Sooner or later we all have to get a job. The following resources provide job and vocational training, placement testing, job hunting skills, job referrals and career counseling.
Boy Scouts of America
Boys Scouts for ages 11-17 boys. Career Exploring Program for young men and women, grades 9-12. Fee: $10.
Durham Scout Center
Address 12401 West Maple Rd
Omaha, NE 68164
Phone (402) 431-9272
Girls Inc. of Omaha
Career education series for teens 18 and over. Scheduled after school Sept.-May and daytime in summer. Minimal membership fee.
Girl Scouts-Spirit of Nebraska
Girl Scouts teaches girls to be self-confident, make good decisions, and use their skills and talents to make the world a better place. Programs offer career exploration and vocational options. Interviewing and presentation are emphasized, as well as preparation for public speaking. Nominal membership fee and program fees may apply. Program scholarship funds available.
Toll Free Number: 800-695-6690
Address 2121 S. 44th Street
Omaha, NE 68105
Phone (402) 558-8189
Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of theWorkforce Investment Act of 1998. For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit our Official Public Web Site.
At Pine Ridge Job Corps Center, we support the Job Corps program's mission of teaching eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and placing them in meaningful jobs or further education.
Pine Ridge Job Corps Center is overseen by the Chicago Regional Office of Job Corps and is operated by U.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service. Our Center Director is Clyde Franklin, Jr.
Pine Ridge Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
15710 Highway 385
Chadron, NE 69337
Phone: (308) 432-3316
Fax: (308) 432-8695
Ruth K Solomon Girls Center
Career development programming offering career exploration. Two annual scholarships are awarded to past and current members after high school graduation. The Ruth K. Solomon Girls Center is a summer and after-school recreational program that offers tutoring, career education, social skills development and leadership guidance to girls age 5-18 years. Girls may attend every weekday. Activities promote skill development and provide assistance in dealing with the issues that challenge today’s girls and young women. The ultimate aim of the Center is to provide its members with those qualities that enable them to have positive social interactions and relationships. Field trips and activities are offered for recreation, leadership and social skills. Minimal membership fee.
Affiliated with Heartland Family Services
Heartland Family Service - North Office
Address 6720 N 30th St
Omaha, NE 68112
Phone (402) 455-1755
Hours School-year hours are 2:30-6:30 PM Summer hours are 7:30 AM-6:30 PM