The OhioMeansJobs Center (OMJ-Center) is dedicated to developing and advancing the workforce to meet the current and future workforce needs of the communities we serve. The Center located at 1111 E. Broad Street is a part of the American Jobs Center
The OMJ centers offer resource rooms with access to computers, office equipment, job-related workshops, supportive services, individual training accounts, and other activities. Job seekers have access to job search assistance and training while also addressing the barriers that may be preventing them from reaching their employment goals. With help from the Business Solutions team, employers can access talented candidates at all skill levels and a variety of resources to assist with hiring and training needs. Services are provided through collaborative funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, Franklin County, and the City of Columbus. Programs and services are available to all Franklin county residents and businesses, free of charge. Click here for more information: www.omjcfc.org.
OMJ is a free site developed in partnership with Monster.com and the state’s gateway to local job postings. Individual job seekers are encouraged to create an account and post your resume on OMJ so employers can find you; you can search for job openings and internships; view job fairs; and gain access to many more career and educational resources for both students and adult job seekers. Click here for more information: https://jobseeker.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is committed to assisting you in finding your next job. Please visit OhioMeansJobs.com to learn more about their services such as resume writing, available assessments and trainings, or to locate your local OhioMeansJobs Center.
Building Futures is a new program designed to help low-income Franklin County residents pursue careers in the skilled construction trades including electrical work, iron work, carpentry, painting, plumbing and more. The 9-week Building Futures "pre-apprenticeship" program provides you with the skills and trade-specific instruction to enter an apprenticeship. The program lays the foundation you need to build your career in the skilled trades. Click HERE to learn more.
Franklin County has entered into a new partnership with The Ohio State University that will help low-income workers train to become Community Health Workers (CHW). The program offers training and a stipend while residents attend a 12-week program. Once certified, the CHWs work in their neighborhood to improve quality care and break down cultural barriers. Anyone wanting information about the program can click here or contact Katherine Larabee at OSU's College of Nursing at firstname.lastname@example.org.