Workforce Central Florida can help you to better prepare
for the job you want, outfit you with job leads, and provide the
resources you need. WCF offers a variety of no-cost employment
and training services to residents of Orange, Osceola, Seminole,
Lake and Sumter counties at our local offices.
Services range from the essential tools that job seekers need to
find a job in today’s workforce to training opportunities,
recruitment events, information on community resources and special
programs that assist job seekers to overcome employment
Book a one-on-one appointment with a WCF placement
specialists and re-employment specialists who will assess your
job search strengths and challenges and recommend WCF services to
help you improve your job search.
The most important step toward making a good career decision is
understanding your own skills and interests. WORKFORCE CENTRAL
FLORIDA provides a test, called the Choices Interest Profiler, to
help you learn what skills and interests you possess and what
career is a good "fit" for you.
The Entrepreneurial Boot Camp was a five-day
event held in April 2011 that consisted of seminars produced
and facilitated by the University of Central Florida.
Each week WCF publishes a listing of Hot Jobs that employers are
in a rush to find help for.
Job fairs provide an opportunity to connect with companies
either face-to-face or online. Click here for information on the
next job fair.
Visit WORKFORCE CENTRAL FLORIDA’S Hot Jobs Blog for Hot Jobs and
WCF can assist you by recommending positions that become
available that match your qualifications. To utilize this service,
fully complete your registration information in WCF’s online job
bank, Employ Florida Marketplace. Remember to include all details
and keywords to help our WCF representatives understand your
qualifications and the type of work you are looking for.;
These events are conducted with a single employer and allow job
seekers to meet with employers one-on-one in our offices and apply
for positions. Check the job seeker calendar for upcoming
Find out what employers are looking for, what jobs are paying in
your area, career tips and strategies, which careers will be in
demand in the future, helpful links, community resources and much
more. The Job Seeker Research & Resource Center offers
articles, webinars, videos and podcasts.
Learn about this skill building, networking and professional
development event designed for budding entrepreneurs and
Browse through thousands of jobs throughout Florida or in the
Central Florida region in our online job bank.
The Re-Employment Connection program provides employability
skills and work experience for adults, ages 18 and up. We are
not currently accepting applications for the Re-Employment
WCF understands that ex-offenders may face obstacles when trying
to reenter the workforce. To help, WCF offers an “Ex-Offender
Overview” workshop and links to resources to help in a job
At each of our offices, you will find a professional Resource
Room that provides no-cost access to a variety of employment
resources such as: computer and printer; fax; copier; telephone;
Internet access; Microsoft Office software; online resume building
tools; typing software; a career interest assessment tool; job
salary comparisons; information on growing industries in Central
Florida; self-paced tutorials on Windows and Microsoft Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Outlook. The room is staffed by full-time
professionals who can answer questions, provide direction, give
instructions and render assistance or advice. (Please note that In
an ongoing effort to provide all of our customers with a
professional work environment, children under the age of 14 are NOT
PERMITTED in WORKFORCE CENTRAL FLORIDA offices.) Click here for
locations and directions.
Find out how your salary compares to others in your field, or
research salaries for your new career.
Participants will make $8.25/hour and
will work 35 hours per week for 7 or 16 weeks at local nonprofits,
government agencies and targeted private sector companies. Gain
valuable work experience and learn new skills. Registration for the
2012 Summer Job Connection program is now closed.
The Ticket to Work Program is a supportive, active and
resource-rich avenue to employment for SSI and SSDI
WCF can help you find a suitable training program to get you the
job you want. We can connect you with career assessment tools,
financial aid options and certified training providers.
Find resources to help you file for unemployment benefits.
WCF offers services to veterans to help you find your next
The Welfare Transition program helps participants receiving
public assistance create a plan to gain the skills and work
experience they need to get a job and move up the career
Special programs, services and financial incentives beyond WCF’s
basic services are available for those who qualify under the WIA
Program. The goal of the WIA Program is for job seekers to obtain
permanent, unsubsidized employment at a self-sufficient rate of
WCF offers special programs for young adults to help them
identify their interests and increase their workplace skills. Visit
our young adult page for more information.