Workforce Development

Workforce development is economic development and the availability and reliability of a skilled, ready and willing workforce is a top priority for the Development Authority of Lumpkin County.

Lumpkin County has relationships with WorkSource Georgia Mountains, Georgia Department of Labor, Lumpkin County School System, University of North Georgia, and Lanier Technical College to assist existing and potential employers find and retain labor. These existing partnerships help businesses create a pipeline of talent that best fits their specific business needs! Working with the Development Authority and these partners agencies open the door for work-based learning, internships, and apprenticeships.

Employability Skills Films

The Development Authority of Lumpkin County announces a series of documentary promotional films highlighting the employability skills of Lumpkin County High School students currently participating in the Lumpkin County High School Work Based Learning (WBL) Program. The WBL Program is an essential program for advancing youth and business workforce development efforts in Lumpkin County. To become a WBL Business Partner, follow this LINK.

Thank you to our partners Lumpkin County High School, StruXure Outdoor, Lumpkin County Government, Northeast Georgia Health Systems, Truist, United Community Bank, Georgia Power, and Sawnee EMC for helping to make these films possible! Together, we can build a better future for our students and Lumpkin County.

Lumpkin County Emergency Services & Work Based Learning
Habitat for Humanity Construction & Work Based Learning
StruXure Outdoor & Work Based Learning

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