Workforce Help

Workforce Development Board of Ventura County

Job seekers are encouraged to visit this website or call 648-WORK (9675) or toll-free at (833) 810-9675 to take advantage of these free services:

New digital materials 

Announcing fresh new e-books and e-audiobooks focused on workforce readiness, business, leadership, and self-improvement. Available for free to anyone with a library card on the cloudLibrary app or website.

CAreer Pathways

CAreer Pathways is a project by the California State Library. It supports various workforce development platforms for all Californians through its local public libraries. Free online services include:

  • Coursera - Provides learners with access to more than 5,000 courses and certifications led by top businesses, universities, and organizations.
  • EBSCO LearningExpress - Make your work goals a reality. Start a new career or advance in your current field.
  • LinkedIn Learning - Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army's “hand-up” employment services programs provide skills and strengths assessments, job-search counseling and support, and programs that teach new job skills. 

Visit this website to find out more.