Job Training Assistance
Athens County residents who are unemployed or underemployed may be eligible for a free program that can help them find new jobs and enroll in training courses.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program is funded by the federal government and is based at the OhioMeansJobs – Athens County / The Work Station. It is designed to help area residents’ move into long-term jobs.
All training programs must result in a certificate or degree and cannot take more than two years to complete. In addition, all participants must have a high school diploma or GED and must pass a reading and math assessment.
The WIOA program is available to dislocated workers who meet the following criteria:
The OhioMeansJobs – Athens County / The Work Station also has additional programs to help all area residents search for jobs, earn their GED, prepare for job interview, resume classes, enroll in the OhioMeansJobs site, and take other steps to help them find employment.
For more information about Job Training Assistance, contact:
OhioMeansJobs - Athens County
The Work Station
70 N. Plains Road, Suite C.
The Plains, Ohio 45780