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.
About Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! provides a variety of no-cost services to job seekers and businesses, serving as a critical resource to connect talent and industry in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties and throughout the Denver/Aurora metropolitan region. We strive to contribute to the strategic goal of both Arapahoe and Douglas counties to enhance the quality of life for citizens, which we believe may be accomplished through job growth, increased business earnings and sales, increased property values and a healthy tax base. The Workforce Center is guided by a Workforce Development Board comprised of local community members.
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! offers an array of tools, including resources and workshops for a self-directed job search, one-on-one employment counseling and training assistance. Arapahoe/Douglas Works! also offers no-cost workforce development services to businesses to ensure that the region remains economically competitive and boasts an adequately skilled workforce for the future. We use Connecting Colorado, an online database of statewide job opportunities and registered job-seekers, to facilitate the match between skilled workers and businesses. Customers may access workforce center staff, services and resources remotely and at our office locations.
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