Employment Training & Placement

Barrett Business Services

Address:
1205 Bennett Ave.
Prosser, Washington

Phone: (509) 786-7782

Temporary Employment

Columbia Basin College

Columbia Basin College

Address:
2600 North 20th Ave
Pasco,

Hours: Vary

Phone: (509) 547-0511
Displaced Workers Program - ext. 2446
Work First - ext. 2719
Resource Center - ext. 2325
Worker Retraining - ext. 2741

Several programs designed to help adults and youth develop job skills, and assistance in finding employment.

Columbia Industries

Address:
900 S Dayton
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone: (509) 582-4142

Provides vocational services and on-the-job training for people with physical and/or mental disabilities who are able to work with supervision. Including: evaluation, training, development, placement, and follow-up.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Address:
500 N Morian St
Suite 2104
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 374-2151

A statewide resource for people with a physical and/or mental disability that impedes employment. Provides assistance in preparation for, obtaining and retaining employment.

Goodwill Industries

Address:
815 N Kellogg St
Suite A
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone: (509) 735-7238

Provides community employment services, occupational skills training and sheltered employment for people with disabilities and/or barriers to employment.

Job Corps

Address:
815 N Kellogg St
Suite D
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (866) 328-7274

For low-income, disabled or handicapped individuals between the ages of 16 - 24. FREE vocational training & an employment program designed to assist young people who can benefit from a wide range of vocational programs.

Labor Ready

Address:
221 E Columbia Dr
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 5:30 AM -6:00 PM; Sat | 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM & 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Phone: (509) 582-3454

Provides same-day employment for people interested in temporary work. Jobs range from landscaping to construction to occasionally- retail inventory. Workers are paid the same day that they work.

Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC)

Address:
2211 West Court Street, Suite E
Pasco,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509)545-0484

Provides quality job training, education, and other services for eligible farm workers and their dependents. Their Washington Farm Worker Investment Program provides eligible farm workers and their dependents with training and assistance to obtain year-round, full-time employment in living wage jobs.

Tri-Tech Skills Center

Address:
5929 West Metaline
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Phone: (509)222-7300

Career and technical training center for high school juniors and seniors to gain employable skills while earning their high school diploma. Students from area High Schools can apply by contacting their counselor at their home school for an application form.

WorkSource Columbia Basin

Washington State Employment Services

Address:
815 N Kellogg St
Suite D
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 734-5900

Provides employment and training services; assistance in finding a job; sharpening job skills; learning and updating skills and linking to community resources. They also provide: low-income adult program; in and out of school youth program; dislocated worker program; job listings; referrals; resume and application assistance; hiring events; Internet access for job search; and workshops. More information available at their Web site: www.go2worksource.com