The HOT (Health Occupations Training) program is funded by the San Bernardino Workforce Development Board (WBD) through a WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) grant and helps address youth who have fallen through the cracks in our system and lack the education or career opportunity to be successful in life. Through this funding we can recruit at-risk young adults who are motivated but lack the mentoring, direction and finances needed to get an education and find a job in an entry-level health career. They may be facing significant barriers to success such as homelessness, pregnancy, a disability, trauma or abuse - even those who may have a juvenile record.
This two-year program offers training and support to prepare the participants for the healthcare workforce. We'll focus on entry level positions like Emergency Technicians, Medical Assistants or other certificate programs. We'll help them reach their full potential through work-based-learning, useful field experience, training to enhance work ethic, and interactive workshops where they gain hands on experience in their desired healthcare field. We also provide support services to obtain their GED or High School diploma. Not only are we looking to change lives, we are offering the program free of charge!
That's where You come in. This funding has allowed us to get the HOT program up and rolling but we need your help to make these efforts a reality. The H.O.T. Scholarship fund provides these students the extra help they need to pay for tuition, books and even transportation to classes. Your donation shows them that someone CARES about their future! Help today and make a donation.
Honor your health hero.
"I was used to pain - so much so that I really didn't consider it abnormal. Didn't everyone wince when someone slapped them on the back or gave them a high five? Then I met Dr. Munson. On my first visit we sat in the exam room and talked for nearly an hour. At one point he cocked his head to the side and curiously began applying pressure to my legs, arms and shoulders. I winced. "That's not normal you know," he told me. "It isn't?", I asked in surprise. After a series of test the diagnosis of fibromyalgia was confirmed and I've never stopped being grateful for the time he took to get to the bottom of the issue. His kindness, compassion, and immense knowledge was the catalyst that changed my life for the better. Today I am pain free and I name Dr. James Munson as my health hero!" - annoymous
Do you have a health hero in your life? Maybe it was the nurse who helped with a sick child or the geriatric specialist who looked after your parents. Consider making a gift in their honor and we will send them a special letter letting them know that they've made a difference!
Be Our Guests!
Name a gift of $25 or more to the H.O.T. Scholarship fund and receive a special invitation to the scholarship award dinner for donors and recipients. It will be a night of inspiration!