YouthBuild Shreveport

YouthBuild Shreveport

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Cultural Trip, Tuesday, 7/24. You're allowed to wear full length jeans(no rips, shreds, tears, holes, no shorts), YBS collared shirt and closed toe shoes. If you have doubts about your choice of pants, wear the blue YBS pants.
December 2017 Program Participants/Completers, please join us for a Spring BBQ on Thursday, May 24th at noon. There will be food, fun, board games and more!
I miss my YBF (YouthBuild Family ) 😢

YouthBuild Shreveport provides young people ages 16-24 education, vocational training, job readiness training, and leadership development.

[11/19/19]   Please be aware that the follow-up period for YouthBuild Shreveport will be ending in February. Please contact our front desk at 318-676-7850 if you are currently enrolled in YouthBuild and need help being referred to another program.

[10/17/19]   SUSLA is having a career fair on Tuesday, October 22nd in the Jesse Stone Building from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Bring resumes and dress professional. This event is open to the public, so please spread the word.

[10/07/19]   YouthBuild Shreveport will have a job fair preparation day on October 16th at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be provided.

[10/01/19]   We will be having life skills classes for YouthBuild students on Wednesday, October 2nd from 9:00 to 11:30 AM. You can stop by when you want to and we can work on preparing for the upcoming job fair at Southern University. The job fair will be on October 22nd. Let me know if you have any questions.

[09/24/19]   I just wanted to let you all know that we will have life skills classes for YouthBuild students on Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:30. We will keep it informal and base it on your needs (tutoring, services, job help). Southern University Shreveport will have a career fair late October (details to come), so we would be happy to help you prepare for that event.

[09/16/19]   I just wanted to let YouthBuild students know that there will be a community job fair at the Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College on Thursday, September 19, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Here is the address:

2010 North Market Street, Building E
Shreveport, LA 71107

We can assist with interview practice, job fair preparation, and resume writing on Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM if you need any help.

[08/19/19]   We will once again have life skills classes on Wednesday at 9:00 AM. This week will be more of a check-in to go over your progress and see what still needs to be done.

[08/13/19]   We will once again have life skills classes on Wednesday at 9:00 AM. We will focus on job applications. On another note, staff members have to go to meetings on Thursday and Friday. YouthBuild Shreveport campus will be closed on August 15-16. We will have regular hours on Monday.

[08/05/19]   I just wanted to remind everyone that we will have life skills classes this Wednesday at 9:00 AM.

[07/29/19]   I just wanted to remind everyone that we will have life skills classes this Wednesday at 9:00 AM.

[07/23/19]   YouthBuild Shreveport will continue having life skills classes on Wednesdays at 9:00 AM. Our next classes will be tomorrow (July 24).

[07/09/19]   We will not have life skills classes the next two Wednesdays (7/10 and 7/17). Our campus will still be open, so please stop by if you need tutoring or services.

[07/01/19]   We will not be having life skills classes this Wednesday due to the upcoming July 4th holiday. YouthBuild Shreveport will be closed Thursday and Friday.

[06/25/19]   We will be having life skills classes for our students on Wednesday, June 26 at 9:00 AM. We will cover resumes, applications, and creating iHire accounts.

[06/18/19]   Just a reminder for our students that YouthBuild Shreveport will be having life skills classes this Wednesday (June 19) at 9:00 AM.

[06/10/19]   Just a reminder for our current students. We will once again be having life skills classes this Wednesday at 9:00 AM.

[06/04/19]   We are very proud that two of our students, Walter Anderson and Shominique Stewart, are representing YouthBuild Shreveport in Washington, DC at the YouthBuild AmeriCorps Conference of Young Leaders!

[06/03/19]   We will have a student field trip to Wiley College on Wednesday, June 5th. Please let Dr. Jackson know if you plan to attend. We will leave around 8:30 AM on Wednesday, so please be on campus by 8:20 AM. We will not be having Wednesday classes on campus due to the field trip.

[05/28/19]   YouthBuild Shreveport will once again have life skills classes tomorrow (Wednesday) from 9:00 to 11:30 AM. We are also doing Paint Your Heart Out on Saturday, June 1st. Come by the front office for more information.

[05/09/19]   Paint Your Heart Out will now take place on June 1st. Please come to the YBS front office if you are a student interested in volunteering for this event.

