One-Stop Career Center To Open Inside North Las Vegas Library

Partnership Expected To Provide Easy Access To No-Cost Employment Service

June 08, 2018 - 1:19 pm
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NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Workforce Connections, the City of North Las Vegas and the North Las Vegas Library District announce a grand opening celebration for the Alexander Library One-Stop Career Center located inside Alexander Library, 1755 W. Alexander Road, North Las Vegas, 89032, on Monday, June 11 at 10 a.m.

The center will officially open to the public on Wednesday, June 13, at 10:30 a.m. Services are available Wednesday through Saturday, and advanced appointments can be made by calling (702) 633-2880.

The 1,500 square foot Alexander Library One-Stop Career Center features four dedicated career kiosks with counselors trained to help community members achieve their career and employment goals.

Through federal funding, the One-Stop Career Center is able to offer valuable resources needed during a job search. Career counselors also work one-on-one with community members to help secure opportunities, employment and training services at no cost to the participant. Additional services such as adult literacy and other programs will also be available at the center.

“This partnership is an excellent example of good stewardship of public funds,” said Jaime Cruz, Workforce Connections Executive Director. “By leveraging two publicly funded systems, we can expand critical employment and training services in our community without additional infrastructure costs.”

“We are attracting some of the largest and most exciting companies in the world to North Las Vegas, and innovative partnerships and workforce development programs such as the One-Stop Career Center at Alexander Library ensure that our residents are ready and able to benefit from the tens of thousands of jobs we’re creating, while at the same time enabling us to provide a skilled and growing workforce to bolster the success of the companies investing in our city,” North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee said.

This is the grand opening ceremony for the Alexander Library One-Stop Career Center, and it will be held at 10 a.m., on Monday, June, 11, at the Alexander Library. That's located at 1755 W. Alexander Road in North Las Vegas.

Expected to attend are some local heavy hitters, like North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee, Councilwoman Pamela Goynes-Brown, Councilman Scott Black, Jamie Cruz, who is the Executive Director of the Workforce, and Assistant Administrator with the Nevada State Library, Tammy Westergard, just to name a few.

The One-Stop Career Center inside North Las Vegas’ Alexander Library will be the eighth One-Stop Career Center to open inside a Southern Nevada library as part of an innovative partnership with local library districts.

For more information on One-Stop Career Centers and the One-Stop Delivery System, visit nvcareercenter.org. For more information about the North Las Vegas Library District, visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.