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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.
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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."
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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.
The Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas will close July 3 and resume virtual services July 6.
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WELLINGTON (June 5, 2020) —The Sumner County Workforce Center will reinstate in-person services on June 8, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Sumner County Workforce Center closed to the public in March 2020 and began providing all workforce services to employers and job seekers through online platforms, telephone contact, and virtual communication.
EL DORADO (June 3, 2020) —The Butler County Workforce Center will reinstate in-person services on June 8, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Butler Workforce Center closed to the public in March 2020 and began providing all workforce services to employers and job seekers through online platforms, telephone contact, and virtual communication.
The Wichita Workforce Center is currently accepting appointments for in-person services including resume and job search assistance, pre-employment assessments, skills training program eligibility and enrollments, and access to computers and on-line job postings. The hours of operations will be Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Fridays from 9:00 am to Noon. Appointments can be scheduled at workforce-ks.com/book-an-appointment/ or by calling 316-771-6800
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The government has incentives for small business owners who want to avoid laying off staff.
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Common inquiries in regards to Unemployment Benefits
Despite the economy being set back due to the interference from COVID-19, some companies are in desperate need of workers.
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Wichita Wind Surge looking to Fill over 300 Positions
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A new grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will identify the key motivations for small
businesses to design better jobs for their workers.
In 2019, the Helping Youth Prepare for Employment (HYPE), a Youth Employment Network, was formally established through collaboration of community partners including the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas, the City of Wichita, the Greater Wichita YMCA, USD 259 and Wichita State University. These partners are joining forces to leverage resources and align services to achieve significant community impact.
Bank of America will present the Workforce Alliance (WA) of South Central Kansas with a grant in support of youth development initiatives and announce two Student Leaders on Thursday, June 5, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., at the Wichita Workforce Center at 2021 N. Amidon Ave #1100. Bank of America Wichita Market President Shawn Lancelot will attend and give remarks at the presentation.
The Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas (WA) has been awarded $1.08 million as part of a $7.85 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor in collaboration with the Midwest Urban Strategies
(MUS) partnership.
Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act
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The Workforce Centers and Spirit Aerosystems are partnering
This opportunity is available to the first 40 individuals who earn the Aerospace Structures Basics Certificate and apply for the Assembly Mechanic position with Spirit Aerosystems.