We set records at the 10th Job Hunters Boot Camp! JHBC on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 was the largest since Congresswoman Speier started holding these events in January 2010. Over 60 employers and over 1,200 job seekers attended. Listen what some of them had to say:


Merlyn Gills attended a boot camp last year and landed a full-time job at Lowe's. Listen to him tell his success story:


For more government, nonprofit and educational resources, check out these organizations:

  1. Peninsula Works www.peninsulaworks.org

  2. Workforce Investment Board: http://www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/portal/site/wib

  3. San Francisco One Stop Career link http://www.onestopsf.org

  4. Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco www.cccssf.org

  5. EDD (Employment Development Department, State of California) www.edd.ca.gov

  6. San Francisco Employment Development Department, 801 Turk St., San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 749-7503

  7. Goodwill Industries Training Programs Goodwill Industries Of San Francisco, San Mateo & Marin Counties

  8. Department of Labor http://www.dol.gov/dol/audience/aud-unemployed.htm

  9. San Mateo Human Services Agency www.co.sanmateo.ca.us or http://www.smcworks.org/

  10. Family Service Agency www.familyserviceagency.org

  11. Job Train www.jobtrainworks.org

  12. Goodwill www.sfgoodwill.org or http://www.sfgoodwill.org/ProgramsAbout.aspx

  13. San Mateo Central Labor Council www.sanmateolaborcouncil.org

  14. San Mateo County Libraries: http://plsinfo.org/getanswers/laidoff.htm

  15. College of San Mateo http://www.collegeofsanmateo.edu/career

  16. Cañada College www.canadacollege.edu or http://smccd.edu/careers/

  17. Skyline Community College www.skylinecollege.edu or http://www.skylinecollege.edu/general/careerCenter/index.html

  18. Apprenticeship Standards Division www.dir.ca.gov

  19. California Conservation Corps www.ccc.ca.gov employment opportunities for 18-25 who are willing to make a one year commitment to work on environmental conservation projects

  20. Regional Occupational Program ROP http://www.smcoe.k12.ca.us/rop

  21. Work Transition Services www.worktran.com assistance for disabled adults/youth obtain employment

  22. Next Step Center www.nextstepjobs.org vocational and employment services for veterans