Workforce Training and Finding Employees
Below are several programs designed to assist local businesses with recruitment, screening, hiring and training of employees.
Alliance for Workforce Development
Alliance for Workforce Development
Nevada County Alliance for Workforce Development is an America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) operator and has a variety of programs that can assist Job Seekers and Businesses. We can assist Job seekers with finding employment or help with training for a new career. We help businesses in the recruitment, screening, hiring and training of employees. Our programs include: recruitment and screening, on-the-job training (OJT), work experience/internship, customized training, vocational training, skills upgrade and career guidance when needed. Funding for this program is through the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Services are offered at no cost to the business or job seeker.
Connecting Point is training a new workforce to meet the needs of our local economy.
We partner with local employers to provide practical work experience for program participants while helping you build your business.
Get the experience, training, and support you need to succeed in your next career. We work with participants of Nevada County’s CalWORKs program and Child Support Services program.
- Find the career that’s best for you and put a plan in place to get the job.
- Get the training you need to advance your career.
- Work with local employers to build your skills while on the job.
- Connect to community resources to meet your personal and career goals.
Sierra Small Business Development Center
The Northern Rural Training And Employment Consortium (NoRTEC),
NoRTEC is a consortium of eleven Northern California Counties established to address the needs of job seekers and businesses in our region. We believe that a healthy business community creates economic vitality, and we are dedicated to strengthening and supporting area businesses in order to create jobs and encourage economic prosperity.
NoRTEC oversee’ s 13 America’s Job Centers of California (AJCC’s) that help develop the educational and occupational skills of job seekers to meet the needs of local businesses. Our AJCC’s also provide other services to businesses, including recruitment, screening and interviewing services, HR information/assistance, workshops and financial assistance with the training of employees. Our AJCC operator in Nevada County, is the Nevada County Business and Career Network. They are located both in Grass Valley and Truckee.
Sierra College, Nevada County Campus “Job Link”
Sierra Job Link is a free service for students, alumni and industry professionals to connect for career opportunities.
Students and alumni can search hundreds of jobs, internships, and other positions posted exclusively for Sierra College, view upcoming community hiring events, find career advice, and more!
Industry professionals can recruit and hire talented Sierra College students and alumni. Access to online recruitment services is 24 hours a day, seven days a week at no cost.
Career and Transfer Connections at Sierra College oversees Sierra Job Link and offers additional career and transfer services. Visit our website for more information.
Industry professionals can recruit and hire talented Sierra College students and alumni. Online recruitment services are available at no cost 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Advertise jobs, internships, volunteer, freelance, and other positions to Sierra College students and alumni registered on Sierra Job Link.
Nevada County Tech Connection
We provide resources to connect tech talent and businesses. There is a talent and employer directory. We also host regular meetups and monthly and annual events to bring tech to small businesses, promote networking and information exchange, and support small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Local Media Outlet
The Union is a daily newspaper serving Grass Valley and Nevada County, California. The Union provides news coverage of the local and regional level. Sections include news, sports, opinion, entertainment, and more. It has a daily print circulation of over 14,000 copies.