NBMBAA NEW ORLEANS CHAPTER

CHAPTER PROGRAMS

PROGRAM:

Employment Network

STATUS: Still in planning stages
OBJECTIVE: To link NBMBAA N.O. chapter partners and African-American enterprises with high caliber, potential employees and with a wealth of business experience that can help satisfy their business needs
TARGET MARKETS: NBMBAA corporate partners, N.O. chapter partners, NBMBAA members, African-American enterprises, the African-American professional community
MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Chapter partners submission of selection criteria, job descriptions, and job vacancies; chapter members submittal of their resumes for a resume book; computerized matching of job requirements with potential candidates
PROGRAM ELEMENTS: Job posting, computer job matching, research reports, access to an extensive database
KEY BENEFITS: Quickly identify high quality candidates to fill vacancies, cost efficiency, time efficiency, low risk opportunity for members to explore career changes, lower cost in targeting job opportunities

PROGRAM:

Leaders of Tomorrow

STATUS: In operation
OBJECTIVE: To serve as mentors and resources to marginally performing high school students who need to make good choices about college, their career, and their future.
TARGET MARKETS: Inner-city high school youth with a grade point average between C- and C+ show have demonstrated leadership potential
MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Helping to sponsor student participation at the NBMBAA Annual Conference and Exposition, serve as a positive role model and mentor to students year-round, track the development of these students from high-school through college.
PROGRAM ELEMENTS: Identifing students, providing leadership opprotunities for students, assisting students as needed.
KEY BENEFITS: An increase number of students graduationg from high school, an increase number of high school graduates pursuing a college education, enhanced self-esteem amongst participating youth.