Career Connections provides adults and youth with tools for career planning and conducting a job search. Choosing a career is a multi-step process. It involves learning about yourself and the occupations you are considering in order to make an informed decision. Individuals using Career Development Services will learn that self-awareness of their interests, strengths, values, skills, personality and decision-making style will give them tools that can be applied to a variety of situations.
The One-Stop workforce development system was created to provide universal access to all job seekers who want information on Career Exploration, Training and Education, Job Search, and Economic Support. Universal access includes physical access as well as access to programs and services. Accommodations will be made in order to ensure accessibility. In order to access programs and services, center staff will provide, upon request:
- Large print copies of materials and forms
- Sign language interpreters
- Language interpreters
- Assitance completing applications/other required documents
- Assistive Technology
The FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program is a free program that helps FoodShare members build their job skills and find jobs. FSET will assess your strengths, needs and preferences to help you with getting a job.
Windows to Work
Windows to Work is re-entry program to help offenders successfully transition from incarceration back to their communities and reduce recidivism rates. The Windows to Work Case Manager serves as a link between incarceration and the community by providing continuous, intensive services pre- and post-release.
Pre-release services include individualized plans, weekly sessions, workshops, job development and placement services, retention services, documentation assistance, resource referrals, and day of release plans. Post-release services include continued retention resources, career pathway development
The Wisconsin Works (W-2) program is available to parents of minor children whose family income is below 115% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Each W-2 eligible participant meets with a Financial and Employment Planner (FEP), who helps the individual develop an employability plan.
We offer numerous services and resources to assist with choosing a career, resume development, interviewing and the follow-up process. Most of these services are free.
Caring enough...to make a difference! Veteran Representatives are available to assist job-seeking Veterans with a range of services and to assist employers with hiring qualified, skilled applicants. The Workforce Development Centers have Veteran Representatives available to assist you via email: VetsInfo@wctc.edu.