Employment & Training Department

Our goals in the Employment & Training Department are to

  • Serve the needs of job seekers and employers in the city of Richmond by working with the city, business, education, economic development, labor, and community organizations to develop innovative way to identify and address those needs
  • Ensure a continuum of education and training opportunities that support a skilled workforce
  • Provide youth the opportunity to achieve career goals through education and workshop training
  • Support the success of local businesses through a range of direct services
  • Provide contract compliance review and support in implementing City policies around local hire, local contracting, and minimum wage

Services

RichmondWORKS connects workforce opportunities by providing occupational training and job search/placement assistance to the  job seeker and staffing and hiring assistance to local business.  Visit our RichmondWORKS webpage to learn how our exceptional services will benefit you!

YouthWORKS connects at-risk Richmond youth (16-24) to career development, training, employment and academic support.  Visit our YouthWORKS webpage to learn more about elevating your career/job goals and how local business will benefit by hiring a youth!

RichmondBUILD is focused on developing talent and skill in the high growth, high wage construction and renewable energy fields.  Visit our RichmondBUILD webpage for further details.

Contract Compliance reviews contracts for compliance with city ordinances and provides support in implementing city policies around local hire, local contracting, and minimum wage.  Visit our Contract Compliance webpage

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PUBLIC NOTICE:

 

Richmond Workforce Development Board, Draft Local Plan 2017-2020


The Richmond Workforce Development Board will be submitting a Local Area Plan for Program Years 2017 through 2020 as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, (Public Law 113-128) Sections 106 and 107 and the California Unemployment Insurance Code Sections 14000 through 18012.  The Local Plan mirrors the State Strategic Workforce Development Plan goals and actions and supports the policy objectives of the State Plan in addition to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act requirements. 

View Richmond Workforce Development Board's Local Plan 2017-2020

 

Hardcopies of the Richmond Workforce Development Board Local Plan will be available for review at the following location through February 23, 2017:

Employment & Training Department

RichmondWORKS AJCC
330 25th Street, 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804
Monday thru Friday (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Interested parties may submit comments on the proposed Local Plan to the Director of Employment & Training


City of Richmond Local Area, America’s Job Center of Californiasm (AJCC) Operator Services Application Documentation

The City of Richmond will be submitting an application to the Governor’s Workforce Development Board for the Richmond Workforce Development Board (RWDB) to provide AJCC Operator Services for the Richmond Local Workforce Development Area for Program Years 2017 through 2021. This action is required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, (Public Law 113-128).  The Richmond Workforce Development Local Area’s Application & supporting documents to provide AJCC Operator Services will be available for review at the following locations:


Hardcopies:
Employment & Training Department        
RichmondWORKS AJCC                
330 25th Street, 2nd Floor                        
Richmond, CA 94804                                    
Monday thru Friday (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)

City of Richmond Finance Department
Purchasing Division
450 Civic Center Plaza, 1st Floor
Richmond, CA 94804
        Monday thru Friday (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Electronic copies:
Request For Approval to be AJCC Operator

Interested parties may submit comments regarding the AJCC Operator application to:
City of Richmond, Finance Department
Ofelia Alvarez, Senior Buyer; Purchasing Division
450 Civic Center Plaza, 1st Floor
Richmond, CA  94804
Email Senior Buyer

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News Flash

* If you "Have Been Laid Off", "Receiving Unemployment" or "Exhausted Unemployment", We Can Help at No Cost to You!  For more information, view A Successful Pathway for a Career Achievement & Job Placement

Contact Us

For additional information or to provide comments, please contact the Director of Employment & Training or call 510-307-8023.