Below are several programs designed to assist local businesses with recruitment, screening, hiring and training of employees.

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.

Alliance for Workforce Development
988 McCourtney Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95949

PH: 530-265-7088

Alliance for Workforce Development
10075 Levon Ave
Truckee, CA 96161

PH: 530-550-3015

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Connecting Point

For Employers

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.

For Participants

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.
Connecting Point
208 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone: 530-274-5601
Toll free: 866-577-6331

Sierra Small Business Development Center

One-on-One Advising

Our Business Advisors are industry experts who provide free, professional business advising in marketing, finance, accessing capital, and more.

Trainings & Workshops

Gain skills and knowledge you need for your business to prosper by attending one of our informative workshops.

Funding Assistance

Need money? Get expert help with business loan applications, investor packages, crowdfunding campaigns, and more.

Sierra Business Council
10183 Truckee Airport Road
Suite 202
Phone: (530) 582-4800


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.

525 Wall Street
Chico, CA 95928

PH: 530-892-9600
FAX: 530-892-9609

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.

Sierra College Employer Services
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.

Nevada County Tech Connection
Talent Directory
Employer Directory

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.

The Union Newspaper