Our customers come first. 

WorkNOW can help you!

Get Training for a Job - Get a Job - Get a Better Job - Keep a Job - Build a Career - Be Successful

WorkNOW helps businesses find skilled workers.    

WorkNOW, the Middle Flint Workforce Development System:

  • Is customer-focused

  • Prepares the workforce for the challenges ahead

  • Provides choices for people seeking opportunities and information

  • Teaches skills and attitudes to assist persons to transition to work

  • Provides employers with skilled workers to help them be competitive in the world market

  • Works with its stakeholders and partners: Employers, workers, education and community groups

  • Works closely with the area's One Stop Career Centers: The Department of Labor

Vision

  • Assisting and empowering the area's workforce to improve its quality and career mobility.

  • Enhancing productivity and competitiveness of local business and industry.

Goals

  • To enable individuals to achieve their highest potential.

  • To ensure employers have the skilled workers they need to compete effectively in the area's economy and beyond.

  • To capitalize on the untapped potential of underemployed and discouraged workers, youth and other job seekers with special needs.

Local Governance

Middle Flint Workforce Investment Board provides policy guidance on the design and operation of the Middle Flint Workforce Development System.

The River Valley Regional Commission administers the Workforce System on behalf of the Middle Flint Workforce Investment Board.

Implementation of workforce development services in the eight counties of Crisp, Dooly, Macon, Marion, Schley, Sumter, Taylor and Webster is based on the Federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

Equal Opportunity 

The Workforce Development System is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program -- Auxiliary Aids & Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Our Partners

One-Stop Career Center - Americus
One-Stop Career Center - Cordele
Georgia Department of Labor
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Georgia Division of Family and Children Services
South Georgia Technical College
Area Employers and Businesses

Our Services

On-the-Job Training (OJT) – Earn a pay check while you’re being trained. Learn the skills, keep the job.  

Individual Training Account (ITA) – Pays for training for a specific occupation or program of study.   

Youth Services – Work experiences, work readiness skills, occupational skills and success-building for youth (specific service eligibility criteria must be met).

Contacts

Middle Flint Workforce System  - River Valley Regional Commission, Americus Office 228 West Lamar Street Americus, GA 31709

(toll free number) (706) 660-5369  Fax (229) 931-2745

Email us

 

Americus Career Center (Americus Department of Labor)

120 Church Street Americus, GA 31709

(229) 931-2520  Fax (229) 931-2433

Email us

 

Cordele Career Center (GA Department of Labor)

1205 South 7th Street Cordele, GA 31015

(229) 276-2355  Fax (229) 276-2706

 Email Us

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UPDATES

Meeting Notice

The Middle Flint WIA Youth Council will meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at River Valley Regional Commission (RVRC) office, 228 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA.  The meeting is open to the public.

Date Posted:  December 5, 2013

 

The Middle Flint Workforce Investment Board meetings are posted on the bulletin board in the River Valley Regional Commission office in Americus.  Meetings are open to the public.

 

 

 

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