What we're up to...
Project: My Own Bed
This charitable cause gives bunk beds and bedding to deserving families in the community. Our OSY participate in these as a way of serving the community and learning construction management.
After School Workshops
Hands-on workshops are lead by trades practitioners to introduce students to their professions. Contact your school's CTE counselor or click the link above for more info.
Check out our free online job board. Sign-up to receive weekly emails of new job postings in the NorCal region.
Sierra College, in collaboration with the BIA, created a Construction Fundamentals Course. Click the link above to see what students have learned as well as to find out about upcoming courses.
Out of School Youth (OSY)
Our OSY program works with 18 - 24 year olds to develop their work-readiness skills. We're already halfway through it's program year and most of our youth are employed! If you're interested in joining the program, visit the OSY page.
Harbor Freight Fellows
High school seniors have an opportunity to earn a $1000 scholarship after completing 120 hours with a local trades mentor. We've placed six individuals and they'll soon be completing their hours!
Skilled Trades Job Fair
In the spring, the Foundation hosts a job fair to connect job seekers with a wide range of job and training opportunities. Unfortunately for Spring 2020, it's been cancelled due to COVID-19. Sign up on our 5k5in5 job board to receive updates on job opportunities.
Junior Ace Program
Junior ACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) is an after-school enrichment program for middle school students that focuses on sparking interest in the construction and energy industries. The program uses hands-on project modules and is taught by college students.
Every summer we host interns and match them with homebuilders in the area. Click above to find out more about hosting or becoming an intern!
Senior Hiring Fair
Every year we host a hiring fair with builders and trades for graduating seniors in the local community. Visit the page for more info.
Cosumnes River College
Do you know about Cosumnes River College's CTE program? They have several programs and certifications that allow you to get a head start in the construction industry.
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