The Economic & Workforce Development Department strives to keep Los Angeles working, understanding that successful business growth goes hand in hand with abundant job opportunities. We offer a wide range of employment related services to meet the needs of the both the job seeker and the employer.
WorkSource Centers have helped over 120,000 job seekers find jobs. More than 1,000 L.A. area businesses list job openings with us annually looking for employees like you. Job openings range from manufacturing and industrial positions to childcare and highly specialized healthcare workers to international export experts. Jumpstart your job search today. Also, learn about Job Training Programs & Career Building Services that are provided through various WorkSource Centers.
EWDD's YouthSource centers help young adults into full time or summer employment programs, provide training and career guidance, as well as assistance with education. For example, a local high school dropout came to a YouthSource center, earned his way to an internship with a film production company, and now has a successful career.
The process of transitioning from the military into the public workforce can be a struggle for veterans. EWDD can make the experience easier for service members, veterans, and first responders. Let us help you return to the workforce faster.
Hire qualified candidates, receive customized skills training, or get assistance in easing the pain of downsizing. WorkSource centers located throughout Los Angeles are able to assist businesses with all of these services confidentially and free of charge. Discover what WorkSource can do for your business.
The Day Laborer Program in the City of Los Angeles is a public safety program, which allows persons seeking casual labor work to safely congregate and be matched with employers seeking temporary workers.
A starter job is key in helping young people ages 14 to 24 learn about the workplace, find a mentor and enter a path to meaningful and lifelong employment. A healthy economy starts at the ground floor - with a base of trained and capable workers. Find out how your business can make an impact on the future of L.A.'s economy.
Los Angeles Regional Initiative for Social Enterprise is designed to help the hardest to employ find long-term work through an integrated, multi-faceted approach to job creation.
JobsLA is an online virtual employment center for the Los Angeles area. It has resources for job seekers of every level, and for local employers looking to broaden their workforce.
The City of Los Angeles is funding a Job Training and Readiness Program available exclusively to Settlement Class Members in the case of “Rodriguez vs. City of Los Angeles.”