Mentor Worksites

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Through the Washington Hospitality Association Education Foundation, local hospitality businesses can become directly involved with shaping the face of tomorrow’s industry workforce.

Why would you want to be involved?

  • As a mentor, you would have the opportunity to create a partnership with your local high school.
  • You have the chance to guide students toward practical experience through on-site, hands-on, paid internships.
  • Students get a head start toward exciting and rewarding hospitality careers.

What are the benefits of becoming a mentor?

  • As a business owner, you gain motivated student employees who are focused on the industry as a career.
  • You help prepare and guide students into becoming qualified and experienced employees.
  • You have a chance to give back to the community.
  • Gain motivated student employees who are focused on the industry as a career.
  • Groom potential employees by creating a rewarding work experience.
  • Contribute to the industry by helping create a high-quality labor pool. ƒ
  • Market your business by giving back to your community.

Through the Washington Hospitality Association Education Foundation, local hospitality businesses can become directly involved with shaping the face of tomorrow’s industry workforce by working with students and schools in the ProStart program.

Ways to be involved:

  • Mentor a ProStart class
  • Mentor student employees at your facility
  • Assist teams prepare for the annual ProStart Invitational
  • Host a tour of your operation or to your vendor’s facilities
  • Guest speak to a class or multiple classes
  • Sponsor a field trip to a local show or restaurant
  • Donating products or equipment
  • Support fundraising efforts

If you want to be a part of training tomorrow’s workforce today, please contact the Washington Hospitality Association Education Foundation at 877.695.9733, ext. 127 or prostart@wahospitality.org.

And explore the ProStart Blog: http://wahospitality.org/blog/tag/prostart/

Rev. 7/22/14

 


This article is an excerpt from the Handbook for Excellent Restaurant Operations (HERO), published by the Washington Hospitality Association.  Want a hard copy of the whole manual?  It’s one of the many benefits of becoming a member!  Find out more about joining the Washington Hospitality Association here.

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