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Mohawk Valley YouthBuild

YouthBuild students learning and working in the community

Our final Information Session for the upcoming cohort is Thursday, January 4 at 10:00 am, at the MVCC EOC, 524 Elizabeth Street in Downtown Utica!

If interestested all you need to bring is:

  • Photo ID

  • Social Security card

  • Birth certificate

About Mohawk Valley YouthBuild:

Mohawk Valley YouthBuild is an eight-month program that engages at-risk, low-income youth ages 18-24 who need to complete their high school education and develop career skills. We foster an environment of mutual respect, positive attitudes, hands-on learning, and a love for yourself and community.

YouthBuild prepares you to:

  • Earn a high school equivalency diploma by successfully passing the TASC exam
  • Gain job skills, earn certificates, and build a resume
  • Plan for job placement
  • Enter a college program
  • Be trained in Construction or Hospitality careers
  • Earn money through stipends and wages
  • Become part of a supportive family system

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 18 to 24 years old
  • In need of a high school equivalency diploma

You must also meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Have a disability
  • Low-income
  • In the foster care system
  • An adult and/or youthful offender
  • Child of an incarcerated parent

For more information, call 315.731.5883 or visit us at 524 Elizabeth Street in Utica, N.Y.

 

"Once in YouthBuild always in YouthBuild"

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Sarah Lam
EOC Director
slam@mvcc.edu
315.731.5871

Sarah Barcomb
YouthBuild Coordinator
sbarcomb@mvcc.edu
315.731.5883

Amanda Luley
YouthBuild Career Developer
aluley@mvcc.edu
315.731.5875

Frank M. Drayton, Sr.
YouthBuild Case Manager
fdrayton@mvcc.edu
315.731.5872

Michael J. Tartaglia
YouthBuild Construction Instructor
mtartaglia@mvcc.edu
315.731.5883

Theresa Mott
YouthBuild Adult Literacy Instructor
tmott@mvcc.edu
315.731.5883

Nicole Lange-Zuroski
YouthBuild Hospitality Instructor
nlange-zuroski@mvcc.edu
315.731.5883