Workforce Development

Check us out at www.MyWorkNet.com

Or call WorkNet at: (740) 689-2494 

Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

· WorkNet is a resource for job seekers, job keepers, and employers. 

· Job seekers and keepers can:

     -Utilize high-speed internet for job searching, career exploration, labor market information and more

     -Helpful handouts on websites, resumes, FAFSA, community services and more

     -Create resumes and cover letters as well as print them on special resume paper

     -Post their resume on www.MyWorkNet.com for employers to view

     -Contact employers by mail, fax, telephone, or email for no charge

     -Attend onsite open interviews

     -Attend GO! Workshops or utilize self-paced tutorials to help sharpen their skills

Workforce Investment Act ~ Fairfield County Job & Family Services   

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment

· Career Advisors assist customers in job searching, career goal and skills identification, mock interviews, resume and cover letter creation and critique, financial aid information (FAFSA), online applications, individual employment planning, education and training as well as community referrals.  The Career Advisors also present informational workshops and provide staff coverage in WorkNet. 

Adult and Dislocated Workers should contact (by last name):

A– M Chris Thomas (740) 652-7809

N - Z Missy Bennett  (740) 652-7799

 

· Our Youth Career Coordinator assists customers aged 14-21 in job searching, finishing school, and overcoming barriers as well as provides coverage in WorkNet.

Youth aged 14-21 should contact: Ginny Grilli (740) 652-7808

 

OneStop Partners 

Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE/GED): Susan Cann or Chris Rucker  (740) 652-7811

Monday - Wednesday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Orientation Tuesday 8:45 a.m. –2:00 p.m.

· Provides assistance in math, reading, and language skills

· Distance learning on an availability basis

· Military (ASFAB) instruction

· Post graduate career pathways evaluation

 

Rehabilitation Services Commission (RSC): Sarah Kelly (740) 652-7813   By appointment

Referral:  www.rsc.ohio.gov 1-800-282-4536 or (614) 466-4575

· Helps people with disabilities prepare for careers consistent with their interests and abilities.  Once deemed eligible, customers may receive counseling, guidance, training and job placement assistance.

 

Drop Out Recovery & Job Readiness Program: Michal Bukky (740) 652-7812

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment.

· Program counsels and assists young adults aged 16-21 in earning their high school or GED diploma and with work readiness, job search, life plan and further education search skills.

 

ODJFS Customer Service Representatives:

Joanie Hines (740) 652-7629, Jenifer Curry (740) 652-7817

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

· ODJFS Customer Service Representatives provide assistance with SCOTI LE job matching services, conduct various mandated re-employment programs, and provide case management to Trade affected workers under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program.

 

ODJFS Veterans Representative: Lyle Hamilton (740) 652-7814   M, T, W & F in Lancaster 

Thursday in Pickaway County (740) 945-1515

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment

· Provides training and employment assistance to qualified veterans with barriers to employment to include veterans resources such as education, medical, obtaining employment and other veterans related supportive programs.

 

Mature Services Employment and Training Solutions:

Betty Davis  (740) 652-7815 or (614) 586-1975 or (866) 487-1687

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

· The Mature Services Employment and Training Solutions provides job training and employment placement at non-profit agencies for eligible trainees aged 55 years and above.               

 

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services

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