A Publication of the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce

Work Force Investment
The Workforce Investment Act signed in to law in 1998 aims to improve the quality of the workforce, enchance the productivity and competitiveness of the nation, and reduce welfair dependency.

The Act also created One-Stops to provide to the citizens of each county the ability to find, in their own county, a comprehensive center or access point that contains all the technology, resources, people and information necessary for customers to receive job listing information and to have their needs met.

These are three segments of the population that are served under this grant: Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth.

Partial List of Services:

Career Planning and Guidance
Employment Counseling
Financial assistance at local technical colleges
GED Preparation Classes
Job Listings
On-the-Job Training
Resume Development

For more information on t the Workforce Investment Act  go to
(478) 374-6573 (2)
A prinatable brochure can be obtained from the document library below

Heart of Georgia RESA
Workforce Investment Act
On-the-Job Training Program
1141 Cochran Highway
Eastman, GA 31023

On-the-Job Training (OJT) can help employers reduce the cost of hiring new employees!  OJT helps to defray the cost of training new employees.

*Employers are reimbursed for part of the cost of training eligible new employees hired through the OJT Program

*Assistance is provided with obtaining qualified applicants for your job openings

*The employer chooses the employee

*There is no cost to the employer or employee, ever!

To find out more information about On-the-Job Training, contact:
Janice Winslette (478) 374-2240; ext 122
Ryan Ward (478) 374-2240; ext 141

Funds provided through Region 9 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commissions, 5404 Oak St. Eastman, GA
Grant Recipient
Administrative Entitity: Job Training Unlimited, P.O. Box 906, Claxton, GA 30417


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