Get Paid Building Your Future!

With YouthBuild, GET PAID TO LEARN construction skills AND earn your GED or HSED at the same time. The best part is it’s all FREE!

YouthBuild provides job training and educational opportunities for young adults while assisting in the construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing for low-income or homeless families in their own communities.

YouthBuild, in partnership with Ezekiel Community Development Corporation, offers low-income Milwaukee County residents (ages 18 – 24) the chance to obtain valuable job training for the construction field. In addition to free job training, participants complete the GED or HSED program at no cost.

YouthBuild program includes:

  • Basic and OSHA Constructive Safety*
  • Basic Communication Skills
  • Basic Employability Skills
  • Career Enhancement Skills

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be Milwaukee County resident and  18 -24 years of age.

Introduction to

Construction Math

Hand Tools*

Power Tools*

Construction Drawings*

Basic Rigging*

Material Handling*


*Modules require performance testing in addition to passing written exams.


Get on the fast track and REGISTER TODAY!

YouthBuild Registration Form

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This program is funded by the US Department of Labor.

SDC does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a
person’s sex, race, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability.

SDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need this information interpreted to a language you understand or in a different format, please contact La Toya Jones, Equal Opportunity Officer, at 414-906-2823 or ljones@cr-sdc.org. Callers who are deaf or hearing or speech-impaired may reach us at Wisconsin Relay Number 711.

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1730 West North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53205

6850 North Teutonia Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53209

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