Free Job Training available through Ready to Work Program
Area residents looking to begin a new career may qualify for free or minimal-cost job training, job placement and other services through the JobsOhio Region 2 Ready to Work Program.
Offered through WSOS Community Action Commission, Ready to Work provides career training for long-term unemployed or underemployed, as well as veterans or spouses of veterans. Ready to Work offers training for residents of Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Fulton, Hardin, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot counties.
Applicants may choose from many different career fields through Ready to Work. Courses are available in advanced manufacturing, environmental services, information technology and health care fields, and are offered through Terra Community College, Penta Career Center, and other nearby higher-learning institutions. Distance learning options are also available.
Along with free training, Ready to Work provides students with assessment and testing, career coaching, support services, and job-placement assistance. Employers may also receive incentives for hiring Ready to Work participants.
WSOS is a non-profit community action agency that provides employment training and other services.
For more information about JobsOhio Region 2 Ready to Work, contact us at 419-332-8911 or firstname.lastname@example.org, call WSOS Community Action Commission at 1-800-775-9767, or visit www.wsos.org and look for JobsOhio Region 2 Ready to Work under the Employment and Training for Adults tab on the homepage.