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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.

Choose the type of job placement that best fits your employment goals:

  • Job Match: A four-week program for qualified CalWORKs recipients. Participants earn $16.50 per hour for 25 hours per week.
  • Full-time job placement: Helps those who have completed the JobsNOW! program find jobs through our network of employers.
  • Public Service Trainee (PST): Offers a pathway to City jobs and apprenticeships through a six-month internship with the possibility of an extension. Participants earn $17.18 per hour for 32 hours per week.
  • Community jobs: Provides those waiting for job placement with work experience at a nonprofit partner organization. Participants earn $16.50 per hour for 25 hours of work per week and eight hours of professional development classes.

Take advantage of the free services for JobsNOW! participants:

  • Advanced application skills help with résumés, job applications, and interviewing
  • Career advancement includes planning and implementing your career path
  • Job training for fields including construction, technology, health care, hospitality, and culinary trades
  • Vocational assessment matches your aptitude, skills, and personal characteristics with the local job market
  • ESL Immersion covers workplace vocabulary and expectations in just 18 weeks

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.