Green City Force: Paid Environmental Training & College Prep

June 3, 2013

Green City Force, a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) partner, is now recruiting NYCHA residents to participate in the Summer 2013 session of their stipend college preparation and green job training program – the Clean Energy Corps!

 

Local Information Session Date & Location:

   Every Friday throughout June 2013

 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

NYCHA’s Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability

787 Atlantic Ave., 2nd Fl

Brooklyn, NY 11238

Call now to RSVP for the next information session at 718-289-8100

Green City Force is open to NYCHA residents between the ages of 18-24 (as of Aug. 12, 2013) with a High School Diploma or GED (by July 2013)*. Clean Energy Corps members develop academic skills needed to prepare for college and employment skills, through a full-time, six-month training and public service program.

For young adults interested in pursuing a college education, Green City Force provides you with academic training to pass the CUNY Assessment Test and actively supports you through your first year of college. For those interested in career opportunities within the growing environmental industry, Green City Force offers you the hands-on work experience, technical training and job readiness skills you need to compete for emerging green jobs in today’s competitive job market.

 

Clean Energy Corps members in training receive:

  • Extensive hands-on experience
  • Up to $500 bi-weekly stipend
  • $2,675 AmeriCorps educational award upon program completion
  • Monthly Metro Cards
  • Case management and supportive services
  • College placement assistance
  • Tracking and active support through the first year of college
  • Job placement assistance
  • Access to Green City Force’s alumni association.

Learn more and apply to Green City Force!!            

To apply, you must attend an information session. Call now to RSVP for the next information session at 718-289-8100. Check out their website here.

 *You cannot be enrolled in college for the Fall 2013 semester and cannot have earned more than 30 college credits.