ULGNO's Office of Workforce Development is Ready to Help YOU
The Office of Workforce Development will be a provider of quality workforce development initiatives and resources throughout Southeastern Louisiana.
The Office of Workforce Development’s mission is to build core competencies that produce a common set of knowledge and skills for career success, and provide a foundation for job seekers to access a full range of occupations with livable wages.
- To provide job placement services in a cost-effective and efficient manner for job seekers and employers.
- To empower job seekers to achieve long-term goals and reach a state of self-sufficiency.
- To assist employers in meeting present and future workforce needs.
The Office of Workforce Development Job Assistance Program offers job seekers across Southeastern Louisiana intensive case management, job search assistance, financial literacy training, resume building, business etiquette, interview techniques, computer skills and other training designed to improve employability skills needed to compete in an aggressive workforce.
For employers, the program provides customized empowerment training designed to strengthen recruitment efforts, fill vacant positions and increase employee morale and productivity. The program also offers employers professional services such as administration of pre-employment screenings and employee assessments including behavior, skills, capacities and values assessments.
Using an intake and evaluation process, the program seeks unemployed or underemployed individuals who meet the following eligibility requirements:
1. Must be age 17 and above
2. Social Security Card
3. Proof of residence
4. Possess a valid state issued picture Identification Card/Driver’s License or Passport
Note: For specific programs, additional documents not mentioned above may be required.
To register for the Job Assistance Program or learn more, contact one of our case managers at the following partnering Workforce Investment Board (WIB) locations:
1801 Airline Drive, Suite A Metairie, LA
(504) 838-5678 ext 113
807 Barrow Street, Houma, LA
To reach the Urban League, call 1-855-620-9640 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The email should include name, phone number, and your most recent employer.