ONE STOP (WIA)

MISSION:
The goal of the Workforce Investment Act Program is to assist the youth and adult participants in obtaining and retaining employment in a profession that is gratifying and leads to self-sufficiency

SERVICES AVAILABLE:

  • Weekly Orientation
  • Youth Tutoring
  • Testing for Job Readiness via the use of the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • Life Skills Classes (6 week program)
    1. Positive Self-Talk
    2. Time Management
    3. Stress Management
    4. Goal Setting
    5. Budgeting
    6. Higher Education
  • Work Experience
    1. Connecting to Employers
    2. Training Opportunities
    3. Activities to improve educational and skill competencies
  • Teen Council Support
    1. Mentoring Opportunities
    2. Citizenship and Community Service
    3. Activities related to leadership, development, decision making
    4. Incentives for recognition and achievement
    5. Transportation
  • Individual Career Guidance
    1. Career Assessment
    2. Researching and choosing a career
    3. Higher Education/Options and Campus Tours
    4. Assistance in completing the financial aid process including application for Tribal Scholarships
    5. Using School Resources

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Individuals in the program must be considered eligible to utilize the State and Federal Funds. Youth are eligible if they meet the following requirements:

  • Fourteen (14) years of age or older
  • Low-Income
  • Deficient in basic literacy skills
  • An individual who did not receive a high school diploma¬† or GED equivalent
  • Homeless, a runaway or a foster child
  • Pregnant or parenting
  • An offender
  • An individual who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program, or to secure and hold employment

For those youth not meeting the requirements to qualify for State or Federal Funding, the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe provides a quantity of funding annually to operate a Summer Youth Component

DEPARTMENT EVENTS:

  • Summer Youth Orientation
  • End of Summer Youth Banquet

Please note: Events are held throughout the year. Please contact One Stop/WIA for current date, time and location of events.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

ONE STOP (WIA)
MAILING ADDRESS:
8490 S. HIGHWAY 95 SUITE 102
MOHAVE VALLEY, AZ 86440

PHONE: (928) 346-1787
FAX: (928) 346-1788

HOURS: 8AM-5PM; M-F