~NEW THIS WEEK~
¡INQUILINOS INTELIGENTES!: CÓMO MANEJAR LOS PROBLEMAS CON REPARACIONES, MOHO, DEPÓSITOS, Y RESPONSABILIDADES DEL PROPIETARIO
CUÁNDO: Jueves, 31 de marzo, 5:30-6:45pm
DONDE: Registrarse recibir el enlace Zoom
QUE: ¿Tiene problemas con su alquiler y su arrendador? Conozca sus derechos como inquilino sobre:
- cómo hacer una solicitud de reparación
- problemas de moho
- aprender acerca de los depósitos
- saber cuáles son las responsabilidades del arrendador con respecto a su alquiler
Además de los expertos en temas de arrendamiento de Solid Ground, un abogado del Centro de Derecho de Inquilinos (Tenant Law Center) estará a su disposición para ayudar a responder preguntas.
Si actualmente vive en el Condado de King y está siendo amenazado con el desalojo, comuníquese con el Proyecto de Justicia de Vivienda para obtener asistencia legal: 253.234.4204 o email@example.com.
Los Residentes del Estado de Washington pueden visitar el sitio web Para Inquilinos de Solid Ground para obtener información de autoayuda, o llamar a la línea directa de mensajes de Servicios para Inquilinos de Solid Ground cual es abierta los lunes, martes, y jueves de 10:30am a 1:30pm. (las horas y los días están sujetos a cambios): 206.694.6767 | TTY: 7.1.1.
PARA REGISTRAR: ¡Inquilinos Inteligentes!: Cómo manejar los problemas con reparaciones, moho, depósitos, y responsabilidades del propietario
¿PREGUNTAS? Julia Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 10am-2pm
WHERE: Compass Housing Alliance, 77 S Washington St., Seattle 98104
WHAT: Join Compass Housing Alliance and Neighborcare Health for help and information for healthcare, ID replacements, government phones, veterinary care, job placement, and more.
MORE INFO: Contact Dean Frazier at Deanf@neighborcare.org or 206.548.3254.
FREE TRAINING FOR HEALTHCARE JOBS
WHEN: Classes start April 18, 2022
WHERE: Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
WHAT: CareerWork$ Medical is offering a free 8-week training course for entry-level positions in the healthcare industry. Graduates earn non-clinical employment as patient services specialists, call center healthcare representatives, and healthcare billing specialists.
- 18 years or older
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Basic computer skills
- English proficient; bilingual encouraged
MORE INFO: Go to the CareerWork$ Medical website or text or call Lisa Niggemyer at 206.317.1017.
HIRING FOR CRUISE AMBASSADORS
WHAT: SMS Sea-Tac Cruise “Meet and Greet” ambassadors needed. Perfect for retirees, college/high school students, work-at-home parents/grandparents, or anyone looking for seasonal employment and supplemental income.
- 2-4 shifts each week
- Flexible morning shifts, finishing in the early afternoon
- Starting late April – late October
- Ages 16-109 are welcome!
- Starting at $20/hr
- Looking for energetic, dependable people to welcome cruise passengers
- Greet and check-in cruise guests who arrive at Sea-Tac Airport and direct them to the buses which will take them to the piers to board their cruise ships
TO APPLY: Go to the SMS careers page.
~UPCOMING/CURRENT COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES & RESOURCES~
WAREHOUSE/CARGO AGENT HIRING FAIR
WHEN: Wednesday, March 30, and Thursday, March 31, 2022, 9am-2pm
WHERE: Worldwide Flight Services Office, 2380 S 166th St, SeaTac, WA 98158
WHAT: WFS is holding a hiring fair at its offices for PrimeFlight/Amazon Warehouse/Cargo Agents. Bring your resume and ID, such as a driver’s license, state ID, birth certificate, passport, resident card, or work authorization card.
Pay starts at $20.50/hr and duties include the handling, counting, receipting for pick-up, transfer and delivery of all cargo
Minimum job requirements:
- Must be able to pass TSA/Homeland Security background check for ten years
- Speak, read and write English
- Able to consistently lift 50 lbs without assistance
- Valid State-driver’s license
- Opportunities for advancement
- Flexibility in scheduling
TO APPLY: Go to the Worldwide Flight Services jobs page.
MORE INFO: To learn more about what a day is like as a Ramp Agent or Warehouse Agent, see the WFS Career Videos page.
FREE MEDICAL CARE FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
WHEN: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
- Clinic: 9:30am-3pm
- Dental van only: 9:30 -11:30 am
WHERE: Navos, 1210 SW 136th St., Burien
WHAT: King County’s Mobile Medical Program provides walk-in care for people who are living homeless (or were recently homeless) only. Please try to arrive at least one hour before the scheduled end time for the clinic. On rare occasions the clinic will close earlier than the scheduled time. Call the Mobile Van nursing lines if you would like to confirm the clinic end time for a particular day.
Please note: Sites and available services are subject to change due to Mobile Medical’s involvement in the COVID-19 response. Please check King County’s Mobile Medical Care webpage for the latest information.
Upcoming Seattle dates:
- Thursday, March 31, 2022, 10am-2pm – Rainier Food Bank, 9021 Rainier Ave S, Seattle
- Friday, April 1, 2022, 10am-2pm, Northwest Harvest – 1915 4th Ave S, Seattle
- Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 3-7pm, SODO Salvation Army – 1039 6th Ave S, Seattle
- Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 10am-2pm, Real Change – 96 S Main St, Seattle
Upcoming South King County dates:
- Thursday, March 31, 2022, 3-6pm – Salvation Army, 206 S Tobin St, Renton (Dental van available)
- Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 11am-3pm – Kent Engagement Center, 1229 W Smith St, Kent
- Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 10am-2pm – Ray of Hope, 2806 Auburn Way N, Auburn
MORE INFO: Go to King County Mobile Medical Care or call 206.330.6775 for the Seattle Medical Van or 206.549.5562 for the South King County Medical Van.
