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JobsNOW! JobsNOW! for Job Seekers

JobsNOW! serves job seekers at all levels of work experience who receive CalWORKs, CalFresh, or County Adult Assistance Programs (CAAP) services.

Take advantage of the free over-the-phone and web services for JobsNOW! participants:

  • Direct referrals to employers that are currently hiring for part-time and full-time positions
  • Advanced application skills help with resumes, job applications, and interviewing
  • Career advancement including planning and implementing your career path
  • Vocational assessment to align your aptitude, skills, and personal characteristics with the current job market

Free webinars offer tips and techniques for finding a job.

Register for any of the webinars below by emailing us at Jobsnowwebinar@sfgov.org.

  • Who’s Hiring Right Now?, Mondays 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. and Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.: How to conduct an effective job search during COVID-19 and what to expect during this challenging time. Objectives covered include identifying what needs to be in place before applying for positions and the employers that may be hiring. Locating additional resources will be discussed.
  • Transferring Your Skills To A New Job, Mondays 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Thursdays 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.: Identify your “transfer skills” and use online tools to search new career opportunities.
  • Resume Bootcamp, Tuesdays 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.: Covers the fundamentals of creating a professional, tailored resume for specific jobs and ensuring it stands out.
  • How To Maximize Your Job Search, Tuesdays 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.: Provides tips and effective strategies for locating employment during COVID-19 pandemic. Planning a job search, identifying effective resources and creating an action plan are some   specifics that are covered. Additional City and County of San Francisco resources will also be covered.
  • Interviewing For Success, Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Fridays 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.: Covers preparing, reviewing and answering specific interview type questions that most employers across all fields may ask. Questions that are most common and difficult are discussed. In addition, will review effective strategies on practicing interviewing questions and best interviewing practices using virtual technology. More employers are moving towards this method of interviewing candidates during the COVID-19 situation.
  • Make Sure Your Application Gets Noticed, Wednesdays 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.: A review of best practices of applying online including: preparing, considering safety, and the validity of employers. Additional points include best practices for completing applications, consistency and maintaining profiles.

Apply for JobsNOW!

To apply, call us at (877) 562-1669

Not an HSA service recipient? Find out how to apply for CalWORKSCAAP, and CalFresh, or visit the Office of Economic and Workforce Development for citywide job postings.