All posts by Grace Glaubman

Summer Youth Employment Program 2015 Success

The Summit County Department of Job and Family Services operated the TANF Summer Youth program for the fourth consecutive year during Summer 2015. We are pleased to report that the entirety of the $1.7 million budget was expended to bring Summer Youth Employment and services to Summit County residents. During the time of enrollment, youth […]

Introducing the Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board

Our local workforce area, comprised of Summit and Medina counties, has been transitioning from working under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) since the federal law was signed in 2014. New regulations from WIOA change the required partners represented on the Board, with a larger focus on labor […]

Recognition of long-serving Summit/Medina Workforce Investment Board members

Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board (WDB) Chair Jon Miller recognized four long-serving members of the Summit/Medina Workforce Investment Board (predecessor of the WDB) at the board’s January 13th meeting. We would like to thank the following members for their many years of service, knowledge, and commitment to the board and our local workforce area: • Diana […]

Public Notice – Workforce Development Board Meeting

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will be meeting on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at Akron General Health & Wellness Center West, Medina Rd. Akron 44333. This is a public meeting. Anyone is free to attend. Please contact for more details.

OhioMeansJobs for Veterans – YouTube

This helpful video contains information on how veterans can visit OMJ centers for assistance in finding employment and other needed services.

Summer Youth 2015

Summer Youth Job Opportunities 2015 The Summit County Department of Job and Family Services will operate a TANF Summer Youth Employment program once again for the 2015 season. Program providers will include Akron Urban League (AUL), Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates (JOG), and the Youth Employment for Success (YES) program. We anticipate that over 1,200 youth […]