OhioMeansJobs Coshocton County provides job training and academic services to eligible county residents ages 14 and up and to those who have been dislocated due to permanent lay-off or plant closings. The Coshocton County Department of Job and Family Services is dedicated to serving our community’s employment and training needs by providing a quality workforce.
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Job Center Services
Coshocton County Department of Job and Family Services is your link to community-based services. Representatives of the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, Veterans Employment Services, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Employment Services, and the Bureau of the Services for the Visually Impaired provide services on-site.
A variety of workshops are offered throughout the month at no cost to help those attending improve their knowledge and practical application in areas such as computer basics, job interviewing skills, and resume writing. A calendar can be picked up in the Workforce Unit lobby, or contact Lisa Scott at (740) 295-7506 for more information.
Youth Employment and Training Program
This program provides eligible youth, ages 14 to 21, the opportunity to receive hands-on training and work experience. The purpose of the program is to provide them with a positive model of the world of work and an opportunity to develop interests in various careers.
Opportunities exist for those who wish to upgrade their skills in an approved vocational or technical training program. Students can complete up to a two-year training program (or the last two years of a bachelor’s program) with a scholarship that pays tuition, book, and fee costs above what is covered by state and federal grants. Students can also qualify for an allowance to defray transportation and child care expenses based on need.
The OhioMeansJobs Coshocton County Resource Center is full of technology and various on-site resources to help in the employment process. The room is also available for job search, completing online applications, resume writing and contacting job leads through e-mail. We have 12 computers with high-speed internet, plus a special-needs system for clients with limited vision and/or hearing. The Resource Center is located in the basement of the JFS building and is open from 8-4, Monday-Friday. The Resource Center can be reached at (740) 295-7411.