Workforce Development

The Ontario County Workforce Development Career Center Resource Room is a cooperative effort with partners in the Finger Lakes Works Workforce Development System in the four-county Finger Lakes region and a Proud Partner of the American Job Center Network. We serve both job seekers and employers in programs supported by Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

** Resume Workshop on June 24th **

Basic Zoom Instructions

***** FREE Online Courses

1/1/20 - 12/31/21 Employment Plan

COVID-19 Business Related and Unemployment Resources

Brite offering free IT advice to businesses during COVID-19 crisis:

NYS DOL Launches New Streamlined Pandemic Unemployment Application

Pandemic Unemployment Fact Sheet

Weekly Job Leads

Current Job Openings 

Job Search Resources

Youth Employment Programs

See link above and to the left. 

Veterans Employment Resources

Business Services

Workforce Development works closely with Economic Development and hundreds of businesses in Ontario County to provide "human resource" assistance. Our business services staff can visit a company on site and work with them to provide solutions for recruitment and training needs.

Employer Resources

Training Opportunities

If you are interested in accessing tuition funds to upgrade your skills for a demand occupation, click on the link below for more information:

Resources for Classroom Training

Finger Lakes Skills2Compete

Answering the Workforce Challenge! Finger Lakes Skills2Compete is a campaign sponsored by a variety of partners, including the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, to create an awareness of the Finger Lakes’ Middle Skills jobs and how to prepare workers to break into these high demand occupations.   

Resource Room - Closed Due to COVID 19 Pandemic

The resource room is a self-directed service for people able to conduct their own job search. Computers with Internet access and laser printers are available for job searching. We also have Microsoft Office tutorials, a fax machine, telephone and hard copies of job hunting resources available. Staff assistance is limited; however, more comprehensive services are available at the Finger Lakes Works Geneva One-Stop Center located at:

795 Canandaigua Road
Geneva, NY 14456

Social Services Programs

The office is part of the Ontario County Department of Social Services and operates their employment programs. These programs provide employment-related activities and services to public assistance recipients with the goal of gaining employment.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Programs

In partnership with the Finger Lakes Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and other area agencies, this program provides a wide variety of activities to assist adults and dislocated workers through core, intensive, and training services.