Chair: Laurie Zydonik
Goal: To prepare and connect, through education and training, an adaptive workforce for Findlay-Hancock County to meet emerging employment needs.
Raise the Bar Hancock County is a partnership of education, business, social services and community leaders focused on aligning and integrating the Hancock County Ohio community learning system with economic growth and a high quality of life. One of the immediate goals of this organization is to fill job vacancies that exist today and in the near future.
Did you know?
In each of the past seven years, Findlay-Hancock County added 1000+ net new jobs
52% of the Findlay-Hancock County workforce comes from outside of the county
Manufacturing is a backbone of Findlay-Hancock County, employing approximately 15,000 people
We believe in a Cradle-to-Career approach that includes:
Developing scholarships for pre-school aged children who need assistance paying for transportation, food, and registration fees
Engagement through Career Day and Reverse Job Fairs
Early exposure to local opportunities through programming such as Dream It. Do It!
Providing access to soft skill development in schools through The Leader in Me
Initial Funding Partners:
For more information on our partners, click here.
*Some images courtesy of Visit Findlay. For more information about this and other programs, click here.