August 28th, 2012 - Healthcare Bridge Recruitmen​t – 2 new orientatio​ns added

Youth can be referred to JVS on Tuesday, August 28th (2pm) or Thursday, August 30th (2pm).  225 Bush Street, WEST lobby, 4th Floor.

 

Kevin

 

JVS Healthcare Bridge Program — Beginning September 2012

 

The Healthcare Bridge Program (HCB) is a yearlong academic program providing 17 – 21 year olds with targeted career guidance, academic support, postsecondary education preparation, and paid internships in the healthcare field. After the program, participants will be ready to enter into a healthcare certificate or training program at the community college level.

 

Program Information

 

City College of San Francisco Courses: Participants enroll in training courses for entry-level healthcare jobs in phlebotomy, community health work, certified nursing assistant (CNA), and home health aide/personal care giving.

 

JVS Workshops: JVS offers basic academic skills (reading, writing and math) and computer workshops tailored for the healthcare field.

 

Healthcare Internships: Participants partake in work readiness training and paid internships. JVS staff works closely with healthcare employer partners and internship supervisors to provide ongoing support and ensure that participants build relevant and industry-specific skills.

 

Internship Employers: California Pacific Medical Center – St. Luke’s Campus, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium, UCSF Medical Center, Mission Neighborhood Health Center, On Lok, and 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic.

 

Eligibility

·     17 – 21 years of age

·     Have a high school diploma or GED

·     Eligible to work in the U.S.

·     Qualify as low-income

·     7th grade reading and math level(Students must take CCSF placement tests before starting program)

·     Available 30-35 hrs/week for training and internship

 

Please see attached flyer for details.

JVS Healthcare Bridge flyerFall12

For more information, contact:

 

Sharon Turner

P: (415) 782-6227

E:sturner@jvs.org

 

Funded by the Office of Economic Workforce Development. This is an Equal Opportunity Program.

 

 

Kevin Hickey Senior Manager of High School and Bridge Programs 225 Bush St. Suite 400 – West Lobby, San Francisco, CA 94104 T: (415) 782-6279  |  F: (415) 391-3617  |  W: www.jvs.org  |  E: khickey@jvs.org