Pioneer Tech Launches Employment Center Through Work Ready Oklahoma

Ponca City Now - February 16, 2024 10:26 am

Ponca City, OK — Pioneer Tech proudly announces the launch of Work Ready Ponca City, contracted by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services and spearheaded by a dedicated team from Pioneer Tech. This groundbreaking workforce development initiative aims to transform local employment opportunities for diverse populations including; low-income families, unemployed individuals, and those seeking to reenter the workforce after periods of underemployment or incarceration. Work Ready Ponca City will equip clients with essential skills, facilitating access to livable-wages, and fostering stable, healthy families through sustainable employment. Work Ready Ponca City staff will collaborate with various local agencies to maximize resources and secure both traditional and remote work positions for clients, injecting a potential additional $6 million into the local economy annually.

Dondi Rowe, Work Ready Ponca City Coordinator, expresses the program’s commitment to enhancing economic stability and community vitality: “Work Ready Ponca City’s office is dedicated to empowering individuals with the skills and resources needed to secure quality employment and build prosperous futures for their families. This initiative embodies our collective commitment to fostering a resilient and thriving community.”

Learn more about Work Ready Ponca City at www.workreadyoklahoma.com. A ribbon cutting is scheduled on Thursday, March 14th at 10:00 followed by an open house until noon.  The office is located at 400 E. Central Ave., Suite 307. Recruitment for participants will begin in March, with services slated to begin in April. For additional information on Pioneer Tech’s Work Ready Oklahoma Initiative and its impact on the local community, please contact Dondi Rowe at [email protected].

 

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