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Student Blog: One-Stop Career Center

Student Blog: One-Stop Career Center
OWINN Blogs | 05/03/2019

Kyle Catarata – OWINN Special Projects Coordinator

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 Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89169

North Las Vegas | JobConnect

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

Green Valley Library

2797 North Green Valley Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89014

Henderson | JobConnect

4500 East Sunset Road, Suite 40

James | Gibson Library

100 West Lake Mead Parkway
Henderson, NV 89015

Boulder City Library

701 Adams Blvd
Boulder City, NV 89005

Mesquite Library

121 W 1st N St
Mequite, NV 89027

Laughlin Library

2840 Needles Hwy
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!