Frequently Asked Questions
Why Should I Hire a KCCHS NAF Intern?
Developing young talent is one of the smartest decisions a business can make. Career path decisions are made early, so when you hire high school students now, you create a pathway back to your business for future employees. Our interns also offer substantial benefits from day one, from new ideas to a native understanding of tech.
What are Some of the Ways KCCHS NAF Interns Add Value?
Providing technical support
Extracting data from online forums
Monitoring equipment and troubleshooting problems
Installing and testing computer hardware
Processing and verifying accounting information
Creating weekly and monthly financial reports
Greeting and escorting visitors
Maintaining filing systems
Organizing incoming and outgoing mail
Developing and providing tours to visitors
Assisting with event planning
Working at your organization’s front desk
Are KCCHS NAF Donations Tax Deductible?
Yes! KCCHS is a not-for-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Check with your tax advisor for more details.
What if My Company wants to Support the Program but not Hire an Intern?
We have various sponsorships available and accept donations. 100% of the sponsorship and donations received are reinvested in our NAF program to help prepare our students for their careers. Check our our Sponsorship and Donation Page for more information.
What type of KCC High School students participate in NAF?
Given a student’s schedule, how can business partners rely on them arriving to work on time. Are there any barriers to transportation?
Students and families are aware of the transportation requirement before they enter the program. Once a schedule is developed for the student, they commit to being available as agreed ad understand the importance of timeliness and attendance.
What happens if a behavioral concern arises? How are behavioral concerns addressed?
Students sign an Internship Agreement and there are consequences if the Agreement is not followed. The Internship is a part of their high school grade, which may be impacted if they do not meet the tenants of the Agreement. To graduate with the NAF Certification, students must satisfactorily meet the requirements of the program.
Is it legal to hire KCCHS NAF 9th and 10th graders?
Yes, it is legal to hire NAF intern students. NAF has been implemented in several different states and in various high schools in Florida. To-date NAF has about 97 schools in nearly 13 districts, including Hillsborough County, participating in the program in 2016-2017 school year.