ABOUT THE CAPITAL AREA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Capital Area Workforce Development is a public-private partnership that focuses on economic development by ensuring the local workforce has the skills, training and education to meet the needs of local employers. The board oversees workforce solutions in Wake and Johnston counties designed to serve businesses and individuals of all ages. We believe in economic development through workforce excellence.

VISION
Capital Area Workforce Development Board is the leader in providing innovative solutions to match workforce skills with employer needs.

MISSION
The mission of the Capital Area Workforce Development Board is to create a highly effective workforce system. This system will provide employers with productive, skilled workers and offer citizens training and employment opportunities that promote job satisfaction and economic stability. The accomplishment of this mission will enable all citizens to contribute to the prosperity of the community.

STRATEGIC GOALS

  • By June of 2019, develop a concise and clear message of who we are and what we do, both overall and for targeted audiences and channels
  • By June of 2019, lead a community wide effort around workforce needs of youth and young adults, which could include different areas of focus
  • By June of 2019, develop symbiotic relationships and strengthen role as a convener

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Capital Area Workforce Development Board provides policy, planning and oversight under the guidelines established by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Our projects are catalysts for systemic change within the workforce system so that businesses in Wake and Johnston counties can access the talent they need in order to thrive.

The Board is comprised of up to 25 members, 51% of whom must represent the private sector. The remaining members include representatives from the following groups:

  • Public Employment Service
  • Secondary & Post-Secondary Education
  • Economic Development
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Service
  • Public Assistance Service
  • Organized Labor
  • Community Based Organizations

Members serve a two year term and are appointed by the Chairman of the Wake County Board of Commissioners.
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BOARD MEETINGS & MINUTES

Board meetings are open to the public and are scheduled on the 4th Thursday of every third month from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

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BOARD COMMITTEES

CAWDB consists of four regularly convening committees that support the mission and strategic goals of the organization. These committees meet in the off month of the Board meetings.

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THE NEWS ROOM

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS!

Capital Area Workforce Development Board is soliciting proposals for...
By Brenda Wilkerson | November 14, 2018 | CAWD News, News, Uncategorized

CAWD Annual Report

See how CAWD helped citizens AND businesses in Wake...
By Brenda Wilkerson | October 31, 2018 | Blog Post, CAWD News, News, Newsletter

Workforce Ready: Apprenticeships – Powering Your Talent Pipeline

Apprenticeships are a growing trend in the U.S. as...
By Brenda Wilkerson | October 10, 2018 | Blog Post, CAWD News, Events, News, Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

  1. Resume Style & Organization

    December 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  2. Wake County Hospitality Job Fair

    March 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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