Posted on July 25, 2016 5:42 pm

Derrick Brooks Charities Partners with WellCare Health Plans for Youth Professional Development

On July 8th, 2016 Derrick Brooks Charities and WellCare Health Plans kicked off a Summer program with Tampa Parks and Recreation to bring employability skills to 16 youth ages 15 to 18. The purpose of this program is to get tips on how to be successful in the workplace and to learn from other experienced professionals. The class schedule topics are: Getting The Job , Maintaining a Healthy Balance, Professional Communications and Budgeting and Financial Basics. On August 1st the students will tour the WellCare Campus, speak with their CEO Ken Burdick and mingle with other professionals. Afterwards they will be treated to a celebration luncheon and be given Backpacks with clothing and school supplies as well as a $250.00 gift card to WalMart. Congratulations to our students and the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department.

Derrick spending time with students in our employability program

Derrick spending time with students in our Employability Skills Program