Employment Services

We are in the process of restructuring the Employment Services Program. Thank you for your patience!

Our Employment Services provides support and training that will enhance individuals demand and value in the workforce by offering the following:

  • Job coaching and counseling
  • Resume development
  • Interviewing techniques and simulations
  • Information about free career development training available in English and Spanish
  • Financial education and budget examination
  • Discretionary financial assistance to help overcome employment barriers
  • Internet job search and on-line application assistance
  • Assistance setting up email accounts
  • A jobs board that lists local employment opportunities and openings in the greater Gilroy area
  • Referrals to other community resources

Key Terms and Conditions:

  • You must be a resident of Gilroy or San Martin, CA
  • You must meet the low-income level guidelines established by the City of Gilroy Housing and Community Development Department and/or the County of Santa Clara Social Services Agency


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