FREE RESOURCE GIVEAWAY AND VACCINATION DRIVE
WHEN: Saturday, April 2, 12-2pm
WHERE: 5907 MLK Jr. Way S, Seattle, WA 98118
WHAT: The Tubman Center for Health and Freedom and Open Arms Perinatal Services is hosting a free Blaxinate Vaccine Lounge and Resource Giveaway on Saturday, April 2. Attend one event or both. Spanish and Somali interpretation will be provided. Masks and social distancing required.
Participants attending the Resource Giveaway should bring their own bag to collect books, diapers, personal protective equipment, produce, gently used baby and maternity clothing, umbrella strollers, and more – while supplies last.
Free COVID-19 vaccine shots and at-home test kits will also be available.
TO REGISTER: For vaccinations, go to the Tubman Center for Health and Freedom’s Blaxinate program page. For at-home test kits, go to Truman Health’s COVID-19 Testing page. For the Resource Giveaway, please text 206.895.1072 to RSVP.
JOBS FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
WHEN: Apply by Monday, April 4, 2022
WHAT: King County is recruiting 45 people experiencing homelessness to hire into full-time, temporary (one year) county jobs at $21-$28/hr.
Once job applicants are referred, interviewed, and hired into one of these county jobs (see three options below) they will be enrolled into the King County Jobs & Housing Program, which also provides them:
- One year of Rapid Rehousing services, including housing identification, rent, and move-in financial assistance/supports, and case management services
- ORCA passes for one year
- Additional mobility services to and from job location if needed (e.g. Vanpool)
- Clothing, boots, etc. for work if needed
- One year of career services
- King County ELECTIONS Administrative Specialists
- Hiring for up to 20 temporary openings @ $22.57-$28.75/hr
- Work full-time (typically Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm) for 12 months on-site at King County Elections office in Renton, WA
- Job Duties: Update voter registration records by accurately typing names, dates, addresses, phone numbers, and scanning returned signature update forms to prepare data entry
- Must have computer skills to be able to perform a high volume of data entry with speed and accuracy
- King County HUMAN RESOURCES Scanning Technicians
- Hiring for up to eight temporary openings at $20.99/hr
- Work full-time (Monday-Friday, starting at 8am/9am) for 12 months on-site at King County downtown Seattle locations
- Perform sorting and scanning of paper personnel records into an electronic content management system
- Must have some basic computer skills to perform job duties
- King County PARKS Specialists
- Hiring for up to 20 temporary openings @ $23.07/hr
- Work full-time (Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3pm) for 12 months on-site at various King County Parks locations in either South or East King County
- Perform a variety of tasks such as landscaping, athletic field maintenance, trail building and maintenance, invasive weed removal, and restoration and planting
- Must be able to do physical labor outdoors
Requirements for all three jobs include include:
- Must be at least 18 years old and currently experiencing homelessness
- Must comply with COVID-19 vaccination requirement for King County employee
TO APPLY: Contact the King County Jobs & Housing Program, Sasha Gourevitch, at email@example.com no later than April 4.
FREE TRAINING FOR BANKING JOBS
WHEN: Classes begin Monday, April 4, 2022, and are held three days a week, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8:30am-2pm.
WHERE: Classes held over Zoom
WHAT: BankWork$ is a FREE, online, interactive, eight-week class. Get ready for a career with stability and opportunity for advancement in the financial industry. Participants must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma or GED, be fluent in written and spoken English, and have basic computer skills. Food stamp recipients through DSHS, meeting additional requirements, will be priority candidates. Standard background checks and other restrictions may apply.
- Job training in the banking industry
- Online hiring event for
- graduates with employers eager to hire
- Personalized Coaching
- Supportive Instructors
- Guidance for career advancements
- Customer Service Representative
- Relationship Banker
- Universal Banker
- Call Center Representative
MORE INFO: Go to the BankWork$ website or call 253.736.2301.
WELCOME TO MEDICARE WORKSHOP: UNDERSTAND YOUR OPTIONS!
WHEN: Monday, April 4, 2022, 10am-12:30pm
WHERE: Zoom – Register to receive invitation
WHAT: Join this free webinar to learn about navigating Medicare. Topics covered include:
- Medicare A, B, C, and D
- Understanding your Medicare benefits and options
- Medigaps (supplemental plans) and Medicare Advantage plans
- Help paying for Medicare
- Medicare fraud
The class is taught by Solid Ground SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) staff and volunteers. SHIBA provides free, unbiased, and confidential assistance with health care choices.
Other upcoming dates:
TO REGISTER: Go to Welcome to Medicare Workshop: Understand your options!
MARITIME SHIPYARD WELDING JOB TRAINING PROGRAM
WHEN: In-person daily classes held Monday-Friday, 8am-2pm, for six months starting April 4, 2022.
WHERE: SSC/Vigor Harbor Island Training Center, 1731 13th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98134
WHAT: The maritime industry needs well-trained, skilled workers today to fill the jobs of tomorrow. To meet these needs, Vigor Industrial Shipyards partnered with South Seattle College to form the Harbor Island Training Center, the Classroom-In-A-Shipyard. The cost of this training program is 100% covered if you meet program requirements and are eligible for SSC workforce education grant funding for those with low incomes. Multiple low-income workforce education funding programs are available, including: WorkFirst, Worker Retraining program, and Basic Food Employment and Training program (BFET).
Minimum requirements include:
- 18+ years old
- High school diploma or GED
- Mechanical abilities and interests
- English Language Learners (ELL) at level 3 or higher
- Math skills at a pre-algebra level
- Additional eligibility requirements may apply
MORE INFO: Maritime Shipyard Welding at the Harbor Island Training Center.
