Job Seeker Services

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.

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 multiple location options.  Call us or stop by and get all the information you need to get started!

Brochures and program offerings of many area colleges and vocational schools.

How to apply for federal financial aide through the FAFSA

Get the data you need to make smart career decisions

Mail or fax out applications and resumes to employers

Hiring happens here every week!

By appointment with career staff

Find out what other services are available in our area

Resources and assistance to prepare an effective resume

Information on how to apply for Unemployment Compensation

Education & Training

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. Talk to a Career Advisor about creating a successful plan for a new career.

Our WIOA 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 WIOA Careers Orientation Packet and you will be scheduled for an appointment.  Orientation Packets are available at our office or can be mailed to you upon request. Either give us a call at 419-562-8066 or stop by our job center.

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 Program Page

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