Use the materials below to get the next generation of caregivers excited about the profession.
DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD - A PRESENTATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
This ready-to-use Powerpoint can be used for short presentations to high school students to get them excited about the profession. The powerpoint includes an embedded video – also found below – along with suggested notes for the speaker. Play the powerpoint and print off the one-pager on the workforce crisis for an easy-to-use package for your presentation.
GERIATRIC CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Read this “Promising Practice” – an example of a program that may work in your community – about how the New Jewish Home created a Geriatric Career Development program (GCD) for high school students to increase the number of young people exposed to the field of aging services and train them to work in their community.
DOWNLOAD A PRINTABLE PAGE ABOUT THE WORKFORCE CRISIS
CLICK HERE to watch a 90-second video – “What do you Want in a Career,” created by Amanda Cavaleri at Connecttheages.com whose mission is to connect 5 million students and young professionals to multidisciplinary career, internship and volunteer opportunities with older generations by 2025.