River City YouthBuild
Building Brighter Futures Together
River City YouthBuild is dedicated to unleashing the intelligence and positive energy of young people to transform their lives and rebuild their communities.
As an affiliate of an incredible nationwide network, our program provides opportunity youth the pathways to redefine their lives through educational, professional, and leadership development.
The YouthBuild Model
YouthBuild provides a pathway to education through General Education Development (GED) and High School Diploma classes, as well as on-site construction work experience or exposure to the health care field through a pre-Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) track.
To enhance this experience, the program also provides job skills training, leadership development, exposure to community service (via AmeriCorps), and access to supportive services during and after graduating from the program.
This investment transforms youth into educated and economically self-sufficient young men and women.
To be eligible to enroll at River City YouthBuild, potential participants must:
Be 16-24 years old;
Live in Pasquotank, Perquimans, Camden, Currituck, Chowan, or Gates County;
Meet income guidelines*;
Complete the YouthBuild Application and meet with our Case Manager.
*A low-income family is defined as having an income that does not exceed 50% of the median family income area.