Employment and Training

  • WDB – Workforce Development Board
    • Business and Employment Services
      Employers can take advantage of free employment services and recruiting, on-the-job training, skills enhancement, and customized training. Business consulting services include customized needs analysis, strategic planning and growth, management and marketing, and financial analysis.
    • Careers and Training
      The WDB supports America’s Job Center of California locations that provide resources that
      help adult and youth job seekers choose and pursue careers. Services are available at no cost.
  • CalJOBSCalJOBS is a comprehensive employment services website providing online resources to job seekers and employers at no cost.
  • EDC-VC – Economic Development CollaborativeThe EDC-VC is the business resource for companies of all sizes doing business in Ventura County. EDC-VC promotes jobs and economic growth to maintain the county’s economic vitality through these key programs and services: Business consulting and workshops, loans, manufacturing outreach program, G.E.T. Trade, the how-to on international trade.
  • G.E.T Trade – Global Entrepreneur Training in Trade ProgramGET International Training: one-on-one specialized consulting and a private tour of the Port of Hueneme to help businesses develop core international business skills.
  • SBDC – Small Business Development CenterEDC-VC has added the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to its menu of comprehensive business services. SBDC provides free advising and workshops to small business owners in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
  • WEV – Women’s Economic VenturesWomen’s Economic Ventures (WEV) programs combine classroom training, capital and individual technical assistance to support the small business entrepreneur through start-up, stabilization and growth phases. Most services are provided in Spanish and English.

Education – Colleges