Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Adult and Dislocated Worker Training Program

The OhioMeansJobs Center of Shelby County has training funds available through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), a federal program, to help individuals upgrade their skills or train for a new career. Training may be completed through classroom training or through an On-The-Job Training Program. The goal of WIA is to place individuals into employment with which they can adequately support themselves and their families. Funding is potentially available for Adults and Dislocated Workers.

Shelby County Job Family Services Workforce Investment Act for AdultsThe Adult program focuses on individuals who are either unemployed or underemployed to help them gain the skills needed to obtain employment with higher wages. Under this category, certain income guidelines must be met.

The Dislocated Worker Program serves workers who have been terminated or laid off and are unlikely to return to their previous occupation, or terminated or laid off due to a mass layoff or a plant closing. This program also serves displaced homemakers, who due to certain situations, such as a divorce or the death of a spouse, are no longer supported by the income of that family member.

General WIA training eligibility for Adult and Dislocated Worker categories:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Comply with Selective Service requirements

Additional requirements for the Adult category:

  • Be unemployed or underemployed
  • Meet suitability criteria according to program regulations
  • Unable to secure self-sufficient employment through Core and Intensive Services

Additional requirements for the Dislocated Worker category:

  • Has been laid off, terminated or received notice of a lay off
  • Receiving Unemployment Compensation
  • Lost employment due to a mass lay off or plant closure
  • Is a Displaced Homemaker
  • Meet suitability criteria according to program regulations
  • Unable to secure self-sufficient employment through Core and Intensive Services

For more information on the WIA Training Programs for Adult and Dislocated Workers, 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.

 

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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 

 

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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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