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Business Hours:

Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Business Address

317 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Independence, KS 67301
(620) 332-5904
(620) 331-0856 Fax

If You Are An Employer Contact The Following...

Lacie Bohr

Business Services

(620) 332-5904 ext. 109

If You Are A Job Seeker Contact The Following...

Brandy Benedict

Career Services

(620) 332-5904 ext. 104

Brenda Crites

Job Training

(620) 332-5904 ext. 103

Miriam Franco

Career Services

Hablo Español
(620) 332-5904 ext. 102

Gina Smith

Career Services

(620) 332-5904 ext. 108

If You Are A Young Adult Contact The Following...

Travis Alexander

Young Adult Advisor

(620) 332-5904 ext. 105

Melissa Johnson

Young Adult Director

(620) 332-5904 ext. 106

STATE HOLIDAYS - OFFICE CLOSED:

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY Monday, January 21, 2019
MEMORIAL DAY Monday, May 27, 2019
INDEPENDENCE DAY Thursday,  July 4, 2019
LABOR DAY Monday, September 2, 2019
VETERANS DAY Monday, November 11, 2019
THANKSGIVING DAY Thursday, November 28, 2019
Friday, November 29, 2019
CHRISTMAS Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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SOUTHEAST KANSASWORKS
UPCOMING EVENTS

May 30

Hiring Event – Norfolk Iron & Metal

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.

 

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.