The Wilson Workforce Center, under the direction of the Turning Point Workforce Development Board , offers employment services, education, training, and support services to Wilson County residents. Our trained professionals are available to help maximize your job search efforts. No matter your circumstances, the Wilson Workforce Center is here to help.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides avenues for job seekers and workers to access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market.
Funding for WIOA is administered by Turning Point Workforce Development Board, Inc., through Turning Point Workforce Development Board Integrated One-Stop Delivery System utilizing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Consideration for enrollment is based on individual work history, current educational and skill levels, as well as the ability to fully complete and benefit from a short-term (up to two years) vocational training program in an occupation, based on the local labor market.
Applicants that meet the eligibility requirements and are accepted for enrollment will receive the following services from a trained workforce specialist:
- Assistance with developing an individual employment plan.
- Financial assistance to help pay for occupational skills training.
- Access to support services from Wilson Workforce Center partners and other community agencies.
How to Apply for WIOA
You must apply for WIOA in the county where you live. For Wilson County, apply at the Wilson Workforce Center, located in Building A on the Wilson Community College campus.
NCWorks Online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.
An active NCWorks account is required for assistance.