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News & Updates


What's Happening In Vocational Education & Job Placement

Rise and Shine for Summer

May 24, 2017
Jobing Up

Job Placement Takes It to a "Hire" Level

42 Job Placements in April - This month we helped 42 students get a job. We’re proud to be able to provide tangible work opportunities for our kids! 
First Healthcare Job Placement - AMIkids Sand Hills secured the first-ever healthcare job! A student from the AMIkids healthcare vocational program was recently hired as a patient care / dietary aid at Bishopville Manor.
Sushi Chef in Pensacola - AMIkids Pensacola will have a student from the culinary vocational program work at Nippon Sushi, a local sushi restaurant.

Show off jointShowing Off

Vocational Education Demonstration - Students from AMIkids Beaufort, Sand Hills, & White Pines came together to demonstrate what they learned from the AMIkids vocational program in front of the foundation board members. The students wowed the board with impressive displays of medical skills, IT skills, culinary skills, and welding skills.
Marching for Babies and Showcasing Healthcare - Students from AMIkids Sand Hills participated in March of Dimes' March for Babies event at McLeod Health. Not only did the students walk for a noble cause, they also demonstrated their healthcare training by offering free wellness checks to other participants.
Construction & Habitat for Humanity  - The students of AMIkids Orlando exhibited their growth through their partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando. The students helped paint homes in the community and utilized their vocational construction skills to build a dog house. Great work guys!
Serving up a Nice Meal  - Students from White Pines served dinner for attendees at the Union County Chamber Awards dinner earlier this month
AMIkids Tampa’s Flowery Addition - The students at AMIkids Tampa beautify the program with a custom made planter displaying the AMIkids Tampa logo.

Partnership PicsMaking Moves With Partners

Canteen Supports Our Kids -  We received major support from Canteen this past month. During the months of May and June when customers purchase pre-selected food items from Canteen a portion of the funds will go to support our youth across the country. Thanks Canteen! 
Nielsen Mentorship Opportunity -  Students from AMIkids YES, AMIkids Manatee, & AMIkids Tampa participated in Nielsen's Global Impact Day #NGID. The students started off with a mentoring session led by South Florida CARES Mentoring Movement and Nielsen employees, then later helped package 10,000 meals for starving families worldwide. It was an awesome experience for everyone involved! 

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