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Job and Career Resources


Job Opportunities

  • MyFutureLink:  To deliver integrated, easy-to-understand workforce information that helps job seekers, students, workers, workforce intermediaries, and employers develop their capacity and make sound economic decisions in the new economy.
    https://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/
  • Prospective Internships: A Student Internship with the County of Riverside can offer a unique, hands-on experience that can complement classroom knowledge and serve as a foundation to launch a successful public service career. Participants can gain real work experience by being responsible for projects in their area of interest while positively impacting the community and residents of the County.
    https://esp.rc-hr.com/InternshipProgram/InformationforProspectiveStudentInterns.aspx

    Participating Riverside County Intership Departments:
    Animal Services
    Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
    Board of Supervisors
    Child Support Services
    Community Action Partnership
    County Counsel
    District Attorney's Office - Victim Services
    District Attorney's Office - College Academy     
    Economic Development Agency
    Emergency Management
    Environmental Health
    Executive Office
    Fire Protection
    First 5
    Flood Control
    Human Resources
    Information Technology
    Medical Volunteer Program
    Mental Health
    Parks
    Probation
    Public Defender's Office
    Public Health
    Public Social Services
    Purchasing and Fleet
    Riverside University Health System
    Registrar of Voters
    Transportation and Land Management Agency
    Veterans' Services
    Waste Management       

GED Preparation

California has approved the use of two high school equivalency tests (GED® and HiSET®) for students 18 years old and older, and 17 years old in some instances, for the purpose of receiving a California High School Equivalency Certificate.

Do you wish you had your high school diploma? Classes will provide you with review and practice of your math, reading, and writing skills.

GED and High School Equivalency Schools:
https://bestgedclasses.org/riverside-ca/

Riverside County Office of Educations – High School Equivalency Testing:
https://www.rcoe.us/departments/student-programs-and-services/alternative-education/high-school-equivalency-testing

 

Education Opportunities

Riverside County strives to provide the best possible atmosphere for positive educational opportunities for all our residents. The following websites offer additional information about the schools and libraries located within the county.

Riverside County School Districts - https://www.rcoe.us/schools-districts


Apprenticeships

A union apprenticeship is an excellent career choice if you like to work with your hands; are willing to serve an apprenticeship for up to five years, depending on the trade you select; have dexterity, mechanical ability, problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team; want to earn a living wage and good benefits; and want the opportunity to advance in your career.

Find an apprenticeship near you: https://www.dir.ca.gov/databases/das/aigstart.asp


Trade Schools

A trade school, sometimes referred to as a vocational school, technical school, or vocational college, is a post-secondary institution that's designed to give students the technical skills to prepare them for a specific occupation.

Find a trade program near you: https://www.trade-schools.net/

Other Job and Career Resources:

English as Second Language Classes

Riverside Unified: http://ras.riversideunified.org/ESL
Alvord Unifed: https://www.alvordschools.org/Page/5521
College of the Desert: http://www.collegeofthedesert.edu/students/ar/aber/Pages/esln.aspx
Blythe ESL Classes: https://theblythelibrary.com/esl-classes

Expungement

An expungement allows you to reopen your criminal case, set aside the conviction and dismiss the case. As a result, your criminal record will no longer show the conviction. However the expungement will continue to appear on your record. It is important to note that the expungement does not clear from your record the fact that you were arrested or that charges were filed.

Riverside County Court Expungement Assistance: https://www.riverside.courts.ca.gov/SelfHelp/Expungement/expungement.php


Citizenship

Riverside County adult schools offer citizenship classes that prepare you for the naturalization interview and for the test. To become a U.S. citizen, you have to complete an application (form N-400), attend an interview and pass an English and civics test.


Citizenship Classes - https://focusforwardriverside.com/adult-school-programs/citizenship-classes/

 

Selective Service/Military

The Selective Service System is an independent agency within the Executive Branch of the U.S. Federal Government. The Director of Selective Service is appointed by the President of the United States. Selective Service is not part of the Department of Defense.

Selective Service System: https://www.sss.gov/about/
Find a military recruiter near you: https://usmilitary.com/military-recruiter-near-me/

 

 

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Family Law Assistance

In-person assistance is not available for the month of January 2022

 

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The DCSS court interview offices in Riverside & Hemet will be CLOSED, the Family Court is NOT Closed

The DCSS court interview offices in Riverside (3760 12th St, Riverside, CA 92507) and Hemet (880 N State St, Suite B1, Hemet, CA 92543) will be closed from Thursday, January 13, 2022, through Thursday, January 27, 2022.

THE FAMILY COURT IS NOT CLOSED. ALL DCSS CHILD SUPPORT COURT HEARINGS REMAIN AS SCHEDULED AND WILL BE CONDUCTED TELEPHONICALLY DURING THE CLOSURE PERIOD.

  1. For hearings in Riverside Family Court, call # 951-955-4520 by 8:30 AM to check-in for your hearing. 
  • For hearings in Hemet Family Court, call # 951-791-2251 by 8:30 AM to check in your hearing. 
  • If you do not check-in for your hearing, the court may enter orders against you in your absence.

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The 2022 Pass Through Increase: Effective January 1, 2022

ATTENTION: Parents Currently Receiving Cash Assistance from CalWorks

Starting January 1, 2022, if you receive cash assistance for your child or children through the CalWORKs program, the amount of the current month’s child support payment that is “passed through” to you may change from $50 up to $100 if you have one child, and up to $200 if you have two or more children living in the home. This is because the law that covers this “pass-through” has permanently changed. If the current child support collected is less than $100 for 1 child or less than $200 for 2 or more children, you will only receive the amount collected, NOT the increased amount. There is no action required and the increase will automatically start for child support collected on or after January 1, 2022. Have questions or want more information? Call us at (866) 901-3212 or visit childsupport.ca.gov/faq

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Ways to Reach Us During COVID!

Set your virtual appointment today! Click on appointments tab above

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🚗Driver License Release Program is Here!!

No appointment needed, Visit any location

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POWER OUTAGE- We are experiencing intermittent connectivity issues

Thank you for your patience as we work on correcting this issue

We are experiencing a power outage at this time and we temporarily do not have access to our case system. We thank you in advance for your patience as we work on correcting this issue!

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Masks are required for all individuals in all indoor public settings, regardless of vaccination status

December 15, 2021 through January 15, 2022 (surgical masks or higher-level respirators are recommended)

Masking Requirements

The COVID-19 vaccines remain effective in preventing serious disease, hospitalization, and death from the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Unvaccinated persons are more likely to get infected and spread the virus which is transmitted through the air and concentrates indoors. To ensure that we collectively protect the health and well-being of all Californians; keep schools open for in-person instruction; and allow California's economy to remain open and thrive, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is requiring masks to be worn in all indoor public settings, irrespective of vaccine status, for the next four weeks (December 15, 2021, through January 15, 2022).

 

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FREE Virtual Workshop: Debt Reduction Program 💵- New!!

Learn how you can reduce your child support debt!!!

RivCoDCSS is hosting a FREE Virtual Workshop. Join us live, August 19th, 2021, at 10:00 am!

We will provide up-to-date information regarding child support services and programs impacted by COVID-19 and we are featuring the new Debt Reduction Program and will share who may qualify and how to apply!

Thursday, August 19th, 2021 - Live at 10:00 am

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