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Title: Trade Skills Trainer with Work Preserve, Historic Ithaca, Inc. 

Location: Significant Elements | 212 Center Street Ithaca, NY 14850 | In-Person

Terms: Part-time | $20/hour based on experience, benefits to be discussed during interview

Travel: 0-20% local/county travel only  

Education: Proven experience in building trades, ability to train and work with young adults with economic and disability barriers


Position Description: The Work Preserve Trainer will play a vital role in evaluating and assessing the ability of young adults with economic and disability barriers to learn entry level building trade skills. Skills  include carpentry and woodworking, furniture repair and refinishing, painting, hanging drywall and  plastering, plumbing, electrical, landscaping.


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Historic Ithaca, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Historic Ithaca, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Historic Ithaca, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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