Government closings announced for Christmas, New Year’s

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices over the 2016 Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks. Please note, as a result of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the Monday of each week. All departments in City Hall will […]

Federal funds may help pay for Medical Assistant education at MTC

Responding to a high local demand for medical assistants, Ohio Means Jobs – Marion County is making federal funds available to help qualifying local residents go to Marion Technical College for up to one year to enter this health care field. “These funds are very limited but can pay for tuition, books, fees, and required […]

Multi-County Hiring Fair set for October 13

Marion County Job and Family Services and OhioMeansJobs Marion will hold their annual Multi-County Hiring Fair on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 233 West Church Street in Marion, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Organizers promise that companies will have access to a diverse workforce. They will also have an […]

Marion JFS accepting applications for summer work program

Marion County Job & Family Services (MCJFS) has announced the kick-off of the 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program.  MCJFS will be receiving funding from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to fund the program. Summer employment will begin May 1st and work assignments will continue through August 31, 2016.  Program length will be […]

ODJFS seizes $2 Million in casino winnings for unpaid child support

Ohio has seized $2 million in unpaid child support from jackpot winners at Ohio’s casinos and racinos over the last 11 months. Since September 2014, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has partnered with the Lottery Commission, Casino Control Commission, and Ohio’s casinos and racinos to check jackpot winners against a database […]

Marion JFS holding Title XX public hearing

Marion County Job & Family Services (MCJFS) will conduct a Title XX Public Hearing in preparation of the Title XX Comprehensive Social Service Plan (CSSP) for Marion County for the next two federal fiscal years. The hearing will be part of the Marion County Community Planning Meeting and will be held on Thursday, April 16th, […]

Space still available for Marion Campus Job, Internship & Education Fair

Marion Technical College, The Ohio State University at Marion, Ohio Means Jobs – Marion County, and iHeartMedia, Inc. have again teamed up to host the 12th Annual Marion Campus Job, Internship & Education Fair in the George H. Alber Student Center Gymnasium, Thursday, February 19th, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. As in previous years, the event […]

Somerlot named JFS Director of the Year for Ohio

Marion County Department of Job and Family Services Director Roxane Somerlot has been recognized as the Association 2014 Director of the Year. Each December, the Ohio Job and Family Services Directors’ Association recognizes a CDJFS Director who, through dedicated efforts throughout the span of their career, exemplifies the professional qualities and achievements of an outstanding […]

Youth Can Gain Valuable Experience through Summer Employment Program

Marion County Job & Family Services (MCJFS) has kicked off the 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program. The TANF Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) enables low income TANF-eligible Marion County youth, age 16-24, to gain valuable work experience while earning a paycheck to help meet basic needs. Youth may work part time or up to 35 […]

ODJFS Collaboration Involving Marion Wins Second National Award

The departments of job and family services in seven Ohio counties have banded together to share case work, improve customer service and save money. Called Collabor8, the program allows Ohioans in any of the seven counties – Delaware, Hancock, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky and Wood – to call one toll-free number to apply for cash, […]