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Services for Job Seekers and Employers

Looking for a Job?

We offer free employment services open to the public at all four of our Career Centers. We have all the resources you need to help you find a job that complements your abilities and interests.

  • Work with trained staff to polish your resume, write a winning cover letter, and practice for your interview.
  • Gain a competitive edge with typing and computer skill certifications.
  • Never miss a job opening with our up-to-date job boards, job search workshops, and job fairs.

We work closely with our community partners and can refer you to programs based on your specific needs and interests. We even offer training opportunities for in-demand positions and subsidized employment, opening up more possibilities for your career.

Each career center is equipped with computers, free Wi-Fi, printers, fax machines, and phones—everything you need to get your job search started. We have Spanish-speaking staff, and the Career Centers are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

See below for a list of locations and times. Come visit us today!

Looking to Hire?

Are you an employer looking for motivated workers? Our Career Centers can assist you in recruiting qualified job candidates to fill your openings. Additionally, you may be eligible to be reimbursed for training a new hire. Before you start your recruitment process, give us a call and find out how Goodwill Central Coast can help you save time and money and find the right fit for your open positions.

See below for a list of locations. Qualified job seekers are waiting to hear from you.

Career Center Locations

Santa Cruz Career Center*

Goodwill Main Offices
350 Encinal Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060
(831) 600-0211
Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm

Watsonville – Workforce Santa Cruz*

Goodwill Main Offices
18 West Beach Street
Watsonville CA 95076
(831) 763-8933
Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Salinas Career Center

1325 N. Main Street
Salinas CA 93906
(831) 287-2350
Office hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm (closed between 12-1 pm)

San Luis Obispo Career Center – America’s Job Centers of California*

880 Industrial Way
San Luis Obispo CA 93401
(805) 903-1400
Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm
Please call for an appointment

All Career Center Services are free and open to the public. Many of our staff members speak Spanish.

*The Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and San Luis Obispo Career Centers are affiliated with the America’s Job Centers of California network, These WIA Title I-financially assisted programs/activities are equal opportunity employer/programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Additional information on the statewide employment services and local Workforce Investment Boards can be found at: