Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Youth Training Program

The OhioMeansJobs Center of Shelby County has training funds available through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to provide services to low-income youth, ages 14 - 21, who face barriers to employment.

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Workforce Investment Act WIA Youth Program

Service strategies, developed by the youth services provider, prepare youth for employment and/or post-secondary education through strong linkages between academic and occupational learning.

These strategies must incorporate one or more of the ten required WIA youth program elements. These elements are:

  • Tutoring, study skills & dropout prevention
  • Alternative Education
  • Summer employment when linked to academic and occupational learning
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences
  • Occupational skills training
  • Leadership Development
  • Supportive services (such as transportation, child care, work uniforms, tools, etc.)
  • Adult mentoring for 12 months
  • Follow-up services for 12 months
  • Comprehensive guidance and counseling

The current youth provider for Shelby County is the Sidney Shelby County Opportunity School operated through the Shelby County Educational Service Center.

For more information on the WIA Youth Training Program, please call

937-498-4981

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Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services WIA Youth Program

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Computer Classes
FREE Basic Computer Classes asre being offered at OhioMeansJobs Shelby County. Call 937-498-4981 Ext. 2816 to register. See flyer for more details. Registration is limited!

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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, 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, 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, April 5
Wednesday, May 3
Wednesday, June 7
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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

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May 2, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Plastipak Packaging, Inc. is holding a Job Fair at The Hampton Inn, 1600 Hampton Inn Ct., Sidney, Ohio. Please bring a current copy of your resume.

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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
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