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1:00 pm Career Connect Week 1

This week’s events:

June 4: How Do I Pay for College? (Financial Aid) @ CYC.  To kick off Career Connect we will be having representatives from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to talk about how to prepare for college and what steps you can take right now to set yourself up for success. We’ll also talk about the different options for after high school and the numerous types of financial aid.

June 5: How Do I Get Hired? (Interviews & Resumes) @ CYC.  We’ll be welcoming human resources professionals from several prominent companies who will discuss resume building, interview skills, and the dos and don’ts of landing that job you’ve always wanted.

June 6: Mainframe Studios (the arts) @ Keosauqua Way, Des Moines.  Mainframe Studios provides a permanent affordable workspace for artists and craftspeople who work in dozens of disciplines including clothing design, glass-blowing, graphic design, music, theatre, sculptors, visual artists, and many more. We’ll tour the building and meet some of the amazing artists!

June 7: Understanding the Education and Non-Profit Sector @ CYC.  To close out our first week, we’ll be talking about the education and non-profit sector with representatives from different careers. This sector can include careers as diverse as administrators, counselors, social workers, teachers, and a variety of community workers. They might work in your school or maybe in your local neighborhood or community.

Location
Various

1:00 pm Career Connect Week 1

This week’s events:

June 4: How Do I Pay for College? (Financial Aid) @ CYC.  To kick off Career Connect we will be having representatives from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to talk about how to prepare for college and what steps you can take right now to set yourself up for success. We’ll also talk about the different options for after high school and the numerous types of financial aid.

June 5: How Do I Get Hired? (Interviews & Resumes) @ CYC.  We’ll be welcoming human resources professionals from several prominent companies who will discuss resume building, interview skills, and the dos and don’ts of landing that job you’ve always wanted.

June 6: Mainframe Studios (the arts) @ Keosauqua Way, Des Moines.  Mainframe Studios provides a permanent affordable workspace for artists and craftspeople who work in dozens of disciplines including clothing design, glass-blowing, graphic design, music, theatre, sculptors, visual artists, and many more. We’ll tour the building and meet some of the amazing artists!

June 7: Understanding the Education and Non-Profit Sector @ CYC.  To close out our first week, we’ll be talking about the education and non-profit sector with representatives from different careers. This sector can include careers as diverse as administrators, counselors, social workers, teachers, and a variety of community workers. They might work in your school or maybe in your local neighborhood or community.

Location
Various

1:00 pm Career Connect Week 1

This week’s events:

June 4: How Do I Pay for College? (Financial Aid) @ CYC.  To kick off Career Connect we will be having representatives from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to talk about how to prepare for college and what steps you can take right now to set yourself up for success. We’ll also talk about the different options for after high school and the numerous types of financial aid.

June 5: How Do I Get Hired? (Interviews & Resumes) @ CYC.  We’ll be welcoming human resources professionals from several prominent companies who will discuss resume building, interview skills, and the dos and don’ts of landing that job you’ve always wanted.

June 6: Mainframe Studios (the arts) @ Keosauqua Way, Des Moines.  Mainframe Studios provides a permanent affordable workspace for artists and craftspeople who work in dozens of disciplines including clothing design, glass-blowing, graphic design, music, theatre, sculptors, visual artists, and many more. We’ll tour the building and meet some of the amazing artists!

June 7: Understanding the Education and Non-Profit Sector @ CYC.  To close out our first week, we’ll be talking about the education and non-profit sector with representatives from different careers. This sector can include careers as diverse as administrators, counselors, social workers, teachers, and a variety of community workers. They might work in your school or maybe in your local neighborhood or community.

Location
Various

1:00 pm Career Connect Week 1

This week’s events:

June 4: How Do I Pay for College? (Financial Aid) @ CYC.  To kick off Career Connect we will be having representatives from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to talk about how to prepare for college and what steps you can take right now to set yourself up for success. We’ll also talk about the different options for after high school and the numerous types of financial aid.

June 5: How Do I Get Hired? (Interviews & Resumes) @ CYC.  We’ll be welcoming human resources professionals from several prominent companies who will discuss resume building, interview skills, and the dos and don’ts of landing that job you’ve always wanted.

June 6: Mainframe Studios (the arts) @ Keosauqua Way, Des Moines.  Mainframe Studios provides a permanent affordable workspace for artists and craftspeople who work in dozens of disciplines including clothing design, glass-blowing, graphic design, music, theatre, sculptors, visual artists, and many more. We’ll tour the building and meet some of the amazing artists!

