Now Hiring- WIOA Youth Specialist

The Southwestern Commission, located in Sylva, NC, serving a 7-county region, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Specialist.  An employee in this position assists youth with enrolling in training to complete a High School Equivalency Diploma or Adult High School Diploma, provides career counseling, short work experience opportunities, short–term training opportunities, job readiness instruction, job search, job placement assistance, case management, and follow-up services to WIOA eligible youth within the Swain, Jackson, and Macon County areas. Work requires extensive independence and judgment in working with participants, the community college, and potential employers.  A complete job description can be found below. 

Candidates may apply for this position at an NCWorks Career Center or by mailing an application to the Southwestern Commission (either state form PD-107 or the application found below).  The deadline for applications is Friday, September 21, 2018.   

Contact David Garrett at or (828)586-1962 ext. 210 with any questions.