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WICHITA (March 4, 2020) - As the COVID-19 percent-positive rate has decreased and vaccination distribution has increased, Workforce Centers are reinstating limited in-person services at the Wichita, Butler, and Sumner locations beginning March 8, 2021.
The Wichita Workforce Center has partnered with the City of Wichita to provide in-person appointments to assist individuals applying for the Wichita Emergency Rental Assistance Program (WERAP).
Article Categories: Housing, Resources
The U.S. Department of Labor announced that the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas is one of 19 organizations awarded funding from the $145 million H-1B One Workforce Grant Program, to invest in training the workforce of the future for critical industries such as Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, and Transportation.
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions announced awarding a $130,000 grant to Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas to equip workers with the digital access, literacy, and skills they need to secure and grow in economy-boosting jobs in a rapidly changing labor market.
Serving as a conduit connecting job-seekers and employers, the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas have hosted countless job fairs in the local area during their existence. As social-distancing guidelines continue to impact community gatherings, virtual job fairs have replaced in-person ones as the need for professional interaction remains.
Article Categories: Hiring Event, Job Posting
In early 2020, the Workforce Alliance (WA) of South Central Kansas
commenced a strategic planning process leading to a two-year plan for the local workforce development area. This plan will help guide the projects, operations, and initiatives of the workforce development board.
The Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas is partnering with Lily Wu of KWCH Channel 12 to bring quality jobs to the forefront of job-seekers minds in her series "Building You."
Article Categories: Employment Opportunities
WICHITA, Kan. – For the fourth consecutive year, Bank of America is supporting the Workforce Alliance Youth Employment Project (YEP). This year, Bank of America has given a grant of $50,000 to assist young adults in finding their first job or work experience opportunity.
Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas Receives Grant through Midwest Urban Strategies
The grant will support the expansion of services to persons reintegrating after incarceration in three
communities: Wichita KS, Kansas City MO, and Pittsburgh PA
Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas, including Wichita, Butler and Sumner Workforce Centers, will be closed to the public through September 8, 2020, but will continue to offer virtual services during this time.
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