Career Path Services Commerce WorkFirst Team works closely with a number of Washington State agencies to provide services to individuals with employment challenges.
The Commerce WorkFirst programs are transitional job opportunities funded by the Department of Commerce in partnership with Washington’s WorkFirst Program. Our programs assist participants receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) obtain permanent employment by gaining job skills and experience through transitional, on-the-job training as well as individualized job skills training and job placement services.
The Commerce WorkFirst programs also provide valuable employer services! To learn more and become a “partner” click on the links below!
Participants are placed on a part-time, temporary, work-based assignment to update work history, gain new or additional skills, and develop professional references. While working, the participant will engage in individualized job readiness and job search activities as well as other work supports designed to assist the participant in obtaining permanent employment.
In our programs you will receive skills/interests assessments, career counseling, assistance with goal setting and action planning, coaching/mentoring, access to job skills trainings, individualized job placement services, work experience and work supports such as transportation assistance or help with work clothing.
Eligibility requirements do apply, so please contact us today to find our more!
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Click on the links above to learn more about locations, services and eligibility requirements for a specific Division or program or contact us through our online contact form. You can also contact the Director of Transitional Jobs, Sarah Featherly, at 509-343-1310 (or toll-free at 1-888-326-7520) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project was supported by Grant No.1302WATANF awarded by US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the HHS. Grant funds are administered by the WorkFirst Program, Washington State Department of Commerce.