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This free program helps low-income and justice-involved individuals get trained, unionized, and paid in construction careers.
Pathways to Apprenticeship trains and mentors people for construction union apprenticeships. It serves people from low-income communities, focusing on the formerly incarcerated, people on public assistance, and those living in public housing.
To be eligible for this program, you should:
- Be over 18 years old
- Be an NYC resident
- Have a High School Diploma or Equivalency
- Have a valid ID and Social Security Card
- Be interested in a career in the construction trades
- Be willing to commit to an apprenticeship program that can last up to four years
- Be able to attend unpaid training during the day, Monday through Friday (training is mostly virtual or remote, with some in-person attendance)
- Have a computer, tablet, or mobile device for participation in virtual/remote training
If you’re interested in this program, please complete this brief Community Hiring survey.
After you submit the survey, a Workforce1 Account Manager will follow up to see if you are a good fit for a pre-apprenticeship training.
If you are a re-entry justice-involved person interested in services and union construction opportunities, you may also contact Exodus Transitional Community directly at 917-492-0990.