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New York Drives
January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
a free 5 week career training program that combines driving lessons with professional development workshops to help you qualify for Brooklyn Workforce Innovations’ (BWI) Made in NY (TV/film production assistant training). Participants receive up to 15 hours of driving lessons, road test and professional development workshops. New York Drives serves a prerequisite for the Made in NY program, since they require a valid driver’s license. Applicants cannot apply to only receive their driver’s licenses but must be interested in the Made in NY training. The program includes job placement assistance.
If you know of any eligible qualified candidates please have them attend an information session there is no need to RSVP, just arrive on time we start promptly at 1pm (late comers will not be admitted). Information sessions are held every Monday at 1pm -5pm at Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 92 on the 3rd Floor.
On the flyer, it says that we have info sessions on Mondays at 1pm at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, However that won’t take effect until January 7th 2019. The first week of January the info session will be held at 621 Degraw St Brooklyn NY 11217 info session Time: 2 pm
It is recommend that they arrive 10-15 mins before 2 pm.
Eligibility requirements are as follows:
- Must be at least 18+
- NYC resident
- Legally eligible to work in the US
- Low income, unemployed or underemployed
- Must be able to pass a drug test
- Must have full time availability Monday- Friday 9am -5pm
- Must NOT have had a Driver’s License previously
*Priority given to NYCHA residents that live in Red Hook, Gowanus and Brownsville neighborhoods.