Look To Partners For Support And Expertise
HOW PARTNERSHIPS CAN HELP
Along with their content and program development expertise, partner organizations can provide access to a broader base of Opportunity Youth talent.
If you’re interested in aligning with a partner organization, it’s important for both parties to manage expectations and priorities to capture the full benefits of partnership. Frequent communication and feedback is essential to success, as is setting clear expectations up front.
THE BENEFITS OF PARTNERING
- Provide expertise and support
- Streamline recruitment and hiring
- Help grow a reliable talent pipeline
- Develop customized curricula to meet local labor-market needs
- Offer low-cost training options
- Help connect to the regional economic community
TYPES OF PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS
THE PARTNERSHIP SPECTRUM
Partner organizations take different forms, from community organizations to education providers. The right partner will depend on many factors, including your business needs and available resources.
Effective partnership models usually include an employer and at least one of the following:
- Non-profit community-based organizations
- High schools, technical schools, community colleges, colleges and universities
- Faith-based organizations
- Government entities, such as workforce investment boards