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!
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. Click here to learn about the Clean Energy Corps experience from another NYCHA resident.
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 MetroCards
- 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 register for one of the following information sessions: 718-289-8100
Monday, April 30 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday, May 7 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday, May 18 10 a.m. - Noon
Information Session Location
787 Atlantic Ave., 2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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On behalf of NYCHA and Green City Force,
Thank you and hope to see you at an information session soon!
This partnership is a prime example of the ways in which NYCHA is working to connect residents to local employment and economic opportunities.