Job Seeker Services

We’re here to help you find a job, obtain new skills, or get the training you need to move ahead in the workplace. We work with individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and skill sets. All of our services are free. To learn more about these services please call us (901) 636-7971.

For job search assistance please visit jobs4tn.gov.

Hours of Operation 

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (All locations)

*We do not have facilities for children - Please make arrangements for someone to care for your children before visiting the Career Center.

 

Core Services

Job seekers are encouraged to attend ORIENTATION  as the first step in our service process.

REQUIREMENT TO RECEIVE SERVICES: Participant MUST BE 18 YEARS & older for Adult & Dislocated Worker Services --- 16 - 24 YEARS - Youth & Older Youth Services

ORIENTATION  is offered Monday thru Thursday @ these locations:

Specific Days & Times: 

  • (Mon & Wed, 8:30a & 1p) Downtown Career Center - 480 Beale Downtown 
  • (Tue & Thu, 9a) Hickory Hill Career Center - 4240 Hickory Hill  
  • (Tue & Thu, 9a & 2p) Fayette County Career Center - 121 W. Court Square - Somerville, TN
  • (Tue & Thu, 9:30a) Walnut Grove Career Center - 3040 Walnut Grove (Midtown)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Please see Weekly Service Flyer for more information on Orientation times, Core Weekly Services, and Required Documentation.  

RESEARCH JOBS 

We can provide you with access to research on wages, skills, educational requirements, and projected job growth within industries and sectors. http://www.jobs4tn.gov

LOOK FOR A JOB
Visit the WIN Career Center at 480 Beale Street Memphis, TN 38103 http://mapquest.com for free access to our computers, printers, fax machine, copier, and telephone to help you look for a job.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Targeted Workshops offering the most up-to-date techniques and practices exclusive to the LWDA 13 region are:

  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills (Conduct Mock Interviewing & Dressing for Success)
  • Career Choices
  • Employability Skills for Success

View our Career Development & Events Calendar for a current schedule of available workshops.

Workshops are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Participant must be 18 years or older  (click for days and times)

For More Info Regarding Available Workshops - See Below:

Workshop Descriptions

Workshop Registration Process 

Dress Code for Workshops

 

Intensive Services

JOB FIRST PHILOSOPHY

  • Upon completion of Orientation, participants will register in Jobs4TN.gov, and assigned to a (WDS) Workforce Development Specialist to discuss career development aspirations relative to Job Search and/or Training.
  • We’re here to assist you with job search and career development based on your skills, interests, and goals.
  • We offer career assessments to help you find out which jobs are best suited to your interests, skills, and talents.
  • Upon review of your test results, your WDS will provide guidance tailored to enhance your individual job search efforts and the most successful career path to employment.

 

TRAINING SERVICES 

WIN provides funding to eligible clients to pay for occupational skills training to enhance employability and career opportunities.

If suitable for training, Career Coaches will schedule job seekers for the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE).

TABE TESTING TIMES: (DOWNTOWN)
Mondays and Tuesdays, 9:30a and 2p - By appointment only.

Requirements for TABE Testing:

  • Completion of Career Center Orientation
  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or Certified High School Diploma Equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License or State or Gov't issued ID
  • Social Security Card

Please see Eligible Training Providers for an exhaustive list of all eligibility requirements to receive funding for school in the form of an Individual Training Account (ITA).

Below you will find a link to all of the IN DEMAND WIN approved eligible training programs.

TN Statewide WIA-Approved Training Providers 

  • The Workforce Investment Network serves LWDA 13 (Memphis, Shelby & Fayette Counties) 

Also, follow this link  for an updated, comprehensive list and descriptions of ALL of the training providers and programs in Tennessee. 

Need help to obtain a High School Equivalency Diploma?  Contact these certified HSE providers:

  • Excel Learning Center - 3830 Austin Peay, Memphis, TN 38128 - Mon thru Fri 8a - 4:30p (901)384.6745
  • Hope Works - 1930 Union Ave Memphis, TN 38104 ‚óŹ (901) 272.3700 Ext.104

Find Help

If you have immediate or special needs, we can connect you with the right staff or agency within our network.

For more information, contact Janice Harris-Robinson.