Workforce Training

Youth Job Readiness Training

Lutheran Community Services Northwest and ACRS (Kent Office)
Learn about job readiness and post-secondary education and beyond.

For more information or to enroll, contact Dawn Cheung at or 206.774.2459

Neighborhood House Job Readiness Training  

Date:  Wednesdays
Time:  11:00 a.m. – noon
Location:  New Holly  Library, 7054 32nd Ave S, Seattle

Learn more about our employment programs! Receive résumé help and job training information. To register, call Katelyn at 206.461.4554.

Seattle Goodwill Job Training & Education Center

Free Job Training and Education Programs. Take advantage of multiple free programs and classes offered at Goodwill, including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Computers, GED Preparation, and Retail and Customer Service. Learn more>

Goodwill Job Training and Education Centers

 For more information call 206-860-5791

Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region

Goodwill helps people with barriers to employment go to work by providing jobs, training and educational opportunities. Learn more>

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Ready to Work (RTW)

Ready to Work is designed to support immigrants and refugees on their path to economic stability and full integration in the life of their communities. This community-based program offers career development and job placement, support services, and intensive English as a Second Language + digital literacy classes.  Learn more about Ready to Work>

RISE: Resources to Initiate Successful Employment

RISE is designed to fill the gap currently experienced by Basic Food Employment Training (BFET) participants who face multiple barriers and lack the needed work experience to obtain employment resulting in self-sufficiency.

The pilot will emphasize barrier reduction through the following services: 

  • A standardized approach to case management leading to self-sufficiency
  • Opportunities to sharpen personal skills through 96 hours of Strategies for Success training
  • The opportunity for employment and training to offer SNAP recipients work-based learning activities

For more information about the program and eligibility, call 425-264-1425.

South Seattle College (SSC)

Basic & Transitional Studies provides instruction in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math so students learn English, earn their high school credential, enter employment, and begin college-level studies.  Learn more>

Programs include:

  • High School Completion and Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Basic Education, GED Prep and COMPASS Prep
  • Earn Your Diploma with High School 21+
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Hopelink Employment Services

Hopelink’s Employment Services program provides resources, tools and individual coaching during the job search process. Whether you are hoping to get back into the workforce or are contemplating a career change, Employment Specialists can help identify your interests and skills and guide you in developing a successful career path. Learn more>

Job readiness workshops include:

  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
  • Job Applications
  • Job Search Methods
  • Interview Preparation
  • Workplace Etiquette