Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Adult and Dislocated Worker Training Program

The OhioMeansJobs Center of Shelby County has training funds available through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), 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 WIOA 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.

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 and military spouses.

General WIOA 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

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
  • Military Spouse
  • Meet suitability criteria according to program regulations
  • Unable to secure self-sufficient employment

For more information on the WIOA 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
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.

11/27/17, & 12/11/17


Interviewing Skills Workshop
Selling yourself at the interview.
Difficult interview questions.

12/13/17


Job Search Skills Workshop
Review methods to find job openings.

12/6/17


Good Employee Skills Workshop
Review Employer Expectations.

11/22/17, & 12/20/17


Basic Computer Skills Workshop
Review basic computer skills and get signed up for an online course.

11/29/17, & 12/27/17

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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