Build your future with YouthBuild!

June 18th, 2020

Earn while you Learn!

If you’re 18-24, a resident of Detroit, Highland Park or Hamtramck, and have an interest in the building trades, then you need YouthBuild! The program is free. Because of the Covid crisis, our upcoming class will be virtual. We will provide each student a laptop during the 24-week program.

With YouthBuild, you’ll:

  • Receive GED Prep training
  • Receive certifications in MIOSHA, First AID, MC3, and Work Keys to prepare you for a career skilled trades
  • Rehab a home!!!
  • Receive a stipend while you train
  • Be a part of a student government and undergo leadership training
  • Receive job internships and placement opportunities

YouthBuild is a 24 week program. No High School Diploma or GED is required to enroll. All you need is a strong work ethic and an interest in learning skills that can build into a well-paying career.

If this sounds like you, then you should participate in Orientation and Testing for the program. To do so, call 313.733.1173 or email us.

YouthBuild is a partnership of YouthBuild, SEMCA, Michigan Works!, Detroit at Work, Michigan HRDi, and Southwest Solutions.

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