Programs

Workforce Santa Cruz County offers specialized programs for youth and adult job seekers, including members of our community with disabilities, military veterans, and dislocated workers.

Youth

Career Services are available for youth and young adults, ages 14-24, and include access to work experience and internships, skills development, college preparatory services, financial literacy, and training.

How We Can Help

  • Identify Part-Time or Full-Time Jobs or Internships
  • Provide Access to Career Research Tools
  • Provide Information on School or Certificate Programs
  • Identify Potential Training and Skills Development Opportunities
  • Assist with CalJOBS (Job Search, Résumé, and Applications)

Veterans

Veterans Career Services are available for unemployed and underemployed veterans and their spouses and include access to training, job search and placement assistance, and other supportive services.

How We Can Help

  • Provide 24-Hour Priority Hold on all Job Listings*
  • Assist with Vocational and Career Guidance
  • Identify Potential Hiring Events
  • Assist with Job Searches

*Priority of Service: Eligible veterans will receive priority of service, prior to non-eligible persons, at all of the Workforce Santa Cruz County Career Centers.

Adult and Dislocated Workers

Adult Career Services are available for individuals 25 year of age and older and include job placement, access to training and education, skills assessment and development, assistance with unemployment insurance information, and other supportive services.

Dislocated Workers receive customized services specific to individuals who have been terminated or laid off, or have received a notice of termination or layoff, generally attributed to a plant closure or downsizing.

How We Can Help

  • Identify Employment Opportunities
  • Provide Access to Career Research Tools
  • Provide Information on School or Certificate Programs
  • Identify Potential Training and Skills Development Opportunities
  • Assist with CalJOBS (Job Search, Résumé, and Applications)