Business Resources

Nevada County offers a number of local agencies and services that provide a variety of job placement and training services to assist you as you look for job or if you are an employer looking for the right person to fill a position.

Nevada County Economic Resource Council

(ERC) maintains a comprehensive Business Directory of employers with the products and services the businesses offer and information about the Nevada County labor market. The directory is a valuable resource for both employers and job seekers. In addition, to the Business Directory, the ERC maintains postings of job openings by employer in the area. Job seekers may also post their resume on the ERC site.

One-Stop Business & Career Center

One Stop Business & Career Center is the connection point for job seekers and employers. Based upon teamwork and dedication, we are committed to provide job seekers and the business community with quality services delivered with integrity and professionalism, most at no cost. The Career Center offers a variety of training programs for the job seekers and provides businesses with assistance in recruiting, screening, hiring and training new employees. The One-Stop Business & Career Center is located at 715 Maltman Drive, Grass Valley. Phone: (530)265-7088 is the official site for Nevada County government. The “Working Here” section provides a variety of resources for persons working and/or seeking employment in Nevada County. Information regarding career training services, transportation, the Cal WORK’s Welfare-To Work services, open job postings and employers can be found through the site.


SCORE provides counseling services to America’s small businesses. It offers forms and templates to Assist with the development of a business plan, loan applications and the analysis of one’s finances.

US Small Business Administration

(SBA) offers programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed in business. It is an independent agency of the federal government that was established to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interest of small business concerns, to preserve the free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.

Sierra Economic Development Corporation

(SEDCorp) strives to alleviate unemployment and underemployment by expanding industrial resources and small business development, while preserving the quality of life in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. SEDCorp has become a leading source of business training in marketing strategies, finances, business law, pitfalls of small business and much more.

Volunteer Opportunities can provide valuable job experience, keep your skills sharp, or just make you feel great. And it always helps the community.

The Union

Nevada’s County’s local newspaper lists employment opportunities in the Classified Marketplace section of the paper.

KNCO NewsTalk Radio 830

KNCO is the local radio station in Western Nevada County. KNCO has a wide variety of advertising opportunites. They also contribute to the community calendar. (530) 477-5626


2-1-1 California is the statewide network of local 2-1-1 information and referral providers, and is a collaboration of United Ways of California and the California Alliance of Information and Referral Services (CAIRS).

The mission of 2-1-1 California is to ensure that California develops the statewide infrastructure and support necessary to ensure quality 2-1-1 services for everyone.

Use “Find your Local 2-1-1” above to get phone numbers, websites, and other information for service agencies in your area.


KVMR entertains, informs, and challenges its listeners with a diverse mix of music, news, opinion and information. The station seeks to improve its listeners’ lives with timely, relevant and engaging programming. KVMR gives voice to the community and celebrates the music of the world.