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
Finance and Insurance
Hospitality and Culinary
Office Management
Real Estate
Technology and Cyber Security
Transportation and Logistics

...and more!

Learn More!

Call 401-559-3940


Contact Information

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

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