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YouthBuild Boston, Inc.
  • 27 Centre Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
  • 617-445-8887
  • Work Experience | Pre-Apprenticeship
Pre-Apprentice Training
Program activities:

Participants engage in primarily hands-on training in construction training, as well as exposure to careers in the Building Trades.

Work-site training includes construction techniques in both rehabilitation and new construction. All instruction includes “green” training techniques. Training is designed to lead to full-time construction positions, apprenticeship opportunities in union-level jobs, weatherization technician positions, and other related employment.

For more information about YouthBuild Boston or to apply visit:

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

Young people aged 18-25 who have their high school diploma or equivalent and are interested in starting a career in the construction industry, Low income, residents of Greater Boston.

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 15
Total hours: 36
Program duration: 15 weeks
Rolling Admission: No
Number of cycles: 4
Program start dates: September/October, December/January, March/April, June/July
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7:00am-3:00pmPre-Apprentice Skills training
Is the program offered remotely? Possible, but not typical
Is public transportation available? Yes

Location information:

10 Burrell Street, Roxbury, MA 02119accessible via public transportation
Additional information about location:

10 Burrell Street, Roxbury, MA 02119, accessible via public transportation
other sites for service and training – TBD

Program requirements: High school diploma/GED/HiSET
Program is CORI friendly? No
Anticipated outcomes: OSHA-10 certification, CPR/First Aid/AED certification, Fall Safety training, and others
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion, Industry skills gain

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Transportation Support
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? No
Do participants receive any pay? Stipend
Other, please explain: $150 gift card at 80% or greater attendance 1/2 way and another $150 gift card at completion if 80% or higher attendance.

Contact Information

Program code: YBB-WBLPA
ABAWD Qualifying? Yes