It's sometimes difficult to move forward in life when you feel hopeless, directionless, and unsure of your abilities. At OhioMeansJobs - Crawford County, we provide a variety of services that can help people build the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need in order to succeed.
Basic Core Services
Core services are available to the public at no charge and includes the use of our Resource Room, where you can look through job postings, access a wealth of job search information, and utilize computers and phones for job search activities. The resource room is open 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday.
- Careers 101 Assessment with OMJ staff. Helps you assess what you need to reach your employment goals, develop a solid plan for success, and determine if enrollment in the WIOA Career Advancement Program
might be right for you.
Aspire Assessment - Need your GED or thinking about College? Aspire through Mansfield City Schools is a class designed to prepare you for the GED or for College Placement Testing. The class is FREE and has both Bucyrus and Galion locations. Sign up at our front desk for a no-pressure assessment and get all the information you need to get started!
Education & Training Information - Brochures and program offerings of many area colleges and vocational schools.
Financial Aide Information - How to apply for federal financial aide through the FAFSA
Labor Market Information - Get the data you need to make smart career decisions
Fax & Mail Service - Mail or fax out applications and resumes to employers
Employer recruitments - Hiring happens here every week!
Practice Interviewing- By appointment with career staff
Community Resource Information - Find out what other services are available in our area
Resume Assistance - Resources and assistance to prepare an effective resume
Unemployment - Information on how to apply for Unemployment Compensation
Education & Training
Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA/WIA)
Adult Career Program
The overall goal of our career program is to increase the employment, retention, earnings potential, and occupational skill attainment of participants, and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of our Nation.
The WIOA Career Advancement Program assists people locate job opportunities, find better jobs, gain new skills, and upgrade existing skills in order to reach personal and professional goals. Is additional training the answer for you? Maybe,but there are many factors to consider. Attend one of our Careers 101 orientations to explore the possibilities and learn more about our Career Advancement Program.
Do you need a job now? Our Career Advisors are here to help you. By providing helpful job-seeking tips and avenues for exploration, we can help you develop "the edge" you need to succeed.
WIOA serves Dislocated Workers, Unemployed Individuals, Under-Employed Individuals, and Youth between the ages of 14-24.
To begin planning your career, please complete and submit the Careers 101 Orientation Packet and you will be scheduled for the next available Careers 101 Orientation. Orientation Packets are available at our office or can be mailed to you upon request. Either give us a call at 419-562-8066 #300 or email us at [email protected]
Crawford County Youth Program
The Crawford County Youth Program is a comprehensive year-round program that includes summer employment opportunities. Our program assists youth age 14-24 years old gain the skills they need to successfully navigate employment and training for long term success. Youth Staff are here to help you finish high school, get started in a higher education program, attain employment, keep the employment you already have, or help you find better employment. To learn more about the Youth Program visit our Youth Page.
Supportive Services - PRC
We have services available for qualified families to support employment. These services are funded through the PRC(Prevention, Retention, & Contingency) program. PRC is short-term, emergency assistance for households with minor children, to be accessed once in a specified time period.
PRC Services include:
- Gas to get to a new job (new is within first 30 days)
- Car repairs for employment
- Car insurance for employment
- Required work clothes
- Required tools & supplies
Applications for the PRC program are available at our office or can be mailed upon request. Call us at 419-562-8066 or email us at [email protected] to get list of verifications needed.
Other PRC assistance relating to employment and/or training include:
- Driver's Education Classes
- Short Term Training Expenses (books, tuition, supplies, testing fees)
- Educational Bonus for attaining GED, Vocational Certificate, or other Degree
- On-the-Job Training. Reimburses an employer for the cost of training you on the job.
For more detailed information see the PRC page.
Job Seeker Resources