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Between the ages of 16-24? Looking to find a job and make money? Not currently attending any school? Facing a barrier? We are here to help!     What are Youth Services? Whether you’re a 16-24 year old looking for a GED or high school diploma, help getting into post-secondary education, or the opportunity to…

The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program seeks to assist eligible youth in achieving academic and employment success. The WIA Youth Program offers employability skills development (writing resumes, filling out job applications, improving interviewing skills), paid/unpaid work experience (internships, gaining on-the-job skills, experience, and references to prepare for future employment opportunities), GED/high school diploma preparation,…

March 21, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $350,000 in state pilot grants to launch or expand three pilot workforce programs for residents of Alachua and Bradford counties. The grants, established by CareerSource Florida and administered under a fund through the Florida Department of…

Introduction CareerSource North Central Florida offers youth services through “WIA” – the Workforce Investment Act Program. We assist eligible youth between the ages 16 and 21 in achieving academic and employment success through effective and comprehensive activities. In addition to employability skills development – such as how to write resumes, fill out applications and improve…

Training Tomorrow’s Workforce Today At CareerSource North Central Florida, we work every day to ensure our business community has access to trained, vetted talent. A key component to that process is building a pipeline of young individuals ready to take their place in the workforce. That’s why CareerSource North Central Florida provides the Youth Work…

Russell Furnas, 92, has worked diligently for FloridaWorks as part of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) for the past four years. However, his tenure has come to a close this week. Staff commemorated him and his valuable contributions by sharing stories of praise, presenting a plaque of recognition, and expressing bitter-but-sweet sentiments and…

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce/FloridaWorks Business Services Team invites local employers to a focus group to learn more about the FloridaWorks Youth Internship program and its added benefits your business and to developing our community’s workforce. The focus for the Spring 2012 internships is customer service. Twenty motivated students are seeking work sites, in…

FloridaWorks Business Services is celebrating the successful end of its fiscal year, meeting or exceeding all of its annual goals of engaging new employers and finding jobs for our citizens. FloridaWorks partners with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and local employers to develop, recruit, hire, train, promote and retain the highest quality workforce for…

Executive Committee Background The Executive Committee shall be chaired by the Board Chair and shall consist of the Board Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer/Secretary, Chairs of the Standing Committees, and the Immediate Past Chair. The Executive Committee shall also be responsible for: Reviewing and recommending for Council approval the CEO’s performance evaluation and compensation. Reviewing and overseeing…