What is the Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County (WIB)?
The Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County (WIB) is a legislatively mandated entity whose role is to set public workforce policy, provide opportunity for community input and direction on the public workforce development program in Ramsey County, and assure outcomes meet standards set by the WIB through the governance structure. The WIB brings together representatives from business, organized labor, community-based organizations, education, economic development, government, and America’s Job Center partners. The WIB helps maintain the economic health of Ramsey County and the region by identifying current and emerging workforce issues and needs, creating partnerships to serve the needs of businesses and career seekers, and overseeing publicly-funded workforce programs in Ramsey County.
I am a career seeker. Where can I obtain information about workshops, training and programs?
Information on a variety of training opportunities and job seeker services can be found under the “For Career Seekers” section of this website.
I am an employer. Where can I find information on resources to help me with my career goals?
Information on business resources can be found under the “For Businesses” section of this website.
I am a young person. Where can I get information on resources to help me with my career goals?
Information on programs for youth can be found under the “For Career Seekers” section of this website.
Who can serve on the WIB?
The WIB of Ramsey County is made up of 33 members. WIOA mandates that employers drive the WIB’s policy direction. Therefore, the majority of the WIB’s members (51%) must come from the private sector. A minimum of 20% are from organized labor and community-based organizations. The remaining members of the WIB are leaders from the fields of education, economic development, government, and America’s Job Center partners.
Can I attend an upcoming WIB Meeting?
All meetings of the WIB of Ramsey County and its committees are free and open to the public. Additionally, all WIB and committee agendas and minutes can be found on this website.
Where are the local America's Job Centers located?
Ramsey County has two America’s Job Center locations. They can be found at:
- 2098 –11th Avenue E., North St. Paul 55109
- 540 Fairview Avenue N., St. Paul 55104
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121 7th Place E | Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101 | Phone: 651-266-6004