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Departments: Workforce Development
Finger Lakes Works Penn Yan Center 


Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Yates County Department of Workforce Development One-Stop Center is a cooperative effort with partners in the Finger Lakes Works Workforce Development System in the four-county Finger Lakes region of Yates, Ontario, Seneca and Wayne counties. We serve both job seekers and employers in programs supported by Title I of the Workforce Investment Act. The department also contracts with the Yates County Department of Social Services to operate their employment programs.

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

Services for Job seekers

  • Self-service or assisted listings of job orders Assistance with job search activities including workshops on resume writing, interviewing techniques, job application assistance and career club.
  • Career planning assistance. Resource Room with computers and Internet access to assist in your job search; computer workshops.
  • Fax and copy service for job-related activities.
  • Job and career fairs.
  • Apprenticeship programs.
  • Labor market information.
  • Labor law information.
  • Skills assessment and retraining assistance.
Services for Employers

  • Access to the largest job bank of local talent.
  • Screening of applicants to your specifications.
  • Assistance with recruitment.
  • Labor market information.
  • On-the-job training.
  • An account representative for most human resource need.
  • Employment and labor law information.
  • Exposure of job openings locally, throughout the state and nationally.
  • Seminars and workshops on workforce issues.
  • Job Fairs.
  • Training of incumbent workers.
  • Apprenticeship programs.
  • Interview facilities.
Youth programs
Year round youth services to eligible youth including summer youth, tutoring and study skills, drop out prevention, paid and unpaid Work Experience, Occupational Skills Training, supportive services, adult mentoring, follow-up services, comprehensive counseling and leadership development.

Social Services Employment Programs
Contracted by the Yates County Department of Social Service, this program provides employment related activities and services to public assistance recipients with the goal of gaining employment.

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Yates County Workforce Development
Finger Lakes Works-Penn Yan Center
417 Liberty Street, Suite 2021 Penn Yan, NY 14527
315-536-5140 Fax 315-531-3456
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Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board | NYS Department of Labor | America's Job Bank | Workforce Development in New York State | Yates Chamber of Commerce | Workforce Development Annual Report 2004 |

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