QUESTIONS? Contact Michelle McBreen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE AND LOW-COST VETERINARY CARE
WHEN: Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 11am-2pm
WHERE: Transform Burien, 15623 Des Moines Memorial Dr, Burien, WA
WHAT: Seattle Veterinary Outreach provides veterinary care for free to people experiencing homelessness and at a reduced cost for people living on low incomes. The organization is also currently partnering with Public Health – Seattle King County to provide free COVID vaccinations and booster shots to anyone regardless of income.
Veterinary care is provided on a first-come, first-served service. Pet owners are encouraged to arrive between 10-10:30am to secure a place in line.
This service is reserved for those experiencing homelessness or living with a low income, which is verified at clinics. Pet owners should bring their SNAP, EBT, WIC, SSI, or TANF cards. Alternatively, a letter confirming that the pet owner is living in subsidized housing or receiving housing vouchers is also acceptable.
MORE INFO: Visit the Seattle Veterinary Outreach Clinic Calendar.
CONSTRUCTION TRADES PRE-APPRENTICESHIP TRAININGS
WHEN: 12-week courses starting April 13 and 18, 2022
WHERE: ANEW training facility, 808 Washington Ave. N., Kent, WA
WHAT: ANEW was two upcoming full-time 12-week construction training programs. There is no cost for either program.
- Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education (PACE) training for all genders. Held April 13 – July 1, with in person classes on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 6:30am-3pm.
- Trades Rotation Program (TRP) training for women only. Held April 18-July 6, with in-person classes on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 6:30am-3pm.
Minimum requirements include:
- 18+ years old
- Commit to being and staying drug free
- GED or high school diploma
- WA State Driver’s License
- Have reliable transportation
- Available to attend all daily classes
- Want to work toward a career in construction
- Attend info, interview, and tryout sessions
- Construction experience NOT required
TO APPLY: Register for a mandatory in-person or online ANEW Info Session.
QUESTIONS? Contact DeAunte’ Damper at email@example.com or 206.710.7710
JOBS WITH KING COUNTY PARKS
WHEN: Up to six months, April 15 – October 15, 2022
WHERE: Multiple East King County and South King County parks
WHAT: King County Parks is recruiting Seasonal Park Maintenance Workers to perform a wide variety of work tasks, such as landscaping, athletic field maintenance, trail building and maintenance, construction and demolition, invasive weed removal, restoration and planting, working with volunteer groups, etc. Work is performed outdoors and in all types of weather conditions.
- Work up to 40 hours/week for up to six months (April-October) with full- and part-time options available
- Must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license and able to do heavy physical labor with weight up to 50 lbs
- Perform a variety of tasks such as landscaping, athletic field maintenance, trail building and maintenance, construction and demolition, invasive weed removal, restoration and planting and working with volunteer groups.
- No prior experience required. Willing to train interested applicants!
TO APPLY: See full Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker job posting.
MORE INFO: Contact David Isaac at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.477.7796 or Delores Venters at email@example.com or 206.477.1678
FREE TAX HELP
WHEN: February 2 – April 21, 2022
WHAT: United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation Campaign starts next Wednesday, February 2. IRS-certified volunteers will be available virtually and in person at multiple locations across King County to offer you free tax preparation assistance.
Are you an international student or do you have an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) instead of a social security number? We can help! Translation services will also be available if you need them. An appointment is not necessary for in-person services.
The due date to file your taxes, and for making tax payments, is April 18, 2022.
MORE INFO: Go to the United Way of King County’s Tax Help webpage.
RENT SMART/¡INQUILINOS INTELIGENTES!
WHEN: All sessions are on Wednesdays, 2-4pm
WHAT: Virtual Renters’ Rights Workshop Series
Rent Smart Webinars in English
- 4/13/22: Housing Search Series: Part 3 – Renting with an Eviction on Record
- 5/25/22: Rent Smart: Fees and Deposits
¡Inquilinos Inteligentes! Talleres Virtuales en Español
- 3/31/22: Cómo manejar los problemas con reparaciones, moho, depósitos, y responsabilidades del propietario
- 4/28/22: No puedo pagar la renta completo. ¿Cuáles son mis opciones? ¿Cuál es la mejor manera de proceder?
- 5/26/22: ¡Inquilinos Inteligentes!: Información sobre moho y sus derechos como inquilino
NEED MORE HELP? / ¿NECESITA MÁS AYUDA?
- King County residents being threatened with eviction can contact the Housing Justice Project for legal assistance at 253.234.4204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Si actualmente vive en el Condado de King y está siendo amenazado con el desalojo, comuníquese con el Proyecto de Justicia de Vivienda para obtener asistencia legal 253.234.4204 o email@example.com.
- Washington State residents can visit Solid Ground’s For Tenants website for self-help information, or call Solid Ground’s message-only Tenant Services Message Hotline, currently open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 10:30am – 1:30pm (hours and days are subject to change): 206.694.6767 | TTY: 7.1.1.
- Los Residentes del Estado de Washington pueden visitar el sitio web Para Inquilinos de Solid Ground para obtener información de autoayuda, o llamar a la línea directa de mensajes de Servicios para Inquilinos de Solid Ground cual es abierta los lunes, martes, y jueves de 10:30 a.m. a 1:30 p.m. (las horas y los días están sujetos a cambios): 206.694.6767 | TTY: 7.1.1.
Rent Smart is offered in partnership with Solid Ground’s Tenant Services and the King County Library System (KCLS). / ¡Inquilinos Inteligentes! se ofrece en asociación con los Servicios para Inquilinos de Solid Ground y La Sistema Biblioteca del Condado de King (KCLS).
~JOBS WITH SOLID GROUND AND OUR PARTNERS~
SOLID GROUND JOB BOARD
WHAT: Join the Solid Ground team and help us fight poverty and dismantle systems of oppression! We are currently seeking candidates for these positions:
- Benefits Legal Assistance Manager
- Senior Programs Director
- Broadview Housing Program Manager
- Additional positions at Solid Ground…
QUESTIONS? Learn more about Solid Ground and see other open positions on the Solid Ground Careers page.
