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Employment Services

We’re here to help you in your job search. Our services are available regardless of income or background and at no cost. Our programs provide:

Please see our Job Seeker Service Guide for more details about our services.

Call us at 805-648-WORK (9675) or toll-free at 833-810-9675 to get started. You can also fill out the form below to let us contact you! Our phone line is open Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm, excluding holidays.

America's Job Center of California and Ventura County WORKS

Find career coaching, job training, or assistance with job search, all at no cost. Visit us today! Our America’s Job Center of California locations are open Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm.

Oxnard – America’s Job Center of California
2901 N. Ventura Road, Ste 300, Oxnard, CA 93036

Simi Valley – America’s Job Center of California
2900 N. Madera Road, Ste 100
Simi Valley, CA 93065

Ventura Community Service Center
4651 Telephone Road, Ventura, CA 93003
Monday – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday – Friday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Ojai Library
111 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023
Thursday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Moorpark Community Service Center
612B Spring Road, Ste 301 Moorpark, CA 93021
Wednesday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thousand Oaks Community Service Center
80E Hillcrest Drive, Ste 200, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Wednesday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

VC Department of Child Support Services
5171 Verdugo Way, Camarillo, CA 93012
Tuesday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Santa Clara Valley Community Service Center
725 E. Main Street,, Santa Paula, CA 93060
Tuesday & Thursday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fillmore Community Service Center
828 Ventura Street, Ste 200, Fillmore, CA 93015
Wednesday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Piru Library
3811 Center Street Piru, CA 93040
Tuesday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Career EDGE

CareerEDGE is designed to give you the confidence to navigate the complex career planning process and develop in-demand skills to help you succeed in the workforce. Through CareerEDGE, you’ll gain access to:

  • Job interview practice. Participate in mock interviews by recording your answers and reviewing your performance.

  • Resume and cover letter writing. Receive help building out each critical section of your resume and use interactive coaching tools to draft the best cover and thank you letters.

  • On-the-job performance training. Review learning modules featuring videos, articles, and exercises demonstrating how to prepare for and be successful in your next job.

Get started today by visiting https://careeredgeventura.com/.

Watch Our Workforce Services Orientation

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Unemployment Insurance and Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers

 

Questions about unemployment insurance or are a migrant seasonal farm worker who needs help? 

For personal assistance from the Employment Development Department (EDD), please call (805) 288-8400 to reach a dedicated EDD representative.

 

Our Programs Accepting Applications

Program Description Age Requirement
Ventura County WORKS
Located across Ventura County to help all residents with their employment and training needs
18+
Ventura County Youth Careers
Gain access to work through job-readiness training, coaching and/or mentorships, paid internships and post-secondary education
14 - 24
Pre-Apprenticeship Building & Construction Trades Training Program
Training in Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3) to prepare for apprenticeships in the building trades
18+
STEP
Work experience for students with disabilities
16-21
SkillUp Ventura County
Free online training and one-on-one job search help for Ventura County residents
18+
Job Connect Ventura County
Training at Ventura, Moorpark, or Oxnard College in specific programs and connection to employment in those fields.
18+
Second Chance
Employment services for formerly incarcerated or justice-involved individuals.
18+
Disability Employment WORKS
Employment services for people with disabilities.
18+
Storm Cleanup NDWG
Temporary jobs cleaning up and recovering Foster Park for unemployed individuals.
18+

Let us contact you!