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Age 17-24
Cost Paid
Program type Weekday
Contact us Recruitment@Yayb.Org
Deadline Rolling


Youth Action Programs & Homes, Inc. (aka Youth Action YouthBuild) is dedicated to building a community of young people and adults committed to taking responsibility for their own lives and for improving the larger community.


Youth Action YouthBuild (YAYB) is a CONSTRUCTION-BASED youth development program which offers High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma preparation while building construction skill training and related certifications. YouthBuild students develop the skills required for full -time jobs with a living wage and comprehensive benefits while learning how to exercise community leadership. Eligible young men and women aged 17-24 years spend nine months (Monday through Friday, 8:30am-3:00pm):

-Participating in construction classes and work site training projects
-Receiving various industry certifications
-Obtaining instruction leading to a high school equivalency diploma, and
-Undertaking community service and leadership development projects all of which are mandatory.


You Can Apply If You Are: 17– 24 Years Old Ready To Study For Your High School Equivalency Unemployed And Out -Of- School. Interested In Pursuing A Career In Construction Or Completing Construction Projects In The Community Serious And Committed To Completing A 9-Month Program Involvement In The Criminal Justice System Will Not Prohibit You From Participating In Our Program