$2,000 HIRING BONUS: SOLID GROUND TRANSPORTATION DRIVERS
WHAT: Join Solid Ground Transportation and help people across our communities access critical services and resources! Solid Ground’s paratransit drivers use wheelchair-accessible vans to transport passengers seven days a week. A CDL license is not required and driver classes are offered year round. Drivers hired before February 16, 2022, will be eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.
- $18.94 per hour + $2,000 hiring bonus (Hiring bonus for new drivers hired before February 16, 2022)
- No CDL required
- Paid leave
- Medical/Dental insurance
- Disability, Basic Life Insurance & Employee Assistance Program at no cost to you
- 401k retirement plan with employer contribution & match
- Voluntary life insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
TO APPLY: Visit Solid Ground Careers to see the full Bus Operator job description and submit your application and resume.
JOBS WITH ABBEY ARTS
WHAT: Abbey Arts is looking for people with positive energy and a strong worth ethic to help make the world a more creative and connected place. Applicants should love to:
- Learn while doing (growth mindset)
- Tackle creative challenges
- Grow their own job & program within the organization
- Think quickly & solve problems with limited resources
- And of course increase access to help people of all ages and incomes experience music and the arts in a welcoming setting
All Abbey Staff have the opportunity to contribute to and/or lead select creative projects such as curating a show, helping design a poster or ad, contributing to program development, managing arts, and music events, etc.
Most positions here require typing speeds of at least 60 words per minute, familiarity with Google docs, ability to lift objects such as chairs/tables, setup event spaces, help with building reset, etc.
- Sound Techs
- Production Manager
- House Managers
- Event Assistants / Security
- Venue Manager
- Work Study and Internships
MORE INFO: Go to the Abbey Arts jobs page.
TO APPLY: send a simple resume and cover letter (or email introduction) to firstname.lastname@example.org with “ABBEYJOB” in the subject line.
FAMILY WORKS HIRING DONOR ADMINISTRATOR/ANNUAL GIFT MANAGER
WHAT: The Donor Administrator/Annual Gift Manager will be responsible for campaign management and cultivating relationships with existing gift donors and identifying new prospects. Will manage annual giving, including direct mail, online and social media campaigns. Responsible for collaborating with accounting and completing processes and projects related to entering and the coding of gifts.
MORE INFO: Go to Family Works Job Opportunities.
~ONGOING JOB OPPORTUNITIES~
JOBS FOR COOKS AT T-MOBILE PARK
WHAT: Marination is a concessionaire at T-Mobile Park, home of the Seattle Mariners this upcoming baseball season. The company is looking for hard-working, fun, and reliable cooks to join the Marination team and work home baseball games. Pay is $25-$30/hour depending on experience and there is an end-of-season bonus for those cooks and managers who commit to working the duration of the baseball season.
TO APPLY: Contact Marination at email@example.com or by texting 206.390.8591.
AMAZON WAREHOUSE JOBS
WHAT: Amazon is now hiring students for a variety of hourly positions in Washington State with multiple shift options available. Find your perfect schedule that works around your classes!
We are offering:
- Part-Time (20-25 hours/week)
- Full-Time (40 hours/week)
- Flexible scheduling (one shift/month and up to 25 hours/week)
APPLY NOW! We’ve innovated the job application so it’s faster, easier, and hopefully even a little fun!
MORE INFO/QUESTIONS? Contact Lilly Thompson, Amazon Workforce Staffing, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KWA CAREGIVER OPPORTUNITIES
WHAT: Korean Women’s Association (KWA) is seeking full- and part-time Home Care Aides (Caregivers). Do you want to align yourself with a nonprofit social services agency that is dedicated to making life’s transitions a little easier? Do you like to help elderly and disabled people with their daily activities? Do you want a fulfilling job that makes a difference you can see immediately? Become a KWA Caregiver!
Here’s why caregivers want to work for KWA:
- Competitive starting wage of $19.37/hour
- Flexible hours/scheduling available
- No experience required, entry level
- Direct deposit
- Paid benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance with qualifying hours
- 100% paid Home Care Aide Certification training
- Paid continued education training
- Paid time off
- Mileage reimbursement
- Paid travel time between clients
- Weekend differential pay
- Employee recognition and bonus referral programs
- Free caregiver shoes (after working two consecutive months of 80+ hrs, and 80 hrs in current eligibility month)
- No experience required
- Minimum 18 years old
- Valid WA driver’s license and auto insurance in your own name
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check
- Able to transport clients to appointments and errands using your own vehicle, as needed
- Willing and able to provide compassionate care to people in vulnerable situations
- Able to communicate with people in a friendly and caring manner
APPLY TODAY! Current KWA job listings; KWA is an equal opportunity employer.
~SEA-TAC JOB OPPORTUNITIES~
JOBS AT SEA-TAC AIRPORT RESTAURANT
WHAT: Lucky Louie Fish Shack is hiring for its Sea-Tac airport location.
- Cashier/Customer Service – $17.60/hr + tips
- Line Cook – $17.85/hr + tips
- Prep Cook – $17.85/hr + tips
- Health benefit eligibility
- Paid time off and paid holidays
- Free meals while working
- Paid parking pass or equivalent bus pass
- Must be 18 years or older
- Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
- Able to pass TSA background check for badging
- Valid WA Food Handler’s Permit
- High energy, fun and respectful workplace
TO APPLY: Email resume to email@example.com or call 206.277.9660.
** Airport Jobs is a program of Port Jobs. Port Jobs is not the hiring employer for this event. Port Jobs is not responsible for the actions of the hiring employer. **
FEDEX EXPRESS IS HIRING
WHAT: FedEx Express is hiring part-time handler non-DOT and material handler positions.
