Train Today for a Better Tomorrow
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The Workforce Investment Act program (WIOA) has served as a leader in providing employment and training opportunities for over 25 years. WIOA is funded by the Department of Labor. The purpose of Subtitle D, Section 166 (Indian and Native American Programs) is to support the employment and training activities for Indian, Alaska Native, and Hawaiian individuals. Eligible veterans and their spouses will receive priority service. Components include Work Experience, Educational Training, Job Skill Training, Job Search, Job Readiness, Job Development, Job Placement, and Career Planning.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian

  • Unemployed, underemployed, or low-income

  • Reside in our service area (see WIOA Brochure for a complete list of counties we provide services to) Click here to view!

   

Work Experience:

This program is a short-term work assignment in the private or public sector. The program is designed to provide individuals the opportunity to gain permanent employment while developing new skills and good work habits. The Work Experience program helps promote the growth and stability of local government agencies and businesses. The staff works closely with area industries and employers to keep informed on job openings and placement opportunities.

Classroom Training:

The Classroom Training program offers participants training in a specific

skill so they will be employable at the end of the training period. This

program activity is any training of the type normally conducted in an

institutional setting. It includes vocational education, and short and long-term

training designed to provide individuals with the technical skills to obtain

certification and/or information required to perform a specific job or group

of jobs. Participating institutions include:

WIOA Personnel

Pembroke Office

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8 am to 5 pm

636 Prospect Road

Pembroke, NC 28372

(910) 521.9761 ​

Charlotte Office

Hours of Operation

Wednesday 8 am to 5 pm

To make an appointment

call (980) 949-7352 

*(Days and hours are subject to change)

Natascha Wagoner Tilson 

Project Director   

910.522.2123 

ntilson@lumbee.org

Crystal Strong

Administrative Assistant/

Eligibility Specialist

910.522.2122

cstrong@lumbee.org

Tosha Lynn Bullard
WIOA Career Counselor

910.522.2121

tbullard@lumbee.org

 

Helen Scott   

WIOA Career Counselor  

910.522.2120

hscott@lumbee.org

Donald Strickland

WIOA Career Counselor

910.522.2162

Wednesday-980.949.7352

dstrickland@lumbee.org

Ben Jacobs

Business Service Representative 

910.522.2137

bjacobs@lumbee.org