Sustainable Job Training

As Abaco re-develops, Friends of the Environment will continue to promote sustainability. In line with this we are creating an apprentice program, offering opportunities to help Abaco's communities and economy recover following Hurricane Dorian. FRIENDS is partnering with local eco businesses to offer training programs that will give recent high school graduates from Abaco the opportunity to work in a sustainable field and learn more about that career path. The experience will help participants build skills, make valuable connections, and identify future career opportunities. Trainees will be offered a stipend to facilitate participation. Each participant will be asked to complete an independent project to share what they have learned with the community. 
 

Learn more about our opportunities below and scroll down to apply.

FALL 2020 - SOLAR ENERGY

Two trainees will be selected to work alongside Engineered Electric Services as they repair and reinstall a 15kW solar photovoltaic array at the FRIENDS Campus in Marsh Harbour. The previous system was lost in Hurricane Dorian, so you will be directly involved in helping to get our Campus operational and sustainable and learn valuable skills that will give you an advantage as you seek a future career. 

Looking for solar solutions? Contact Engineered Electric today!

Qualifications

1.

Abaco residents who have graduated high school within the last five years (male or female).

2.

No previous experience required.

3.

Government issued identification

4.

Two references (e.g. past teacher, previous employer, community leader)

5.

A desire to learn!

Applications for solar training are now closed. Feel free to submit your contact information to hear about future opportunities.
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Connect with us!

Please reach out to learn more about our programs or to find how you can become part of FRIENDS' work in Abaco. 

Email: info@friendsoftheenvironment.org

Phone: 242-801-0235 (Executive Director)

Please bear with us. We are still rebuilding our infrastructure following Hurricane Dorian.

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