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 the Adult Basic Literacy Program (ABLE).  To register for a workshop, call OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at 937-498-4981 Extension 2816

Resume Writing Workshop
Emphasis on the importance of a resume.
Writing high quality cover letters.
Monday, January 9 & 23
Monday, February 13 & 27
Monday, March 13 & 27
Monday, April 10 & 24
Monday, May 8 & 22
Monday, June 5 &19
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Interviewing Skills Workshop
Selling yourself at the interview.
Difficult interview questions.
Wednesday, January 11
Wednesday, February 8
Wednesday, March 8
Wednesday, April 12
Wednesday, May 10
Wednesday, June 14
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Job Search Skills Workshop
Review methods to find job openings.
Wednesday, January 4
Wednesday, February 1
Wednesday, March 1
Wednesday, April 5
Wednesday, May 3
Wednesday, June 7
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Good Employee Skills Workshop
Review Employer Expectations.
Wednesday, January 18
Wednesday, February 15
Wednesday, March 15
Wednesday, April 19
Wednesday, May 17
Wednesday, June 21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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HIRING EVENTS & JOB LEADS

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Local Job Postings

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February 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

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February 23, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

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February 24, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

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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