GrowCB is a program of the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce. GrowCB is intended to be a conduit and platform for youth-business partnerships. The program will be an ongoing program in which businesses provide work-based experiences directly to area students. The purpose of such a program is to help young people appreciate the importance of quality education and how it relates to opportunities in the workforce. Students will also explore the local workforce while continuing to focus on their education. The program will require a mutual commitment from the chamber, businesses, students, student program, and area schools, who will work together to provide career awareness, exploration, and experience opportunities.
Each partnership is unique in that there is not a set curriculum. If a business is partnering through an area school districts’ “work-based learning” or another student program, they become a GrowCB Business Member.
For your participation as a GrowCB business partner, you will receive a GrowCB plaque during a GrowCB celebration at your business. The Mayor, CEO/President of the Chamber, and the CB Ambassadors will be present at your plaque celebration. The CB Chamber will promote your presentation on its website, newsletters, and social media platform before and after the event. Your business logo and a hyperlink to your website will be listed on this page as a GrowCB Business Member.
If you are also a youth employer, please let Workforce Development Director, Alicia Frieze know and your business will also be listed on our youth employer job board.
To learn about our GrowCB Partners, please visit www.councilbluffsiowa.com/growcb.