Looking to get a jump-start on your first career?

If you're a young adult that isn't sure what's the right next step toward training for a career, look no further. JOIN Inc.'s Young Adult Program can help individuals ages 17-24 years old gain the skills needed for in-demand careers in Northern Nevada. This program assists with free, short-term career and technical training, supportive services and subsidized wages while learning a new job.

The Young Adult Program is very flexible in eligibility requirements. We will do our best in understanding your situation and work with you on the right path for you. If you don't meet the requirements listed here, you still may be eligible in other ways. Please visit a JOIN Inc. regional office to see how we can help you.

Here are some common ways you can be eligible:

  • You reside in a high poverty zip code and can prove it with a piece of formal mail or lease agreement.

  • You are receiving SNAP (Food Stamps), Free Reduced Lunch or TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families).

  • You who are pregnant or are parenting as a young adult.

  • You meet minimum requirements depending on your home size and gross income of anyone who is a household member (mother, father, children, etc.).

The list of possible career training courses is endless, ranging from Accounting to Welding and everything in between. JOIN Inc. focuses on “in-demand” occupations in northern Nevada in industries such as Construction, Healthcare, Manufacturing & Logistics, Information Technology, Tourism, and Entertainment. Northern Nevada is experiencing substantial growth and occupational skills are vital for our economy.

Here are some examples of what trainings are available:

  • Accounting

  • Business

  • CDL-A Truck Driving

  • Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Computer/Microsoft Office

  • Construction

  • Diesel Technology

  • Electrical Technology

  • HVAC

  • Industrial Mechanic

  • Manufacturing Technician

  • Medical Assistant

  • Millwright Technology

  • Paralegal Studies

  • Production Technician

  • Software Development/Coding

  • Welding Technology

  • and many more...



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The Young Adult Program is flexible in eligibility. If you don't meet the requirements listed here, you still may be eligible in other ways. Please visit a JOIN Inc. regional office to determine eligibility. 

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