Looking for job training?
Want to earn your high school diploma?
Want to learn basic carpentry, landscaping and recycling skills while getting paid?
Want to make San Francisco a better place to live?
Join the Corps!
SFCC’s job readiness program is funded by fee-for-services, private gifts, state and federal government grants and contracts, and corporate contributions.
Come to our weekly Information/Interview session every Thursday at 1:30pm
Located at our headquarters: 205 – 13th Street, Suite #2001, San Francisco Entrance located off Erie Street (and Mission Street)
If you have any questions please contact us at:
When you join the Corps, you…
Work in teams of 5-10 under the supervision of a professional staff leader
Attend high school classes with skilled instructors to help you earn your diploma
Learn recycling, basic carpentry, landscaping, tool usage, leadership and other marketable job skills
Build play structures and enhance public spaces throughout the City
Recycle beverage containers and other materials
Educate communities and businesses on recycling best practices
Plan your career and education goals with a career counselor
Develop your resume, references and public speaking skills
Attend workshops led by experts in a variety of trades, employment fields, financial management, and more
Corpsmembers earn $15.00 per hour for the hours worked in the field (approximately 19.5 hours per week). Plus, Corpsmembers are required to attend 14.5 hours per week of unpaid school. Please see our Corpsmember Participant Description, which includes participant responsibilities and minimum qualifications.
Leadership Positions Within the Corps
Corpsmembers who have trained with the Corps for at least three months, and have demonstrated solid commitment to work, education and strong attendance are eligible to apply for leadership positions including special events specialist, tool room specialist, and crew leader . These positions also offer a pay increase. All Corpsmembers are part-time, temporary, non-exempt employees.