FREE Career Camp at the Career Academy of the Palm Beaches

FREE Career Camp at the Career Academy of the Palm Beaches

FREE Career Camp at the Career Academy of the Palm Beaches

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Gulfstream Goodwill Industries

1715 Tiffany Drive East, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

FREE Career Camp at the Career Academy of the Palm Beaches

June 10-28, 2024

●      WHO: Career Camp is for individuals with disabilities, ages 14-21, with an IEP or 504 plan and enrolled in school

●      WHAT: Gulfstream Goodwill Industries’ Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) 50-Hour Career Camp at the Career Academy of the Palm Beaches provides in-person, paid work-based learning experiences, job exploration counseling, workplace readiness training and self-advocacy training. Classes are designed to instruct students on skills for adult life, focusing on skills needed for work and independence. A stipend will be paid for every 10 hours of work-based learning completed.

○       A variety of businesses are selected so students will be exposed to different industries and experiences, including retail and hospitality venues.

○       Vocational guidance and practical lessons are taught in the classroom and then applied in the community. Instruction in travel training is provided during community-based training.

 

●      WHEN: June 10-28, 2024; Camp from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

●      WHERE: 1715 Tiffany Drive East, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

 

●      WHY: Gulfstream Goodwill Industries (GGI) is a private, non-profit agency serving Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties for over 50 years. It is the most significant health and human services organization in its five-county region and the largest homelessness provider in its territory. GGI changes lives through employment, training and housing while assisting people with disabilities and other employment barriers to becoming self-sufficient, working members of the South Florida community.

 

●      HOW MUCH: FREE. (*Camp participants must meet requirements*)

 

●      CONTACT: For more information about The VR Career Camp Program or to sign up, please contact Director Cindy Maunder at 561-906-7018 or email maunder@goggi.org. For more information on GGI, please visit goggi.org or call 561-848-7200.

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Date And Time

Mon, Jun 10, 2024 @ 10:00 AM to
Fri, Jun 28, 2024 @ 02:30 PM
 

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