Young Adult
Job Seekers

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The Next career center is for you!

Next can help you create the future you want.

They can help you complete your education, build the skills you need and land a great job.

Stop by for a snack or some coffee and a chat.

They offer support for your education, job training programs, resume writing help and job interview prep.

At Next, you’ll get what you need to walk right up to opportunity’s door and kick it wide open. Visit online at

In Clark County
Stonemill Center, 120 NE 136th Avenue, Suite 130, Vancouver, WA 98684

In Cowlitz or Wahkiakum counties
Visit our partners at Goodwill or Educational Service District 112

Need more info? Call 360.207.2628

Some examples of programs and services include:

  • Tutoring, study skills training
  • High school drop-out prevention/alternative school
  • Paid and unpaid work experience
  • Occupational skills training
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Financial literacy education
  • Entrepreneurial skills training
  • Mentoring, guidance and career coaching
  • Job search assistance (writing a resume, interview practice)
  • Access to job openings
  • Career development and assistance
  • Information and referrals to other resources (i.e., housing, childcare, food, transportation)

To learn more, contact these organizations:

Clark County


Stonemill Center, 120 NE 136th Avenue, Suite 130, Vancouver, WA 98684

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Need more info?
Call 360.207.2628

Cowlitz County and Wahkiakum County

Goodwill Work Opportunity Center of Cowlitz County

Katie Miles, Youth Services Manager, 360.501.8358,
Work Opportunity Center of Cowlitz County, 1030 15th Avenue, Suite 300, Longview, WA 98632.

Provides: Supportive services for youth involved in the courts system or who have dropped out of high school, GED preparation, basic office skills training and jobs, training and educational opportunities.


Educational Service District 112 (ESD112) Connect2Careers
Christine Katon, Youth Workforce Specialist, 360.355.3119,
ESD 112, Connect2Careers, 1217 14th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632.

Serves: young adults 16-24 years of age who are low income or have disabilities. GED or high school diploma support services, work experience, skills training, computer classes.


Wahkiakum High School
503 S Third, Cathlamet, WA 98612


Additional Resources

For Additional Information About Programs for Youth and Young Adults

Contact Benton Waterous, Program Manager at

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