Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) - ITCMI

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA), (WIOA) program is to provide employment and training services to at least 20 individuals located at the five (4) sites Bay Mills Tribal Community, Hannahville Tribal Community, Keweenaw Tribal Community, Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Community and served by the ITC WIOA Program. The Tribe decides who the contact person is for any WIOA Job Slot coordinated with the Inter-Tribal Council, and the contact person is usually an existing HR staff member and that person will begin the implementation process, assist in determining participant eligibility, determine the participant placement, and address any participant concerns at the local level. Services Summer Youth are offered to program eligible tribal members who fall below the poverty level. Youth work services are offered to youth ages 14-20 years. Regular Adult program services are available to those 18 years of age and older. The services available to each participant will include, but not limited to: employment, job training experience, resume writing, referrals and assistance to acquire higher education services, assistance to remain in school or return to school, assistance in acquiring, or referral to, a State-recognized GED program, referrals to potential job sources, and limited support services.