JMHS Senior WINGS Looking for Businesses for Career Shadowing and Community Service Fair
James Madison High School Wings Program is looking for local businesses and community organizations who would be willing to host Seniors for career shadowing in May for 2 weeks.
There is a Career Fair on Nov 10 at JMHS for seniors and businesses to get to know one another.
WHAT is WINGS? WINGS is a 30 hour volunteer career shadowing / community service volunteer experience at a senior’s choice of organization over a two week period.
WHY do we offer WINGS? WINGS provides seniors an opportunity to
• apply skills in a business setting
• explore career and personal interests beyond the classroom, and
• build more connections between the community and the school
WHEN Is WINGS? May 13 - May 24, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (30 hours of service)
HOW can local businesses and organizations support WINGS?
● Volunteer your business / organization to host JMHS Seniors.
• Please complete a brief interest form https://bit.ly/479qK7W by November.
• We will share your information with seniors in November, 2023.
● Attend the Career Shadow & Community Service Fair - Friday, November 10 at Madison High School or provide materials to share with seniors at the fair
• Friday, Nov. 10th , 9:45 - 10:45: Career Shadow & Community Service Fair
• October-February: Seniors contact businesses to request placement
• March 6: Businesses should inform seniors of their placement
• May 29: You are invited to the seniors’ Presentations of Learning at Madison High School (time TBD)
Business / Organization Commitments
Provide 30 hours of volunteer experience* and provide a supervisor
• Provide a clear description of the shadowing experience along with performance expectations
• Offer seniors a variety of opportunities within the business to explore and develop skills to grow in their goals
• Provide feedback on the senior’s experience and goals. Seniors are required to keep a documentation log of their experiences. *Students cannot earn money during their WINGS experience.
Thanks to those of you who have already signed up!
Body Grace Fitness and Yoga Studio
Compass Real Estate- Real Estate Agent
Comprehensive Neuropsychology, LLC
Dunhill Builders, LLC
Fairfax County Elementary and Middle Schools
Fairfax County Park Authority
Fairfax County Police Department
Fairfax County Sheriff's Office
FCPS Adult and Community Education Center
Gizelle & Co. with Compass Real Estate
Grace Loves - the outreach arm of Grace Covenant Church
J.D.A. Custom Homes, Inc.
Madison Pyramid Schools
Melody Yazdani Studios
NOVA Parks - Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Oak Marr REC Center (Fairfax County Park Authority)
Optimists of Greater Vienna
Our Minds Matter
Raising Responsible Citizens
Raytheon Cybersecurity & Intelligence Services
Rehab 2 Perform
Sharon Sharko Debate Foundation
Town of Vienna Mayor’s Office
Town of Vienna Town Council
Virginia Tire & Auto