Workforce Development Board launches “Ventura County WORKS” to provide job seekers with training at no cost

With 19,700 unemployed Ventura County workers seeking jobs, this program provides training for careers in many industries, making participants more qualified and attractive candidates.

The WDBVC has rebranded its existing workforce development program to “Ventura County WORKS.” The program helps job seekers in the county upgrade their skills and receive training in a variety of career fields at no cost. By visiting or calling 805-648-WORK, interested community members will learn more about available career services and training that can grow their skillsets for careers including (but not limited to):

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Healthcare
  • Customer Service

“We’re incredibly excited to offer this program to Ventura County community members and help all of our job seekers unleash their career potential,” said Rebecca Evans, Workforce Development Board Ventura County Executive Director. “We also can provide resume assistance, interview preparation, career exploration, and so much more, all at no cost. We are thrilled to have locations throughout the county, including Oxnard, Simi Valley, Ventura, Ojai, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Santa Paula, Fillmore, and Piru. Whether you need a fresh start or help with the next steps, WDBVC is here to help.”

Interested parties should visit or call 805-648-WORK to learn more about locations, eligibility requirements, and how to take advantage of this opportunity.

The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County administers federal funds to support America’s JobCenter of California locations and other free job seekers, youth, and employer programs and services in Ventura County. The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County is a proud partner of America’s Job Center of California network. Equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you have limitations in hearing or speaking, dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). For more information, call 805-477-5306 or visit

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