Paula McDonald, WORC Manager, Adult Programs
(702) 369-4357 x1853
Christina Sewell, WORC Manager, Youth Programs
(702) 369-4357 x1868
Work Opportunities Readiness Center, W.O.R.C., provides pre-employment services that empower participants to enter or re-enter the labor market. Workshops, support groups and networking, one-to-one personal or vocational counseling, training, job-seeking and job-keeping methods, leadership development, decision-making skills development, and assistance with developing an action plan are among the resources used to help participants build confidence, identify skills, and seek training or employment.
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W.O.R.C., offers free assistance to anyone who has recently lost his or her primary source of income due to job lay-offs, divorce, death, or disability. Through the Displaced Homemaker Program, W.O.R.C. assists both men and women to evaluate their current employment needs, then offers a week-long workshop to sharpen job seeking skills as well as helping with job referrals and placement. Free workshops are offered twice a month. Through Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-Adult/Dislocated Worker Program, W.O.R.C. offers intensive case management, supportive services for employment or training related activities, funding to complete employer-recognized training and certification programs, and much more! In addition, through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-Youth Program, W.O.R.C provides low income, at-risk youth (homeless or near homeless youth), ages 17-24 with long term outcomes such as: basic educational and employment skills; completion of academic certificates (including high school diplomas & equivalents) and; placement in employment, post-secondary education and/or training.
Click here for an electronic contact form for these programs. You will receive a response from a HELP representative within 72 hours.
How do you apply or get more information:
To see if you qualify or if you would like to become a supporting agency, please call W.O.R.C. at HELP of Southern Nevada, (702) 369-4357 Ext 1850, Fax Number 702-836-2180.
The WIA/DH Program is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are provided upon request to people with disabilities. Hearing Impaired Relay 711 or 1-800-326-6868.
The Displaced Homemaker Program is funded by the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
The WIA program is funded by