August 20, 2009 - Everett, WA— YouthBuild Snohomish County, a grant-funded program hosted by Workforce Development Council Snohomish County, Center for Career Alternatives, Housing Hope, and local community college partners, will be hosting five information sessions for potential members.
YouthBuild Snohomish County is a ten-month construction training program that offers paid work in housing construction, an opportunity to complete your GED at no cost, training in community leadership, personal support and advocacy, and assistance with finding a job upon program completion.
Potential YouthBuild Snohomish County participants must be between 18-24 years old, unemployed and low income ($10,830 a year for a family of one), lacking a GED, and interested in learning construction skills.
Attendance at one of these information sessions is a mandatory first step to program enrollment. Sessions will be held on the following dates, times, and locations:
August 26 4:00 pm LKI Family Services 118 E 5th, Arlington August 18 1:00 pm Center for Career Alternatives 3331 Broadway, Ste. 100, Everett August 31 10:00 am DSHS Regional Office 16710 Smokey Point Blvd, Arlington August 31 1:00 pm Goodwill 9315 State Ave, Marysville September 3 1:00 pm Center for Career Alternatives 3331 Broadway, Ste. 100, Everett
Workforce Development Council Snohomish County (WDCSC) WDCSC invests government and private funding to continuously increase the global competitiveness and prosperity of county workforce and businesses, fill current and emerging jobs, and provide full employment. Investments are made through effective business, labor, community-based, educational, and service provider organizations for the opportunity, economic well-being, and benefit of our entire community.