- Starting pay:
- Handler Non-DOT: $21.15/hr
- Material Handler: $22.14/hr
- Health benefits
- $5250 Tuition assistance program
- Promote from within philosophy
- Training and growth opportunities
- Must be at least 18 years old
- No minimum education requirements
- Valid driver’s license required for Material Handler position
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds
- Subject to criminal background check and drug screen
- Must have lived in the United States for the last 5 years
- Must provide 5-year residential and work history
- Must have two forms of unexpired government-issued ID
TO APPLY: To apply text FXE98158 to 188.8.131.52.1 or visit the FexEx careers webpage and search for “Handler” or “Material Handler” in SeaTac, WA.
** Airport Jobs is a program of Port Jobs. Port Jobs is not the hiring employer for this event. Port Jobs is not responsible for the actions of the hiring employer. **
BAMBUZA IS HIRING
WHAT: Bambuza is seeking to hire cashiers, cooks and supervisors.
- Cashiers and Cooks – $17.59/hr + tips
- Supervisors – Depends on experience
- Must be 18 years or older
- Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
- Able to pass background check for badging
- Experience in a busy work environment
- Prior food service experience preferred
- Strong customer service skills
- Able to run a cash register
- Food Handlers Permit and Alcohol Serving Permits required to start work
- Paid parking
- Employee meals
- Flexible schedules
- Recruitment bonus
- Holiday pay
TO APPLY: Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text the recruiter at 206.913.9196.
** Airport Jobs is a program of Port Jobs. Port Jobs is not the hiring employer for this event. Port Jobs is not responsible for the actions of the hiring employer. **
CUSTODIANS WANTED FOR NEW AIRPORT TERMINAL
WHAT: Diverse Facility Solutions is hiring custodians for the new international arrivals terminal at Sea-Tac Airport.
Full-time positions available:
- Lead custodians: $18.80/hr
- Custodians: $17.09/hr
- Supervisors: $21.09/hr
- 1st shift: 6am-2:30pm
- 2nd shift: 2pm-10:30pm
TO APPLY: Go to the Diversity Facility Solutions Website.
QUESTIONS? Call 253.204.2730.
MORE CUSTODIAL JOBS AT NEW TERMINAL
WHAT: Whayne & Sons Enterprises is looking to immediately hire custodians for the third shift at Sea-Tac airport’s new International Arrivals Terminal. Custodians are responsible for the satisfactory performance of routine general cleaning throughout the airport.
- Third shift position (9:30pm-6am)
- Wages start at $17.09/hr.
- Medical and dental insurance
- Retirement plan
- Bonus program available
- Union represented position
Candidates must be:
- At least 18 years old
- Able to speak, read and write English
- Self-motivated and able to work independently
- Able to pass a TSA background check and drug testing
- Able to push and pull restroom carts and trash barrels
TO APPLY: Call or text VJ at 206.556.9883.
~ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES & RESOURCES~
GROWING FOOD WITH SNAP BENEFITS
WHAT: Did you know you can use your SNAP benefits to buy seeds and food-producing plants, like tomato seedlings, from certain stores? Check out this recent article from Crosscut: “For some WA families, gardening starts with food benefits.”
MORE INFO: Go to SNAP Gardens.
FREE BIKES AND HELMETS
WHAT: Bike Work’s Bikes-For-All program provides free rebuilt bicycles and helmets to youth, adults, and families living in Southeast Seattle who are facing barriers. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and fulfilled on a first come, first serve basis. Income limits apply.
MORE INFO: Go to the Bikes-For-All page.
FREE LYFT RIDES IN KING COUNTY
WHAT: Crisis Connections is now offering FREE Lyft rides for medical, job, housing, food, legal and other purposes through the Ride United program. To qualify, rides must originate within King County but outside of Seattle. Ride United covers fares up to $22 each way, for a total of $44 round trip.
- Rides must be for non-emergency medical, job, housing, food, and other transportation needs
- Rides must originate in King County but outside Seattle
- Rider must able to get to and from the designated pick-up location
- Rider must live in an area where Lyft is available
- Rider must be 18+ years old or accompanied by a guardian
- Everyone in the vehicle MUST wear face coverings, leave the front passenger seat empty, and keep windows down when possible.
MORE INFO: Visit Crisis Connections’s Ride United page.
TO SIGN UP: Call 2.1.1.
FREE FRUITS AND VEGATABLES FOR SNAP USERS
WHERE: More than 200 Safeway stores in Washington state.
WHAT: For a limited time, customers with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits can get a coupon for $10 off fresh fruits and vegetables when they spend $10 or more in SNAP benefits on fresh or frozen produce at Safeway stores. Safeway has also announced that all its stores now welcome SNAP EBT payments, and shoppers can arrange for home delivery or pick up at the store with DriveUp & Go.
MORE INFO: Learn more about SNAP Produce Match on the Washington state Department of Health website.
FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS
WHAT: It’s now easier than ever for veterans to get their influenza vaccine. In addition to VA medical facilities across the country, flu shots are now available at no cost for eligible Veterans at more than 70,000 in-network community providers nationwide. You may also be able to get your COVID-19 vaccine during the same visit.
Check out this video, Veteran Community Care Flu Shots, to find out more.
NEW INTAKE PHONE NUMBER FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
WHAT: Solid Ground’s Regional Access Point has a new phone number: 206.694.6833.
The Regional Access Point (RAP) serves people who are currently experiencing homelessness in King County, including those currently living on the streets, in a shelter, in a vehicle, or in a place not meant for human habitation. The RAP also serves people fleeing – or attempting to flee – domestic violence.
RAP staff are available to help eligible participants in completing the Coordinated Entry for All housing assessments. They also serve participants with diversion move-in assistance once they have found a unit and they have been approved for move-in.
