By Tylyn Newcomb, development coordinator at Home ReSource, and Catherine Filardi, grant writer and writing coach at the University of Montana.
Originally published in Missoula Current, October 11, 2019.
Next week, four students from Willard Alternative High School start a 10-week internship at Home ReSource as part of our Youth Internship Program.
We launched the youth component of our Work Program in 2015 when we partnered with Willard Alternative High School to create the Youth Internship Program (YIP) and collaborated with the Human Resource Council to create the Youth Apprenticeship Program (YAP) in response to a growing need for opportunities for young people to gain meaningful employment skills.
With these programs, we aspire to empower the next generation of sustainability leaders and demonstrate that a truly thriving and just economy includes everyone…Read the entire article at missoulacurrent.com.