Next Services

What’s Next?

We are an organization that helps young adults between the ages of 16-24 who are not in school achieve their goals by providing career and employment services, and even assistance obtaining a GED. Our team is community driven and ready. Let’s design your future!

Get Next assistance in Clark County in Vancouver by calling 360-207-2628 or emailing

Get Next assistance in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties by visiting the Goodwill Work Opportunity Center in Longview or contact us by calling 360-890-7766 or emailing

You can also fill out an application here and a Talent Development Specialist will contact you in 2-3 business days to help get you started!

Ways we serve:

  • One-stop connection to open jobs and companies that are hiring
  • High school equivalency preparation and testing
  • Soft skills development (such as time management and communications)
  • Assistance getting industry-recognized credentials
  • 1-on-1 case management with a Talent Development Specialist
  • Support job searching
  • Providing leads to open jobs with local companies
  • Work experiences and paid internships
  • Resume writing assistance and training
  • Practice interviews
  • Providing workshops and classes to help prepare for the job
  • Funding support for job trainings to help young adults get in-demand jobs
  • Online training
  • Fiscal responsibility lessons
  • Connections to housing, childcare, transportation, food assistance and other support services
  • Information related to filing an initial Unemployment Insurance claim
    (Next and Goodwill cannot file a claim for you, determine your eligibility or assist with already-filed claims. The Employment Security Department (ESD) administers all Unemployment Insurance programs. Get more information at