Easterseals YouthBuild provides young adults the opportunity to improve their lives by earning their high school diploma or GED while preparing for a career in construction and exploring other career pathways.
YouthBuild helps prepare trainees for success by simultaneously supporting them by:
Young men and women ages 16-24 are encouraged to apply. Eligibility requirements include:
Past YouthBuild classes have rehabbed low-income housing and also provided construction and rehab services to a community center and other local non-profit organizations. By learning skills and giving back to the community, YouthBuild graduates have moved on to metalworking apprenticeships, careers in construction and have gained confidence to make positive steps to a successful future
Keyawna is a Graduate of YouthBuild and is now a metal-working apprentice at Peck Hannaford + Briggs. Watch her story:
For more information, to fill out an application, or make application arrangements, call 513-386-6852 or email us with questions.
YouthBuild is a national US Department of Labor program.