Listen: Workforce Development Manager Kriztina Palone
New job training and placement programs available to Sacramento residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
City works with community partners to launch 16 free programs to help local workers displaced by the coronavirus.
As part of the City of Sacramento’s ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts, local workers now can access free job training and placement programs from 16 new providers.
The programs run through Dec. 30 and includes various levels of training in different employment fields based on the individual’s needs, including general job readiness, on-the-job training, paid-internship opportunities and direct job placement.
Below is a list of the providers:
- Youth job training: Bridge Network, SACConnect, Wind Youth Services, E49 and Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center
- General job training: California Employers Association, Community Against Sexual Harm, Sacramento Employment & Training Agency and Goodwill Industries of Sacramento Valley and Northern Nevada
- Trades & construction: California Mobility Center, Grid Alternatives North Valley, Northern California Construction Training, North State BIA Foundation, Plumbing-heating-cooling Contractors and People Working Together United
- Digital & tech: Clear Strategies, Greater Sacramento Economic Council and Greater Sacramento Urban League
- Health care: La Familia Counseling Center
More details on the job training and workforce opportunities can be found atsacramentoCOVIDrelief.org/jobsupport
Other COVID-19 resources including computer and Wi-Fi access and business assistance programs can be found on the City’s COVID relief website.