While he was walking around the city of Downtown Frederick, CEO Chris Pondoc noticed the abundance of “Help Wanted” signs plastered on the windows of local businesses. As a freshman in high school, he also recollected how many of his friends were seeking jobs, volunteer, and internship opportunities but were having difficulties finding them. He decided that he had to fix this problem – thus, Vita was born.
Our Three Core Competencies:
Every student should have a fair shot at getting the job they deserve, whether this job helps their family, helps save up for college, or even provides essential experience for a future occupation.
No student should be forced to work at the local restaurant around the corner because that’s the only job available to them. Students should have access to a wide range of opportunities, not just those in their immediate areas.
There are a plethora of opportunities just waiting in the real world – the only thing left to do is connect those opportunities with the right students.