June 7: Understanding the Education and Non-Profit Sector @ CYC.  To close out our first week, we’ll be talking about the education and non-profit sector with representatives from different careers. This sector can include careers as diverse as administrators, counselors, social workers, teachers, and a variety of community workers. They might work in your school or maybe in your local neighborhood or community.

Location
Various

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9:00 am YVC Camp Week 1

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

9:00 am YVC Camp Week 1

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

9:00 am YVC Camp Week 1

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

9:00 am YVC Camp Week 1

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

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1:00 pm Career Connect Week 2

This week’s events:

June 18: Lifetime Fitness (Health & Wellness) @ 11911 Hickman Road, Urbandale.  Lifetime Fitness focuses on health and wellness, and offers exercise, nutrition, physical training, and weight loss services. They employ dieticians, nutritionists, personal trainers, Pilates instructors, yoga instructors, and more at their Urbandale locations.

June 19: Shade Tree Auto (Mechanics) @ 1750 Southeast 11th Street, Grimes.  Shade Tree Auto is an automotive maintenance and repair shop that started in Johnston in 2001 before moving to its current location in Grimes in 2005.  While we tour their facility, we’ll discuss possible careers in auto mechanics and what it takes to start your own business.

June 20: Baker Group (Engineering & Trades) @ 1600 SE Corporate Woods Drive, Ankeny.  Headquartered in the Des Moines area, the Baker Group is a local contracting company which designs, installs, and services like air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and security systems in commercial and industrial buildings. They employee skilled tradespeople like electricians, engineers, plumbers, welders, and many more. Closed-toed shoes are required (no flip flops, sandals, etc.)!

June 21: Des Moines University (Medicine) @ 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines.  To close out Career Connect this summer, we’ll be visiting the campus of Des Moines University. Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a medical and health sciences university that offers academic programs in eight separate medical fields including osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, physician assistance, and public health. The tour will meet in Ryan Hall on the DMU campus.

Location
Various

9:00 am YVC Summer Drop-In (Tuesday)

Each drop-in day listed below will have STEM and Service focused activities for you to choose from.  Registration is not required; snacks provided.  Ages 8-18.  For more information, contact Nicole (nicole@cyconcepts.org).

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

1:00 pm Career Connect Week 2

This week’s events:

June 18: Lifetime Fitness (Health & Wellness) @ 11911 Hickman Road, Urbandale.  Lifetime Fitness focuses on health and wellness, and offers exercise, nutrition, physical training, and weight loss services. They employ dieticians, nutritionists, personal trainers, Pilates instructors, yoga instructors, and more at their Urbandale locations.

June 19: Shade Tree Auto (Mechanics) @ 1750 Southeast 11th Street, Grimes.  Shade Tree Auto is an automotive maintenance and repair shop that started in Johnston in 2001 before moving to its current location in Grimes in 2005.  While we tour their facility, we’ll discuss possible careers in auto mechanics and what it takes to start your own business.

June 20: Baker Group (Engineering & Trades) @ 1600 SE Corporate Woods Drive, Ankeny.  Headquartered in the Des Moines area, the Baker Group is a local contracting company which designs, installs, and services like air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and security systems in commercial and industrial buildings. They employee skilled tradespeople like electricians, engineers, plumbers, welders, and many more. Closed-toed shoes are required (no flip flops, sandals, etc.)!

June 21: Des Moines University (Medicine) @ 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines.  To close out Career Connect this summer, we’ll be visiting the campus of Des Moines University. Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a medical and health sciences university that offers academic programs in eight separate medical fields including osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, physician assistance, and public health. The tour will meet in Ryan Hall on the DMU campus.

Location
Various

1:00 pm Career Connect Week 2

This week’s events:

June 18: Lifetime Fitness (Health & Wellness) @ 11911 Hickman Road, Urbandale.  Lifetime Fitness focuses on health and wellness, and offers exercise, nutrition, physical training, and weight loss services. They employ dieticians, nutritionists, personal trainers, Pilates instructors, yoga instructors, and more at their Urbandale locations.

June 19: Shade Tree Auto (Mechanics) @ 1750 Southeast 11th Street, Grimes.  Shade Tree Auto is an automotive maintenance and repair shop that started in Johnston in 2001 before moving to its current location in Grimes in 2005.  While we tour their facility, we’ll discuss possible careers in auto mechanics and what it takes to start your own business.

