Programs for Job Seekers: With a focus on assisting job seekers throughout the Sacramento Region at all points along the employment continuum, Asian Resources provides one-on-one case management to guide our diverse clientele in their search for employment. Job seekers may also elect to serve themselves with the agency's job listings, computer resources, fax machines and phone lines to connect themselves with regional employers. For those not yet ready for employment, our staff will provide vocational training, English-as-a-Second Language classes, referrals to child care programs, etc.
Refugee Programs: This program provides job placement assistance for recent arrivals to the United States. Participants must be able to provide immigration verification of refugee status. Participants attend English-as-a-Second Language classes while receiving one-on-one assistance from an Employment Service Specialist.
Sacramento Works Career Center: The career center provides clients with all the necessary resources to help prepare them for their first job, a career change or to move up in their current job. A staff member is available to provide them with job referrals, assessment tools or individualized services. Customers may also participate in a variety of workshop topics designed to give them the tools necessary to be a well prepared applicant in today's competitive job market. The resource area has computers, telephones, a fax machine, and a copier to support job seekers in their job search. There are many job listings for public viewing as well. No appointments are needed for these services.
On-the-Job Training: This program is designed specifically for Department of Human Assistance customers. These customers receive individualized services from an Employment Service Specialist who will match their skills with prospective employers. The employer provides hands-on training and the clients receive regular wages during training. Upon successful completion of training, the employers retain the clients.
Re-Entry Services: Asian Resources has recognized the growing population of formerly incarcerated individuals in our community. This group needs a variety of services in which we assess according to their needs. Asian Resources has developed workshops that include resume writing, interviewing techniques, soft skills that are required when applying for employment. Asian Resources staff is trained in this area to provide these services for both youth and adults. We are also assisting with personal needs such as food, clothing, housing as well as drug and alcohol referrals to our collaborative partner agencies throughout the county of Sacramento.