Ohio Works First
Cash Assistance Work Activities Program

OWF Cash Assistance Work Activity Program

Individuals who apply for OWF cash assistance are required to complete an assessment of their employability and participate in a work activity assignment for a specified number of hours per month.  Work activity assignments include, but are not limited to, participating in the agency’s Job Search Program, attending employment related workshops, and/or work at one of the county’s Work Experience Program sites.

The number of hours an individual must complete per month is determined according to factors such as, single parent or two-parent family, the age of the youngest child, and the amount of the cash and food assistance grants. The number of hours per month an individual must complete ranges from 86 -151.  Failure to complete the assigned work activity component may result in the family’s benefits being closed.

For more information about the OWF Work Activity Programs, please call

937-498-4981

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Employment Workshops

OhioMeansJobs Shelby County
offers free employment workshops.
Workshop participants have the
opportunity to improve their job
seeking skills to aid in finding a
new job or to brush up on skills
to retain a job once they are working.
Workshops are taught by instructors
from Upper Valley Career Center and
Aspire.

To register for a workshop, call
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at
937-498-4981 Extension 2816

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Government Shutdown
Effects on SNAP
(Food Assistance)

As a result of the February SNAP benefit being issued early due to the partial Federal shutdown that ended January 25th, Ohio is adjusting the March benefit issuance schedule. Eligible families will receive half of their March benefit on February 22, 2019, and the rest of the benefits will be issued on the normal March issuance date.

 

Navigating OhioMeansJobs.com

Mondays

 
10:00AM

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Resume Writing Workshop

April 3, May 1,
& June 5

 
1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Job Search Skills Workshop


March 20, April 17,
May 15, & June 19

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Employer Expectations Workshop


March 27, April 24,
May 22, & June 26

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 
Interviewing Skills Workshop


April 10, May 8,
& June 12

 

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

 


Basic Computer Skills Workshop

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March 26, & April 4

 

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 

 

HIRING EVENTS & JOB LEADS

 

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March 25, 2019

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

 

Resource MFG will be conducting
open interviews at OhioMeansJobs
Shelby County, 227 S. Ohio Avenue,
Sidney, Ohio.

 

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March 27, 2019

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 

Plastipak will be conducting a
Career Fair at the Family Life
Center, 310 Davis Street, Jackson
Center, Ohio.  Please bring your
resume or a copy of your work
history.

 

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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
PHONE 937-498-4981
FAX 937-498-7396
HOURS M, W, TH, F - 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays - 7:30 am - 6 pm