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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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Join GO’s $10-for-10 Campaign to Celebrate 10 Years of Jobs and Justice in Asheville!


UPDATE: Thank you to the 40 generous donors who contributed to our $10-for-10 Campaign. We raised $1,200 for our job training and employment programs with your support! Whether you gave $10, $100, or something in between, your donation makes a difference. Thank you!

Since 2008, GO has worked to improve lives, empower neighborhoods, and increase community health and resiliency through innovative job training and placement programs and hands-on community projects.

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Green Opportunities’ YouthBuild program creates construction career pathways for young adults

YouthBuild student Kymadree Ruff (left) practices making accurate measurements with instructor and YouthBuild program coordinator Eric Howell.


Last month, Green Opportunities kicked-off the second of three planned cycles of its new YouthBuild training program, a tuition-free pre-apprenticeship program designed for out-of-school youth in Buncombe County. Ten young adults ranging in age from 16 to 24 are enrolled in the latest YouthBuild training cycle; 80% of the participants are teenagers, and 40% are women.

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