Workforce Development Overview
About UMOS Workforce Development
UMOS and its partners offer low/no income job seekers and their families a wide range of workforce development programs and services in order to help them move toward economic self-sufficiency.
Wisconsin Works (W-2)
UMOS has operated the W-2 program since its inception and continues to serve eligible families by providing an array of employment-focused services.
Employment and Training Services
UMOS offers employment and training services through several government programs, including Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Children First, FoodShare Employment & Training (FSET) and more.
Milwaukee Job Center Southeast Resources
UMOS operates a comprehensive Job Center in Milwaukee County’s southeast region in collaboration with a number of partner agencies.
UMOS helps employers meet their workforce needs by hosting job fairs, assisting with direct employee recruitment, and providing other support to companies without cost.
National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP)
UMOS operates the NFJP, also known as Workforce Investment Act – Section 167 (WIA-167), which provides services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout Wisconsin and Missouri.
UMOS provides adult basic education, English as a Second Language (ESL), and GED/HSED testing to individuals who wish to advance their education level.
Other Programs and Services
In addition to employment and education/training services, UMOS and its partners offer support services which allow individuals to participate fully in workforce development program activities.