[05/06/19]   If you are currently enrolled in YouthBuild Shreveport, then please be aware of the following events this week:

We will be having life skills courses on Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

We will also have another volunteer opportunity this Saturday (5/11) for Paint Your Heart Out. We will meet on campus this Saturday at 8:00 AM. Come to the front office to sign up.

You will receive AmeriCorps hours for both of these events if you are enrolled in the program.

redcross.org 04/26/2019

Welcome to Volunteer Connection!

In May we are offering 2 Saturday volunteer opportunities for our students that qualify for AmeriCorps hours. Details are below:

First, we are planning to do some volunteering for Red Cross on Saturday, May 4th. We will be helping install fire alarms in neighborhood houses. This volunteering will count for AmeriCorps hours if you are enrolled in that program. Our plan is to meet on campus at 8:15 AM on May 4th. We can then drive everyone to the Red Cross office in Shreveport. Please contact Dr. Tornes if you are interested.

If you will volunteer for Red Cross, then you will have to register to be a Red Cross volunteer. Please complete registration on the following page: https://www.redcross.org/sso/vc0.html?arcPartnerId=vc0&resume=/idp/Oak6V/resumeSAML20/idp/SSO.ping&spentity=http://pingone.com/d5b109be-ce0e-4a23-b2ea-171a180ac2a5
You will need to click on “create my red cross ID”

Second, we are participating in Paint Your Heart Out on May 11th. This volunteer work involves painting a home in the community. We will meet on campus at 8:00 on Saturday, May 11 and then drive over to the house. Lunch will be provided. The work should end around 1:00 PM and you will have the opportunity to attend an after-party with free food (you will be responsible for finding transportation to the after-party). Please come to campus to fill out the required paperwork if you are interested.

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[04/15/19]   Below is our weekly schedule for enrolled program participants:

• Tutoring is available Monday and Tuesday by appointment (contact Dr. Jackson)
• We will offer life skills classes on Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. These hours will count towards AmeriCorps for those enrolled.
• Practice tests will be scheduled for 12:00 on Wednesday at VoTech. Dr. Jackson will inform those who need to go. Contact Dr. Jackson if you have any questions.
• Contact me if you want to register for AmeriCorps or have questions about placement.
• Contact Dr. Jackson if you are interested in attending the HBCU Day at the Capitol in Baton Rouge. This event will be on Wednesday, April 24th.

Please contact the front office if you have any questions.

[03/11/19]   The YouthBuild Shreveport program is now focusing more on AmeriCorps. We are looking for volunteer opportunities for our program participants in the Shreveport/Bossier City area. If you have a nonprofit organization or know of a nonprofit organization that provide more than 4 hours of volunteering each weekday, then please contact me at: [email protected]

Please let me know if you have any questions.

[12/20/18]   YouthBuild Shreveport will be closed for the holidays until January 7th.

ybshreveport.org 02/01/2018

Youthbuild - Youbuild Program SUSLA

Orientation: Thursdays @12pm
Location: 3000 Martin Luther King Drive

Apply online @ www.ybshreveport.org

ybshreveport.org The Youthbuild program in Shreveport, La is a part of SUSLA and is about helping the youth build important skills and help there community.

[01/18/18]   Classes resume tomorrow, January 18, 2018.

[01/16/18]   Due to icy roads, campus will be closed on tomorrow, January 17, 2018.

[01/15/18]   Campus will be closed tomorrow due to inclement weather

ybshreveport.org 12/11/2017

Youthbuild - Youbuild Program SUSLA

Enrolling now for classes starting in February 2018! Apply online at ybshreveport.org

ybshreveport.org The Youthbuild program in Shreveport, La is a part of SUSLA and is about helping the youth build important skills and help there community.

07/05/2017

YOUTHBUILD Shreveport (July '17), Produced by AAP

YouthBuild Shreveport (YBS) provide out-of-school youth between the ages of 16 and 24 the broadest range of tools, support and opportunities available to become self-sufficient leaders, responsible individuals and productive citizens in their community.

We are currently enrolling for ages 16-24, give us a call at 318-676-7850.

HiSED (GED)
Construction Certification
Job Readiness Skills

https://youtu.be/WZ2ZbFTxv8g

YOUTHBUILD Shreveport July '17 (excerpt from possible forthcoming documentary), Produced by Alumni Arts Presents. Info: YouthBuild Shreveport provides young ...

[12/04/16]   Join our waiting list for classes starting in February. Come and see us!

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3000 Dr Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA
71107
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