Clark County residents ages 17 to 24 who dropped out of high school may qualify for a free education and training program to obtain a GED or diploma and job-related skills.
YouthBuild participants must be interested in earning a high school diploma or GED and in gaining job skills and work experience.
Information sessions for YouthBuild are from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 9, 15 and 29, and Jan. 6 and 15 at Partners in Careers, 3210 N.E. 52nd St.
To register, contact Sam Capeloto at 360-696-8417, ext. 110, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YouthBuild participants will have the opportunity to:
• Obtain their GED or high school diploma.
• Earn two nationally recognized construction certifications.
• Participate in building a Habitat for Humanity house for a family in need.
• Receive services including preparation for job, college and career.
Led by the Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council, YouthBuild is a collaboration of nonprofit partners including Evergreen Habitat for Humanity, Partners in Careers, Vancouver Housing Authority and WorkSource.