Kansas WORKReady Certificate

The Kansas WORKReady! Certificate is nationally recognized,
letting EMPLOYERS know a job candidate’s skills before they even walk into the interview.

Unemployment Fraud

In Kansas and across the nation, unemployment fraud, identity theft, and scams are on the rise.
If you think you are the victim of identity theft or someone has filed a fraudulent claim using
your name or information – or if you are an employer, and you believe fraudulent claims are
being filed against your unemployment insurance account – click the button below to report.

Unemployment Insurance

Questions on your Unemployment Insurance application or claim – please call
1-800-292-6333 or click the button below.

Ready to Hire Someone?

Southeast KANSASWORKS can connect you with
a skilled and trained workforce to meet your company’s needs!

Young Adults

Employment, Education & Training Opportunities
for Young Adults – Ages 16 – 24 

Kansas Registered Apprenticeship Program

The Kansas Registered Apprenticeship Program balances a unique partnership
between job seekers and employers throughout the state.

The program incorporates classroom studies through on-the-job training supervised by a skilled employee.

Veterans' Services

The U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’
Employment and Training Service (VETS)
offers employment and training services
to eligible veterans through a non-competitive
Jobs for Veterans State Grants Program.

Find career, training and job search resources just for you!

Southeast KANSASWORKS Inc.
Southeast KANSASWORKS Inc.
Looking for a job? Southeast KANSASWORKS is hiring for a Youth Career Advisor, Business Service Representative, and part- time Administrative Assistant.
Stop by the Paola Workforce Center on TODAY July 16th from 9am to 3pm and speak to staff about our open positions and where you might fit in as a member of the TEAM!
Southeast KANSASWORKS Inc.
Southeast KANSASWORKS Inc.
The Kansas Legislature recently passed HB 2196, which includes the implementation of the My Reemployment Plan (MRP) program. With few exceptions, any claimant who receives three (3) consecutive weeks of unemployment payments is automatically a part of MRP. Once you are eligible for MRP, you will rec...
Southeast KANSASWORKS Inc.
Southeast KANSASWORKS Inc.
Southeast KANSASWORKS IS HIRING!!! We are looking for a Full-Time Business Services Representative, a Full-Time Youth Career Advisor, and a Part-Time Administrative Assistant for our Paola, KS Workforce Center. Stop by on Friday, July 16th from 9am to 3pm for our 'OPEN INTERVIEW DAY", we cannot wait to meet you!

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for a Job

We can help you identify your career interests and educate you about the in-demand careers in the local area.

Begin your online job search where you can search for jobs by location or by keyword.

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Adult Education

Enroll in adult education and college Career Technical Education courses

Learn English as a second language

Prepare for the GED® Test

Strengthen reading, writing, and math skills

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Access Points

Southeast KANSASWORKS is currently partnering with local libraries across the 17-county region to offer virtual access to basic and individualized career services.

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Tour of Services

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– Job Seekers –

We offer a wide range of employment services at no cost!

 Referrals to Employment
Job Listings
Work-Based Learning Opportunities
Career Counseling
Resume Writing Tools and Interviewing Skills
Resources Rooms with Computer and Internet Access
Outreach and Remote Services
Job Fairs and Hiring Events
Access to Training Programs
Work Ready Assessment and Certification
Veteran’s’ Services
Similar Employment-Related Services

The Southeast Kansas Local Area V Workforce Center system is designed to provide a full range of services and assistance opportunities to job seekers and employers under one roof, serving the residents of 17 Kansas Counties.

American Job Center Office Hours:

Southeast KANSASWORKS offices are open by appointment only.

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

We open at 9:00 am each Thursday

(Paola Office – Closed on Fridays)

 

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments will be scheduled during open hours, in 30 minute and 1-hour increments, based upon need.  You must pass COVID-19 screening procedures prior to entering the Workforce Center including temperature checks.  Masks are recommended and will be available to you.

Contact your local Workforce Center to schedule an appointment today!

Emporia ~ Chanute ~ Independence ~ Paola ~ Pittsburg

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