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Job Seekers: Brush Up Your Soft Skills in GO’s Three-Day Ready to Work Class

Asheville job seekers, are your soft skills are up to snuff? If you want to brush up your essential skills like workplace communication, professionalism, interview techniques, and conflict resolution to boost your job search, enroll in GO’s Ready to Work program. This tuition-free class for job seekers meets Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Job seekers who complete the three-day Ready to Work class may receive case management, job placement services, and job referrals from GO staff.

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Green Opportunities Mourns the Death of GO Student Brandie S. Angel

September 26, 2018 – Today, the Green Opportunities (GO) community mourns the death of Brandie Sherrell Angel, age 27, who was shot and killed last night near Bartlett Arms Apartments.


Brandie, an aspiring hip-hop musician and mother of a one-year-old daughter, graduated from GO’s Training Team program for young adults from marginalized communities in 2013.

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GO Recognized by Asheville Chamber of Commerce as September Small Business of the Month

J Hackett, GO’s executive director, accepts the Small Business of the Month certificate at the Asheville Chamber. 


Green Opportunities is pleased to share that we were selected as Small Business of the Month for September 2018 by the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce. GO is proud of the workforce training, job placement, and social enterprise work we do in our community and we are honored to receive this recognition.

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Recruitment is Open for GO’s Fall 2018 FREE Job Training Programs – Apply here!

Motivated to make a change? Looking for a second chance?


Green Opportunities is accepting new students for our Kitchen Ready, YouthBuild, and Ready to Work programs. Apply today!


Are you looking for a job, training opportunities, or your GED® / high school equivalency diploma? GO can help you meet your goals. GO training programs are designed to teach our Members valuable transferable skills–like teamwork, communication, problem solving, and professionalism–that will prepare you to find and keep a job. 

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