Union Construction Readiness Program

Site Visit

What we do

  • Programs

    Our programs, training initiatives, recruitment efforts, and partnerships enhance the pairing of high-quality candidates with productive opportunities in construction & the trades. Our efforts culminate to bolster our local communities and economy.

  • Community

    We believe in collaboration as a way of life. Developing strong community partnerships enhances our capacity to build a pipeline of skilled, diverse candidates for apprenticeships and careers in the construction industry throughout our region.

  • News

    Cleveland Builds is changing and growing every day. Stay updated on everything we do by connecting with us through social media; we’ll be posting about upcoming recruitment events, training programs, and other exciting opportunities available for our participants and partners.

Union Construction Readiness Program

Learn more about our specialized programs


Cleveland Builds is a 501(c)3 nonprofit workforce intermediary dedicated to connecting people with successful and fulfilling jobs. Cleveland Builds exists to connect motivated Clevelanders with career opportunities in construction where hard work and determination are rewarded. Our Union Construction Readiness Program empowers career-seekers to meet the talent needs of Northeast Ohio contractors in family-sustaining jobs.

Cleveland Builds identifies areas of need in our regional construction workforce and provides focused training and workforce development services to satisfy those needs. Our participants seek a more qualified, diverse, and successful construction workforce, with well-paying careers and focused plans for advancement.

Cleveland Builds Trade Program Cleveland Builds Trade Program Cleveland Builds Trade Program