Job seekers turn to us to help them find employment. Businesses benefit from our help in hiring
and enhancing the quality of their workforce.
Through the Polk Works One-Stop Centers we provides easy access to diverse services.
We are an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace. No person shall, on the basis of race,
religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity under the auspices of the Polk County
Workforce Development Board, Inc. (Polk Works). Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities
Our mission is to help educate the community about workforce issues, inform partners and decision makers about our strategic plan, and issue a call to action for everyone interested in the quality of life in Polk County.
Polk Works addresses the needs of businesses by providing workforce training, developing comprehensive
career centers – Polk Works One-Stop Centers – for job seekers and employers, and funding youth
employment preparation programs.
Successfully addressing workforce issues requires mustering the energy and resources of the community.
Workforce issues are education issues, social services issues, economic development issues and political
and legislative issues. Through our annual State of the Workforce report, Polk Works identifies these issues as a means to call the community to action. By annually updating and publishing State of the Workforce information, we show how we are doing in addressing the issues. We invite the community to join in our activities and, specifically, in our strategic planning efforts. Without broad community input and support, none of our initiatives can succeed. .
We hope our site helps bring information and resources together to assist you, our community, and help us tie our strategic plan to those of other organizations.