Drexel University

FREE Job Training Program for Men Ages 18-30

Posted on January 28, 2020
The Drexel University Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice is accepting applications for a free FREE job training program for men ages 18-30 with lived experience of violence to receive dual certification as Community Health Workers and Certified Peer Specialists. This program is a good fit for young men interested in becoming healers and helpers in their communities and entering the human service or healthcare fields.

The basic requirements for eligibility are:

  • identify as male
  • ages 18-30
  • lived experience of violence (either to themselves or someone close to them)
  • HS diploma or GED
  • willing to commit to 9 weeks of training (4 days per week, Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday)

*PARTICIPANT PAYMENT* is provided, and transportation assistance is available. A criminal record may NOT be a barrier to entry into the program– eligibility will be assessed on a case by case basis. The deadline to apply is March 13, 2020. Download an info sheet and application at bit.ly/drexel-chwp or contact crc72@drexel.edu or 215-762-1170.


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