Welcome to Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
As your publicly-funded workforce center, we provide no-cost services to businesses and job seekers to ensure our region’s workforce and economy remain competitive.
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center is a member of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s statewide network of workforce centers, which provide a variety of no-cost services to job seekers and businesses. Arapahoe/Douglas Works! serves as a critical resource to connect people and businesses in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, and throughout the Denver/Aurora metropolitan region.
The workforce center offers an array of tools to support local job-seekers, including offering resources and workshops for a self-directed job search, one-on-one employment counseling, and training assistance. We utilize Connecting Colorado, an online database of statewide job openings and registered job-seekers, to facilitate the match between skilled workers and businesses.
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! offers free workforce development services to businesses in the metro Denver area, to ensure that the region remains economically competitive and boasts an adequately skilled workforce for the future. The Workforce Center is guided by a Workforce Investment Board comprised of local community members.
Our vision is a best-in-class workforce development organization that is responsive to the dynamic needs of job seekers and business/industry.
Our mission is to strategically invest in Human Capital which contributes to regional economic vitality.
Agency Key Results
- 100% employability for all those who want to work
- Results that are best-in-class
- Metro-area workforce center of choice
- Exceptional delivery of services
- Provide the highest rate of return on public investment