401-235-7000

P.A.I.D.

Pathways to Adulting, Independence, and Dignity

It's your life. Work for it!

Interested in free training, paid internships and improving your academic and employment skills?

P.A.I.D is a FREE Training program for young people between 18 and 29 years old. 

P.A.I.D. is...

A FREE 11 week career exploration program designed to maximize the support available to people interested in taking the time to find a long-term career and succeed in it.

Phase 1- Engagement and Skills Building

Participate in a 4 week class to:

Discover and explore your interests, skills and how those fit into a career.
Develop your confidence in communication, teamwork, interviewing and problem-solving. 
Explore the best career option for you!

Phase 2- Try-Out and Shadowing

Participate in 2-3 temporary paid job shadow experiences (6 weeks total) to:

Gain experience in your top fields of interest
Expand your network and learn in a hands-on setting about possible career pathways.

Phase 3- Training, Job Placement and Follow-Up

Work one-on-one with your instructor and employment specialist to:

Enroll in college classes, Real Jobs Training, or other next steps needed to reach your goals.
    Find permanent or entry-level employment on the path to your long-term career.

Possible Career Paths

Call Center/Customer Service
Child Care
Construction
Education
Energy
Finance and Insurance
Healthcare
Hospitality and Culinary
Maintenance
Manufacturing
Office Management
Real Estate
Technology and Cyber Security
Transportation and Logistics

...and more!

Learn More!

Call 401-774-2946

 

Contact Information

PO Box 1700 | Woonsocket, RI | 02895 | Directions
401.235.7000 Main Agency | 401.235.7120 Emergency

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