Get the skills you need to land a good-paying job!

If you’re eligible or already receive SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) and live in one of these Montana counties, you may qualify for up to 16 weeks of FREE to you job training!

You can choose from lots of different in-person or online programs in a career field that interests you. The goal is to help you learn the skills you need to make more money at a job you like.

Train for These and Other In-demand Careers at No Cost:

Below are a few different careers you could train for in 16 weeks or less. These are just examples and not a complete list. If you’re interested in a different career or industry it may also qualify for FREE training. Give us a call and let’s see what’s possible.

CDL Licensed Truck Driver
Electrical Lineworker
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Medical Assistant
Dental Assistant
Pharmacy Technician
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Medical Coder
Medical Transcriptionist
Executive Administrative Assistant

Here’s How to Sign Up for Training:

If you’re a current SNAP recipient, just call the number or use the button below for more information and you get your sign-up process started.

Our staff will help you complete the needed paperwork and set up an appointment with the SNAP Employment & Training office that’s closest to you, so you can meet one-on-one with our staff partners and begin your journey to better wages.

Need Help Applying for SNAP Benefits?

If you’re not a SNAP recipient, but think you may qualify for SNAP benefits just call 406-268-2184 or email us at mt.snapet@esgw.org and our staff will assist you.

About SNAP Employment & Training Services

Easterseals-Goodwill administers employment and training services for SNAP recipients in 9 Montana counties. We’re here to help anyone who receives or is eligible for SNAP access no-cost education and training resources and one-on-one support so they can reach their employment goals.

We’ll not only help you enroll in paid job training programs like the ones mentioned above, we’ll also help you during and after training with more no-cost services to boost your job-finding and job-keeping success:

One-on-one Career Coaching
Soft Skills Classes
Job Placement Assistance
Workshops (interviewing, resume writing, job searches & applications)
On-the-job Coaching
Community Partner Resource Referrals (to help overcome any work barriers you may face)
Help with Job-related Expenses & Transportation Costs

How Much are Your New Skills Worth?

The chart below gives you an idea of how much more you could be earning as a skilled worker in a variety of jobs. The jobs shown all call for training programs that are 16 weeks or less. Wages vary depending on the area of the state. The wages shown are an average from across Montana.

Our Service Area

Easterseals-Goodwill works with partner agencies in Big Horn, Deer Lodge, Flathead, Gallatin, Lewis & Clark, Lincoln, Missoula, Silver Bow, and Yellowstone counties to provide SNAP Education & Training Services. The counties we serve and the cities where our partner agencies are located are indicated on the map below.

Montana state map with nine counties highlighted: Flathead. Lincoln. Lewis & Clark. Missoula. Gallatin. Silver Bow. Deer Lodge, Big Horn and Yellowstone

Our Partner Agencies

DLI Job Service – Missoula County
Career Training Institute – Lewis and Clark County
District VII HRDC – Yellowstone County and Big Horn County
Community Action Partnership – Flathead County and Lincoln County
Career Futures – Silver Bow County and Deer Lodge County
Career Transitions – Gallatin County

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.