Department of Health & Human Services

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Job Market partners improving searches

Teamwork is helping the job hunt for applicants throughout Humboldt County.

The Job Market operators Redwood Community Action Agency, College of the Redwoods and the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Employment Training Division have created a system to make it easier to get training and apply for job openings. The new model will increase on-site training options and provide more services to outlying areas.

CR will expand existing educational opportunities including computer training in Microsoft Office software, adult education and work-readiness skills at its Learning Lab located at The Job Market.

RCAA is providing assistance to previously homeless job seekers throughout the county. RCAA developed the new program which staffs AmeriCorps members at Family Resource Centers to help with employment skills and job placement.

As a member of America’s Job Center network of California, The Job Market continues to provide its existing array of employment skills training and business services to job seekers and employers. The center gives job seekers local job information and guidance on career choices, assists with the ins and outs of job searches and helps individuals build occupational skills as well as earn postsecondary certificates or degrees. The Job Market helps employers recruit, identify and hire skilled workers, as well as train their current workforce. All services are free of charge.

Other partners providing services at The Job Market under the new agreement include the state Employment Development Department, Department of Rehabilitation, Northern California Indian Development Council, Experience Works, CalWORKS, North Coast Small Business Development Center and Sequoia Personnel Services.
The Job Market is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but closed from noon 1 p.m. For more information about services, call 707-441-JOBS (5627), or visit www.thejobmarket.org. The Job Market is located at 409 K St., Eureka.

Photo: Staff from College of the Redwoods, Employment Training Division and Employment Development Division at The Job Market Learning Lab. From left, Rachel Parry, Tierra Shumard, Sara McGregor and Amy Berkowitz.

-###-

Follow us on Twitter: @HumCoDHHS and
Facebook: www.facebook.com/humcodhhs.

PDF Release
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Department of Health & Human Services

10-2017_Square-NewsFlash

DHHS Connect Fall 2017

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Dry weather test period extended

Posted on: October 3, 2017

Cyanobacteria confirmed in Big Lagoon

Posted on: September 1, 2017
DHHSConnect0717

DHHS Connect Summer 2017

Posted on: July 11, 2017

Low-cost rabies vaccines available

Posted on: May 10, 2017

New Public Health Director Named

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Redwood Coast Career Fair Tuesday

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Wet weather test period extended

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Career Fair scheduled for May 2

Posted on: April 14, 2017

DHHS Connect Spring 2017

Posted on: April 10, 2017

Cal-Learn helps young parents thrive

Posted on: March 17, 2017

Make preteen vaccines a priority

Posted on: February 14, 2017

Dog tests positive for rabies

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Cervical health promoted

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Kick smoking for good in 2017

Posted on: January 11, 2017

DHHS Connect Winter 2016-2017

Posted on: December 28, 2016

Keep the holidays happy with food safety

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Volunteers needed for Point-in-Time count

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Wet weather test period opens

Posted on: December 12, 2016

World AIDS Day recognized Dec. 1

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Veterans' service recognized year-round

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Housing campaign exceeds goal

Posted on: November 2, 2016

DHHS Connect Oct. 2016

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Housing campaign hits goal early

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Orleans cat tests positive for rabies

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Blue-green algae warning issued

Posted on: July 15, 2016

Redwood Coast Career Fair Friday

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Be a hero to a foster child

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Don’t forget preteen vaccines

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Wet weather test period opens

Posted on: December 21, 2015

FluMist Available Now

Posted on: December 3, 2015

Serve up food safety this holiday season

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Schedule back-to-school vaccines now

Posted on: August 17, 2015

World Breastfeeding Week Fair at WIC

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Blue-green algae warning issued

Posted on: June 17, 2015

Keep water recreation fun and safe

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Low-cost rabies vaccines available

Posted on: May 12, 2015

May is Mental Health Month

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Career Fair May 15

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Gonorrhea rates up in Humboldt County

Posted on: April 17, 2015

West Nile testing starts April 15

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Vaccines for Preteens

Posted on: February 10, 2015

Foster families urgently needed

Posted on: January 30, 2015

Cervical health promoted

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Folic acid needed for pregnancy success

Posted on: January 6, 2015

Wet weather test period opens

Posted on: January 5, 2015

Flu season likely to be severe.

Posted on: December 18, 2014

DHHS offers flu vaccines

Posted on: October 8, 2014

Take precautions against swimmer’s itch

Posted on: September 4, 2014

Blue-green algae warning issued

Posted on: July 18, 2014

Take precautions against ticks

Posted on: June 27, 2014