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.
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.
MEET OUR TEAM
Executive Deputy Director
Internal Monitor/Admin Assistant
Business Service Coordinator
BOBBY STROBEL, JR.
One-Stop Manager of Arkansas Workforce Center in Conway
One-Stop Manager of Arkansas Workforce Center in Lonoke & Brinkley
One-Stop Manager of Arkansas Workforce Center in North Little Rock
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.