Earn your GED or high school diploma, start a career and become empowered by your community.


Become part of the next generation of convervationists through environmental education, preservation and service.

Get Involved

From community members to companies and organizations, there is a way to get involved with American YouthWorks’ YouthBuild.


Become an AmeriCorps Member

AmeriCorps members can serve in a variety of ways with the YouthBuild program, from classroom assistance, to outreach and recruitment assistance, to being a Casa Verde Builders Grad Crew member. What is AmeriCorps?

To learn more about these opportunities, visit the education and career development page and contact [email protected] (512)578-8265


Lend your knowledge and expertise to participants as a one-on-one tutor. We’re in need of math, science, social studies, reading comprehension and writing tutors to help prepare participants for GED/STAAR testing.

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mentors with mentees


• Reach out to an individual or group
• Minimum commitment of 4 months
• Flexible scheduling
• Participate in our weekend activities

[email protected]

volunteers picking up trash and mowing an overgrown cemetery


• Join us for a Day of Service Event
• Photography/Video
• Guest speakers: Share your experiences with a group of our participants on topics such as careers, financial literacy and life experiences.
• Job shadowing and employer site visits

[email protected]


Employers can Host Work Based Experiences

• Mock interviews
• Job shadowing
• Host an intern

Contact us for more information.
College & Careers Team
[email protected]

participants learning construction


Support young people learning career skills! Construction crews can make weatherization and energy efficiency improvements for nonprofits residential properties.

Contact us for more information.
[email protected]
(512)744-1900 x1212

participants in the manufacturing training track

Marketing Collateral

Support young people learning career skills! Services available for nonprofits are screen printing and marketing collateral production, such as t-shirts, mugs, and laser-engraving.

Contact us for more information.
[email protected]

Contact Us!

Have a recruiter contact you by filling out this interest form.
Interest Form

YB Recruiter
[email protected]
Call or text (512)578-8265