YouthBuild program seeks applicants for 2011-2012 cycle
Comprehensive Community Solutions, Inc., is seeking individuals to apply for its YouthBuild Rockford program. Applicants will go through a rigorous application process prior to being invited to the annual orientation to fill the 2011-2012 YouthBuild trainee positions for 45 weeks of leadership training.
Training will consist of construction training, urban agriculture, GED/academic classes, job/school placement, and community service. Successful completion of the Community Service program will earn the trainee $2,083 for education.
Applicants for YouthBuild must be between the ages of 16 to 24 and have not received a high school diploma or GED and live in Winnebago County. Applicants for YouthBuild must also be a U.S. citizen. All successful candidates will possess a desire to excel in all areas of achievement and be motivated to overcome all barriers to success.
For more information, contact William Chatman at Comprehensive Community Solutions, Inc., at (815) 963-6236.
Informational meetings are also scheduled for the following locations on the following dates:
Rockford Public Library, 215 N. Wyman St. — 1:30-3 p.m., Tuesdays, Aug. 2 and 9;
Fairgrounds Management Office, 1015 W. Jefferson St. — 1:30-3 p.m., Wednesdays, July 27, Aug. 3 and 10; and
Orton Keyes Management Office, 633 Ranger St. — 1:30-3 p.m., Thursdays, July 28, Aug. 4 and 11.
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