Nebraska Youth Providers

Youth Providers in Nebraska

6 organizations in Nebraska are dedicated to offering job training, internships, and employment opportunities for young people, enabling them to acquire valuable work experience. Here's a brief overview of youth service providers in Nebraska:

Data source: CareerOneStop, August 2023

1. Center for People in Need - Opening Doors Community Reentry

TRADE stands for “Tackling Recidivism and Developing Employability.” TRADE, a community reentry program, supports individuals when they come out of state correctional facilities through the first eighteen months after their release. TRADE is funded by the Nebraska Department of Corrections. It is free to participants._x000D_

  • Address: 3901 North 27th Street Lincoln, NE 68521-4177
  • Phone: 402-476-4357
  • Email: [email protected]

2. Goodwill - Omaha - YouthBuild

Goodwill Omaha┬Ěs YouthBuild AmeriCorps program* is a national pre-apprenticeship educational, leadership, development and occupational skills-training program for disadvantaged and at-risk youth ages 16 to 24. This community-based pre-apprenticeship program provides job training and educational opportunities for youth who previously struggled with and/or dropped out of high school.YouthBuild program participants learn vocational skills in construction and provide community service through the required construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing for low-income or homeless families in their own communities. Participants split their time between the vocational training jobsite and the classroom, where they earn their high school diploma or equivalency degree, learn to become community leaders, and prepare for post-secondary training opportunities, including college, apprenticeships and long-term employment.YouthBuild includes significant support systems, such as mentoring, follow-up education, employment and personal counseling services; participation in community service; and civic engagement.

  • Address: 4805 N 72nd Street Omaha, NE 68134
  • Phone: 402-341-4609

3. Goodwill Lincoln - Job Connection

The purpose of Job Connection is to maximize the employability of job seekers in a market that requires some computer knowledge in nearly all jobs. Individuals may receive assistance with resume and cover letter creation and templates are available for use.

  • Address: 2100 Judson Street Lincoln, NE 68521
  • Phone: 402-438-2022

4. Goodwill Omaha - Employment Solutions

Our team of Employment Solutions Specialists connects with companies across the Metro to learn about their business and hiring needs. We then work to match those needs with individuals served by Goodwill in the Omaha Metro, Council Bluffs, Fremont areas, as well as other agencies in the community.

  • Address: 4805 North 72nd Street Omaha, NE 68134
  • Phone: 402-951-2919
  • Email: [email protected]

5. Indian Center Inc.

Indian Center, Inc. is a 501(c) non-profit urban Indian Community Center which provides services to eligible Nebraskans of all cultures. We provide Native American employment services; housing services; youth programs and recreation; emergency food pantry; case management and commodities.

  • Address: 1100 Military Road Lincoln, NE 68508-1047
  • Phone: 402-937-7110

6. Released and Restored

Ex-Offender Re-Entry Program offers life-skills classes that teach good decision making; conflict resolution; budgeting; goal setting.and an Employment Resource Center that:teaches job application and resume preparation, provides connections to employers willing to hire ex-offenders; teaches good employee skills such as timeliness, good work ethic, attention to detail, integrity and provides connections to other providers who teach specific job skills such as carpentry, medical transcription, and carpet laying.

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