CareerSource Southwest Florida

Address

3745 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

(941) 235-5900

http://careersourcesouthwestflorida.com

AKA:

Career and Service Center(Prior) / Southwest Florida Works (Prior)

Description:

CareerSource Southwest Florida is your local subject matter expert in the field of employment and training. We are a part of the integrated CareerSource Florida network which connects businesses with qualified talent and job seekers with career opportunities. We provide many different workshops related to employment preparation, such as resume writing, interviewing skills, job search techniques, Employ Florida navigation and Federal Bonding to name a few. We host hiring events on site for individual employers or for groups. We provide offices for employers to conduct interviews. We have computers for reemployment assistance and job searches. We operate the Welfare Transition Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Veteran Employment Program, Destination Career$, Destination Graduation, and the Ticket to Work Program.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

May 24, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3745 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Mailing

3745 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Contacts

Robin Roleson

Primary Contact

Center Supervisor

rroleson@careersourcesouthwestflorida.com

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(941) 235-5900

Fax

(941) 235-5929

Toll Free

(800) 557-3242

Accessibility:

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Career Source SWFL is closed to the general public. Clients may call the office for information and assistance with employment until at least 4/3/20.

Description

CareerSource Southwest Florida provides resources to make your job hunt successful. When you visit our career center, you will find a variety of resources from workforce professionals ready to help you to resource rooms with self-service tools to make your job search easier. The staff assists in matching people with jobs; employment preparation (including resume help and federal bonding); and training; and assists SNAP recipients and Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents with program requirements. It has special programs available for disabled workers (Ticket to Work program), veterans and youth. We also provide computers for unemployment applications and job searches.

Hours

8AM - 5PM Monday to Friday

Required Documents

Vary

Eligibility

Varies by program

Fees

No fees

Intake Procedure

Call for an appointment or walk in

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Charlotte

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Charlotte County

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    941-235-5900
    Name:
    Main Phone
    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    We provide information on how employers may receive Fidelity Bonds at no charge as an incentive to hire hard-to-place job applicants. These bonds, issued by the Federal Bonding Program, help employers offset potential risks with the job honesty of at-risk job seekers such as ex-offenders, persons in substance abuse recovery, and economically disadvantaged individuals lacking work history. Any at-risk job applicant is eligible for bonding services. This service is available by contacting any of our centers.

    Hours

    8AM - 5PM Monday to Friday

    Required Documents

    Vary

    Eligibility

    Varies by program

    Fees

    No fees

    Intake Procedure

    Call for an appointment or walk in

    Languages

    English and Spanish

    Service Area

    Charlotte

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • Florida
      • Charlotte County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      941-235-5900
      Name:
      Main Phone
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-1600.2000-200) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      CareerSource Southwest Florida is an approved Social Security Employment Network provider with disABILITY friendly centers. The Ticket To Work Program promotes self-sufficiency and financial independence for individuals receiving disability benefits interested in exploring work. We help them become self-sufficient and competitively employed. We can assist persons with disabilities who receive Social Security to understand how to return to work while using current work incentives. If you are currently receiving benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and would like to return to work, we can help you become self-sufficient.

      Hours

      8AM - 5PM Monday to Friday

      Required Documents

      Vary

      Eligibility

      Varies by program

      Fees

      No fees

      Intake Procedure

      Call for an appointment or walk in

      Languages

      English and Spanish

      Service Area

      Charlotte

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

      • Florida
        • Charlotte County

        Telephone Numbers

        Number:
        941-235-5900
        Name:
        Main Phone
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.8870) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        CareerSource Southwest Florida offers an array of training opportunities to job seekers. Our On-the-Job Training program is for the job seeker interested in earning while they are learning. Our Occupational skills training is for the job seeker who is ready to return to the classroom to prepare for an in-demand occupation and career. Our Internship Program is for the recent graduate struggling to get that first position in their new field of study.

        Hours

        8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Monday - Friday

        Eligibility

        Based on each individual's income situation.

        Fees

        No cost

        Intake Procedure

        If you are a Charlotte County resident let one of our representatives contact you about financial assistance for your education and training needs by simply filling out the short form on our Training Opportunities Page. https://careersourcesouthwestflorida.com/training-opportunities/

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Florida
          • Charlotte County
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          Description

          You served our country and now we are here to help you with your workforce quest. We are dedicated to the recognition of and delivery of services to veterans. Veterans are identified at the point of entry to the career center and are given priority over non-veterans with respect to all Department of Labor funded programs and services. All CareerSource Southwest Florida staff members are empowered to develop employment opportunities with employers to improve employment outcomes for targeted Veterans.

          Hours

          8AM - 5PM Monday to Friday

          Required Documents

          Vary

          Eligibility

          Varies by program

          Fees

          No fees

          Intake Procedure

          Call for an appointment or walk in

          Languages

          English and Spanish

          Service Area

          Charlotte

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

          • Florida
            • Charlotte County

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            941-235-5900
            Name:
            Main Phone
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.9200) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Our Welfare Transition Program is the iCareer program. iCareer is designed to assist job seekers develop individualized career plans - your iCareer - that will outline a person's individual career path, provide a way to acquire the skills necessary to start in an in-demand career, and to define the rungs on the career ladder that will take that person to a high skill/high wage future. Services include a work readiness assessment, an employability plan, work readiness workshops, career exploration and more. A Center Staff Member is available to answer specific questions or provide more information.

            Availability

            A Center Staff Member is available to answer specific questions or provide more information.

            Hours

            8 AM - 5 PM Monday to Friday

            Required Documents

            Vary

            Eligibility

            Varies by program

            Fees

            No fees

            Intake Procedure

            Call for an appointment or walk in

            Languages

            English and Spanish

            Service Area

            Charlotte

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • Florida
              • Charlotte County
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              Description

              We are focused on providing youth work readiness skills and preparation to compete in the local and global job market. CareerSource Southwest Florida provides services to youth who are low-income and at risk of dropping out of school or faces other barriers to employment and educational achievement. Our Destination Graduation program is focused on increasing graduation rates in Southwest Florida. It is designed to provide mentoring, academic enrichment, work readiness, and other workforce development services to high school students who for various reasons are unmotivated and/or unsuccessful and are identified as at-risk. Our Destination Career$ program provides out-of-school youth, ages 16-24, with access to quality education and job opportunities through guidance, continued support for educational attainment, opportunities for skills training in in-demand industries and occupations, and culminating with a good job along a career pathway or enrollment in post-secondary education. Our goal is for these young adults to advance their skills and pursue the best jobs possible.

              Hours

              8AM - 5PM Monday to Friday

              Required Documents

              Vary

              Eligibility

              Varies by program

              Fees

              No fees

              Intake Procedure

              Call for an appointment or walk in

              Languages

              English and Spanish

              Service Area

              Charlotte

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Florida
                • Charlotte County

                Telephone Numbers

                Number:
                941-235-5900
                Name:
                Main Phone
                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.9800) and related services within the Service Tree.

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