YouthBuild Savannah Now Accepting Applications

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The YouthBuild Savannah Program is a comprehensive youth and community development program which promotes affordable housing. We are looking for eligible young men and women, ages 16 – 24 years old will spend nine months participating in activities such as: GED Instruction, Construction Training, Leadership Training, Career & Post-secondary exploration, Community Involvement and Counseling Services. The application deadline is Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Participants will use their construction trade skills to improve their community by building affordable housing for low-income families. Each trainee will receive above minimum wage for their work on the construction site with the possibility of wage increases and bonuses, based on work performance.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will receive assistance with job placement and/or identifying advanced training/educational opportunities.

For more information, please call 912.651.2166.

Download the Application