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WorkSource Skagit-Career Center Serving Skagit and San Juan Counties

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2005 E College Way
Mount Vernon, WA  98273
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Phone

360-416-3600
Fax

360-416-3636
Hours of Operation

M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm.
TDD/TTY

Relay Service: 7-1-1
Brief Description of Services Provided at this Site (Narrative)

Veterans reps, employment reps, phones, free internet & resume writer access computers are on site. Representatives are available with an appointment. Full range of jobseeker and employer services. Job leads and referral; employment information; computers and software for job search; skill enhancement tutorials; labor market information; Internet access for job search; books; take home information on job search and employment. Workforce preparation services: resume writing; interview techniques; support clubs; cover letters; computerized self assessment. Resources include vocational training at a community or technical college, workplace based training, internships, and occupation specific training. Some services may require eligibility. Business services include: job posting; referral of qualified candidates; on the job training; specialized training; labor market information; Internet access; Employment EXPO; other assistance.
Type of Office

Comprehensive One-Stop Career Centers
Office Level

Local
Center is closed temporarily

No
Veterans Employment Representative

Yes
Please call to make an appointment.

Veterans Representative #1 Phone

360-416-3572
Veterans Rep. #1 E-mail Address

dzimmer@esd.wa.gov
Veterans Representative #2 Phone

360-416-3571
Veterans Rep. #2 E-mail Address

SButler@ESD.WA.GOV
Business Representative Name

Rudy Cortez
Business Representative Email

rcortez@esd.wa.gov
Business Representative Phone

360-676-3271
Parking Availability

Yes
Public Transit Access

Yes
Language Capability

Yes
UI Filing Assistance by Phone Available

Yes
UI Filing Assistance Online Available

Yes

Site Resources
Career Resource Room

Yes
Rooms where employers can interview job seekers

Yes
Telephones

Yes
Fax Machines

Yes
Copy Machine

Yes
Personal Computers

Yes
Internet Access

Yes
Video Viewing Stations

Yes

Youth Services
Finding Work
Find out about job openings (including work experience, internships and community service)

Yes
Find out how to get a work permit

Yes
Learn about strategies for finding a job

Yes
Get help in preparing for job interviews

Yes
Get help preparing your resume

Yes
Post your resume for employers to see

Yes
Summer Opportunities
Get help in finding a summer job

Yes
Find out about summer learning opportunities

Yes
Getting Skills and Training
Learn new job skills

Yes
Improve your current job skills

Yes
Learn about the world of business

Yes
Prepare for High School Equivalency (GED) exam

Yes
Improve your reading, writing and math skills

Yes
Improve your English skills (ESL)

Yes
Get information about schools and training programs

Yes
Other Resources
Get help with living expenses while in training

Yes
Get help finding child care

Yes
Learn about financial aid for training

Yes
Workshops
Name

Job Hunter
Description

Learn about strategies for finding a job. Get help in preparing for job interviews. Get help in preparing and posting your resume. Assess your career interests. Get help choosing jobs and careers suitable for you. Learn about what employers expect of their workers.
Planning your career
Assess your reading and math skills

Yes
Assess your career interests and skills

Yes
Learn about jobs and careers suitable for you

Yes
Learn about jobs in demand and rates of pay

Yes
Get information about employers in your local area

Yes
Learn about what employers expect of their workers

Yes

Workers Services
Dealing with a Loss of a Job
File Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claim

Yes
Get help in coping with the stress of job loss

Yes
Get help coping financially with job loss

Yes
Learn about community resources

Yes
Getting Skills and Education
Receive training in new job skills

Yes
Improve your current job skills

Yes
Learn how to start your own business

Yes
Prepare for High School Equivalency (GED) exam

Yes
Improve your reading writing and math skills

Yes
Improve your English skills (ESL)

Yes
Get information about education and training schools, such as their tuition and success in placing students in jobs

Yes
Other Resources
Get help with living expenses while in training

Yes
Get help finding childcare

Yes
Get help obtaining financial aid for training

Yes
Workshops
Name

Job Hunter
Description

Learn about strategies for finding a job. Get help in preparing for job interviews. Get help in preparing and posting your resume. Assess your career interests. Get help choosing jobs and careers suitable for you. Learn about what employers expect of their workers.
Planning your career
Assess your reading and math skills

Yes
Assess your career interests

Yes
Learn about jobs and careers suitable for you

Yes
Learn about jobs in demand and rates of pay

Yes
Get information about employers in your local area

Yes
Learn about what employers expect of their workers

Yes
Finding Work
Find out about job openings

Yes
Learn about strategies for finding a job

Yes
Get help in preparing for job interviews

Yes
Get help preparing your resume

Yes
Post your resume for employers to see

Yes
Share job-search strategies with other job seekers (job club)

Yes

Business Services
Recruiting Employees
Post your job openings

Yes
Get access to resumes posted by job applicants

Yes
Get job applicants pre-screened

Yes
Use on-site facilities for recruiting and interviewing job applicants

Yes
Have job applicants` skills tested

Yes
Learn about strategies for recruiting workers

Yes
Learn how to interview job applicants effectively

Yes
Get help in analyzing and writing job descriptions

Yes
Develop programs to train new workers for your business

Yes
Get training costs reimbursed for qualified job candidates

Yes
Business Resources
Learn about Unemployment Insurance taxes and eligibility rules

Yes
Learn about EEO and ADA requirements

Yes
Learn about legal requirements for hiring and firing workers

Yes
Receive information on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and other hiring incentives

Yes
Get information on employment, wage and salary trends

Yes
Get your employee training needs analyzed

Yes
Get outplacement services for employees you are laying off

Yes

Department of Labor CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor,
Employment and Training Administration