Mahoning Valley Career Resources

Ohio To Work partners helped more than 34,000 job seekers in the Mahoning Valley area find meaningful employment, upskilling or reskilling opportunities, and career resources.

While the Ohio To Work initiative has transitioned to a regional collaboration, the dedicated workforce partners will continue to provide career-building services that can lead to new opportunities with long-term benefits.

If you would like to access free services like personalized career coaching, accelerated training options and funding opportunities, contact one of the organizations below.

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United Returning Citizens

United Returning Citizens (URC) provides job search and job training, financial literacy skills, and stable housing for those reentering society from correctional facilities. URC can provide a holistic approach to enable all citizens who have been challenged by previous life circumstances to become productive, contributing members of society.

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Professional Development Center A division of Flying High Inc.
Flying HIGH, Inc.

Providing job placement services, accelerated skills training, job readiness activities, and financial support services to allow job seekers the opportunity to overcome employment barriers like drug and alcohol addiction and criminal backgrounds.

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National Center for Urban Solutions

Specializing in workforce development, education, and wellness, The National Center for Urban Solutions provides job training, workplace readiness, and career coaching opportunities to help underserved populations secure long-term employment. 

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OhioMeansJobs | Trumbull County

Offering job seekers personalized career services to help you overcome barriers and discover opportunities, OhioMeansJobs Trumbull County is your one stop shop to finding and securing work with local employers. 

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OhioMeansJobs Mahoning and Columbiana Counties

With more than 30 partner agencies, OhioMeansJobs Mahoning and Columbiana Counties enables job seekers to identify the skills and training they need to successfully enter the local workforce.

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“My new job allowed me the opportunity to grow and live a better life. I can now remodel my home and do so many things that I couldn’t thanks to my job.”

Bernard J., Heavy Machinery Operator – ELLWOOD Aluminum

Have questions about Ohio To Work? We’ve got answers!

Q & A

What was Ohio To Work?

Ohio To Work, an initiative from JobsOhio, helped job-seeking Ohioans find career resources or move into long-term careers with local employers in the healthcare, manufacturing and tech industries. Ohio To Work allowed workforce partners the opportunity to expand their coaching and support services, network partners, tools, and training programs – giving any Ohioan looking for a job the tools they needed to find work.

Why did Ohio To Work end?

Ohio To Work was created in a direct response to the unemployment levels caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As unemployment rates return to pre-pandemic levels, the Ohio To Work initiative has concluded in 2022 as originally planned.

What resources will be available to job seekers after Ohio To Work?

The mission of Ohio To Work was to connect job seekers with career resources, all of which will remain after the brand’s conclusion. Job seeker resources will be available through organizations like Flying HIGH, Inc., National Center for Urban Solutions, OhioMeansJobs Mahoning and Columbiana Counties, OhioMeansJobs Trumbull and United Returning Citizens,

Who should I contact about Ohio To Work?

If you have a question about Ohio To Work, please reach out to info@ohiotowork.com.

Mahoning Valley Regional Sponsors

Our sponsors are proud to provide this collection of career resources to job seekers in the Mahoning Valley area.