The LAGC’s YCCC program, for young adults, is a free & paid 12-week construction and conservation jobs training program that provides nationally recognized certification training, soft skills training, internships and in-the-field training, performance incentives, and job placement incentives to individuals 18 to 24 in the Greater New Orleans Area.
Our Green Infrastructure Construction and Conservation (GICC) is a 10-week free & paid training comprised of professional development (soft skills), skills attainment (construction and GI), and a paid internship.
Participants will earn the following nationally recognized industry-based credentials:
All students also receive the opportunity to concentrate on math, reading and language skills from an academic instructor. Financial proficiency, employability skills, resume writing, resiliency and tool training workshops are also included in our program.
LAGC provides training stipends as well as transportation assistance and childcare funding. The YCCC and GICC program offers four classes a year free for those who qualify.
Over the past year, Louisiana Green Corps has partnered with local Solar company, Solar Alternatives- as well as orgs Feed the Second Line and Together Louisiana to offer our participants career exploration and workshops in Solar Energy, as well as internships in solar panel installation.
In recent years, we have partnered with Tierra Foundation and Common Ground Relief to provide education, training and career exploration in coastal restoration through bald cyrpess and other native plantings, and carbon wetland mointoring in the Greater New Orleans area.