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Job Center - Resource Center ServicesFond du Lac Resource Room

Help visitors and returning job seekers fully access and utilize Job Center resources and make referrals to Job Center partners.

* Search current job openings
* Explore careers, associated wages and training requirements
* Assistance preparing and posting resumes and more!
 

Who is Served: No program eligibility standards. Open to everyone.

Job Centers are located in Fond du Lac, Green Lake, and Winnebago Counties

Fond du Lac County
349 N. Peters Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 929-3900
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Green Lake County
237 Broadway St.
Berlin, WI 54923
(920) 361-3400
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

Adult Basic Education Program

Assists adults to obtain a high school diploma (GED or HSED). 
 

Who is Served:  Adults who did not finish high school or who need to augment their current educational level. 


Program Offered:  Fond du Lac, Oshkosh and Neenah ADVOCAP Offices and Oshkosh Public Library
 

Contact:  920-922-7760 Ext. 3537

 

Skills Enhancement Program

Assists participants to access educational opportunities which will increase their income and enhance their marketable skills. 

Who is Served:  Adults who are working at least 20 hours a week and are at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. To see Federal poverty guidelines click here.
Helps meet needs with:
* Career planning goals
* Certification / Training Course fees
* Books, Transportation, and Child Care
* Job Placement Services

Program Offered:  Fond du Lac, Winnebago and Green Lake Counties

Contact:  920-922-7760 ext. 3596

 

WIOA Youth Program

Youth hard at workAssists youth with obtaining education and employment goals.
 
Who is Served:  Out of school youth ages 17 to 24 with one or more barriers to employment (including low-income, a criminal background, homelessness, disabilities, learning difficulties and pregnant or parenting).
 
Program Offered:  Winnebago and Calumet County (920-252-3216), and Fond du Lac and Green Lake Counties (920-539-8532)

Contact:  Numbers listed above or visit your local job center

 

WIOA -Adult & Dislocated Worker Program

Designed to provide quality employment and training services to low income Adults and Displaced Workers in finding and retaining employment through secondary education and job seeking services.

Who is Served:  Displaced Workers, Low-Income Adults and Displaced Homemakers.
 

Program Offered:  Southern Winnebago County (920-204-4335) Waushara County (920-252-3216), Fond du Lac and Green Lake Counties (920-539-8532)
 

Contact:  Numbers listed above or visit your local job center.

 

WORK PERMITS

ADVOCAP's front desk staff can issue work permits from 3 office locations:

Fond du Lac, at 19 W. 1st St. (920) 922-7760

Oshkosh, at 2929 Harrison St. (920) 426-0150

Neenah, at 181 E. North Water St. (920) 725-2791

To obtain a work permit, either the minor alone or the minor and a parent must visit the permit officer (front desk staff), taking with them:

  • the minor's birth certificate or other proof of age

  • the minor's social security card

  • letter from the employer expressing intent to hire, on employer's regular letterhead, describing:

    • job duties

    • hours of work

  • a written parent's consent

  • a $10.00 permit fee

Proof of Minor's Age

We may accept a valid operator's license or an identification card issued by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation as proof of a minor's age. This means that we may now accept either a duly attested birth certificate, a verified baptismal certificate, or a driver’s license or photo ID card issued by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

For the Employer - Permit Fee Requirement

The employer must reimburse the $10.00 permit fee to the minor by no later than the date of the first paycheck.

Copies of the permit go to the employer and the minor, in addition to the school district where the minor is enrolled."

 

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