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
We have been working with builders and trades to dedicate their afternoons to the students at local school districts. Workshops are hosted throughout the week for the entire school year. Contact your school's CTE counselor or click the link above for more info.
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Sierra College, in collaboration with the BIA, created a Construction Fundamentals Course. Fall 2019 saw the start of its first class. The course will be offered in Spring 2020 semesters at the Rocklin and Nevada County campuses.
Out of School Youth (OSY)
Our OSY program just finished their orientations and are off to a great start. The youth have already volunteered in several of our events and met with volunteer speakers.They'll continue to do so throughout the year.
Harbor Freight Fellows
It's back to school season and our Harbor Freight Fellow initiative has started! High school seniors have an opportunity to earn a $1000 scholarship after completing 120 hours with a local trades mentor.
Skilled Trades Job Fair
In the spring, the foundation hosts a job fair with trades such as Villara and ABC to get those who want to be involved onto the construction job market.
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. Ours is set for the spring of next year - stay tuned 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.