JOIN, Inc., also known as Job Opportunities in Nevada, is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit agency, incorporated in June of 1996. JOIN is the successor of Northern Nevada Job Training Agency (1972 – 1984), and JOIN (1985 – 1999). JOIN has provided employment and training programs in each of the thirteen northern Nevada counties. Branch offices are currently located in Carson City, Elko, Ely, Fallon, Fernley, Reno and Winnemucca, with the Administrative Office located in Reno. Several offices serve multiple counties.
In 1991, JOIN developed ProNet, an organization that serves unemployed professionals. ProNet provides both a support network and an opportunity to update occupational skills to individuals in professional, management and technical occupations. ProNet is located in Reno.
The organization has been a main service provider and grant recipient of federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding for employment and training programs for Nevadaworks, the northern Nevada Workforce Investment Board. JOIN also contracts with Department of Health and Human Services agencies, the Juvenile Justice Commission, the Carson City Community Council on Youth, Reno Justice Court and the Humboldt County School District.
JOIN has used funds to link employers, community organizations and educational institutions and to help companies and communities meet employment needs.
JOIN's client population includes long-term unemployed individuals, the disabled, high school dropouts, college graduates, veterans, low-income adults and youth, laid-off workers, and Welfare recipients.
JOIN is an equal opportunity program and does not discriminate in hiring or in the selection of clients.