If you are a job-seeker in Niagara County, there is an amazing resource that not only provides job leads but things like bus passes, resume-writing and more. I had a chance to chat with Bonnie from the Niagara County Workforce Development Board about what they offer. It seems like an amazing, free tool for residents of Niagara County.

Their offices are located at 272 S. Transit Street in Lockport and the Trott Building located at 1001 Eleventh Street in Niagara Falls. Lots of folks have been out of work since the pandemic, but the Niagara County Workforce Development Board is here to help you change that, if you're one of those people.

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Yasmin Young Talks with Bonnie, the Executive Director of the Niagara County Workforce Development Board

Two One-Stop Centers are currently operating in Niagara County. The One-Stops provide comprehensive services and labor market information for job seekers, employers, and workers looking to upgrade their skills/positions. They offer skill assessment, access to qualified service providers, job postings and job banks, financial aid for training, and referrals to other education, training and social services. ~ Niagara County Workforce Development Board

Here are some of the things they can help you with:

- Finding a job
- Getting professional clothing for your interviews and job
- Getting to and from your interviews and job
- Writing your resume
- Filling out applications
- Receiving messages, via the phone, from potential employers

The Niagara County Workforce Development Board is hosting a job fair, which is free and open to Niagara County residents, in Lockport on Wednesday, June 30. You can call the Niagara Falls office at (716) 278-8108 or the Lockport office at (716) 433-6766 for more info.

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