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Age 18-26
Cost Free
Program type Year Round, Weekday
Contact us Rcowell@Phippsny.Org
Deadline June 20, 2017

Mission

Phipps Neighborhoods, provides children, youth and families in low-income neighborhoods the opportunities they need to thrive through comprehensive education and career programs, and access to community services.

Activities

Phipps Neighborhoods Career Network: Healthcare is a career development program that helps young adults secure healthcare-related employment and/or education credentials. Phipps Neighborhoods has partnered with Montefiore Health System and Hostos Community College to provide career exploration and experiential instruction focused on the participants’ interests.

The goal of the Career Network: Healthcare program is to place participants in career-oriented jobs and education programs that yield portable credentials and that lead to long-term self-sufficiency. Such jobs might include: nursing (home health aides, certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurse, patient care technician), allied health (restorative aide, physical therapy aide, surgical technician, clinical lab technician), and other healthcare related roles (sterile process, patient transport, environment and dietary support services, medical secretary).

Eligibility

Must Be: 18-26 Years Old Have A High School Diploma Or Equivalency Have Interest In And Commitment To The Healthcare Field