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Phone: (313) 964-2763
1627 W. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit
Michigan 48216
USA
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Target demographics: helping low-income, young adults work to obtain their GED, continue their education and gain employability skills

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: tutor, assist with resource development, help with mailings, greet visitors or join students on community service projects (weatherization, deconstruction, neighborhood beautification,soup kitchens, urban farming, health expos,senior events, etc..)

Geographic areas served: Detroit

Programs: GED Exam preparation, academic support, counseling and support services, leadership and employability skills, on-the-job residential construction training and NCCER certification.

Mission:
Young Detroit Builders (YDB) strives to unleash the positive energy of unemployed young adults to rebuild their communities and their own lives with a commitment to work, education, responsibility and family. Here at Young Detroit Builders, we rebuild communities, while transforming lives.
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01/28/10
I am a student at Wayne State University, and for one of my classes during the fall 2009 semester I was required to fulfill a learning service requirement. So, various different representatives from schools and other organizations came and spoke to our class to let us know about how we can help each... more »
01/27/10
I have had nothing but pleasant and good experiences with YDB. I have been employed here for the last five months and I have witnessed nothing but positive results. This program give young adults the chance to reestablish their lives and really make something negative into a positive... more »
01/22/10
I originally volunteered with YDB as part of a requirement for an honors class at Wayne State University, and though I was somewhat nervous about how it would go, I have found volunteering here extremely rewarding and fun. The students that study here are trying to make a positive change in their ... more »
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