|Employment Services, Employment and Redevelopment Programs, Mesa County - Rocky Mountain Service, Employment and Redevelopment||Employment Division and the Community Service Division offer programs and services to local community residents.
RMSER Workforce Development:RMSER’s Workforce Division provides workforce development opportunities to individuals seeking employment and training services throughout many rural counties in Colorado.
RMSER National Farmworkers Job Program (NFJP):Provides free services for migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFWs) through the US Department of Labor.
Both programs provide:
- On-the-job training offering up to a 50% hourly pay reimbursement for employers training RMSER participants.
- Tuition assistance to RMSER participants attending post-secondary schools or private training institutions.
- Work experience opportunities for RMSER participants who have never worked or who lack the necessary skills to obtain employment, with 100% of their wages paid by RMSER’s Workforce Program on behalf of participants placed at private or public worksites.
- Transportation, clothing, tool and/or equipment assistance to participants during their training or employment periods, with food and rental assistance.
836 Euclid Avenue
Carbondale, CO 81623
100 E. 2nd. Street
Parachute, CO 81635
528 Railroad Avenue
Rifle, CO 81650
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|Employment Services, Mesa County Workforce Center||All individuals looking for a job meet with an Employment Specialist who will offer vocational guidance, resume assistance and job matching.
You fill out a registration form that includes a description of your skills, education, and current work history. This information is input into the statewide JobLink data base where your skills and job needs are matched with a listing of jobs listed by employers. You will be given referrals to job openings that match your requirements.||Mesa County||512 29 1/2 RD||Colorado Department of Labor and Employment|
|Migrant Farmworker Support (Greeley) / Rocky Mountain SER.||RMSER Migrant Head Start:
The Migrant Head Start program is federally funded to serves 180 migrant children (ages 6 weeks old to 5 years old) and their families in Adams, Larimer, Mesa, Montrose, and Weld Counties who come every year from May to October to work in agriculture. The program serves families whose income meets federal poverty guidelines and who migrate for the purpose of engaging in agricultural employment.
||Weld County||Greeley / Rocky Mountain SER.||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Native Workforce Program - Denver Indian Center||The Native Workforce Program, funded by the Department of Labor Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA), seeks to enhance the employment prospects for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community members. The program acquaints employers with the values of hiring program participants and advocates for the needs of unemployed and under-employed American Indians/Alaska Natives in the community. The primary focus is on career-oriented case management and providing assistance and support for participants who are both seeking training and jobs. Services include:
- Job search classes
- Educational search guidance
- Vocational training assistance
- Professional career counseling||Denver County||Denver Indian Center||Denver Indian Center|
|Workforce Center (Brighton) - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Brighton Workforce and Business Center provides a range of employment services including:
- Vocational guidance
- Job referrals
- WIOA program (youth and adults)
- Resume and interviewing classes
- Basic computer classes
- Equipment for work related purposes (computers, copier, fax machine)
- Financial assistance for work or interview clothing
Employment specialists are available to assist persons with disabilities, seniors, youth, and veterans.||Adams County||Brighton - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Colorado Department of Labor and Employment|
|Workforce Center (E 14th Pl) - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Aurora Works Workforce Center provides the following assistance for job seekers:
- Computers, internet access, etc. for job searches
- WIOA program
- Resume assistance
- ESL classes
- Information and referrals||Arapahoe County||E 14th Pl - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Colorado Department of Labor and Employment|
|Workforce Center (Elizabeth) - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Provides a number of services including the WIOA training program, business services for employers, and Wagner Peyser Employer Services, such as:
- Resume and interviewing assistance
- Job search assistance
- Job coaching
- Clothing suggestions||Elbert County||Elizabeth - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Colorado Department of Labor and Employment|
|Workforce Center (N Chambers Rd) - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Aurora Workforce and Business Center provides employment services, including but not limited to:
- Job postings
- Career coaching
- Access to computers, phones, etc. for job searches
- Resume assistance
- Job fair information
- Programs for Veterans, migrant farm-workers, youth and adults (WIOA)
- Vocational rehabilitation appointments and referrals
- Information for ex-offenders
- Workshops (resumes, cover letters, interviewing, computer basics, parenting, nutrition, money management, etc.)
- Community resource referrals||Adams County||N Chambers Rd - Colorado Department of Labor and Employment||Colorado Department of Labor and Employment|
|Workforce Development (Greeley) / Rocky Mountain SER.||Rocky Mountain SER Workforce Development||Weld County||Greeley / Rocky Mountain SER.||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) - Mesa County Workforce Center||The Career Development Program, also referred to as the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Career Development Program is to provide services that prepare individuals for full time, self-sufficient employment.
BASIC SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Resume Assistance
- Job Search Tips
- Interviewing Preparation
- Information on Community Resources and Programs
- Labor Market Information
- Specialized assessment of skill levels and interest
- Individual Employment Plan case management
INDIVIDUALIZED CAREER AND TRAINING SERVICES INCLUDE(program eligibility required):
- Support Services to obtain or maintain employment
- Short-term Pre-vocational Services
- Occupational Skills Training
- On-The-Job Training (OJT)
- Paid Work Experience||Mesa County||512 29 1/2 RD||Colorado Department of Labor and Employment|
|Workforce Investment Act Programs / Weld County Department of Human Services||This program assists youth in successfully completing high school, a GED program, or acquiring skills to obtain employment.||Weld County||Weld County Department of Human Services||Weld County |
|Workforce Investment Opportunity Act Youth Employment (1200 Federal Blvd) - Denver Office of Economic Development||Works collaboratively with four contractors:
– Denver Housing Authority
- Urban Peak
- Servicios de La Raza
- Denver Public Schools
to meet the diverse needs of job-seeking youth. These programs help youth reach their employment, education, and personal aspirations. Through career advising and mentorship, youth learn to prepare themselves for the future by setting goals and participating in activities to achieve personal growth.||Denver County||1200 Federal Blvd - Denver Office of Economic Development||Denver Office of Economic Development|