SC Works update for tri-county region

Berkeley County

In the last few months SC Works Berkeley staff has assisted over 2,000 job seekers directly within the center and provided more than 16,810 different services to individuals through the SC Works Online Services. Staff at the Berkeley Center have made 2,080 job referrals to job seekers over the last few months as well as provided employer services to 2,070 business customers.

SC Works Berkeley has had more than 293 new job seekers register to search for employment and 10 new businesses who registered with the SC Works Online Services System.

Berkeley's Employment Services team has added 170 new job orders to the SC Works Online Services website which represent a variety of positions available within Berkeley County. The SC Works Online Services System has helped more than 93 individuals gain employment in Berkeley County.

Charleston County

Over the course of the last few months, SC Works Charleston staff has assisted more than 15,000 job seekers directly within the center and provided over 63,150 different services to individuals through the SC Works Online Services site. Staff at the Charleston center made 6,670 job referrals to job seekers over the last few months as well as provided over 8,195 employer services to business customers.  In addition to that, the Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment Emergency Unemployment Compensation (REA/EUC) staff assisted 92 claimants, through the Eligibility Review Program, get back into the workforce.

SC Works Charleston has had 1,300 new job seekers register to search for employment and 78 new businesses who registered with the SC Works Online Service in Charleston County.

The Employment Service team assisted with hosting a number of interviews and hiring events within the center and helped many of our job seekers gain employment through direct hire. Staff also worked in creating over 2,000 job orders in to the SC Works Online Service (SCWOS) site. In all 623 individuals have been helped in gaining employment through the SC Works Online Services and hiring events in Charleston County.

Dorchester County

SC Works Dorchester has recently moved!! Our Dorchester Center is now located at 1325 Boonehill Road, Summerville, SC 29483 and is co-located with Dorchester Adult Education. Staff is excited about the combined services that can be offered in their new location as well as their close proximity to the Dorchester County Department of Social Services office. Come visit us in our new office and see how we can help you!

In the last few months and during the move, SC Works Dorchester staff has assisted over 1,800 job seekers directly within the center, and provided more than 15,900 different services to individuals through the SC Works Online Services. Staff at the Dorchester Center made 2,010 job referrals to job seekers over the last few months as well as provided employer services to 1,960 business customers.

SC Works Dorchester has had more than 350 new job seekers register to search for employment as well as 18 new businesses/employers who registered with the SC Works Online Service System.

The Employment Services team added 138 new job orders to the SC Works Online Services website, with 110 individuals gaining employment through the SC Works Online Services for Dorchester County.