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SC Works
american job center
SC Works

Job Seekers

Job seekers will find a vast array of resources when they visit their local SC Works site-Center operating hours are 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Job Seekers may also contact us by phone at 843-546-8581.

SC Works Online Services
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SC Works Online Services provides both Job Seekers the opportunity to post their Resumes and search for Jobs in a variety of formats. Many area Employers advertise positions exclusively through SC Works Online Services and many of them browse resumes on the system. To utilize this site, users will need to register by creating a Username and Password. Please visit the site for more information at www.SCWorks.org.

Veterans
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Veterans along with eligible spouses who live within the Waccamaw Region will receive priority of services for all employment and training services. This service policy aligns with The Job for Veteran’s Act and ensures that those who have served our country move to the front of the line for employment and training services.

As defined by the local service policy, a veteran is a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. Active services includes full-time duty in the National Guard or Reserve component, other than full-time duty for training purposes. Spouses may be covered under this policy if they meet one of several criteria.

Resource Lab
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The SC Works Center Resource Labs are the entry point to all Waccamaw Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act programs. All Resource Labs have fax machines, internet-connected computers, printers and copiers and professional staff to assist visitors. Job seekers can watch job search videos, apply for financial aid assistance for education and training programs, or review newspaper job listings and resource materials. The Resource Labs are equipped with assistive technologies for individuals with disabilities.

Resume Development
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Use our Resource Lab and get tips from our professional staff to develop a resume that gets you noticed. We utilize up-to-date specialized resume development software.

Computer Software Tutorials
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Tutorials are available to assist individuals in preparation for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED), to improve basic reading and math skills, or to improve workplace skills.

Skills Assessments
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Get a clear picture of your strengths and weaknesses and then utilize the tutorials to improve your skills. Discover careers that reward people with your special talents and abilities.

WorkKeys®
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WorkKeys® ensures you have the skills employers find necessary to do the job. Determine your skills level and gain an advantage over the competition by taking WorkKeys today! WorkKeys certificates will prove to potential employers that you definitely have the knowledge to do the job right. Identifying your skills will help you avoid future turnover and will help you understand your career strengths.  Best of all, South Carolina has currently made this testing free! For more information, call 843-546-8581 or visit the ACT WorkKeys website.

Employability Workshops
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Our SC Works Centers host workshops on such topics as conducting a job search, how to fill out an application and interview, resume writing, and job readiness.

Job Development Assistance
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Receive a helping hand with your job search through the SC Works Centers. We provide you with the tools you need, such as newspaper classifieds, current Internet job search applications, and current job listings.

Financial Aid Assistance
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Our professional SC Works staff will assist you in the completion of financial aid applications so you can access educational training. To begin your federal aid search independently, please visit www.fafsa.ed.gov. Use this form to apply free for federal and state student grants, work-study and loans.

Intensive Services-Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
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Individuals who are not successful in finding a job through the services that are listed above, may qualify for expanded services within the WIOA Program, including career counseling, in-depth assessment, education, and occupational skills training.

Let SC Works Waccamaw Adult and Dislocated Worker services help! We’re part of the Waccamaw Workforce Development Board (WWDB), and we provide special Training Programs to individuals who are Unemployed, Under-employed, or individuals needing Skills Upgrade.

WIOA Programs will assist you with earning a high school diploma or GED; obtaining a Certification and/or Associates Degree from a WIOA Eligible Training Provider; and with finding On the Job Training opportunities with local employers. These training opportunities will assist you in finding a good job and will provide you with skills which will help you throughout your life. For more information regarding our WIOA Adult and Dislocated Services, please:

1) Contact us by phone @ 843-546-8581.

-OR- 2) Attend one of our weekly WIOA Informational Orientations held at one of our convenient locations below (dates are subject to change around holidays so you may want to call before attending):

-OR- 3) Visit us in person:

SC Works Conway
200-A Victory Lane,
Conway, SC 29526
Every Thursday @ 8:45 am
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SC Works Georgetown
2704 Highmarket Street,
Georgetown, SC 29440
Every Wednesday @ 8:45 am
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SC Works Kingstree
530 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue,
Kingstree, SC 29556
Every Tuesday @ 8:45 am
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GEORGETOWN

2704 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC 29440
Phone: 843. 546. 8581


CONWAY

200-A Victory Lane
Conway SC 29526
Phone: 843. 234. 9675


KINGSTREE

530 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Phone: 843. 546. 8581

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board brings employers and job seekers together in South Carolina. The majority of the WWDB members are business representatives. Other members include representatives of education providers, labor organizations, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, and programs participating in the one-stop system. In our area, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity and fiscal agent for the Workforce Investment Board.

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