WHO WE ARE

Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a federally funded grant, the Central Arkansas Workforce Development Area is able to provide innovative solutions for Central Arkansas' workforce and employers.

 

Our workforce centers offer eligible participants with career and educational training services, which assist them in obtaining and retaining employment. These services are funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  other local and state partners and target in-demand industry sectors throughout the region.

 

Additionally, we provide vital partnership for our industries and assist businesses in overcoming the challenges of recruiting, retaining, developing and maintaining a pipeline of qualified job seekers.

 

Our goals is to provide both job seekers and employers with resources and services designed to help them succeed in today's competitive job market.

 

Providing Innovative Solutions to

CENTRAL ARKANSAS'
JOB SEEKERS & EMPLOYERS

SERVICES

EDUCATIONAL & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

We provide opportunity and access to targeted training and education that leads to a career with gainful employment for every Central Arkansas job seeker. We strive to remove barriers for hard-to-reach populations like veterans and eligible spouses, returning citizens, individuals that have aged out of foster care, individuals with disabilities, and homeless individuals.

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS FOR EMPLOYERS

Our Business Service Team identifies appropriate strategies to help create a workforce to foster economic development. We strive to provide economic solutions and provide sustainable strategic services for the industries that make our area a great place to live and work. We assists businesses in overcoming the challenges of recruiting, retaining, developing and maintaining a pipeline of qualified job seekers.

JOB SEEKER RESOURCES & EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our goal is to provide job seekers with the best diverse job opportunities throughout the Central Arkansas Region. 
We understand that deciding on and navigating your career can sometimes be challenging, so we provide additional resources and services to help you secure a job that will lead to promising career.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Arkansas Department of Transportation Hiring Event
    Thu, Aug 18
    ARDOT Construction Office
    Aug 18, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    ARDOT Construction Office, 336 US-64, Conway, AR 72032, USA
    The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is hiring! ARDOT is in charge of the planning, maintenance, and policing of state roads and highways, as well as providing safe and efficient transportation solutions to support Arkansas' economy and improve the quality of life for future generations
 

MEET OUR TEAM

 
Rodney Larsen

RODNEY LARSEN

Executive Director

Tina Roush

TINA ROUSH

Executive Deputy Director

Shawntel Robinson

SHAWNTEL BROWN

Director of One Stop & Business Services

Dorine Smith

DORINE SMITH

Director of Workforce Programs

Bobby Strobel

BOBBY STROBEL, JR.

One-Stop Manager of Arkansas Workforce Center in Conway

Cynthia Terry

CYNTHIA TERRY

One-Stop Manager of Arkansas Workforce Center in North Little Rock

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KIRA LIVINGSTON

Digital Media Coordinator

Carmen Edwards

CARMEN EDWARDS

Director of Workforce Program Administration

ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CENTER LOCATIONS

Visit any one of our Workforce Centers to find a team of trained and committed professionals ready to listen, advise and partner with you to target and achieve your career goals. Computers are available for preparing résumés, cover letters, completing online job applications, accessing training provider data, as well as obtaining access to the Internet and job search websites. Job centers are equipped with office equipment made available at no-cost that will make your job search be a breeze.

ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CENTER IN BENTON

400 Edison Avenue 

Benton, AR  72015

 

Monday-Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

501-315-7702

ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CENTER IN BRINKLEY

405 West 4th St. 

Brinkley, AR  72021

 

Monday-Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

870-734-3374

ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CENTER IN CONWAY

1500 N Museum Road

Conway AR  72032

 

Monday-Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

501-730-9865

ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CENTER IN LONOKE

902 N. Center St.

Lonoke, AR  72086

 

Monday-Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

501-676-2721

ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CENTER IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK

324 Pershing Boulevard 
North Little Rock, AR  72114

Monday-Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

501-376-4119

 

CONTACT US

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Working Together

CAPDD/Arkansas Workforce Center is an “equal opportunity employer/program,” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to Individuals with disabilities.” Arkansas Relay Service: 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) 1-800-285-1131 (TDD)  Or TDD 711.