H.E.A.R.T. is proud to offer its award-winning programs as a shorter summer internship in collaboration with the Houston Food Bank. This program is ideal for youth and young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities who are interested in a summer internship experience or would like to experience a workplace environment. Participants will receive instruction on job skills and hands-on training as well as leadership and advocacy training *. Upon completion of the internship, participants will receive a transcript of all the skills learned and hours trained during the session. There is no cost to attend this internship program. Each participant can only be enrolled in one session. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received.
Session 2: July 13 – August 7, 2020 – ONLINE
Participants will learn about the TCDD Youth Leadership & Advocacy curriculum. Participants will receive instruction on making choices, understanding their disability, communication, laws and rights, teams, and leadership.
Online classes will take place Monday-Friday with two Zoom sessions per day:
How to Apply:
Application Deadline: July 7, 2020
Please submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions, please call 713-692-4278.
Session 1: June 8 – July 2, 2020 – ONLINE
This session is closed for registration.
*Financial support for the Leadership and Advocacy Training project is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, with Federal funds* made available by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Disabilities. *$125,000 (80%) DD funds; $21,300 (20%) non-federal resources.