Currently, our programs are primarily operating remotely. Interested students do not need in-home computer or internet access in order to apply. Please refer to the start dates of each program before applying. We typically start recruitment one month prior to each cohort’s start date. If you are applying for a program for which we are not currently recruiting, your application will be put on hold and you will not be contacted until four weeks prior to the program’s start date. Hover or click on each of the programs below to learn more.

Info Sessions:
To learn more about all of our programs, come to a virtual info session any Tuesday or Thursday at 1:00 pm at this link
OR:
Come to an in-person info session any Wednesday at 1:00 pm at 1 Smith Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11201. Complete this registration form prior to attending.

HOPEworks is a six-week program that helps participants succeed in the job market and navigate careers in various fields through cover letter and resume writing, computer skills, interview prep, basic math and English literacy, and workplace soft skills such as public speaking and conflict resolution.

Start Dates:
6/21/2021, 8/23/2021

Sustainable South Bronx is a twelve-week program that prepares jobseekers for careers in the green infrastructure and maintenance field through classroom-based learning, industry-recognized certifications, hands-on community greening projects, and job application skills.

Start Dates:
9/13/2021

Intervine is a ten-week transitional employment program that pays participants to engage in hands-on learning through green infrastructure projects across the city while learning critical job skills.

Start Dates:
TBA

NYC °CoolRoofs is a ten-week transitional employment program that pays participants to coat rooftops in a reflective material that reduces their energy output. Participants gain hands-on experience while making New York City more sustainable.

Start Dates:
8/2/2021

YouthBuild is a five-month international program model for jobseekers age 18-24 that provides essential skills training, High School Equivalency prep, and paid hands-on training in construction and other fields.

Start Dates:
8/23/2021

HOPE Students Gain Skills, Get Jobs, And Advance In Their Careers.

To learn more about all of our programs, come to a virtual info session any Tuesday or Thursday at 1:00 pm at this link

OR:

Come to an in-person info session any Wednesday at 1:00 pm at either:

  • Our Brooklyn site: 1 Smith Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Our Bronx site: 1360 Garrison Ave, Bronx, NY 10474

Complete this registration form prior to attending.

Eligibility for all HOPE programs:

  • Be ready to participate in a full-time program and work full time
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
  • No diploma or high school equivalency required
  • Additional eligibility requirements may apply to specific programs.

Watch the video below to learn more about current program offerings.