Where can you go to find and secure a job as a young adult? LinkedIn? Indeed? Glassdoor? Snagajob? Google? Though applying online is beneficial to the application process, there is a dedicated center right here in Las Vegas that provides all those services to you for FREE. It is called the One-Stop Career Center and it will greatly help you secure a job for the summer, and shape your overall career pathway for your future!

What is One-Stop Career Center?

The One-Stop Career Center is a hub that provides a plethora of services for both adults and youth in the state of Nevada. “Program services begin with an in-depth assessment to determine appropriate services for educational attainment, career exploration, and opportunities for job related training and employment focused on in-demand careers.”

Who is eligible?

The One-Stop Career Center is catered to not only adults, but also “young adults, ages 16-24 years old who are out-of-school and face barriers to education and employment.”

What does the Center provide?

What exactly does the One-Stop center provide for you? The center provides youth with Educational Achievement like financial literacy; employment preparation which assists youth before, during, and after the employment process; as well as other integrated support for the youth from counseling and mentoring programs.

Educational Achievement

  • Alternative secondary school services or dropout recovery services
  • Tutoring, study skills training and instruction
  • Activities that help prepare for and transition to postsecondary education and training
  • Financial literacy

Employment Preparation

  • Paid and unpaid work experiences, internships, and job shadowing
  • Occupational skills and training
  • Work readiness classes
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Services to provide information on in-demand careers and employment information around career awareness, counseling, and exploration

Integrated Support for Youth

  • Support services
  • Adult mentoring
  • Follow-up services
  • Comprehensive guidance and counseling
  • Leadership development opportunities

Where are they located?

There are many One-Stop centers in the state of Nevada. Listed below are the many One-Stop centers around you!

West Las Vegas Library 951 West Lake Mead Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Belrose Street – TANF 700 Belrose Street
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Maryland Parkway – Job Connect 3405 S Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89169
North Las Vegas – Job Connect 2827 Las Vegas Boulevard North
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Clark County Library 1401 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Alexander Library 1755 West Alexander Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Comprehensive One-Stop Career Center 6330 West Charleston Boulevard, Suite 190
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Green Valley Library 2797 North Green Valley Parkway
Henderson, NV 89014
Henderson – Job Connect 4500 East Sunset Road, Suite 40
Henderson, NV 89014
James – Gibson Library 100 West Lake Mead Parkway
Henderson, NV 89015
Boulder City Library 701 Adams Boulevard
Boulder City, NV 89005
Mesquite Library 121 W 1st N Street
Mesquite, NV 89027
Laughlin Library 2840 Needles Highway
Laughlin, NV 89029

So if you have been applying to dozens of jobs online and haven’t heard back from any employers for several weeks, or even months, the One-Stop Career Center is a great resource to obtain that summer job or Internship to begin your career journey!

Story by Kyle Catarata – OWINN Special Projects Coordinator