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What is OLI?

Opportunities Long Island works to connect individuals from underserved communities to union construction.
 We’re looking for individuals who want to learn, start lifelong careers, and improve their lives.

Check out the video and meet students in training!

Career Path

Opportunities Long Island prepares you for a rewarding career in construction.

Meet Our Grads

Ritchy Gabriel
Plumbers Local 200
Marc-Henry Sanon
District Council 9, Painters
Lamar Phillips
Structural Iron Workers Local 361
Jonathan Degannes
Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 46
Hamilton Arvelo
Ornamental Iron Workers Local 580
Femi Ayodele
IBEW 25, Electricians
Claude Malloy
Ornamental Iron Workers Local 580
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The Trades

Union apprenticeship programs are not just about a job. They are the first step towards a successful career in the building and construction trades.

  • Heat and Frost Insulators
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Structural Iron Workers
  • Laborers
  • Metal Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers
  • Construction Craft Laborers: Road and Heavy Highway
  • Sheet Metal: Sign Manufacturers and Erectors
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Union Advantage

With unions more low-wage workers can get out of poverty, and there's a stronger middle class.

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Partners & Supporters

Leadership: See why our partners and supporters are working so hard to make this happen.


Behind The Scenes

Anthony dazed after his first time in a manhole!

Enroll in OLI and see if YOU can climb a 35 foot column!

Lots of “WOWs” when OLI visited the Ornamental Ironworkers training facility!

Jamar frozen after succeeding to overcome the fear of the spark.

Check out our Instagram, and meet current students and grads!

Contact Information

Erica Rechner
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(631) 348-1170 EXT 316
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