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Workforce Center Offices will be CLOSED to observe President’s Day Holiday
Fort Collins and Loveland Workforce Center offices will be CLOSED on Monday, February 15, 2016 in observance of the President’s Day Holiday. Our offices will re-open on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 8:00 AM. This closure includes both computer labs. For questions call: Fort Collins (970) 498-6600 and Loveland (970) 619-4650.
Welcome to the Larimer County Workforce Center!
Save the Dates! Youth Open Houses on March 5th & 12th!
The Larimer County Workforce Center invites you to an Open House in Fort Collins & Loveland on March 5th & 12th consecutive weekends. Learn about summer jobs, scholarships. internships and MORE! See dates & times for each office. For questions call the CareerRise line at: (970) 498-6608 or email at CareerRise@larimer.org.
Job Search Action Labs for February 2016
Get personalized assistance with your job search including how to use a computer, creating a resume, filling out an online application and updating your Connecting Colorado profile! No appointment is necessary.
The Matthews House Course Offerings for Spring 2016-Register Today!
The Education & Employment Center is offering classes on a sliding fee scale based on your household income. To view the current class schedule and course offerings click the links below. To get registered call, (970) 482-4357 or thematthewshouse.org. Classes are offered quarterly, and frequently through the year. Please check the schedule for the next available classes.
To Register for GED & ESL Classes
Call (970) 204-8181
Youth Friendly Employers Update
The 2015 Youth Friendly Employers List identifies local businesses that hire youth. Information provided is subject to change. Employers are sorted by age and location.
Career Transition Services
Career Transition Services, part of the federally funded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), assists eligible participants in the development of strategic job search and/or training plans.
Our services are specifically designed to get customers back to work! Some customers will benefit most from working one on one with an experienced employment counselor to determine where they are falling short in their job search. Other customers may be lacking skills that are keeping them from being competitive in the labor market. In either case, we may be able to help!
*Veterans and their eligible spouses receive priority of service.
Career Transition Services are customized to meet the needs of each individual job seekers, and may include:
- One on one intensive job search support from an experienced employment counselor
- Career and occupational advisement
- Development of an Individual Employment Plan
- Access to scholarship funds for occupational skills training
Ideal Candidates Possess:
A previous attachment to the workforce. The most successful participants are those who have a work history.
A goal of being employed at least 32 hours per week.
Stable life factors (housing, transportation, child care, health, legal, etc.)
A clear occupational objective in an in-demand occupational area. Occupations where published labor market information shows entry-level wages lower than $13.00 per hour, part-time work, or self-employment may not be considered.
How to qualify for Career Transition Services
- You have experienced a job loss or pending job loss in an industry where your occupation is no longer in demand AND eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits.
Ready to take the next step?
For more information about Career Transition Services, eligibility, and program requirements, we invite you to attend a “Career Transition Program Orientation” information session.
The link below will take you to the Workforce Registration System where you will be asked to create a user account. Once your account is created, select the “Register for Workshops” link.