Currently, our programs are primarily offered 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 the programs below to learn more.

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:
5/24/2021, 6/7/2021, 6/21/2021

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Come to a virtual info session to learn about all of our programs on any Tuesday or Thursday at 1:00 pm at this link

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.