Employment and Training

Workforce Training

Job and Career Readiness Workshop for Adult Job Seekers – free workshop offered

Location: Winfield Public Library, 605 College St., Community Meeting Room
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 8th, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Learn and enhance the skills you need to find the job or career you’ve been looking for. This session will help you navigate the job search process from identifying the right job, applying online, developing a resume, and interviewing. Facilitated by a certified trainer from the South Central Kansas Workforce Center. Registration is required by calling the library at 620-221-4470

Business Training

Southwestern College Professional Studies

Southwestern College Professional Studies embraces partnerships with businesses and organizations who understand the value of creating a viable, sustainable and profitable enterprise.  The Center for Corporate Learning offers customized, solutions-based training and talent development services. Using a consultative and collaborative approach, the Center for Corporate Learning engages experienced, professional practitioners who are industry experts to design and deliver the right training for your organization. Technology is central to our training methods and most programs can be delivered at your organization.

CPR/First Aid Training at Your Business Site

On business site CPR and First Aid Training is offered through Cowley College Health and Human Services. Contact Chris Cannon at cannon@cowley.edu, or call 620-221-3392. Program details can be found at :Cowley College CPR First Aid Training

Job & Skill Development Online Courses

Winfield Public Library (WPL) offers Job & Skill Development online courses via their website. These courses are free to all Kansas residents. Here’s the link: http://www.wpl.org/books-and-more/online-resources/job-skill-development/ For more information, call Winfield Public Library at (620) 221-4470.

Job Placement Assistance

The Cowley Workforce Center

108 E. 12th, Winfield, KS
(620) 221-7790 (south side of Community National Bank)
Monday & Wednesday: 9:00 am – Noon & 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Services Offered: Resume Building, Interviewing Skill Building, Microsoft Computer Skills, Employment Training Programs, and Youth Services. Accept applications on behalf of GE Aviation.

Life Style Staffing

1616 Wheat Rd, Winfield, KS
(800) 813-4874
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Services Offered:  Accept applications on behalf of Rubbermaid.

The Arnold Group

1214 Main, Winfield, KS
(620) 221-7100
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – Noon

Services Offered: Accept application for temp and permanent positions for area businesses and industries including but not limited to the following:  Webster Engineering, Silgand, Fluid Kinetics, Columbia Elevators, Creekstone Premium Beef, Rob Carroll Sandblasting, William Newton Memorial Hospital-housekeeping and many more.

Local Programs

Eagle’s Nest, Inc-Winfield

112 E 9th, Winfield KS
(620) 229-8282

Leading Employers

Click here for a list of Cowley County’s leading employers

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