Solid Ground’s RAP experienced an interruption in its intake phone line in December and has launched a new phone number to continue to serve people experiencing homelessness. That number is 206.694.6833. The RAP hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm, excluding holidays. RAP staff will respond to voice messages within two business days.
HELP PAYING ENERGY BILLS IN KING COUNTY
WHAT: Your family’s monthly income may qualify you for free or low-cost energy services. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program administered by Byrd Barr Place that helps low-income households to meet their immediate home energy needs.
LIHEAP assistance is now available year-round. You may now be eligible to receive assistance once every 12 months.
- Customers in Seattle: Call 800.756.5437 (Public Health — Seattle & King County CHAP Line) for assistance.
- Customers in South King County: Call Multi-Service Center at 253.517.2263.
- Customers in North King County (North of NE 145th St.) and East King County: Call Hopelink at 425.658.2592.
DISCOUNTS ON UTILITY BILLS
WHAT: The Utility Discount Program (UDP) helps you get current and stay current on utility payments by offering a discount of up to 60% on your Seattle City Light bill and a 50% discount on your Seattle Public Utilities bill. This program is available for residential City Light and Seattle Public Utilities customers only.
You may be eligible:
- If you have a City of Seattle light bill
- If you are the homeowner or renter (If your landlord pays all utilities, qualifying low-income tenants may still be eligible for utility financial help)
- If you meet certain requirements for household size, gross monthly income, and gross yearly income.
Go to King County’s Energy Assistance webpage for details on eligibility.
To apply, gather and complete the following documents:
- Signed and dated City of Seattle application.
- Gross income documentation from all sources for all household members age 18 or older for the last month prior to the date of your signature on your completed application.
- Monthly housing expenses including:
- Lease/Rental agreement and current rent payment receipt – required; or
- Mortgage (payment coupon) or tax statement – required
- Copy of state driver(s) license or state identification card for everyone in household 18 years and over.
- Financial aid award(s); grants and loans verification:
- Check stubs from work-study employment
Send your completed application to:
- Mail: Access & Outreach, Public Health – Seattle & King County, 401 5th Avenue #1000,
Seattle, WA 98104
- Fax: 206.296.0881
- Email: email@example.com
QUESTIONS? Contact the Access and Outreach Team or call the Community Health Access Program (CHAP) at 1.800.756.5437.
GET HELP WITH MEDICARE AND MEDICAID
WHAT: Solid Ground is now the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) sponsor for King County!
SHIBA is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service offered by the Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Our trained volunteers help consumers understand their Medicare rights and options. We offer information on Medigap (Medicare Supplement) and Medicare Advantage plans, Medicaid programs, employment-related health benefits, long-term care options, fraud and abuse, and much more.
The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) can help you:
- Find Medicare options that meet your personal needs
- Learn about your Medicare rights and options
- Compare Medicare plans and prices
- Report health care fraud and abuse
TO GET HELP: Call 206.753.4806 or 1.800.562.6900, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the SHIBA section on Solid Ground’s website.
CHILD CARE AWARE OF WASHINGTON FAMILY CENTER
WHAT: The Child Care Aware of Washington Family Center is a statewide call center assisting families in finding licensed child care providers, navigating child care financial assistance options, finding alternative forms of care, and connecting families to COVID-related resources in their community. We also assist families to navigate the state subsidy system, including connecting families experiencing homelessness with the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) Working Connections Homeless Grace Period (HGP), which may authorize 12 months of child care subsidy without a copay.
What this means for families:
- Experiencing homelessness and income verification are the only eligibility criteria to obtain child care subsidy.
- DCYF will authorize the family for full-time care.
- Families will have 12 months to participate in employment activities to reauthorize for Working Connections after the grace period ends.
- No copay will be required during the grace period.
MORE INFO/HELP: We are able to assist families over the phone in multiple languages! Call 1.800.446.1114 for assistance Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm or email email@example.com.
CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES FOR SEATTLE, KING CO, & WA STATE
WHAT: Visit Solid Ground’s Coronavirus Resources webpage with regularly updated resources and information for Seattle, King County, and Washington State, or call our main phone line at 206.694.6700.
COMCAST INTERNET ESSENTIALS
WHAT: Comcast’s Internet Essentials program is the largest, most comprehensive, and most successful broadband adoption program in the nation. It provides low-cost internet ($9.95/month) to low-income families and individuals within the Comcast service area. New customers who apply before Dec. 31, 2021, receive their first two months of Internet Essentials for free.
Eligibility: To qualify, applicants simply need to show they participate in one of more than a dozen different government assistance programs, including:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Comcast also accepts applications from households that:
- have a student eligible for the National School Lunch Program
- live in public housing
- receive HUD Housing Assistance (including Section 8 vouchers)
- participate in the Veterans Pension Program, as well as low-income seniors in select pilot markets
MORE INFO/TO APPLY: Visit the Internet Essentials website for eligibility information and an application – or call 1.855.846.8376.
FAMILY MATTERS CLINIC FOR LGBTQ+ FAMILIES
WHEN/WHERE: Ongoing; meeting times and locations are set when families are matched with attorneys
WHAT: QLaw Foundation supports all of the ways that our community makes families. We serve parents who are low income, QTPOC, formerly incarcerated, trans/nonbinary, poly, immigrant/refugee, and/or living with disabilities. We have no limitations based on citizenship or income level.
The Family Matters clinic for LGBTQ+ families in King County is a full-representation clinic for:
- people who are parenting, but who don’t have legal recognition of their role
- families recognized under Washington law who want an adoption or parentage order just to be safe
- families parenting kids from their partner’s prior relationship
- parents not married to the kids’ other parent who want to make sure their relationship with the children is protected in a worst-case scenario
- families with three or four (or more!) people parenting children who want to make sure each parent has legal recognition
MORE INFO: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.483.2725.
