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*Public Information Announcement*
 
 
The Middle Flint Workforce Development Board Executive Committee will meet 
Thursday, March 16, 2017  at 3:00 p.m.  at River Valley Regional Commission Americus office (228 W. Lamar Street, Americus, GA) conference room.   The meeting is open to the public.
 

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:

  • 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

  • Assists eligible individuals with training opportunities for employment

 

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.

 

Local Governance

Middle Flint Workforce Development 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 Innovation Opportunities Act (WIOA) of 2014.

 

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 Center - Georgia Department of Labor - Americus Career Center
      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, GED preparation, 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) 931-2917

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Americus Career Center (Americus Department of Labor)

120 Church Street Americus, GA 31709

(229) 931-2520  Fax (229) 931-2433

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Cordele Career Center (GA Department of Labor)

1205 South 7th Street Cordele, GA 31015

(229) 276-2355  Fax (229) 276-2706

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NEWS | UPDATES 

 

Public Information Announcement

 

The Middle Flint Workforce Development Board will meet Tuesday, November 1, 2016     at 12:30 p.m.  at South Georgia Technical College (Americus) Pope Center.   The meeting is open to the public.

 

Posted Date:  October 24, 2016 

 

 

Download Middle Flint Workforce Development - Area 15 2016

 

Download Lower Chattahoochee Middle Flint Workforce Development Plan 2016

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