Employment and Training
Programs and services for Sonoma County employers and job seekers. Find employees, search for jobs, attend a job fair, get training and more.
Beware: Scams to Steal EBT benefits
If you’ve received a text, phone call or social media request asking for your confidential personal information, such as your EBT card number and personal identification number (PIN), contact Employment and Training right away. We can help if your benefits are stolen, though they cannot be replaced.
Sonoma County and the state NEVER text, call or post social media messages asking for your personal information. Remember, keep your benefits safe and DO NOT give out your social security number, EBT card number or PIN to anyone.
Provides employment assistance, training and services to families applying for or receiving cash assistance as part of the County's CalWORKS program.
One-stop employment and training services for employers and job seekers, including free 2018 job fairs.
Job seekers have access to job search and career development services, labor market information and resources and referrals. Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Job Link provides training and intensive job search activities to eligible individuals.
Employer services include help posting job openings and recruiting qualified candidates.
Youth Education & Employment Service Providers
Youth, ages 16 to 24, are provided jobs and services by the Youth Education & Employment Program and the award-winning Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps via contracted service providers countywide. Youth receive a variety of services to prepare them for success in school and in the workplace.
The Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is a policy body that provides oversight to Job Link and Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act programs. It also provides oversight for special grants to ensure access to all services available to address clients' employment and educational needs. WIB members represent local business, labor and education.