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2 Our Mission GNJ Provides programs and services that assist individuals with obtaining their career and/or personal goals as well as enhance, build and revitalize communities!

3 Eligibility Criteria Out-of-School Youth Between Low Income As Defined In WIA State Issued Picture ID Social Security Card Proof of Citizenship Selective Service (Male Only 18-25) Deficient In Basic Literacy Skills Homeless, Runaway, or Foster Child Pregnant or Parenting Youth Offender Youth With A Disability Disadvantaged In order to meet the criteria for the program, you must have at least one of the following in addition to the programs income requirements:

4 Income Criteria Income verification documents includes at least one of the following: Copy of the paycheck stub OR Food Stamp, TANF, Child Support, SSI, and/or SSDI printout Proof of Unemployment (Letter of Determination Printout) or Lay off letter and verification The parent or youth can use a self-statement if he/she is not employed and the aforementioned documents do not apply. 1$ 9,815 2$ 16,084 3$ 22,083 4$ 27,261 5$ 32,169 6$ 37,625 7$ 43,081 8$ 48,537 For additional family members add $5,456 If the parent s income is more than the poverty guideline for their family, the youth is not eligible for the program.

5 THE GOALS OF WIA To increase employment, as measured by entry into unsubsidized employment; To increase retention in unsubsidized employment six months after entry into employment; To increase earnings received in unsubsidized employment for youth, adults and dislocated workers; and To enhance customer satisfaction for participants and for employers.

6 Youth Program FLOW CHART Eligibility & Program Interest Form I-X-Cel Training Green Tech Training GED Training Activities And/or Referrals Supportive Services Goal Achievement Follow-Up += Employment Placement Career Specialist Registration & I-X-Cel Assessment Train -to-Work Leadership Dev. Employability Training O*Net Assessment WEX Training OJT Training Occupational Training Technology Training

7 I-X-Cel Assessments & Training The I-X-Cel Assessment is not a test. Its used to determine your current employability skills in the areas of math, reading and workplace communication. Participants who do not have a diploma /equivalent will be required to attend GED classes. Each participant will be required to attend Green Tech Training for information on Green careers. GREEN TECH

8 Train-To-Work Program Includes: Leadership Development Employability Training Working With Teams Practical Application On-Site Work Experience (Paid or Unpaid) On-The-Job, Occupational or Specialty Training Employment Placement

9 Leadership & Working With Teams 7 Leadership Competencies include Can Demonstrate Readiness to Secure and Hold a Job Can Listen Well To Others Can Participate in Self-Estimation Can Set and Achieve Personal Development Goals Can Define the Functions, Skills, and Attitudes of Effective Leaders Can Find Information Through Researching Can Keep a Weekly Schedule and Calendar

10 Employability & Work Readiness 5 Trainings include: Resume Development Skills Analysis (Transferable Skill Sets) Workplace Basics Customer Service (Satisfying Your Internal and External Customers) Employer Expectations

11 OJT, Occupational, Specialty Training Placements May Include: Construction Warehouse & Manufacturing Hospitality /Casino Sites Offices (That Provide Customer Service Opportunities) Health and Personal Care Automotive/Transportation IT & Data Entry Customer Service Representative

12 Whats Next? 1.Complete The Eligibility Documents 2.Complete The I-X-Cel Assessment 3.You Must Be Willing To Commit To The Required Hours 4.Upon Successful Completion, You Will Be Placed in at least one of the following: Work Experience On-The-Job Training Occupational Training Opportunity

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14 LOCATION MAIN OFFICE 2535 W. Cheyenne Blvd. Ste. 107 North Las Vegas, NV (702) Office (702) Fax Visit Us Online at


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