Workforce & Career Services

    North Carolina

    Workforce & Career Services creates hope and prepares people of all ages for more competitive jobs. Our customers want to identify more promising career paths that fit their skills and interests. We serve youth, veterans, migrants and seasonal farmworkers, low-income individuals, people experiencing homelessness, and other special populations.

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    NATIONAL FARMWORKER JOBS PROGRAM

    Become self-sufficient during lean times.

    In partnership with the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP), Telamon provides services that educate, train, or prepare eligible farmworkers for other jobs. Our trained staff members work one on one with you to develop a plan to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals. The programs can help you identify career paths and assess your skills and interests.

    Services include:

    • Career counseling
    • Job and classroom training
    • Customized training programs
    • Remedial education and GED preparation
    • English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
    • Skill upgrades and occupational credentialing
    • Job placement

    You can also turn to Telamon for help finding work through on-the-job training, local market information, and job placements. Bilingual services are available in many of our offices.

    The U.S. Department of Labor funds this program.

    How to sign up for NFJP services.

    Wondering if you are eligible for NFJP services? You may be if any of these apply to you.

    • Are you authorized by the Attorney General to work in the United States, and an eligible farmworker or a dependent of an eligible farmworker?
    • Have you, your spouse, or a family member done any of the following in the past 24 months:
      • Worked in packing, picking, processing, or grading fruits or vegetables, or worked in an orchard or vineyard?
      • Worked at a fish, poultry, cattle, horse, deer, or pig farm?
      • Worked on preparing soil, planting, harvesting, transplanting, trimming, or hoeing with plants, orchards, or trees?
    • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
    • Are you enrolled in Selective Service, if applicable?

    If you answered “yes” to some of these questions, you may qualify for our services. There are many related jobs that may qualify as agricultural work.

    Contact Telamon and a staff member will personally pre-screen you to find out if you or your family member could qualify for our program.

    Interested in NFJP services?
    Contact the office in your area or fill out the contact form below.

     

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    NCWORKS NEXTGEN

    Build skills that lead to success as adults.

    If you’re a youth between ages 16 and 24, Telamon can help you build skills that lead to success as adults. NCWorks NextGen offers you the resources and personal support to make good career and life decisions.

    NCWorks NextGen emphasizes:

    • Dropout prevention and completion of high school or its equivalent
    • Development of leadership skills and positive behaviors
    • Preparation for the world of work

    You receive an individualized plan that reflects your unique goals and needs. You get support through counseling, adult mentors, educational tutoring, group activities, work experience, and occupational skill training.

    NextGen is available in Chatham, Columbus, Lee, and Pender counties. The program is funded under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and made possible through awards from the Cape Fear Workforce Development Board and Triangle South Workforce Development Board.

    Interested in NCWorks NextGen?
    Call 919-239-8137 or fill out the contact form below.

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    PROJECT PRIDE

    Improve your education and job skills and get a job or transition to better employment.

    Project PRIDE (Personal Responsibly in Daily Endeavors) offers education, training, job placement and support that improves employment opportunities for low income adults. Services include:

    • Vocational assessment and career exploration
    • Work skills training (e.g., resume preparation; interview skills)
    • Occupational skills training
    • Job placement assistance
    • Financial counseling
    • Support services
    • Referrals

    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Economic Opportunity funds this program.

     

     

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    PROJECT IMPACT 

    Expose children of tobacco farmworkers to enriching summer activities.

    Project IMPACT (Improving Achievement for Children in Tobacco) is an eight-week summer program for youth ages 10 to 17. The program features a full day of hands-on and project-based learning, creative arts and healthy living activities, leadership development, and career exploration in Sampson County, NC. Monetary incentives for attendance, participation, and appropriate behavior are earned by participants.

    Philip Morris International and Altria fund this program. Sampson County Schools and Sampson Community College are our education partners. 

    Download the Project IMPACT Annual Report

    Interested in Project IMPACT?
    Call 919-239-8137 or fill out the contact form below.

    CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

    Enroll in one of our Workforce & Career Services programs.

    Telamon staff members will provide the required forms, answer all of your questions, and guide you through the documents you need to apply.

    Contact
    us.

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    Call the office in your area, or use the contact form to get in touch.

    Meet
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    The next step is a one-on-one consultation, so we can talk about your interests and our services.

    Together, we’ll explore options.

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    We’ll see if you are eligible for our services and which program might work for you.

    OUR SERVICES ARE FREE TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY.

    Offices located in the counties listed may also serve people in surrounding counties. 

    Call an office in your area or fill out the contact form below.
    Chatham County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Pittsboro at NCWorks Career Center Chatham County  • 764 West Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312 (map) • 
     
    Columbus County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Whiteville  • 1424 South JK Powell Boulevard, Whiteville, NC 28472 (map) • 910-212-4359

     

    Harnett County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Dunn • 111 East Broad Street, Dunn, NC 28334 (map) • 910-292-4837

     

    Hertford County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Ahoskie • 422 West Main Street, Ahoskie, NC 27910 (map) • 252-332-1910

     

    Lee County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Sanford at NCWorks Career Center Lee County  •1909 Lee Avenue, Sanford, NC 27330 (map) • 
     
    Lenoir County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Kinston at Lenoir Community College NCWorks One Stop Center • 231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, NC 28504 (map) • 252-294-1310

     

    Pender County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Burgaw NEXTGEN at Employment Security Commission • 904 South Walker Street, Suite A, Burgaw, NC 28425 (map) • 910-633-0165

     

    Person County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Roxboro PRIDE at Piedmont Community College Workforce Training Center • 303 South Morgan Street, Roxboro, NC 27573 (map)

     

    Robeson County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Lumberton at NCWorks Career Center • 289 Corporation Drive, Suite B, Lumberton, NC 28359 (map) • 910-816-4939

     

    Rockingham County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Madison PRIDE at Madison NCWorks Career Center • 302 North Highway Street, Suite 1A, Madison, NC 27025 (map)

     

    Sampson County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Clinton at NCWorks Career Center • 115 North Boulevard, Clinton, NC 28328 (map) • 252-249-9320 ext. 103

     

    Wilson County
    • Telamon NC Workforce and Career Services Wilson at NCWorks Career Center • 302 West Tarboro Street, Wilson, NC 27893 (map) • 252-360-1893

     

    State Administrative Office
    • Telamon North Carolina Workforce and Career Services • 5560 Munford Road, Suite 107, Raleigh, NC 27610 (map) • 919-239-8137

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