WRTP / BIG STEP Community Jobs and Resource Event
Come learn more about the various career opportunities available in the construction skilled trades on the Northwestern Mutual Construction project. Northwestern Mutual will soon begin building a $450 million headquarters in downtown Milwaukee. This job will require many skilled construction workers over the next five years, and WRTP / BIG STEP will provide the training and access to trade apprenticeship opportunities necessary to start a career in construction.
There will also be resources available to address barriers to employment, such as lack of a driver's license or a GED, and other assistance. Please call WRTP / BIG STEP at 414-342-9787 for more information.
Job Creation – Youthbuild
Youthbuild, a Wisconsin Fresh Start Initiative, is a workforce development program that provides low-income, at-risk youth and young adults, ages 18 to 21, with comprehensive training and employment services in order to help them lead responsible lives. The Milwaukee Christian Center and the Northcott Neighborhood House are the two agencies that sponsor Youthbuild. Participants receive academic assistance so they can earn their GEDs, as well as hands-on construction skills through the building or rehabilitation of houses. For more information, contact Milwaukee Christian Center at 645-5350 or Northcott Neighborhood House at 372-3770.