My Next Chapter is a program where the participants attend training workshops.
The training workshops are delivered by industry professionals and educators through in-person, virtual and online classroom settings. My Next Chapter participants, ages 18 – 32, receive scholarships to participate in the program.
My Next Chapter offers opportunities for participants to be inspired, to be motivated, to learn a life skill that positions them for success. They learn the key principles of how to set real life goals, overcome challenges and stay focused. They learn work ethics, business basics, how to build a solid financial foundation and avoid financial ruin, they participate in licensing and certification programs in the Home Care Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Tax Preparation, Real Estate Appraising, Cybersecurity, and assistance with job placement or they may also choose to start their own business, they learn about how to build multiple streams of income, they receive coaching and mentoring for college and more!
At My Next Chapter, we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed. That is why we have created a program for foster youth to develop their skills and prepare for future opportunities.
During the initial 4-weeks of the program, participants attend sessions covering the following topics:
Career Assessment, Readiness and Professionalism
Entrepreneurship vs. Employee
Social Media – Personally & Professionally
Building Multiple Streams of Income
What a Career Looks Like in these Industries: Home Care Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Tax Preparation, Real Estate Appraising, Cybersecurity & College Preparation
During this phase of the program, participants attend sessions including taking the required courses for their selected industry of interest.
There is also college counseling available for participants who would like to attend college.
During this phase of the program, participants are scheduled to take the exam for their selected industry.
Upon successfully passing the exam, participants receive the licensing or certification for their selected industry. Upon receipt of their license/certificate participants may select to continue with either an internship or job placement.
Want to Extend A Helping Hand?
We welcome non-profits and community organizations who provide support services to former foster youth and young adults. If your organization is interested in partnering with My Next Chapter to help change the lives of former foster youth and young adults, please email email@example.com or contact Attila Morgan, our Program Director.