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Services for Adult Job Seekers

The Workforce Development Board's partners operate One-Stop Career Centers to help Oakland adults find their next job.


To help you find your next job, the One-Stop Careers Centers listed below provide free services such as:

  • Access to local, regional and national job listings, including the CALJOBS Internet job match system.
  • Contacts with local employers who are seeking workers.
  • Tools to help you assess you interests, aptitudes, skills and values so you can find the job that suits you best.
  • Seminars that will show you how to improve your qualifications and job search skills.
  • Assistance in preparing a strong, effective resume.
  • Connections to Bay Area organizations where you can get training, further your education or obtain support services.
  • Program links that can set you on a productive career path.
  • Job and career coaching.
  • An extensive, multimedia resource library with up-to-date information on jobs, careers, companies and the labor market.

There are five centers in the Oakland One-Stop network – one comprehensive center and three affiliate centers that extend the reach of the network to geographically and linguistically diverse populations.

Go directly to these service providers for assistance.

Oakland Comprehensive One-Stop Career Center
Oakland Private Industry Council
268 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 858-6742 or toll free 1-866-EBWORKS; Fax (510) 858-6746
Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:45pm

Central Oakland Neighborhood One-Stop Career Center
Unity Council
1900 Fruitvale Avenue, Suite 2A, Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 535-7182; Fax (510) 534-5438
Monday to Thursday: 9am to 6pm; Friday: 9am to 5pm
Language Capacity: Cambodian, Cantonese, Laotian, Mandarin, Mien, Spanish, Vietnamese

East Oakland Neighborhood One-Stop Career Center
Oakland Private Industry Council
7200 Bancroft Ave, Suite 140 Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 568-8349

West Oakland Neighborhood One-Stop Career Center
Oakland Private Industry Council
1801 Adeline Street, 2nd Floor room 209 Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 419-0392