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One-on-one assistance at waco libraries

Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas partners with local libraries to bring our resource room services directly to you! If you can’t make it to one of our Workforce Solutions Centers, you can receive the same services at Waco’s East and South libraries on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Meet Hope Olvera

Hope Olvera is the Career Specialist you will meet with if you decide to visit either the East or South Waco Library. Hope has worked as a Career Specialist for Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas for two years, and she is eager to assist you with your job search needs.

“I like helping people,” said Hope. “I find joy in helping them find a job that they will enjoy going to or even making their day better by helping them with simple information or tasks such as working a computer.”

Hope provides assistance with the following:

  • Computer skills
  • Creating and/or writing a resume
  • Creating, updating and/or using a account
  • Online job searches
  • Online job applications
  • Unemployment claims

Ready to get started? Stop by to see Hope at the East or South Waco Libraries during the following days and times:

Mondays & Wednesdays
10 AM – 1 PM | 2 PM – 6 PM
East Waco Library
901 Elm Ave
Waco, Texas 76704

10 AM – 1 PM | 2 PM – 6 PM
South Waco Library
2737 S 18th St
Waco, Texas 76706


Offices & Centers Closed | Workshops & Orientations Canceled

FEBRUARY 18, 2021

Our workforce centers and administrative offices are closed Thursday, Feb. 18, due to inclement weather. All events, including virtual workshops, orientations, tax preparation and other in-person appointments, have been canceled. If you have questions, please email us at, and our staff will respond as soon as possible.