June 20: Baker Group (Engineering & Trades) @ 1600 SE Corporate Woods Drive, Ankeny.  Headquartered in the Des Moines area, the Baker Group is a local contracting company which designs, installs, and services like air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and security systems in commercial and industrial buildings. They employee skilled tradespeople like electricians, engineers, plumbers, welders, and many more. Closed-toed shoes are required (no flip flops, sandals, etc.)!

June 21: Des Moines University (Medicine) @ 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines.  To close out Career Connect this summer, we’ll be visiting the campus of Des Moines University. Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a medical and health sciences university that offers academic programs in eight separate medical fields including osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, physician assistance, and public health. The tour will meet in Ryan Hall on the DMU campus.

Location
Various

1:00 pm YVC Summer Drop-In (Thursday)

Each drop-in day listed below will have STEM and Service focused activities for you to choose from.  Registration is not required; snacks provided.  Ages 8-18.  For more information, contact Nicole (nicole@cyconcepts.org).

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

1:00 pm Career Connect Week 2

This week’s events:

June 18: Lifetime Fitness (Health & Wellness) @ 11911 Hickman Road, Urbandale.  Lifetime Fitness focuses on health and wellness, and offers exercise, nutrition, physical training, and weight loss services. They employ dieticians, nutritionists, personal trainers, Pilates instructors, yoga instructors, and more at their Urbandale locations.

June 19: Shade Tree Auto (Mechanics) @ 1750 Southeast 11th Street, Grimes.  Shade Tree Auto is an automotive maintenance and repair shop that started in Johnston in 2001 before moving to its current location in Grimes in 2005.  While we tour their facility, we’ll discuss possible careers in auto mechanics and what it takes to start your own business.

June 20: Baker Group (Engineering & Trades) @ 1600 SE Corporate Woods Drive, Ankeny.  Headquartered in the Des Moines area, the Baker Group is a local contracting company which designs, installs, and services like air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and security systems in commercial and industrial buildings. They employee skilled tradespeople like electricians, engineers, plumbers, welders, and many more. Closed-toed shoes are required (no flip flops, sandals, etc.)!

June 21: Des Moines University (Medicine) @ 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines.  To close out Career Connect this summer, we’ll be visiting the campus of Des Moines University. Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a medical and health sciences university that offers academic programs in eight separate medical fields including osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, physician assistance, and public health. The tour will meet in Ryan Hall on the DMU campus.

Location
Various

11:00 am Des Moines Arts Festival

We are excited to, once again, host a beverage tent at the Des Moines Arts Festival June 22-24.  Last year was a record year for sales and tips and all of the money that we raise goes right back into CYC programming!   We are only able to be successful because of the awesome volunteers who come along side us for those three days.  We’d love for you to join us this year, you can click here to sign up for a shift.

If this is your first time volunteering at the beverage tent, you will need to attend a brief training on beverage sales.  More information about that to come.  If you have any questions, contact Amy Croll.

11:00 am Des Moines Arts Festival

We are excited to, once again, host a beverage tent at the Des Moines Arts Festival June 22-24.  Last year was a record year for sales and tips and all of the money that we raise goes right back into CYC programming!   We are only able to be successful because of the awesome volunteers who come along side us for those three days.  We’d love for you to join us this year, you can click here to sign up for a shift.

If this is your first time volunteering at the beverage tent, you will need to attend a brief training on beverage sales.  More information about that to come.  If you have any questions, contact Amy Croll.

11:00 am Des Moines Arts Festival

We are excited to, once again, host a beverage tent at the Des Moines Arts Festival June 22-24.  Last year was a record year for sales and tips and all of the money that we raise goes right back into CYC programming!   We are only able to be successful because of the awesome volunteers who come along side us for those three days.  We’d love for you to join us this year, you can click here to sign up for a shift.

If this is your first time volunteering at the beverage tent, you will need to attend a brief training on beverage sales.  More information about that to come.  If you have any questions, contact Amy Croll.

9:00 am YVC Camp Week 2

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

9:00 am YVC Camp Week 2

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

9:00 am YVC Camp Week 2

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

9:00 am YVC Camp Week 2

We are excited to offer another YVC of Des Moines Summer of Service Camp!  This year’s Summer of Service Camp overall theme is “Building a Better Community.”  Students ages 11-18 are invited to join us as we work together to build a better community through volunteer service and team building activities.

The cost of YVC Camp is $150 per week, but scholarships are available based on a variety of factors including financial need.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Click here to download the YVC Summer of Service 2018 registration form or if you have any questions contact Nicole at nicole@cyconcepts.org.

Location
1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines

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