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PROJECT B.U.I.L.D.

BUILDING AND UPLIFTING INDIVIDUALS
THROUGH LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

ABOUT US

Project B.U.I.L.D. is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering homeless and foster youth to be responsible, productive members of their families and communities. Our mission is to make a positive impact on youths through the efforts of a dedicated mentoring team.  Project B.U.I.L.D. works in partnership with youth agencies, local communities, and families to educate youth in six key areas of modern life: social responsibility, financial literacy, technology, family dynamics, wellness, and educational achievement.

 
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Foster Youth Facts & Figures:

  • Approximately 25% of former foster youth experience homelessness within 4 years of being emancipated from the foster care system.

  • An average of 1 out of every 4 youth in foster care will become homeless within 4 years of aging out of foster care.

  • 550,000 youths experience homelessness. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, each year approximately 550,000 youth without parents/guardians and young adults up to age 24 experience a homelessness episode of longer than one week. More than half are under the age of 18.

  • Approximately 19,000 youth are currently in the foster care system in the state of Florida. Additionally, there are over 600 youth waiting for permanent placement.

Sources: The Fact of Foster Care / The Current State of Foster Care (2021) / datacenter.kidscount.org, from (2021)

PROGRAMS

Social Responsibility​

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Financial Literacy

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Technology

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Family Dynamics

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Wellness

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Educational Achievement

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SCHEDULE

8AM - 8PM

Monday - Sunday

STAFF

Detailed Staffing for Project B.U.I.L.D.

Project B.U.I.L.D. provides an after school mentoring and community-based skills education program, 7 days a week at a ratio never to exceed the limit of 1 staff to every 2 youth. Schedules are developed and posted for all staff for coverage during emergencies to ensure proper coverage and ratios at all times.

 

Recruitment

Project B.U.I.L.D. seeks to identify, recruit and hire a qualified diverse staff that embodies our organizational values and has been working diligently to create a local network of colleges, businesses, and other resources to ensure a constant pool of candidates of employees and community partners. Prior to employment, all potential employees will go through a Level 2 background check.

 

 
 

CONTACT US

Contact:

Aram Wheatley

aram@projectbuildswfl.org

(239) 898 0608

Address:

3845 Beck Boulevard, Naples, fl 34114

unit 827R

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