Rebuilding Exchange believes that in order to realize a sustainable, local economy, we must provide living wage jobs to Chicago residents, working to foster more sustainable industries.
To meet the changing educational and training needs of the urban workforce and connect them with the employment opportunities of the future, Rebuilding Exchange offers dynamic training programs that incorporate sustainability into the core curriculum.
The Rebuilding Exchange job training program provides job training opportunities to people with barriers to employment in the fields of deconstruction, materials management, retail warehousing, and carpentry.
We partner with The Cara Program, Building Materials Reuse Association, Greater West Town Training Partnership, OAI Inc, OBI Deconstruction and others to deliver hands-on training programs that prepare program participants well for re-entry into the workforce.
Funders of our job training program include:
- Bank of America
- The Boeing Company
- The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
- Northern Trust
- Polk Brothers Foundation