Job Seeker Resources

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Other Job Seeker Resources

Financial Assistance:

  • Our Supportive Services Grant is available to provide financial assistance to help with paying rent, utilities, internet access, and more.
  • Onward CA is your One Stop Shop for job seeker resources and financial assistance.
  • Internet connectivity is important to your success online for career training. Learn about these internet access resources to help you connect online.

Online Career Education and Training:

  • SkillUp Alameda
    Workers and Job Seekers, take advantage of our SkillUp Alameda Initiative to make the most of COVID-19 and acquire new skills for FREE through Metrix Online, by registering Existing please log-on to continue learning new career skills.
  • Online Career Training with Coursera
    The Tri Valley Career Center, has partnered with Coursera to offer free access to more than 3,700 courses! Courses are free until September 30, 2020 and courses must be completed by December 31, 2020. Get started today by filling out this interest form

Immediate Employment Opportunities:
The Employment Development Department is increasing mass hiring effort to employ over 4,500 new staff. Workers will be trained for call center operations, processing unemployment Insurance (UI) claims, and analyzing documents from claimants and employers to make wage determinations for benefits. The following positions are posted for hiring statewide:

  • Employment Program Representatives - (UI Services Representative - positions require college education and public contact experience to process claims and assist customers, including over the phone and off-phone work.)

The following Financial Services positions are posted for hiring in or around the Sacramento Area. Please note that these positions require professional accounting coursework, along with up to three years of accounting and/or auditing experience:

Teleworking and in-office options are available throughout the state. Applicants who possess bilingual skills including Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Mandarin are encouraged to apply.

Application packages may be submitted electronically through

Re-entry Job Seekers:
Learn about opportunities available, including self-employment by visiting this one-stop website, created specifically to address the unique concerns of re/entry/returning citizens. Also, take advantage of Metrix Online, an online platform to help you earn new skills and industry certifications.