Chrysalis offers help with job searches, resumes, interview preparation, and more. They have offices in Santa Monica, Pacoima, and Downtown LA.
Use this website to find the closest WorkSource center to you, or call (888) 226-6300.
IDEPSCA operates four day labor centers: Hollywood, Downtown, Harbor City, and Cypress Park. They also teach English classes and there are volunteer opportunities.
Goodwill Southern California provides no-cost career counseling, resume workshops, interview coaching, access to job search tools, or call 818-782-2520.
Jewish Vocational Services offers training in healthcare, banking, and apartment maintenance. They help with interviewing skills, resumes, and job placement services.
California Department of Rehabilitation provides Vocational Rehabilitation Services to Californians with disabilities who want to work, or call 818-901-5069.
Job Search Websites
These are the most popular, reputable, websites to search for jobs.
- USA Jobs
- May be suitable for Veterans or military spouses.
- Simply Hired
- Career Builder
You can also do a web search for the company that you want to work for directly, and look at their job section.
Training & Certificates
If you’re testing to get your high school GED, make sure it’s from an accredited testing facility. Some will offer GED tests and even give out a certificate of completion but it might not be official. Check the official California Department of Education website to be sure.
You can also visit the Enrichment section of our website for links to free classes to help gain some skills and knowledge, or look for free ESL classes in the area.