Employment Services

Schenectady County One Stop Center
Vision
The vision of the One Stop Center is to be a universally accessible Workforce Development System that meets the needs of job seekers and employers and supports economic growth.
Mission
The mission of the One Stop Center is to provide enhanced employment opportunities for people and a quality workforce for business by:

  • Promoting collaboration of economic development, education, and training resources.
  • Evaluating the systems performance and quality.
  • Communicating to the public.

Key Operating Principles

  • Promote universal services that provide access to all individuals, particularly those most in need.
  • Create an interchange between employers and job seekers which responds to current and future demand.
  • Improve employment services to job seekers by identifying interests, abilities and prospects; suggesting matches when possible; and referring to area opportunities.

Services Available

  • Employment statistics information on the labor market.
  • Job vacancy listings.
  • Information on job skills necessary to obtain employment.
  • Local occupations in demand and the earnings and skill requirements for such occupations.
  • Job search and placement assistance.
  • Career counseling, job search workshops, and resume preparation.
  • Free telephone, fax, and copier services.
  • Initial assessment, career library, computer use, and internet connection.

Schenectady Youth Employment Program

The Schenectady County Summer Youth Employment Program provides youths ages 14-21 with a unique opportunity to gain meaningful on-the-job training for 20 hours per week during the summer months.
Due to funding regulations, participation in the 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program is limited to individuals whose family is receiving TANF or Food Stamps or whose total family household income does not exceed 200% of the poverty line.
A lottery will be held to determine which applicants are selected to participate in the 2016 program.


 

Contact

Schenectady County One Stop Center
797Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12305
518-344-2735 (p)
518-344-2820 (f)
Office hours: 8:30am- 4:30pm, Monday through Friday