Kitsap County - Employment, Vocational Training and Education
845 8th St
Bremerton, WA 98337
(360) 473-2015 or (360) 473-2016
Opportunities to help communities get things done while earning money. Earn monthly allowance and school scholarship.
There are some restrictions and application deadlines.
BREMERTON JOB SERVICE CENTER
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5
CENTRAL KITSAP COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4:30
They have aerobics, pottery, computer classes, preschool, gymnastics, sports camps, foreign languages, dancing, babysitter training, drama,
gardening, stamps, marketing, financial classes and more. Fees vary according to program.
DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (DVR)
3888 N.W. Randall Way, Suite 201
Silverdale, WA 98383
Services for individuals (everyone has a unique disability with their own strengths and weakness) who have a barrier to
employment due to a disability. Participant may be paced on a waiting list.
FAMILY ASSISTANCE, SERVICE & TRAINING PROGRAM (FAST)-KCR
1211Bay St., Port Orchard
Services focus on assisting families and individuals with or without children to establish their goals and action plans and carry
out those goals. Ongoing one on one counseling, career assessments, advocacy and multi-topic workshops are just a part of
the program. Job application and resume support will be provided. Some financial assistance may be available based on funding
and priority. Generally some funding may be obtained for childcare, shelter, utilities, education and transportation.
IMMIGRATION CENTER INTERPRETER SERVICES
6750 State Hwy 303
Bremerton, WA 98311
At the Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center we offer all manner of help and assistance to immigrants. Among the services we provide: English as a
Second Language classes, DSHS intake (in Spanish), medical referrals, legal referrals, health and nutrition classes provided in Spanish, a free
mealeach day that our Center is open, cultural awareness information and presentations to community groups, immigrant advocacy, YWCA
domestic violence counselors. If you don’t see the type of assistance you need on this list, just ask!
JOB TRAINING AND EDUCATION CENTER-BREMERTON GOODWILL
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-3
Friday-by appointment only
Goodwill offers adult education and training opportunities for individuals seeking greater economic opportunity. Classes include English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) and basic computer training. Job search, resume writing and interviewing assistance are provided to job seekers. Adults age 21 or over can obtain a high school diploma through the National External Diploma Program.
KITSAP COMMUNITY RESOURCES-COMMUNITY JOBS DEVELOPMENT
Known as: K CAREERS
845 8th Street, Bremerton (360) 473-2118
1211 Bay Street, Port Orchard (360) 473-2144
Community Jobs provides transitional community-based employment and training opportunities for WorkFirst participants with significant challenges. Through public/private partnerships, participants gain increased self-confidence, marketable work skills and increased options to unsubsidized employment.
DSHS Referral Required
1500 NE Riddell Rd., Bremerton
Hours: Monday-Friday 5:30am to 6pm
Saturday 6 a.m-10 a.m.
Temporary labor. Go in first thing in the morning to sign up for work. Usually paid same day.
LITERACY COUNCIL OF KITSAP
616 s"' St., Bremerton
Programs include GED preparation, Tutoring, and Adult Basic Education. Services offered are Math, Reading, English and English
as a second language. Also has computer lab. Call for times and locations of programs.
OLYMPIC COLLEGE JOB INFORMATION CENTER
(360) 4 75-7300
Hours: M-F 8AM-4.30PM
2604 Burwell St., Bremerton
Works with local businesses to create job opportunities for people with disabilities or other barriers to employment.
Helps them maintain their employment.
SOUND WORKS JOB CENTER
Hours: Monday-Friday 9-4
Helps to locate all types of employment. Is in association with the Bremerton Job Service Center. They also provide help with resume
writing and interview training. Services are free of charge. Contact the center for more information.
(360) 698-4088 or (206) 352-1945 (SEATTLE)
Program designed to assist in self-sufficiency by self-employment. Participant needs to call for class schedules and admission information.
WASHINGTON LITERACY HOTLINE
Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5
WIA ADULT PROGRAM-KCR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING
845 8th Street., Bremerton 1211 Bay Street, Port Orchard
(360) 473-2118 (360) 473-2144
KCR'S WIA Program is an employment service designed to assist people of Kitsap County find the necessary information, skills and/or training to enter
employment in our community.
WIA ADULT SERVICES- WORKSOURCE CENTER
1300 Sylvan Way, BREMERTON
Programs include Dislocated Workers-help for workers who have been laid-off or have received notice of
termination or lay off, lost job and unlikely to return to that profession or self-employed, but the economy or natural disaster has impacted work.
Employment Support Project-one on one job development and coaching for the learning or physically disabled. Adult Programs- for the economically
disadvantaged who lacks the job skills and education required for gainful employment.
KEYS to College and Career Life Transitions Program
The program provides the tools necessary to identify career or school options and to gain the self-confidence necessary to
make the transition to independence. Services include information and referrals, support services and classroom instruction.
The services are FREE. Eligible people must have been primarily a homemaker. This program is open from September
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT-OLYMPIC COLLEGE
unemployment, have been eligible for unemployment in the last 24 months, displaced homemakers, or self-employed. Must be a Washington
State resident for at least one year.