What is The Work Station?
The Work Station houses the OhioMeansJobs center for Athens County and also provides a home for several community partners. We offer FREE employment training and support services for businesses, job seekers and the community.
Hours of operation:
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Work Station is a member of Ohio's Area 14 OhioMeansJobs system, along with Meigs and Perry counties.
As a local workforce investment area, these three county offices form a comprehensive workforce development system that integrates Ohio's economic development, workforce development, and education and training systems into a cohesive and effective system.
Mondays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Are you comfortable working on a computer but need help creating a resume? Call The Work Station to sign up for this free class.
Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Job search workshop
Having trouble finding the right website to use for your job search? Want to know how to promote yourself so employers can find you? Are you on unemployment? This class might be for you. Call The Work Station to sign up for this free class.
By appointment only
Do you need help navigating a computer? Do not worry. We have just the help you need. Call The Work Station to set up a one-on-one appointment with one of our staff members.
GO TO CAB CO.
will be taking interviews for cab driver positions on Friday Aug. 1,
10 a.m.- noon.
- Valid driver's license
- A good driving record
- Must pass background check
- Must be at least 25 years old
Don't forget your resume.
Medicaid Enrollment Clinic slated for August 7
The statewide expansion of Medicaid has meant more low-income people are now eligible for the free medical services. To get help applying, attend our next Medicaid Enrollment Clinic.
When: Aug. 7
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Work Station
70 N. Plains Road, The Plains
The Work Station will only be open that evening for the clinic – all other services will be closed.
During the clinic, counselors and navigators will sit with applicants individually to help them complete the process either by paper or online.
Walk-ins for the clinic will be seen as time permits. To guarantee an appointment, contact:
ACA Navigator for SE Ohio
Grosvenor Hall 061, Athens, OH 45701
State launches new Veteran Business Support Center
The state has launched the new Veteran Business Support Center, a resource for employers interested in hiring veterans.
The center can assist employers with:
• Posting jobs, screening resumes and using the other tools at OhioMeansJobs.com
• Locating qualified veteran candidates
• Finding and preparing for career fairs, workshops and other hiring events
• Information about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and other workforce development and hiring incentive programs for employers who hire veterans
• Demographic information about veterans in any given area
The center connects employers with trained veteran employment representatives via phone, email and/or face-to-face meetings at local OhioMeansJobs Centers, like The Work Station. Job and Family Services veteran employment representatives have an in-depth understanding of the job markets they serve and how veterans in their areas can help your organization.
For more information, contact The Work Station or visit OhioMeansJobs.com and look for the Veterans Business Support Center icon.