6709 Kissena Blvd
YouthBuild Queens is currently recruiting students for their 2019 cohort. Classes began in September 2019.
Registration is still ongoing with open walk-in days Tuesdays and Fridays at the Pomonok Community Center between the hours of 9 am – 12 pm.
Please support the growth of Queens Community House’s stellar YouthBuild Program by sharing within your networks.
At YouthBuild students will be learning the construction trade, through hands on experience in the classroom and on the field within their own communities.
This gives the students marketable job skills. During the course students will enrich in education in the YouthBuild classroom, with the goal of attaining their High School Equivalency Diploma, OSHA 30 Certification and entry into a nationally recognized construction certification database [NCCER]
YouthBuild Queens has five key components:
Skill Trade Training : In-house, hands on training and offsite construction/public service projects
Education: Daily High School Equivalency classes by The Department of Education District 79
Counseling: Available case manager and support staff
Leadership: Internship and community service activities
Graduate Opportunities: Employment and educational assistance.
YouthBuild Queens will be based at the Pomonok Community Center at 6709 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367
The ideal candidate for enrollment is as follows:
Between the ages of 18 and 24
**In need of their High School Equivalency Diploma**
Interested in a Career in Construction
Must live in one of the following Zip Codes
11416, 11417, 11418, 1419, 11420,