Job Seekers

CareerSource CHIPOLA Services

Our CareerSource Chipola centers have resources available in the Resource Rooms to assist you in your search for a job, a better job or a career.  Your job search may be self-directed or with the assistance of our knowledgeable staff.  Free services to assist with your job search include:

♦ Internet access, phone, fax machines, copy machines and printers

♦ Assistance with resume preparation

♦ Workshops designed to help you land that next job

♦ Skills identification and assessment

♦ Vocational and career counseling

♦ Labor Market Information

♦ Assess to Local, State and National Job Listings via the Employ Florida Marketplace

Federal Bonding Program:  The Federal Bonding Program is an incentive program that allows employers to hire, with limited liability to their businesses, at-risk job applicants.  If you are an ex-offender, recovering substance abuser, or other at-risk individual this may help your chances of being hired for a job.  For more information on the Federal Bonding Program contact Myra Rowe in Marianna, Renee Andrews in Chipley. 

Financial Aid

The CareerSource Chipola centers can assist job seekers with the following:

♦ Applying for a PELL Grant to help pay for education and training,

♦ Applications for Reemployment Assistance,

♦ Workforce Investment Act and other programs designed to help you obtain the skills you need, and 

♦ You can file your Florida Unemployment Compensation claim online at  http://www2.myflorida.com/apps/uc/fluid or by calling  toll-free at 1-800-204-2418  during the following hours:

Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For additional information or instructions, please contact the Claims Assistance Center at 1-800-204-2418, or visit http://www.floridajobs.org/job-seekers-community-services/reemployment-assistance-center/file-a-claim  and choose from a list of topics.