American Job Centers, also known as One-Stop Career Centers, are regional centers that offer innovative employment and training services and resources to businesses, job seekers, and those seeking career or career exploration opportunities. Each job center brings together under one roof, partnering organizations and agencies that serve both employers and job seekers. Job centers are accessible throughout Wisconsin. The Brown County Job Center is 1 of 10 job center sites within the eleven-county region of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board.
Job Center Services & Resources
- Resource Room - If you are looking for information and tools to help with your job search, check out our Resource Room offering free computer and Internet access, along with printers, fax machines, phones, and other useful employment materials and staff to help you with your job search.
- Workshops & Classes - Choose from a variety workshops and classes to help you tune up your skills and prepare for your job search. Most workshops are free but just require pre-registration. Workshop and class topics include, resume and cover letter preparation, interviewing and employment networking, basic computer skills, and money management, to name a few.
- Job Search - Current employment opportunities can be accessed online at www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com or via job listings and catalogs at your local job center.
- Labor Market Information - Access current labor market information, such as industry trends, wage rate, occupational information, employment statistics, employer locator tools, and available training and apprenticeship programs. You can also access Wisconsin labor market information online at WORKnet, Wisconsin’s workforce and labor market information system.
- Special Services through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) - Additional employment and training related services are available to individuals that meet eligibility guidelines associated with the WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs. Services can include job search assistance, individual career guidance and counseling, labor market information, training and skills training, and more. Contact the Brown County Job Center to sign up for an Information Session to learn more, or contact a local Career Services Specialist.
- Referrals To Additional Programs and Services - Partnering organizations and agencies are available to assist those with disabilities, military veterans, and/or those needing financial, housing or other assistance.
Job Center Partner Agencies
The Brown County Job Center is a partnership of government agencies and community-based organizations with a common goal: To make our community a better place to live by improving job opportunities through economic support, training, and education. Job Center staff can connect you with partner resources including:
Our Vision / Our Mission
The vision of the Brown County Job Center is to assist in providing our community with a quality workforce to meet the needs of employers in the Greater Bay Area.
Our mission is to provide a cost-free and comprehensive array of integrated, easily accessible employment and training services. The Brown County Job Center will serve job seekers, employers, workers, and the community, by focusing on the development of a quality workforce to serve employer and advance the economic well-being of the community.
- Workforce Development Center services will be customer focused and acknowledged by customers to be of value.
- To empower job seekers to actively achieve long term economic self-sufficiency.
- To assist employers in meeting their present and future workforce needs.
- To be the focal point for local and regional Workforce Development initiatives.
- To jointly plan and manage multiple employment and training systems resulting in an integrated and effective utilization of available resources.
- To meet participants' temporary economic and support service needs and strengthen the connection between economic assistance and preparation for work-related self-sufficiency.
- To collaborate with and enhance current economic development activities and business / education partnerships in order to provide a full spectrum of economic development services.