Alameda County Workforce Development Board

COVID-19 Update - Employers, Job Seekers, and Workers

COVID-19 has caused some level of uncertainty, but the Alameda County Workforce Development Board is here to help. Please read below to learn about how to get the assistance you need. Contact information is also available at the links below: 

  • Employers and Businesses, please visit the Employer Resources Page to find relevant resources to assist you with COVID-19 related concerns (business loans, worker issues, and more).
  • Workers and Job Seekers, please visit the Job Seekers Page to learn about virtual career services, Unemployment Insurance, and other available supports. Job seekers, update your skills from the comfort of your home with FREE Metrix Online Learning! New users can access Metrix by signing up and existing users can access Metrix by logging on.
  • For staff contact information, please see the Board Staff Page
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Leaders in Workforce

The Alameda County Workforce Development Board (ACWDB) is a 27 member employer-led oversight body of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs in Alameda County (outside the city of Oakland). ACWDB sets local program policies in alignment with the WIOA and ensures that there are comprehensive WIOA services for job seekersyouth, and employers. ACWDB also develops strategic partnerships to address workforce issues. 

ACWDB members represent the business community, higher education, economic development, labor, government, and community-based organizations. Board and committee meeting schedules, agendas, and packets can be found on the board and committee page.

The best workforce development system that benefits both employers and job seekers.

To provide employers and job seekers with universal access to tools, resources, and services that assists them with obtaining employment and business goals.

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Services to Job Seekers and Employers

Job seeker services are available for those who are 18+ and searching for employment, seeking career advancement opportunities, and/or exploring career change. Services are also available for laid-off or dislocated workers.

Youth and young adult services are available for those who are at least 16 years old and searching for employment or internship opportunities, and/or those wishing to finish or start their education (high school diploma or equivalent, college, or vocational training).

Employers also have access to services that will assist with talent shortages, recruitment efforts, and staying competitive in Alameda County. 

Still have questions? Feel free to contact us for more information!