Training program helps job seekers TAPP into teaching potential

The Teacher Assistant Preparation Program (TAPP) is a ten-week, paid job training  program to prepare job seekers for careers in early childhood education. Through a partnership with COWIC/OhioMeansJob Columbus-Franklin County and the Childhood Development Council of Franklin County (CDCFC), participants will gain hands-on training and experience working with children in

West Side Job Expo

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 10am-2pm Where: Dodge Recreation Center 667 Sullivant Avenue Columbus, OH 43215 Employers: First Coast Security, Teleperformance, Stanley Steemer, HD Supply, Columbus City Schools., Stanley Electric and others! Positions: Customer Service, Production, Warehouse, Cashier, Health Care, Security Officer, Carpet Cleaner, Forklift Operators, Janitor, Maintenance, and more!

New Hours of Operation for Job Center

The hours for the OhioMeansJobs Center are changing. Starting June 1, 2016, the center will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday hours will be 8:00 a.m. until Noon. Extended Tuesday evening hours will be discontinued. The change comes as a response to customer

April 2016 Central Ohio Works Newsletter

S.O.A.R.hire! Summer Employment Initiative 2016 As the lazy days of summer approach, we are working to help central Ohio’s young adults find summer jobs and internships! While the application for 14-17 year-olds closed Friday, April 22nd, the S.O.A.R.hire! Summer Employment Initiative application is open until April 29th for young adults

COWIC helps young adult ex-offenders find jobs

Program gives ex-offenders ages 18-24  help finding stable, permanent employment. It is proven that ex-offenders are more likely to stay out of the prison system and out of trouble if they are employed. However, finding a job when you have a record is not only difficult, but often frustrating. It