September 21, 2023

Coastal Bend College

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YouthBuild Program Recruiting New Participants in Beeville Area: Information Session on January 26

YouthBuild Coastal Bend is recruiting for its next class in Beeville, which is planned to begin in mid February. Anyone interested in learning more about YouthBuild can attend an information session scheduled for Wednesday, January 26 at 6 p.m.. All of the information sessions will be held at the Coastal Bend College located at 3800 Charco Road in Beeville.

YouthBuild is a national program that helps young people earn their GEDs, trains participants in construction trades, and teaches work readiness and leadership skills. Hands-on construction training takes place while building affordable housing within the community. Participants who successfully complete the program receive a nationally recognized construction trades certification.

To be eligible for participation, individuals must be 18 – 24 years of age, low income, a high school drop out or basic skills deficient , and motivated to make a positive change in their lives.

Those selected for the program will earn a stipend for participation and will learn skills that will last for a lifetime.

To learn more about the YouthBuild Program, email

YouthBuild is a program operated by Pettus Independent School District, with grant funding provided by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration.

For more information about YouthBuild Coastal Bend, please visit