General Program Description

Licking County Job and Family Services (LCJFS) in conjunction with OhioMeansJobs | Licking County (formerly Opportunity Links) Employment and Training Center, located at 998 East Main Street in Newark Ohio, has many resources available to community members who are currently unemployed and looking for employment, or those who want a different or higher paying job.

Job Seekers have access to a full selection of resources under one convenient location, Services available include:

  • Partner services from local and state organizations
  • Employment and career counseling
  • Staffed, full service job search resource center with internet access
  • A host of job seeker-related services including resume development, job leads, (link to hot jobs) and interview skills brush up
  • Veterans services
  • Access to education and training providers
  • Vocation rehabilitation services for those with a disability
  • Plus connections to other supportive services

More intensive services are available to eligible individuals who unable to obtain employment or are employed but need services to retain or enhance employment. Training Services may be provided to those eligible job seekers who need specific skills to obtain or maintain employment. Licking County recognizes the need for community partners to work together to provide one-stop employment and training links to members of the community. OhioMeansJobs | Licking County enables job seekers and employers to access services, information, and opportunities at one central location.

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals needing basic job search assistance may access a variety of job search services free of charge at OhioMeansJobs | Licking County Employment and Training Center, 998 East Main Street Newark Ohio 740-670-8700.

More intensive and training services are available to individuals who meet income eligibility and:

  1. have been unsuccessful in obtaining employment, or are determined to need training,
  2. who have the skills and qualifications to participate,
  3. who select programs directly linked to employment opportunities,
  4. Are unable to obtain sufficient financial assistance through other resources.

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Licking County Job and Family Services
74 South 2nd Street
Newark, Ohio, 43055
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OhioMeansJobs | Licking

998 East Main Street
Newark, OH, 42055
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The OhioMeansJobs | Licking County facility includes a full service and staffed Resource Room equipped with computers with internet access, job search software, and educational tutorials. A large classroom provides space for the ABLE/GED center and job search workshops. Private interview rooms allow employers to set up on site interviewing and special recruitment sessions.

For more information about OhioMeansJobs | Licking County, an updated list of job openings in and near Licking County, please click here.

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