FINANCIAL AID VIA WA STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT COUNCIL
WHAT: The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) is committed to increasing educational opportunities and attainment in Washington State. Apply for financial aid for the 2021-22 school year to get education or training to expand your options during uncertain times. Given the ongoing economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19, education after high school is more important than ever. Filing a financial aid application gives people more options for the future.
APPLY NOW! Fill out 2021/2022 WAFSA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) and/or a 2021/2022 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online form as soon as possible. Don’t wait to find out if you’ve been admitted!
CONTACT: Katie Tallman, Senior Communications Consultant, at 360.753.7859 or email@example.com.
JOB SEEKERS’ VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS – MULTILINGUAL
WHAT: WorkSource hosts free virtual workshops for job seekers in multiple languages on topics such as Financial capabilities, Interviewing Techniques, Job-Search Strategies, Perfecting Applications, Résumé and Cover Letters, Skills and Abilities Analysis, Strategies for Success, and more.
MORE INFO: See all upcoming free workshops for job seekers in King County on the WorkSource workshop calendar.
HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR VETERANS
WHAT: Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) has funds to provide financial assistance to eligible veterans at risk of experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 outbreak. Veterans must meet the following criteria and be able to provide verification to qualify for assistance.
- Income: 50% AMI max (see chart below)
- Military Service: 1 day active duty, any discharge except Dishonorable (Reserves/National Guard ineligible, unless federally activated)
- Housing Loss: Documented risk of housing loss within 30 days (does not need to be COVID-19-related)
Current AMI income monthly limits by family size:
- 1 person = $3,483
- 2 people = $3,983
- 3 people = $4,479
- 4 people = $4,975
- 5 people = $5,375
- 6 people = $5,775
- 7 people = $6,170
- 8 people = $6,570
QUESTIONS/CONTACT: Please reach out any of the following agencies for assistance.
- SSVF (a program of SOUND): 206.545.2344
- Catholic Community Services (CCS): 206.858.1148 or 253.850.2507
- YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish: 425.264.1426
KING COUNTY HOMELESSNESS EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
WHAT: TRAC Associates is a leader in providing employment services for job seekers and employers since 1983. We assist job seekers with the changing needs of employers and the labor market through programs designed to assist people experiencing homelessness, poverty, and disadvantageous/disabling conditions – and we’re adapting our meeting protocols and spaces to keep both our clients and staff safe and healthy.
Employment barriers we assist with include: Obtaining Driver’s Licenses, IDs and Birth Certificates; Transportation; Phone and Email; Job Searches and Applications; Interview and Work Clothes; Hygiene Items; Haircuts; Classes and Trainings; Résumés and Cover Letters; Interviewing Skills; Workplace Issues; Life Skills; Advocacy; Financial Coaching; Connecting to Housing Case Management; Finding any other resource you need to be successful!
TRAC programs for job seekers include:
- Supported Employment – Vulnerable Populations, Substance Use Disordoer (SUD) and Mental Health (MH), folks in Recovery – Foundational Community Support / Medicaid
- TRAC to Work – Homeless Employment Program – United Way JobsConnect
- BFET – Basic Food, Employment, and Training – for people receiving food benefits
- ORIA – Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance
- WIOA – Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act – for unemployed adults, dislocated workers, seniors, and caregivers
- Ticket To Work – SSI / SSDI recipients
- CLEVER – Career Ladder for Educated and Vocationally Experienced Refugees
- Healthcare Workforce for the Future
- Community Jobs – for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients
MORE INFO: Contact Carrie Lewis, TRAC Associates Employment Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.466.7432.
ORCA LIFT SUBSIDIZED ANNUAL PASS
WHAT: Freedom and possibilities through transit! King County Metro and Sound Transit have partnered to create a new, subsidized annual pass program, allowing qualified riders to travel on select transit in our region with subsidized fares.
Eligibility – Customers who reside in King, Pierce, or Snohomish County and are enrolled in one of the six state benefit programs:
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)/State Family Assistance (SFA)
- Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)
- Aged, Blind, or Disabled Cash Assistance (ABD)
- Pregnant Women Assistance (PWA)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Housing & Essential Needs (HEN)
APPLY NOW! For more information or to see if you qualify, visit Washington Connection or call 877.501.2233. Expansions are expected in 2022 to serve more customers that have household incomes at or below 80% of the federal poverty level.
SAFELINK WIRELESS SMARTPHONES & DATA PLANS
WHAT: Coordinated Care of Washington, Inc. is proud to be working with SafeLink Wireless/ LifeLine program at no cost to eligible customers receiving unemployment benefits. Customers may qualify for SafeLink service by submitting a notice of unemployment benefit payments that at a minimum includes: 1) Name, 2) Household’s current income information, 3) Dated within the last 3 months.
With SafeLink Health Solutions®, eligible customers will get:
- A free smartphone, 3GB of data, and 350 monthly minutes*
- Unlimited text messages with health tips and reminders
- Calls to Coordinated Care Member Services will not count toward your 350 minutes
- Note you must make at least one phone call or send a text message each month in order to keep your LifeLine benefits.
- Already have your own phone? Choose the keep your own smartphone** program and receive a sim card at no cost.
APPLY/MORE INFO: Enroll in the Coordinated Care Phone Program or call SafeLink at 1.877.631.2550.
*Unused minutes and data will not carry over from month-to-month. A month equals 30 days.
**To keep your own smartphone, you must have a compatible Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) phone (which includes T-Mobile and AT&T compatible phones). Your phone must also be unlocked. Several other carriers also use GSM networks. To confirm yours is included, call your carrier.
TECH JOB SKILLS TRAINING IN SEATTLE-KING CO.
