The Greater Omaha Workforce Development Board
A bright future ahead.
If you’re just beginning to start your search for a career, the road ahead can seem tough. Heartland Workforce Solutions helps you identify goals, explore options and make decisions that are right for you and the future you want.
Find your dream career.
Some people have more obstacles than others when finding and obtaining a career. But that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve to pursue their dreams.
Whether you come from a family with low income, are unhoused or in the foster system, dropped out of school, are a young parent, have a disability or need to develop basic literacy skills, we’re here to help you with services and resources. Our purpose is to create career connections for everyone, regardless of their place in life.
In addition to the resources below, you can contact us or visit our location to receive one-on-one help with a career specialist.
The Partnership for Youth Development can help you attain a satisfying career and self-sufficiency. Get personalized attention and help with educational or vocational placement, career exploration, job readiness training, leadership opportunities, tuition and supplies assistance and supportive services.
If you’re between the ages of 14 and 24, out of school, or in school within 18 months of graduation, find out if you’re eligible by clicking on our website button.
The Job Corps is a free education and training program that’s a lot like going to college, but you’ll learn job skills that colleges don’t offer. If you don’t have a high school diploma, the Job Corps will help you earn it. Then, you can explore a variety of career possibilities and learn how to get there.
The certificate confirms essential work skills needed for job success. It is widely used by employers, educators, workforce developers and others to provide evidence that career seekers have the necessary skills employers are looking for. Register here to take the assessment.
What success looks like:
Jordi grew up with a passion for technology, but he lacked role models that had the expertise to advise him on a career in IT.
Anthony arrived at HWS seeking assistance for post-high school training options, but he was able to get that and a whole lot more.
Community Impact through Work Experience As a South Omaha native, Jacqueline Gomez has long wanted to give back to the community that raised her. Through the WIOA Youth program, Jacqueline […]