Stipend College Preparation & Green Job Training Available to NYCHA Residents

 

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


    Local Information Session Dates & Location:


    Fridays - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


    Jan. 11 & 18


    Information Session Location:


    NYCHA Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability


    787 Atlantic Avenue 2nd Fl


    Brooklyn, NY 11238


    Learn more and apply to Green City Force!!


    To apply, you must attend an information session. Seats are still available to apply for the 2012 program. Call now to register for one of the information sessions at 718-289-8100


    Green City Force is open to NYCHA residents between the ages of 18-24 with a High School Diploma or GED. 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.


    Spread the word and learn more about Green City Force - Check them out at www.greencityforce.org and on Facebook!