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PROGRAMS (free )
- Ada Developers Academy – Nonprofit coding bootcamp offering women and gender diverse people ages 18+ training in Software/Web/Mobile App Development. Length/Frequency: 11 months (6-month class/5-month internship), full-time M-F
- Apprenti – WTIA nonprofit offers diverse, underrepresented populations ages 18+ training and apprenticeships in: Web/Software Development, Network Security, Windows or Linux Systems Administration, and IT Tech Support or Cloud Tech Support. Length/Frequency: 10 months (4-month class/6-month paid apprenticeship), full-time M-F
- Digital Skills for All – Nonprofit initiative offering multiple programs to provide underserved youth ages 16-24 with the computer science skills they need to succeed in entry-level technology job opportunities. Length/Frequency: 12-18 months, depending on program
- Generation USA Training Accelerator – In partnership with South Seattle College, offering residents ages 18+ in King County job training in two tech career pathways: IT Help Desk Technician and Junior Web Developer. Length/Frequency: 11-12 weeks, Full-time M-F
- Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle InfoTech program – Nonprofit offers long-term unemployed adults ages 18+ job training to become certified in Cloud Computing via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Length/Frequency: 6 weeks, Full-Time M-F
- Year Up Puget Sound – Nonprofit offering low-income, young adults ages 18-26 job training and internships in three different tech career pathways: Software Development and Testing/QA, IT/Network Support, and Business Operations and Project Management Support. Length/Frequency: 12 months (6-month class and 6-month internship), Full-Time M-F
TECHNICAL and COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAMS (reduced/free tuition might be available for qualifying individuals through the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges’ Workforce Transitions Support programs)
- Bellevue College – Institute for Business and Information Technology
- Green River College – Information Technology Programs
- Highline College – Computer Science Programs
- North Seattle College – IT Programs
- Renton Technical College – IT Programs
- Seattle Central College – IT and Web Programs
- South Seattle College/Year Up – Business Operations and Project Management Support Program
MORE INFO/QUESTIONS? Visit the Communities of Opportunity (COO) website or contact Dan Bernard, Communities of Opportunity Employment Manager, at email@example.com.
WA STATE PAID FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE
WHAT: Paid Family & Medical Leave is available for Washington State residents when you need time off to care for yourself or a family member. There are three main types of paid leave available: Medical Leave, Family Leave, and Military Leave. Each one is related to a different type of “qualifying event” – the thing that happens to you or a family member that qualifies you for paid leave.
MORE INFO/TO APPLY: Visit the Washington State Paid Family & Medical Leave website to find out how it works and to apply, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
WA STATE RECOVERY HELP LINE: 1.866.789.1511
WHAT: The Washington Recovery Help Line is a free, confidential 24-hour, statewide helpline for substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental health. Visit www.waRecoveryHelpLine.org for resources (a service of Crisis Connections and the WA State DSHS). We offer: 1) Free and confidential support, 2) Connection to local treatment providers, 3) Medication for opioid use referrals, 4) DSHS benefits application assistance.
- 866.789.1511 (1.206.461.3219 TTY)
- Help for teens: 866.TEENLINK (1.866.833.6546)
CONTACT/MORE INFO: Email us at email@example.com. Crisis Connections (9725 3rd Ave NE, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98115)
WA STATE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) ELIGIBILITY
WHAT: WA State Employment Security has new information to help you find out if you’re eligible for unemployment benefits. Here are the steps:
1) Find out what you’re eligible for.
- Visit Employment Security’s Unemployment Benefits webpage.
- Download the Eligibility Checker.
2) Eligible for regular UI? Apply as soon as possible! Before you apply:
- Download the Unemployment Benefits Application Checklist
- Gather all the info you’ll need for your application.
- Make sure you read and understand all the materials.
- Can’t get regular UI? You might be eligible for expanded benefits under the federal CARES Act (see below).
3) Set up your Secure Access Washington (SAW) account.
- Watch Creating a SAW Account for Unemployment Insurance: This 9-minute video tutorial may save you a lot of time – especially if there’s a chance you may already have a SAW account. That can cause issues that are tricky to fix down the road.
‘YOUR NEXT JOB’ SERVICE
WHAT: Your Next Job is a new service at The Seattle Public Library that can help job seekers: 1) Get started with unemployment, 2) Search for jobs, 3) Apply for jobs, and 4) Learn new job skills. Through one-on-one appointments via phone, text, or online conferencing, we can help job seekers to be successful on career and educational pathways, including job seekers with little or no digital literacy skills and those with limited English proficiency in Mandarin and Russian (and hope to add additional in-language services in July).
We can help people with:
- computer basics, such as using email
- creating a SAW (Secure Access Washington) account to start an unemployment claim
- navigating online resources
Please note, we cannot help troubleshoot devices, fill out unemployment applications, or answer questions about existing claims.
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: To make a Your Next Job appointment for yourself or someone you are assisting, please call 206.386.4636, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or complete the intake form on our website. We can answer questions by phone in the following languages: Amharic, Arabic, Cantonese, French, Hindi, Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Oromo, Russian, Spanish, Somali, Tagalog, Thai, Tigrinya, and Vietnamese.
- For access to job resources, visit The Seattle Public Library Job Resources webpage.
- For assistance with unemployment claims, contact the Employment Securities Department.
- For assistance finding shelter, food resources, or other help with basic needs, contact our Community Resource Specialist.
Your Next Job is offered in partnership with King County Library System and Seattle Jobs Initiative.
YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION – FREE COACHING FOR STUDENTS
WHAT: Crisis Connections is excited to offer free trainings in partnership with local cities. Our qualified trainers encourage students to talk openly about stress, coping, depression, and suicidal behavior. These trainings can also be delivered virtually; please call to see if you are in an eligible area.
Trainers include information on:
- youth suicide
- an overview of local resources
- help for teens to identify warning signs
- how to support themselves and others who may be dealing with mental health challenges
MORE INFO: Please contact Crisis Connections at 206.204.9520 or email@example.com to schedule a training or get more information.
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