Register for One of Greyston’s No-Cost Upcoming Trainings in Introduction to Culinary Arts, Security Guard, Building and Construction Trade Safety and Ready to Work Skills
YONKERS, NY — August 9, 2019 — Greyston Workforce Development Center is accepting applications by any Yonkers, White Plains and Ardsley residents looking to enroll in one of their 5 skills trainings which begin August 19th. There is no fee for these classes which have a 3 to 6-week time commitment and offer Nationally recognized certifications in five areas, including: Building and Construction Trades Safety, Home Health Aide, Culinary Arts, Security Guard, and Customer Service.
Greyston’s Workforce Development Program has another program accepting applications from any low-income Yonkers, Mt. Vernon, and White Plains residents looking to enroll in one of their upcoming free trainings. There is no fee for these classes which have a 3 to 12-week time commitment and offer nationally recognized credentials at the end of each training. The trainings being offered this session are: Intro to Culinary Arts, August 19 – November 8; Home Health Aide, October 7 – October 30; Personal Care Aide, August 26 -September 5, and September 16 – September 25th; Security Guard Training, October 21 – November 7; and Customer Service Training October 21 – November 7.
Greyston is also accepting applications at this time for any Yonkers youth age 17 to 24 who are interested in taking advantage of their no-cost programs that provide job readiness skills, hard and soft job skills trainings, interviewing skills, leadership skills, access to paid internships, and job placement.
“For 37 years Greyston has provided our clients with relevant training and job development expertise for their career PathMaking journeys” says Dail Moses-Taylor, Director of Workforce Development. “In just two weeks we will be commencing our next session of trainings and classes for youth and adult residents in the City of Yonkers and the surrounding area – all of which equip the graduate with a nationally recognized certification, and the needed hard and soft skills to attain and keep a job.”
Since its founding in 1982, Greyston has been fighting for inclusion by creating opportunities for people battling against systemic inequities, fighting for social justice, and advocating for equity and a leveled playing field for people regardless of their past. Greyston programs are dedicated to serving the community of southwest Yonkers, NY, and to eliminating barriers to employment.
Interested parties can call 914-758-7922 or 914-758-7878 and speak to Angelica or Bobby, or stop by the program offices at 21 Park Avenue in Yonkers.
For additional information about Greyston and their other programs and services for the community visit www.greyston.org.