Education and Employment Programs

Oberlin Community Services has many options to help our clients prepare for employment or further their education. Our goal is to assess our clients' needs and provide the tools and training to get an interview and secure a job. We offer programs that help people get back on their feet and move forward with confidence, optimism and support.

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We3 program

The WE3 Program (Women Empowered, Educated, and Employed – formerly WISE) is a job readiness and resiliency program that seeks to empower women in Lorain County. The WE3 program covers a wide range of topics including financial literacy, workplace and communication skills, career planning, health and wellness, and non-traditional career paths. WE3 also provides help with resume writing, mock interviews, peer support and access to the supportive services offered by the WE3 United Way Collaborative, Lorain County JVS, Lorain County Community College, and Ohio Means Jobs - Lorain County.

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Resumé Office Hours

Join us every Wednesday from 2:30-4:30 to work on fine-tuning your resumé and/or cover letter. Please give us a call at 774-6579, or email with questions, or to make an appointment!

summer tutoring

OCS offers free summer tutoring for K-12 students in the Oberlin City School District. Weekly tutoring is available on a flexible schedule and paid opportunities are available for high school and college students interested in being tutors!

want to learn more?

For more information, please contact Peter Jensen, Education and Outreach Coordinator:, or fill out the form below.

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