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If you are a member of the media and are interested in learning more about Arapahoe/Douglas Works! or arranging a visit to any one of our locations, please contact:

Arapahoe County Communication Services
Caitlin Wilson
(720) 874 - 6507
cwilson@arapahoegov.com

News/Press Releases/Media Mentions

 
 
March 29,2017
February 14, 2017
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! recognized for outstanding workplace practices
July 7, 2016
February 18, 2016
February 11, 2015
Arapahoe/Douglas Works works, clients say December 8, 2014
Bigger paychecks for jobseekers hired through Arapahoe/Douglas Works! November 13, 2014
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! awarded for economic development role May 1, 2014
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Offers Youth Workshops and Job Fair March 12, 2014
Full-time fulfilled: Arapahoe/Douglas Works boasts big numbers for hiring in 2013 - Aurora Sentinel January 27, 2014
Job seekers see higher earnings after using Arapahoe/Douglas Works! - Aurora News Weekly January 14, 2014
Job seekers see higher earnings after using Arapahoe/Douglas Works! - News Release January 6, 2014
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! hosts September 25th Career Fair for Mature Job Seekers September 16, 2013
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Offers Wage Reimbursement for New Hires July 29 , 2013
Workforce Center Hosts No-cost Workshops and Job Fair for Youth June 25, 2013
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Manager Receives Economic Development Award April 17, 2013
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Helps 110 Find Employment at 35 Hiring Events March 21, 2013
Youth Invited to Job-Readiness Series and Hiring Event March 15, 2013
Jump Start Your Job Search at Arapahoe/Douglas Works! September 10, 2012
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! moves satellite office in Castle Rock to Philip S. Miller Library  June 28, 2012
Youth Invited to Register for Career Discovery Sessions May 23, 2012
Youth Invited to Register for Job-Readiness Series and Hiring Event February 10, 2012
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! receives Sloan Award for workplace flexibility January 30, 2012
Disabled citizens invited to October resource fair and hiring events September 22, 2011
Job seekers can benefit from Workforce Development Month September 1, 2011
KUSA 9News Video: How to get the jobs that exist August 19, 2011
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! will move to Centennial on July 26 July 5, 2011
Youth in the Works! is interviewed on Castle Rock Radio June 2, 2011
Youth invited to register for June Career Academy May 25, 2011
County purchases Lima Ridge Professional Center in Centennial April 25, 2011
Learn how to start and run a business March 31, 2011
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! receives national award for workplace flexibility February 11, 2011
Workforce center unveils new Web site with innovative job-search tool September 3, 2010
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! releases first-ever economic impact report April 16, 2010
Wage subsidies available or businesses hiring new employees (HIRE Colorado) March 26, 2010
Youth invited to register now for after-school job academies March 25, 2010
Workforce center seeks guest speakers for youth job-readiness academies February 12, 2010
Youth get a head start on finding summer jobs and activities March 16, 2009
Changing a light bulb, changing the future of youth in the workforce March 9, 2009
Arapahoe, Douglas, Denver Counties join forces for Annual Youth Job Fair March 5, 2009

Awards

2017 C2ER Excellence in Economic Development Research Award
2017 Colorado Department of Labor & Employment Distinguished Accomplishment Award: Improving Veterans Services
2016 When Work Works Award
2015 NAWB 2015 WIB Excellence Award
2014 2014 Metropolitan Cooperation Award
2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
2012 EOPR Taskforce Promising Practices to Reduce Poverty
2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
2011 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
2010 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
2010 Colorado Department of Labor & Employment's Best Practices Award, Outcomes Using Occupational Saturation Rates
2009 COMTO, Business Partnering Committee Award
2009 Colorado State Youth Council, Think Big Youth Energy Conservation Corps Project Award
2009 State of Colorado Creative Solutions to Workforce Issues Board & Region Award
2008 HealthOne, Critical Care Fellowship Appreciation
2008 National Workforce Association, Outstanding Urban Workforce Development Agency Award
2008 National Association of Workforce Boards, Theodore E. Small Workforce Partnership Award
2008 Highest Percentage of Enhanced Funding for Employment First Program
2008 Family and Work Institute, Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
2007 Colorado’s Best Practice Symposium, Best Practice for Process Mapping & Action Planning
2007 Family and Work Institute, Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
2005 Colorado Best Practice Symposium’s Best Practice for Healthcare Center within Workforce Center Project
2004  Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx) Foothills Award
2003 Colorado Workforce Development Council, Workforce Investment Board, Creative Solutions Award
2003 - 2004 Public Employment Services Award, Employment for Veterans
2000 - 2001 Public Employment Services Award, Employment for Veterans
2000 National Association of Counties, Workforce Development Award for Excellence, Cherry Creek Student Option
2000 Colorado Workforce Development Council, Outstanding Performance Achievement Award
1997 - 1998 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., Outstanding Job Service Center Award
1994 Raising Colorado, William Smith High Teen Parent Program Award
1994 National Association of Counties, William Smith High Teen Parent Project Award
1986 President of the United States, Summer Jobs Award, Summer Youth Program
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