Category Archives: General

Public Notice – Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board Meeting 3/22/2017

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will convene it’s regularly scheduled meeting this Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM. The meeting will be held at OhioMeansJobs Summit County in Room 119B. Directions to OhioMeansJobs Summit County can be found by clicking here. This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. Please contact daniel.grantham@workforcearea2.org for more […]

2016 Summer Youth Employment Program a Success

In it’s fifth consecutive summer as operator, the County of Summit Department of Job and Family Services (CSDJFS) provided 1,235 area teens and young adults with employment opportunities through the 2016 TANF Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Representing partnerships with hundreds of local work sites and an investment of $3.4 million, the 2016 SYEP is, to date, CSDJFS’ most […]

Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments Meeting – 1/25/2017

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, the Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG), led by chief elected officials Executive Ilene Shapiro (Summit) and Commissioner Adam Friedrick (Medina), will convene its second public meeting at the Summa Health Medina Medical Center, located at 3780 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256. A link to directions […]

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Holiday Closings

In observation of the Holiday Season, OhioMeansJobs Summit County will be closed on Friday, December 23, Monday, December 26, 2016 and Monday January 2, 2017.

Job-Seeker Workshop Schedule – January, February & March 2017

The OhioMeansJobs Summit County Workshop schedule for  January, February and March 2017 is now available. Click here to download the calendar.

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board Granted Certification

We are pleased to announce that on November 22, 2016, the Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board (WDB), representing Local Workforce Area 2, was granted status as a certified WDB by the Governor of Ohio in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ (ODJFS) Office of Workforce Development. This certification will remain in effect […]

Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments Meeting – November 30, 2016

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, the Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG), led by chief elected officials Executive Ilene Shapiro (Summit) and Commissioner Adam Friedrick (Medina), will convene its first public meeting. The meeting will begin at 8:00 AM in the Crystal Point Room at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health & Wellness Center, […]

Public Notice – Workforce Development Board Meeting – December 14, 2016

    The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board will meet at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. The meeting will be held in room 119B at OhioMeansJobs Summit County in Akron, OH. Directions to OhioMeansJobs Summit County can be found by clicking here. This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. Please contact Area2WIB@gmail.com for more […]

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and seeks to educate the community-at-large about the value of a diverse workforce inclusive of these workers’ skills and talents. To learn more about NDEAM, and to find resources that can assist your business in fostering a more inclusive environment, visit The […]

OMJ Summit County Closed Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 in Observation of Labor Day

OhioMeansJobs Summit County will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observation of Labor Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 8:30 AM.