Job-seekers have new support in Effingham County with the opening of a One-Stop Center on April 21.
The Effingham One- Stop Center, a partnership between Effingham County, the Georgia Department of Labor and the Coastal Workforce Investment Board, is located in the Effingham County Annex Building, 768 Highway 119 South, Springfield, GA.
The Effingham One Stop Center will provide services to residents of the region including job search, career assessments and training opportunities. The Center will be open to the public on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and staffed by a career advisor able to assist with any available service.
“We are very excited to have the opportunity to provide One-Stop services to the people of Effingham County,” said Cindy Landolt, Executive Director of Coastal Workforce Services, the fiscal entity for the Coastal Workforce Investment Board. “The commissioners and other local officials have worked hard to make this happen. We look forward to helping local citizens.”
“This is an important day in the history of the Workforce Board,” said R. Edward Bland, Chairman of the Coastal Workforce Investment Board. “We want to expand our access to the region’s residents, and this office goes a long way in getting this done.”
“The Commission is excited that the Coastal Workforce Investment Board is opening a new location here in Effingham County to serve our residents and bolster employment, training, and counseling opportunities,” said Dusty Ziegler, Commission Chairman at Large.
Serving a nine-county area, Coastal Workforce Investment Board and Coastal Workforce Services (a department in the City of Savannah Bureau of Public Development) strive to strengthen the competitiveness of Coastal Georgia employers by helping to improve the quality of the workforce.