Constructing Hope provides a chance for low-income, recently returning citizens, people of color and unemployed people to have an opportunity to play in the construction industry. Through the training, certifications, backing and support our program provides; our graduates have a leg up when they enter the apprentice realm, setting them up for success.

NOW is the time to Level the Playing Field in the construction industry and give people of all backgrounds a chance at a true career that pays a living wage.

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Building Careers and Community

Constructing Hope’s mission is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry. We provide no-cost, ten-week construction training programs, placement services, and career advancement support.

Adult Construction Training

No-cost, 10-week, construction skills and life skills pre-apprenticeship construction training program for disadvantaged men and women. (Students learn: Construction Skills • Blueprint Reading • Applied Math
• Safety • Career Awareness • Financial Management
• Workplace Expectations • Construction Culture
• Professional Communications • Certifications
• Plan for Life Success.)

Youth Summer Program

Five-week program for skills, motivation, and career awareness to enter a career path in the construction trades.

Career Advancement Support

CAREER PLACEMENT: Construction apprenticeships, pathway jobs that lead to apprenticeships, and other employment. Through construction apprenticeships our graduates secure good paying jobs in careers that can be mastered without a college degree. CAREER RETENTION AND ADVANCEMENT SERVICES: Three years of career placement, mentorship, and supportive services.

Adult Construction Training

No-cost, 10-week, construction skills and life skills pre-apprenticeship construction training program for disadvantaged men and women. (Students learn: Construction Skills • Blueprint Reading • Applied Math
• Safety • Career Awareness • Financial Management • Workplace Expectations
• Construction Culture • Professional Communications • Certifications
• Plan for Life Success.)

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Mentoring Event

July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Jul 27

Boards, Bags & Brews 2022

July 27 @ 4:00 pm - July 29 @ 8:00 pm
Portland OR
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Mentoring Event

August 18

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