school care with different dancing style instruction, theory, physical and fun activities.

Team Row After School and Summer Camp

The Team Row After School and Summer Camp is uniquely structured to offer youth, ages 12 – 17, an exceptional opportunity to learn, practice, and execute all the disciplines in the sport of rowing. Land and water workouts, physical conditioning, water safety, theory and history, and nutrition are among the activities scheduled throughout the school year. The goals intended for this program include mental and social discipline, fitness, healthy eating habits, safety on/around the water, and teamwork.

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 May 2010 18:01