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.
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
Finance and Insurance
Hospitality and Culinary
Technology and Cyber Security
Transportation and Logistics