Opportunities For A Better Tomorrow
Our mission is to help youth advance towards self-sufficiency and financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement, and support services.
All of our job training programs prepare you with industry-recognized certifications, job skills and work experience. We will help you explore different pathways to start your career.
Youth Education (GED) and Job Training Program (OSY)
Participants in need of their High School diploma earn certifications in Customer Service, Microsoft Office and Front Desk Representative, gain valuable job skills, and are prepared to earn their High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) by DOE teachers. Those with children under 4 also qualify for access to childcare and parent coaching.
Occupational Job Skills Training (OSY Grad)
Young adults learn job skills and earn certifications in Customer Service, Microsoft Office or Front Desk Hospitality. Participants then can qualify for a paid internship and/or a scholarship for advanced certifications at CUNY in a variety of fields.
Web Design and Coding Fundamentals Program
Through this 10-week program participants learn popular programming languages, work together to design websites to grow their portfolio, and earn their certification in Adobe Photoshop. Participants can also qualify for a paid internship upon completion of the program.
Medical Administrative Assistant Program
This 12 week program prepares young adults 17-24 to become a certified Medical Administrative Assistant, teaching them medical terminology, clerical skills, and providing an internship in a medical office.
Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP)
14 week paid internship for young adults 17-24 who have been out of school and unemployed for a month prior to the start date of the program. Participants earn $13 an hour and must be able to commit to 25 hours a week, Monday through Friday 9am to 3pm. Diploma/GED is not required.
Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) Plus
14 week paid internship for young adults 17-24 who have had an ACS case through foster care or the juvenile justice system. Participants earn $13 an hour and must be able to commit to 25 hours a week, Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm. Diploma/GED is not required.