Finding a job can be a struggle. These tips and organizations can help you prepare to get the job that you want and need.
Need help getting on track with your job search?
Goodwill provides quality, effective employment training and basic education to individuals experiencing significant barriers to economic opportunity. Classes are free and offered on a rotating schedule and range from basic computing and English language classes to GED prep and cashiering. Goodwill also offers resume and cover letter assistance and free computer access.
- 1115 E Sunset Dr. Bellingham, WA 98226
- Classes and enrollment times can be found at seattlegoodwill.org/job-training-and-education/centers/bellingham
The Opportunity Council’s employment programs provide job placement, job search preparation, and assistance to people experiencing poverty, homelessness, or financial strain. Opportunity Council programs can offer one-on-one coaching, assisted computer lab time, work and life skills classes, and monetary support for job search activities such as buying an outfit appropriate for interviews, exam costs, and transportation assistance.
- Visit them online at www.oppco.org/basic-needs/job-skills-money-management/
WorkSource is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provides an array of employment and training services to job seekers and employers in Washington. Services such as employment classes, case management, employment programs, computer access and assistance are available for all ages.
Access services electronically through worksourcewa.com or in-person at 101 Prospect St., Bellingham, WA 98225 360-676-1521