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To develop a comprehensive workforce system providing a  seamless service in a quality environment to customers and potential customers of such a system in Yuma County.

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YPIC Organizational Overview Mission Statement



The Yuma Private Industry Council is a private non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide job seeker and employer services in the Yuma County labor market. Incorporated in 1988, YPIC serves as the Private Sector partner in the Public/Private Workforce Development Partnership with the Yuma County Board of Supervisors. With the advent of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the Yuma County Board of Supervisors designated YPIC as the official operator or the "One-Stop" delivery system for workforce development services in Yuma County.

The Yuma County Board of Supervisors appoints the Workforce Investment Board which is housed in the organizational framework of YPIC. The Board draws membership from the community and is made up of representatives from all areas of the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

YPIC is a proud member of the Arizona Workforce Connection network which provides free services to job seekers in need of a job search assistance, training, and employment opportunities. Arizona Workforce Connection http://www.azjobconnection.gov is an integrated network of One-Stop Career Centers and web-based information and services designed to provide individuals with a comprehensive, simplified service that streamlines all of Arizona's workforce development programs.




To meet the unique and changing needs of our communities by providing quality workforce development and career resources that enhance economic growth.




  • To improve the ability of job seekers to effectively connect with the labor market.

  • To develop new program approaches designed to assist people to find employment.

  • To expand and improve marketing efforts to promote public awareness, acceptance, and support for a comprehensive workforce system.

  • To develop and enhance the quality and availability of labor market information at the county level and to integrate it with economic cluster data.

  • To expand consumer access to the One-Stop delivers system.

  • To provide for continuous improvement of the workforce system through the use of Total Quality Principles.