The Boundless Corp 2020 (For S6 Vacists/High School Graduates)
Boundless minds are looking for S6 Vacists/High School graduates for the Boundless Corp, an exciting training, mentorship and volunteer service experience that will prepare them for employment and entrepreneurship.
Many young people face a difficult transition from school to work and end up in unemployment because of unequal skills development. The Boundless Corp was developed from useful insights on the issue of volunteering as a pathway to employment.
Uganda’s education calendar has an 8 months’ break between high school graduation and university entry. The Boundless Corp program that emphasizes service-learning, the team can enable hundreds of young people across the country to have a head-start in the job market and emerge as entrepreneurs and leaders.
Boundless Corp is a training and placement program for high school graduates. Through project-based learning and volunteer placement, trainees interface with and learn how to solve community challenges; build civic and social awareness; character development.
The 10 weeks programme enhances the development of soft skills such as communication, critical thinking, creative problem-solving, collaboration and resilience. It involves the following core components:
- Practical training on soft skills
- Volunteer service in neighbourhood schools on extracurricular activities
- Mentor matching for career guidance
The exciting life and career skills mentorship programme is segmented as follows:
- 4 weeks of experiential soft skills training
- 3 half-days (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
- 6 Weeks of volunteer service in neighbourhood schools
- Exciting project work
- Extracurricular support
- On-going training on foundational training with mentors
- Official communication
- Financial literacy
- Public speaking and presentation
- People skills
- Digital skills
How to Apply
Interested in enrolling for the Boundless corp? Download, fill and send the application form below to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: To be communicated