Resources for Wood-Mode Employees

Former Wood-Mode employees should visit their local PA CareerLink® to learn more about new training opportunities. Also, employers should contact the local PA CareerLink® to learn more about the on-the-job training program that can help offset wages for eligible Wood-Mode employees they want to hire.

Online Resources

  • Click here to find your local PA CareerLink® office including the Link, Mobile Career Center.
  • Click here to access the PA CareerLink® website where you can access career resources and search for job opportunities.
  • Click here to access the Office of Unemployment Compensation’s Unemployment Benefits website to file a claim.
  • Click here to access the Union-Snyder Community Action Agency’s Wood-Mode’s closure resources including community resources and job opportunities.

Other Resources

Senator Casey has provided a phone number for his Office of Constituent Services for individuals to call if they are having difficulty enrolling in federal programs (such as www.healthcare.gov).

  • Phone #: (866)461-9159

Upcoming Events

  • 5/21 Rapid Response Meeting and Community Resource Fair 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at Susquehanna University Weber Chapel
    • Rapid Response Meeting is scheduled from 10 am – 1 pm followed by a community resource fair in the same location to share information on job search assistance, healthcare options, fiscal management, and other local and state resources.
  • 5/28 One-on-one Career Assistance: What’s the next step? 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at SUN Tech, New Berlin
    • PA CareerLink® and Susquehanna University are partnering to help with resume writing and review, mock interviews, career planning, and support and counseling on what to do next. Other local universities are also anticipated to participate.
  • 5/30 PA CareerLink® Online Enrollment Event 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at SUN Tech, New Berlin
  • 5/31 PA CareerLink® Online Enrollment Event 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at SUN Tech, New Berlin
    • Events to help those that have not registered get online so they can receive UC benefits and other services.
  • 5/31 Rapid Response Meeting 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at SUN Tech, New Berlin
  • 6/4 Job Fair for former Wood-Mode Employees 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at Selinsgrove Elementary School, Selinsgrove
    • Job fair coordinated by PA CareerLink® and Selinsgrove Area School District.
    • Click here to register.
  • 6/7 PA CareerLink® Online Enrollment Event 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at SUN Tech, New Berlin
    • Anyone that filed an unemployment compensation claim the week of May 13th but did not properly register with the PA CareerLink® online will receive a letter indicating they must register on www.pacareerlink.pa.gov by June 10th or they will stop receiving UC benefits.
    • PA CareerLink® staff will be available to make sure they have everything entered correctly so they don’t lose their UC benefits or have to file an appeal.
  • 6/11 Job Fair for former Wood-Mode Employees 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Crossroads Nazarene Church, Milton
    • Job fair and lunch coordinated by the Crossroads Nazarene Church.
  • 6/26 First Step Pre-Business Workshop 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at 416 Market Street, Dewitt Bldg., 3rd Floor, Lewisburg, PA
    • Presented by the Bucknell Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Donations

  • The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way in partnership with Sunbury Broadcasting and The Daily Item created the Wood-Mode Working Family Fund. Donors can drop off donations at local BB&T branches or give online by texting woodmode to 41444. A small advisory board will oversee a simple application process for distribution to agencies providing individual support to those affected. (Contact Joanne Troutman with any questions at jtroutman@gsvuw.org)