First Foundation Kids, Inc. Overview
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Target demographics: Underserved youth in the Central Savannah River Area, DeKalb, Fulton, Rockdale, Cobb and Gwinnett Counties
Direct beneficiaries per year: 125
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist youth with educational/job readiness/employment activities in our after-school/summer enrichment program in either math, engineering, technology and sciences, and providing mentoring, job readiness/employment training, and vocational skills development.
Geographic areas served: Georgia
Programs: To increase educational achievement rate, employment skills, rate of employment, and rate of retention for underserved youth.
• Goal 1: Increase the educational achievement rate of at-risk youth in the service area by 25%.
o Outcome 1: The number of foster youth experiencing an increase in their basic skills level or attaining an educational certificate will increase by 75% (20 youth)
• Goal 2: Increase the readiness/employment skill level of at-risk youth in theservice area
o Outcome2: The number of youth experiencing an increase in their employment will increase by 35% (24 youth)
• Goal 3: Increase the number of employed foster youth in service area
o Outcome4: Of the 90% youth entering employment, 50% (11 youth) will enter employment in their vocational field of study.
• Goal 4: Increase employment retention rate for at-risk youth in our service areas o Outcome4: of the 11 youth entering employment in their vocational field of study, the number of youth retaining employment in that field of study for 90 days post-placement will increase by 80% (9 youth)