WE SUPPORT FOSTER YOUTH TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL
WHAT WE DO
Provide workshops, training and practical internships. Networking and employment opportunities.
— We Find & Fund
— We Build Networks
— We Strengthen
— We Educate
— We Provide Support
— We Consult
Fosterpreneur offers foster care youth a great opportunity to work and make career dreams a reality. We offer employment opportunities, the chance to build workplace skills, training on how to manage money and save, counseling to develop a plan for building a career and connections to jobs and education opportunities to help get there.
- Employment at one of our concession businesses in a major sporting or entertainment venue
- Job skills training
- Financial guidance
- One-on-one mentorship
- Career exploration and coaching
- Connection to an alumni network of support
You can apply to become a Fosterpreneur if you are between 16-24 years old. We give special consideration to youth who:
- Have experienced homelessness or temporary housing
- Have been involved in the foster care system
- Have a juvenile or criminal justice history
Fosterpreneur offers a great opportunity to hire foster care youth that are actively trying to make career dreams a reality. We train our youth to make them valuable employees and business owners. While enrolled in our mentor programs they have the chance to build crucial workplace skills, save money for college, get connected to a network of support, and develop a plan for attaining a career plan.
Through their work at our social enterprise youth learn about sales, money handling, customer service, critical thinking, problem solving, business operations, punctuality, attendance, accountability, teamwork, and communication. They also complete online training modules in sales of product, teamwork, retail basics, and retail tools and technology. Our curriculum includes trauma informed practices to ensure that our students have access the appropriate resources.
Benefit from well-trained candidates. Fosterpreneur’s program provides foster youth with rigorous training and work experience, so upon completion they are “job ready” and well prepared to bring value to their next employer.
Fosterpreneur’s Career Coaches match your unique business needs with our applicants’ skills and goals, carefully selecting the right candidate for the job.
Diversify your staff to increase creativity, effectiveness and team morale.
By employing Fosterpreneur’s youth, you will provide them with economic empowerment and positively impact the communities in which you operate.