Careers at YBLC
This is a great opportunity for a someone looking to make a career change! Start as a paid intern and move into full-time employment within a year!
YouthBuild Lake County is a non profit located in North Chicago, IL. We offer low-income, at-risk youth the chance to earn their high school diploma all while learning marketable job skills.
If you like to help people and have a knowledge of construction, this job is for you.
This is a full-time, forty hour per week, internship as an AmeriCorps Construction Aide at YouthBuild Lake County with an opportunity for long-term employment upon completion. The Construction Aide internship is responsible for helping to build and guide a team of at-risk youth to safely build and refurbish YouthBuild AmeriCorps houses designed for low-income individuals. In addition, the aide will provide support, guidance and encouragement in the development of youth leadership and soft skills.
Qualified candidates will have an in depth knowledge of construction skills and the proper use of tools. Candidates must also be able to build relationships with our students, assist in building/remodeling of affordable housing, and work effectively on a team.
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For consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume to HR@YouthBuildLakeCounty.org.
YouthBuild Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.