Employment & Education Programs

 

La Familia provides ongoing workshops and services to assist community members with their employment and education needs. From GED preparation to job search and training services, we are dedicated to providing the range of assistance needed for job placement success. All events are free, but some eligibility requirements must be met for certain programs. See below for more information.

Sacramento Works Career Center is transitioning and will be offering new programs and workshops soon. Please continue to visit our website for updates.

Sacramento Works Career Center

Eligibility

Sacramento area residents.
Mon, Wed, and Fri: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
T – Thur: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m

Description

Free pre-employment and employment search services, including:
• Weekly orientations
• Computer lab
• Résumé workshops
• Interview skills
• Assessments
• Job search
• Employer workshops
• Life skills workshops

Adult On-the-Job Training

Eligibility

Sacramento area residents that are Eligible CalWorks, Low-Income and Dislocated workers who are 22 years of age and older.

Description

La Familia develops and maintains a pool of employers and matches them with workers for on-the-job training and future permanent hire.

Sacramento Academic & Vocational Academy

Eligibility

High school students.

Description

SAVA charter schools are free public charter schools offering a personalized education path for every student. Instead of the traditional one-size-fits-all classroom, we seek to motivate and encourage students to be independent learners. Our blended-learning model provides one-on-one and small group learning opportunities. As a result, each student receives individualized instruction and support from our teachers and staff. This personal attention and guidance is often the crucial ingredient to student success.

Out of School Youth Program, (OSY)

Eligibility

Community members Ages 17-24 years old who are out of school.

Fees – No Cost
Geographic Areas – Sacramento County
Language – English, Spanish

Description

Offers youth ages 17-24 the opportunity to gain paid work experience (WEX) and pursue advanced training. Throughout participant’s work experience they have the support of an Employment Training Specialist to help them achieve their education and employment goals. Assessment and tutoring are provided to enable them to overcome deficiencies in Math and/or Language Arts. Contact for Eligibility.

California Mobility Center

Eligibility

Adults 18+ years old
Provide right to work documentation
Live in the City of Sacramento
Affected by COVID-19

Description

La Familia has partnered with the California Mobility Center to provide training in manufacturing and transportation. Paid stipend and job placement provided upon completion. Space is limited, sign up today!

2nd cohort starts 10/19-11/6  30 students

3rd cohort starts 11/9-11/15  30 students

Contact Nancy Macias at nancy.macias@seta.net or 916-452-3601

Community Health Worker

Eligibility

Sacramento area

Description

La Familia is recruiting for this one-year program designed to provide training in front line public health care with an understanding of a connection to the communities served.  Students will develop the skills to provide culturally appropriate health education, assist people in receiving care and advocate for individuals and community health needs. Job coaching and stipend provided upon completion of the course. Limited space, sign up today!

Contact Brenda Cioli at brendam@lafcc.org or 916-452-3601

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