Youth Education & Job Training Program

Program Details

Learn job skills, earn certifications and qualify for advanced trainings or paid internships

Get the credentials and skills you need to gain employment and thrive in your career.  You will receive preparation to take the exams required to achieve certifications in Microsoft Office, Hospitality Front Desk, and/or National Retail Federation Customer Service.  You will be assigned to a supervisor (counselor) who monitors your  progress and offers one-on-one assistance with personal, educational, and career problems, and also help you improve your soft skills, such as professional behavior, attire, attitude, and communication.

Don’t have your Diploma?  Take classes to earn your High School Equivalency Diploma
(formerly known as the GED)

TASC classes (formerly GED) are taught on-site by teachers from the NYC Department of Education (District 79).   You will also participate in Financial Literacy, Computer Training, Public Speaking & Communication, and Work Readiness classes.

Locations and times:

Classes run Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Bushwick
25 Thornton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Sunset Park
783 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Jamaica
161-04 Jamaica Avenue, 3rd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432

Eligibility Requirements

Participants must:

  • Be 17-24 years old
  • Not be attending school or enrolled in college
  • Be able to commit to program hours
  • Live in New York City
  • Be eligible to work in the U.S.
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Contact

Email outreach@obtjobs.org

(917) 342-5279

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