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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>

For more information call 206.860.5791

Seattle Goodwill Job Training and Education Centers are located in Bellevue, Bellingham, Bremerton, Burien, Everett South, Marysville, Mount Vernon, Seattle, Shoreline and Silverdale. 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. Download a brochure>  Learn more>

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>

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 their employment programs! Receive résumé help and job training information. To register, call Katelyn at 206.461.4554

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.  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>


Your Next Job is a service at the Seattle Public Library (SPL) that can help job seekers:

  1. Get started with unemployment
  2. Search​ for jobs
  3. Apply for jobs
  4. Learn new job skills

Through one-on-one appointments by phone, text, or online conferencing, SPL can help job seekers to be successful on career and educational pathways, including job seekers with little or no digital literacy skills and those with limited English proficiency.

To make a Your Next Job appointment for yourself or someone you are assisting, please call 206.386.4636, email, or complete the intake form on their website.


Your Next Job is offered in partnership with the King County Library System and the Seattle Jobs Initiative.