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Direct Entry Recruitment

Our current recruitment cycle is full. Please add your name to our mailing list at the bottom of the page for updates about our next recruitment cycle in 2021, as well as general recruitment information for the trades as they become available.

Our Team


Melissa Shetler
Executive Director

Alvin Banks
Program Director

Duane Townes
Peer Mentor/Instructor
(347) 235-2880

Shi Greene
Lead Peer Mentor/Instructor
(732) 768-3906

Elly Spicer
Workforce Consultant
(917) 887-8344‬

Board Of Directors

Mike Hellstrom
LIUNA, Mason Tenders District Council

Monique George
Open Society Foundation

Kofi Boateng
West Harlem Development Corp.

Sanja Jones
Osborne Association

Davon Lomax
DC 9, Painters

Afua Atta-Mensah
Community Voices Heard

Larry Rothchild
St. Nicks Alliance

Barrie Smith
LIUNA, Local 79

Andre Ward
Fortune Society

Lavon Chambers
Mason Tenders District Council