Apr 12

FREE 5-week Green Carpentry & Weatherization Class!

This FREE training program, funded by the Illinois Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, is designed for unemployed and underemployed individuals with experience in home improvement, a desire to begin a career in the carpentry trade, and a genuine interest in the rapidly developing specialties of green carpentry and weatherization.


Trainee Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants for this training should ideally live in the Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood, Humboldt Park, Logan Square, North Lawndale, Roseland, West Englewood, West Garfield Park, or West Town Community Areas.

Training Period:

April 23, 2012 – May 25, 2012 ( 5 weeks of training)

Training  Days & Times:

Monday – Thursday, 9:00am – 1:00pm (including breaks)


On-site workshop and computer lab (contact for info)


Registration Process:

5-step process

1) phone interview (20 minutes)

2) information session (1 hour)

3) reading/math test (2 hours)

4) other diagnostic tests (2 hours)

5) documentation + pre-employment interview (4 hours).

MUST call. NO walk-ins.



Ebony McLaurin, Client Services Coordinator, 773-929-5552 ext.