WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT:
Provides leadership, information
and support to help meet the current and future employee needs of First Coast
the Career Academy model and provide career-related business experiences (particularly with
targeted industries) to high school students.
* Engage volunteer leadership in Career Academies
participation in leadership
councils, mentoring, tutoring, curriculum
Recruit businesses to provide 150 students (minimum 130) with
job shadow opportunities.
Recruit businesses to provide 150 (minimum 130) students with
* Produce marketing materials in
support of the program.
Serves as a
business-education partnership that develops and implements a
preparedness program to produce graduates with certified skills who can
effective employees of local companies.
* Offer assessments and access
to Keys2Work website to regional schools.
* Conduct training of testing
coordinators and other key
educational opportunities to high school seniors and other individuals
transitioning to the world of work.
Hold an event to offer a minimum of 40 businesses the
opportunity to interact with
from across the First Coast region and
to provide attendees with educational
Market event regionally to business, military and postsecondary
through print, radio and TV ads and
Chamber generated marketing materials.
SUCCESS Measures /
members to become involved in meaningful opportunities with the Duval School
district to improve student performance.
* Develop a process whereby
members can easily access volunteer
Acquire statistics/measurements of SUCCESS Measures and publish
to the community at large and
"UnCool to Miss School"
awareness of the
first day of school through a direct marketing campaign
employers, parents & children.
Implement marketing beginning in early August (two weeks prior
to the first day of school).
* Report results to Chamber
members and the community at-large
upon completion (2-3 weeks after the
first day of school).