COVID-19 TOP 3 REQUESTED RESOURCES
WIOA EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING PROGRAMS
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is landmark legislation that is designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s public workforce system and help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers. Contact our service provider Western Maine Community Action for more information.
THE CENTRAL WESTERN MAINE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
“A diverse and satisfied workforce meeting the needs of employers.”
CWMWDB’s vision is a strong, vibrant, sustainable economy that generates growth opportunities for employers and creates high demand-high wage jobs for job seekers. It is a system that promotes active, engaged industry partnerships to create a highly trained, educated, and diverse workforce leading to improved quality of life for the residents of Central/Western Maine.
Balance Supply and Demand of Labor
Improve Communication within the Workforce Development System
Promote Foundational Learning and Adaptability Skills
Support and facilitate industry sector development
Improve educators’ understanding of workforce needs/skills requirements
Increase employer engagement in workforce development system
Reduce the mismatch between job seeker skills and employer needs
The Central Western Maine Workforce Development Board
77 Winthrop Street
Augusta, ME 04330