Help connect your patrons to local job resources and services. These workshop sessions are part of the Libraries Activating Workforce Development Skills (LAWDS) statewide grant initiative, funded through the Institutes of Museum and Library Services, with the aim to provide library staffs with resources and connections to better serve job seekers. This workshop includes Module 1, which is the first of four modules. Module 1: Workforce Development Board Roles and Responsibilities provides information about workforce development board and job center resources.
Learn ways you can answer your patrons' questions and refer them to resources
Enhance your skills for supporting job-seekers
Meet with Department of Workforce Development (DWD) staff who can assist you in answering your patrons' questions
Attendees will work through customer scenarios together and brainstorm potential areas for communication and collaboration.
As part of the grant, mileage reimbursement is available.
Continuing education contact hours: 2
Sponsored by South Central Library System, Wisconsin Valley Library Service, IFLS Library System, Northern Waters Library System, and Department of Workforce Development. This workshop is funded in part with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which administers the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.