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Job Seeker Services

How can we help you? The Ozark Region Missouri Career Centers offer a wide range of FREE services to individuals looking for employment. Are you new to the workforce or re-entering the workforce? Thinking of changing careers? Have you been displaced from your job? We have convenient sites to serve your needs including Career Centers in Springfield and in Branson. We also have the Mobile Career Center that travels to various counties providing computer access to job seekers. Read on to see how we can help you!

On my first visit to the career center, what can I expect?

A face-to-face meeting with a qualified Workforce Development Specialist who will:

  • conduct an initial assessment, including a 12 question computer based assessment
  • assist with your registration
  • provide you with job leads
  • make any appropriate referrals for additional assistance

This initial visit could take up to 1 hour. Please bring your ID with you, and if you have a resume, bring that as well.

Once I have completed the full registration process, what will I have access to?

  • Workshops
  • Assessments
  • Resume assistance
  • Job search assistance
  • Computers with internet, fax machine, and phones for job search activities
  • Assistive technology

In addition, you could be eligible for additional intensive or training assistance through the Workforce Investment Act programs, if you meet certain eligibility requirements.

No appointment is necessary, but please arrive before 4pm to ensure that we can provide you with our staff-assisted services. Check out the links to the left to find additional details and stop by one of our centers today!

Locations and Hours:

Springfield Career Center

2900 E Sunshine
Springfield, MO 65804
Phone Numbers: 417-887-4343 or Toll-Free 800-562-7284
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8a-5p, Fri 9a-5p

Branson Career Center

2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway, Suite B
Branson, MO 65616
Phone Number: 417-334-4156
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8a-5p, Fri 9a-5p