Louisiana Green Corps Starting New Classes

la_green_corpsLouisiana Green Corps has recently begun enrolling participants for their free, six month green jobs training program.

Their program utilizes a combination of classroom learning and “on the job” experience to train young adult between the ages of 18 and 21 in the fields of deconstruction and also weatherization. They offer our participants the opportunity to achieve the following certifications at no cost to them: Hazwoper, OSHA 10, CPR/First Aid, NCCER, and BPI.

Interested candidates must currently reside in Jefferson parish and show a desire to enter the green construction (deconstruction, insulation installation, energy efficiency upgrades, environmental remediation) industries or pursue an apprenticeship.

Young adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Their facility is located on the east bank in Orleans parish in the Mid City neighborhood and bus tokens will be available for all participants.

Contact Greg Ayvock or Tranisha Walker at 504-613-4661 for more information.

 The Enrollment deadline is March 31, 2011.

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