Job Readiness Training

What is JRT?

JRT or Job Readiness Training is a skill-development program designed to help you prepare to enter the workforce. By engaging with a curriculum focused on skill building you are able to learn about yourself and the strengths you can bring to the workforce. JRT is designed to be adaptable to your unique interest and experience–making it a tool that you can use to help you on their career path.

How long is it?

Job Readiness Training is structured so you can work at your own pace. By accessing JRT’s online platform you can feel empowered to work as much and as quickly as you like.

Where is it?

Job Readiness Training is offered online through Google Classroom or in person in the PAVE Career Lab.

What will I learn in JRT?

JRT covers 5 essential workplace skills:

  • Adaptability
  • Self-Awareness
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving

What happens when I graduate from JRT?

After you graduate you will be connected to with a PAVE Career Coach or PAVE’s Employment Navigator, who can help you:

  • Develop an Individualized Career Plan
  • Perform one-on-one job search assistance
  • Access resources needed to be successful in a job (transportation, uniforms, etc.)
  • Get connected to paid internships opportunities with New Avenues’ social enterprise programs
  • And more!

I am ready! Where do I sign up?

To enroll in JRT, schedule a PAVE info session. You can do so by contacting the PAVE hotline: 503-267-4382.

PAVE Orientation Survey

Want to learn more about PAVE and if you are eligible?

Contact us at or 503-267-4382.