To bridge the gap between school and community with support and communication.
We are looking for members to take part in two different roles:
1) Athens Business Alliance
A team of 10 – 15 members who work together to plan and implement career events for Athens Drive Magnet students. Business Alliance Planning members are the backbone of the organization, providing a critical link between the professional world of careers and high school students. Members typically meet monthly at the school to work in committees developing meaningful career activities. Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month Financial commitment: None The main events proposed for the 2020-21 school year include:
Mock Interviews – create an opportunity for 11th and 12th graders to practice their interviewing skills by interviewing with business volunteers Career Fair - a one day event in which students can interact with individuals from many business area.
Job Shadowing- Internships Industry Day
2)Athens Drive Special Events Partner:
The Business Alliance Special Events Partners volunteer to participate in select activities and events. Time commitment: 1-3 hours based on the event Financial commitment: None Events may include: Career Conversations – speak with students about your career Soft Skills Training- help train students in essential communication, leadership and critical thinking skills Career Fair- represent your profession at the career fair Resume Reviews - meet with students and/or classes to give a short presentation on resume development and review resumes Mock Interviews- provide practice interview sessions for students Job Shadowing opportunities for students -2-3 hour, short visits of your workplace by a student Internships – In-depth work with a student to introduce them to your career. 135 hour participation with a student Entrepreneurship mentoring- work with students to help them better understand the principals and practices of entrepreneurship
Meeting Dates: ( Virtually via Zoom) First Meeting in the fall: September 2, 2021 Meetings scheduled for year :October 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, 2022 Time: at 8:00 am, Thursday Next Meeting: July 22, 2021 @ 8:00 am Virtually