YouthBuild Lawrence

YouthBuild Lawrence AmeriCorps


YouthBuild is designed to provide low-income, out-of-school youth, aged 16-24 with an opportunity to transform their lives and become contributing partners in the community. Participants receive on-the-job, hands-on, construction skills training utilizing an actual housing rehabilitation project or new construction site in the community that helps to create quality low-income housing. Additionally, participants receive GED preparation, life skills and job readiness training, leadership skills development, support services and job placement assistance.

YouthBuild Lawrence is an AmeriCorps program located in the city of Lawrence. The organization aims to:
– Provide members with GED preparation and hands-on carpentry skills training.
– Provide members with opportunities for academic and professional growth.
– Participate in a variety of service projects in the community.

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YouthBuild Lawrence provides trainings for green construction and weatherization techniques integrated into construction trainings.