|Hours||M-F 8:30 - 4:30||Director||Cynthia DeFebo|
|Phone||570-296-2909||Workforce Specialist||Mary Beth Sayles|
|Fax||570-296-3533||Career Counselor||Sheryl Romer|
|Internal Extension||1360||Career Counselor||Katie Peselli|
|Address||837 Route 6, Unit 2
Shohola, PA 18458
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The Pike County Workforce Development Agency strives to bridge the gap between employers and job seekers. Our approach seeks to build upon the close working relationship already in place between the local partners involved in workforce and economic development. We will work to establish an integrated and unified methodology to meet the needs of employers both locally and regionally and at the same time help to create a well-prepared/trained labor pool. We will continue to enhance the level of services for all our customers, increase accessibility to information, and reduce the barriers and confusion faced by both employers and job seekers.
The Pike County Workforce Development Agency is a federally funded county agency operating under the guidelines set forth in the Workforce Investment Act. Our purpose is to bring together regional employers and local job seekers. There are no fees for our services. Individuals needing intensive or training services must meet eligibility guidelines established by the US Department of Labor and The Pocono Counties Workforce Investment Board.
Anyone interested in finding employment has access to our resource library. This room offers everything you will need to conduct an effective job search. Our friendly staff will work with you and answer questions.
- Personal computers with internet access and resume writing software
- CareerLink registration
- Resume packet to help create the perfect resume
- Information on interviewing skills and writing cover and follow-up letters
- Job listings
- internet website list
- Labor market information
- Training provider information
- Local agencies information
- Phone, fax, and copier access
Additional Services / Referrals
There are many additional services that may benefit you; we will do our best to get you going in the right direction.
- Pike County Assistance Office
- PA Bureau of Labor and Industry
- Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
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