613 College Street Road
PO Box 604
Elizabethtown, KY 42702
An Equal Opportunity
The purpose of this federal law is to provide employment and training services through a one-stop system in order to increase employment, retention and earnings of participants and increase occupational skill attainment by participants and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the nation. The law also emphasizes the need to provide services to the business community to help them obtain and maintain a qualified workforce.
- Career Centers (www.ltcareercenter.org)
- Job Seeker Services - The Career Centers offer a one-stop solution with four Centers in the Lincoln Trail Area. Job seekers can receive assistance with career services such as resume writing, education, skills training and job placement. They have direct access to online information about everything from jobs to training programs. Career Center staff is available to help access the most recent labor market information, on-the-job training opportunities and other employment-related assistance.
- Employer Services - The Centers offer a one-stop solution to businesses needing assistance in employee recruitment, skills training and human resources services. Employers can recruit qualified workers from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets. The Centers can also assist with employer training programs, funding assistance for employee training, employee assessments and information on business start-up, retention and expansion efforts.
- WIB Members - The Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is a 45-member advisory board that includes representatives from all eight counties in the Lincoln Trail Area Development District. The WIB aims to enhance development and solve problems for all residents.
- Adult and Dislocated Worker Services
The Lincoln Trail Career Centers (www.ltcareercenter.org) are the basic delivery system for adult and dislocated worker services. Through the Career Centers adults and dislocated workers can access a continuum of services which will assist in helping them transition into high-demand occupations.
Everyone is eligible to receive basic core services, which include labor market information, partner program information, resume writing assistance, etc. Individuals must meet eligibility requirements in order to receive more intensive services or training assistance.
- Youth Services
The focus of the youth program is to provide services to 16 - 21 year olds that will connect them with quality secondary and postsecondary educational opportunities and high-growth employment opportunities.
Some of the services available to eligible youth are as follows:
- Tutoring, study skills training
- Summer employment
- Occupational skills training
- Leadership development opportunities
Youth must meet established economically disadvantaged criteria in order to participate in the program.
- Business Services
The Lincoln Trail Career Center System provides a variety of business solutions and services to new and existing businesses. Four comprehensive Career Centers are available in the eight-county region to assist business and industry in receiving all of the services they need.
Lincoln Trail's Business Liaison and Career Center Manager are available to meet with businesses to ascertain what available resources will meet their current and/or future needs and the Career System partner that can provide those services.
One or more of Lincoln Trail's Career System partners provides the following services:
- Application and Hiring Process
- Take applications for positions at company site, at the local Career Center or other suitable site
- Screen and refer applicants based on company's qualifications for each position
- Schedule job interviews
- Provide space for interviews
- Provide selected testing and assessments
- Customized Training (Pre-Employment, Entry-Level, Occupational Upgrade, Skills Upgrade and Workplace Literacy Skills)
- On-the-Job Training
- Availability of training funds through Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Lincoln Trail Area Development District and Bluegrass State Skills Corporation for incumbent (currently employed) workers
- Consultation with the local Small Business Development Center
- Workshops/Short-Term Training
- Employability Skills
- ADA Compliance
- Violence In the Workplace/Sexual Harassment
- Unemployment Insurance
- Labor Market Information
- Additional training needs as identified
- Workforce Investment Board
The Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is a 45-member advisory board that includes representatives from the eight counties in the Lincoln Trail Area Development District. The WIB aims to enhance workforce and economic development and provide solutions for business and industry as well as the general public.
The WIB conducts oversight of all employment and training activities, including adult, dislocated worker and youth programs, operation of the Lincoln Trail Career Centers and any special projects funded by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. The WIB also selects and approves providers for employee training, develops relationships with economic development groups and the employer community, promotes private sector involvement in the workforce investment system and serves as an advisory body to local education and training providers.
Bardstown Career Center|
860 W. Stephen Foster Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Elizabethtown Career Center|
916 N. Mulberry
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Lebanon Career Center|
145 Cemetery Road, Suite 4
Lebanon, KY 40033
Leitchfield Career Center|
125 E. Market, Suite 16
Leitchfield, KY 42754
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