Getting LA to WorkThe Economic & Workforce Development Department strives to keep Los Angeles working, understanding that successful business growth goes hand in hand with abundant job opportunities. We offer a wide range of employment related services to meet the needs of the both the job seeker and the employer.



Adult Job Seekers

WorkSource Centers have helped over 120,000 job seekers find jobs. More than 1,000 LA area businesses list job openings with us annually looking for employees like you. Job openings range from manufacturing and industrial positions to childcare and highly specialized healthcare workers to international export experts. Jumpstart your job search today. Also, learn about Job Training Programs & Career Building Services that are provided through various WorkSource Centers.

Teens and Young Adults

EWDD's YouthSource centers help young adults into full time or summer employment programs, provide training and career guidance, as well as assistance with education. For example, a local high school dropout came to a YouthSource center, earned his way to an internship with a film production company, and now has a successful career.

Veterans

The process of transitioning from the military into the public workforce can be a struggle for veterans. EWDD can make the experience easier for service members, veterans, and first responders. Let us help you return to the workforce faster.

Employers

EWDD offers businesses of all sizes a comprehensive set of services and programs through both WorkSource and BusinessSource centers. The centers are all located throughout the Los Angeles area and provide assistance confidentially and free of charge. Hire qualified candidates, receive customized business training, get support in easing the pain of downsizing, obtain financial assistance, and much more. EWDD can give your business the tools for success.

Day Labor Program

The Day Laborer Program in the City of Los Angeles is a public safety program, which allows persons seeking casual labor work to safely congregate and be matched with employers seeking temporary workers.

Hire LA's Youth Program logoHireLA's Youth Initiative & Summer Youth Employment Program

A starter job is key in helping young people ages 14 to 24 learn about the workplace, find a mentor and enter a path to meaningful and lifelong employment. A healthy economy starts at the ground floor - with a base of trained and capable workers. Find out how your business can make an impact on the future of L.A.'s economy.

Los Angeles Reconnections Career Academy (LARCA 2.0), Jobs and Education Program for the Rodriguez Gang Injunction Curfew Settlement

The City of Los Angeles is funding a Job Training and Readiness Program available exclusively to Settlement Class Members in the case of “Rodriguez vs. City of Los Angeles.”

LA:RISE

Los Angeles Regional Initiative for Social Enterprise is designed to help the hardest to employ find long-term work through an integrated, multi-faceted approach to job creation.

CalJOBS

CalJOBS is an online virtual employment center for California. It has resources for job seekers of every level, including education and training services. Create a personal dashboard to assist in a job hunt, transition to a new industry or simply expand your current skills.

Job Opportunities at EWDD