Missouri Career Centers Frank Alaniz ~ Functional Manager
Are you the Unemployment Office?• We are Missouri Workforce System ~ – Missouri’s workforce system is comprised of over 40 Missouri career centers located around the state. The centers are staffed with trained workforce specialists and career counselors that focus on satisfying businesses’ need for skilled workers and the training, education and employment needs of individuals.
Workforce Programs• Missouri Career Centers Core Programs – Computers / Fax / Business Lines / Copiers / Self Directed Services• Web Based Services – Missouri Career Source – Missouri Connections – MERIC (Labor Market Information)
Programs• National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)• On-the-Job Training Program (OJT)• Work Ready Missouri (WRM)• Missouri Program Disability Navigators• Missouri ReEntry Program• State Parks Youth Program• Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
WOTCQualifying new hires must be from one of these groups:• Short-term TANF recipients•• 18–39 year-old food stamp recipients•• Veterans receiving food stamps or Disabled Veterans•• Vocational rehabilitation referrals•• 18–39 year-old Empowerment Zone or Rural Renewal • County (EZ/RRC) residents• 16–17 year-old EZ recipient hired as summer employees•• Ex-felons•• Supplemental security income recipients•• Long-term TANF Recipients•
Workshops• Interviewing• Resume Preparation• Career Networking• Career Exploration• Basic Computer Skills• Career Center Orientation• Specialized Workshops