Swords to Plowshares is currently enrolling students for the Diablo Valley College green jobs training program. The training is provided at NO COST to qualifying veterans (follow the read more link below for qualification criteria). In addition, Swords to Plowshares will assist those who complete the training with entry-level job placement. The training program begins February 16, 2010 and runs through April 10, 2010.
Several orientations are planned – the first one will take place on January 12, 2010 from 6:30 until 8:00 PM at Diablo Valley College. For more information or to pre-register for the orientation email Anthony Chandler at Swords to Plowshares or call (415) 558-8870 ext. 202.
To qualify you must be a veteran and:
- Served after September 11, 2001
- Possess a DD-214
- Possess a state issued ID
- Possess a social security card
- Are physically able to install solar panels
- Pass a basic Math and English assessment test
- Are looking to launch into one of the fastest growing industries