Employment Programs

 
Adult EmploymentOur Training Center serves approximately 6000 clients each year. Services are provided to the general public with priorities for the low-income and low skilled individuals. The training center offers services that can provide additional training or support services to the participants to ensure that any barriers in retaining employment are addresses.
 

All Training Center services are listed below:

a. Weekly workshops- Staff at the training center provide various weekly trainings, workshops, and classes for job preparation such as; Resume building, dress for success, job search, and interview techniques.
b. Financial Literacy- Funded through a financial institute, participates who successfully complete the course receive incentives and an opportunity for a one-on-one session to improve or build on their credit score
c. Computer Class- The center is fully equipped with a resource room full of computers. Once a week, the center closes early to conduct a computer class for those individuals who are in need of the one-on-one computer assistance and training.
d. Job Placement and On-The-Job training Program- This program allows participants who have been out of the workforce for an extended amount of time be enrolled in a subsidized program to entice employers to hire the participant after completion of the training program.
e. Case Management- Clients requesting any service thought any of the offices are eligible to speak and meet with an Employment Service Specialist to be assessed and provided professional assistance on which program or training would best fit the needs of the individual.
f. Youth Programs & Youth Mentorship- The training center offers several programs to assist youth who are ready for the workforce with job leads, training and mentorship. Understanding that education is not for everyone, our Specialist also specializes in placing youth in the workforce who have dropped out of high school.
g. Expungement Service- In partnership with Legal Services of Northern California, legal specialist are stationed at the career center to offer expungement services to individuals who are unable to obtain a job due to the record.
h. Resource Information- A wall is dedicated in the center full of resources available in the community. The Resource wall is updated on a weekly basis. Information displayed range from child care, fitness, healthy living, shelter assistance, meal programs, school age programs, and counseling.