Job-Readiness Mentor Program(JRMP) Mentoring Works Inspire. Achieve. Advocate Overview Introduction & History Our Mission Our Vision Executive Team The Panel Topics of Discussion Analysis Success Stories Q & A Session Concluding Remarks Serving the community now and into the future. Introduction and History Youth Outreach Services was founded in 1989 by a single, unemployed mother who had a vision to provide positive activities for the teens in the community. From these activities, she was able to create jobs for many of the teens. In 1992, Youth Outreach Services was incorporated and in 1993 their 501(c)3 status was received. Youth Outreach Services has partnered with many businesses and bipartisan to form advisory boards. Serving the community now and into the future. Our Mission Training teens to serve and become leaders in their communities, provide volunteer and mentoring opportunities. Reach out to ex-offenders and ex-juveniles through teens already involved in the program. Train teens to change the world through mentoring, employment and education, one community at a time. Serving the community now and into the future. Our Vision To save taxpayers money by creating responsible citizens and develop the Business Career Center to help make local communities a safe place to live and work. Serving the community now and into the future. Executive Team Liz Charity CEO Chairman Antoine Harris Mr. Eric Young Mr. Ahmed Malik Sherri Gray Exec Director Treasurer Secretary Serving the community now and into the future. The Advisor Board Dr. Sam Hill, President Northern Virginia Community College Michael P. Brown, PhD. Ball State University Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology Dr. Yemer Hassan, Senior Strategy Consultant Management Decision Sciences Global Consulting, Inc (MDSGC) Mr. Randall Scrugg, Real Estate Broker My Guardian Agent The Panel- Business Mentors Prof. Rodney G Roberson, Social Commerce Prof Roberson represents InVado International, a cutting edge direct marketing company with headquarters in Cleveland Ohio. InVado’s Referdia provides state of the art marketing resources for businesses owners, and more importantly it also gives consumers access to huge savings from their innovative group buying social-commerce platform. He teaches the student high tech- marketing skills through the internet . Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland University College Visiting Professor at DeVry, Inc Masters in Emergency/Disaster Management Serving the community now and into the future. The Panel Mr. Antoine Harris Chairman of the Board Youth Outreach Services Strayer University Masters in Public Administration George Mason University B.S. Health Recreation Management Serving the community now and into the future. The Panel- Business Mentors Mr. Lorenzo Parnell As founder of KJV Media, Lorenzo Parnell brings 20+ years of photojournalism, broadcasting, public relations and media experience to the DMV. Lorenzo has covered every major news story over the last 5 years. He also writes for the National Guard Bureau and Urban Voice Magazine as the Public Affairs Photojournalist. His company teaches the students photography. Phone: 703-595-6370 Serving the community now and into the future. Topics of Discussion COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Mission: Empower individuals in the local community to reach their full potential and become leaders to create a better Global Society. The Business Mentoring Program shares Cumulative knowledge, skills, and resources, which will help at-risk youth to achieve work readiness, entrepreneurship and community involvement. It provide a job mentoring program that will help make the homeless, unemployed, and at risk teens employable. Serving the community now and into the future. Partnership with Community • • • • • • Social Services Public Schools Juvenile Detention Center Referrals Churches Other nonprofit organization Serving the community now and into the future. Operations – Job Readiness Mentor Program • Business Mentor: Teaches and Provides entrepreneur training in their area of business expertise. Provide internship and community leadership (10 years – 29 years) • Positive Peer Mentors: Local Colleges & Universities Students and High Achievers High School Students 12- Week Job Readiness Mentor Program • Self Exploratory in natural abilities and study habits. • Problem Solving Solutions • Discipline • Creativity • Achievement • Progress Reports • Mock Interviews Continue of 12 Weeks Job Readiness Mentor Program • • • • • Complete application forms/Write Resumes Financial Education Entrepreneurial Training Business Mentors Job Placement Building of the Career Center • Career Path: Enroll students in Northern Virginia Community College to take careertechnical courses in air condition, electrician, and plumbing. Students help renovate house into Career Center as part of Job Training and Community Services Program. • Business Ownership: Small incubators businesses in the career center to provide on hand business training to students to help operate the business Businesses in Career Center • • • • • • • Auto Detailing/Small Engine Repairs Barbering and Cosmetology Network Marketing Publishing- ( Operating of Book Store) Business Retail ( Coffee Café Shop) RETV ( Reality Education Television) Landscaping Continue of Businesses in Career Center • Sports ( Boxing and Basketball) • Entertainment • Construction (Home Improvement) Partnering With Businesses Prof. Rodney G Roberson 703.498.5540 Cynthia Cypress 703.376.4382 [email protected] Investments • Building Blocks Concept: Saving accounts for students after they have completed the 12 week program and have a Job • Education • Down payment on house • Purchase of Car • Purchasing of stocks in the stock market • Buy into their Business Mentor’s businesses. Youth Enterprises, LLC Umbrella • Sponsorship on RETV (Reality Education Television) Dream Television & Faith , Family and Friends Television. • Building of Career Center • Benefits : Advertisement on local television networks ( Cox, Comcast, Verizon, and CW-50 • Infrastructure, Economic Growth • Safe Community • Positive Social Change Career Center Partner with 100-Businesses • To provide workshops to students. • To provide Scholarships for Students to enroll in local Community Colleges. • To empower students to provide a commercial for your business on RETV (Reality Education Television) Dream TV, Faith, Family, and Friends Television Show. Results • Help transition students from the Juvenile Detention Center and Alternative Schools back into society. • Help promote business ownership. • Help provide television advertisement for businesses. • Help create investment opportunities. YOS’s Family Legacy Travis Harris (29 years old in the middle)is my son. Travis Harris has a Master Degree in Divinity and is a Captain in the Army, works as an Education Coordinator at the University of Virginia Hospital and is working on his PhD. My grandson, Isaiah Harris, is walking in his uncle and his father’s (Antoine Harris) foot steps. They are his role models and mentors. Through my sons, I am leaving a legacy to my grandchildren and other individuals who are becoming a part of the YOS Family. Concluding Remarks Youth Corporation, Inc./ Youth Outreach Services Job Readiness Mentor Program Partner with Community and businesses provides: • Quality Education • Economic Development • Safer Community • Infrastructure Ms. Liz Charity Serving the community now and into the future. Questions & Answers Youth Outreach Services P.O. Box 1655 Woodbridge, VA 22195 www.yciyos.com www.youtube.com/liznguest Office:571-314-7503 Bus: 703-867-8076 Serving the community now and into the future.