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Santa Monica's Economic Recovery Task Force has compiled these local training and searching services for job seekers.

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Client Services Administrator apply here https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=34409&clientkey=CD984CD9C229845FAA8738BDDE4C3C73

Director - The Site Director, Santa Monica is a caring and empathetic leader who takes pride in delivering best-in-class services to staff and clients, motivating a team to achieve ambitious goals, and thrives in being a part of a growing organization.  As part of the management team, the Site Director models and supports staff in delivering high-quality employment services. The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset and contagious team spirit, is quick at thinking on their feet, enjoys learning and leading others to success, and understands the importance of leveraging team strengths and building strong relationships throughout the organization.



theCoderSchool is looking for passionate Code Coaches to teach our next generation how to change the world!

Contact us either via 310-876-2848 or santamonica@thecoderschool.com or https://www.thecoderschool.com/locations/santamonica/

The Pump Station & Nurtury

1) Full Time Sales Associate 2) Part Time Sales Associate

Both Sales Positions perform all aspects of selling retail products, support services and classes offered at The Pump Station & Nurtury. This includes, but is not limited to greeting and welcoming customers, suggestive selling, closing the sale, and accurately completing sales on the point-of-sale register. Position also includes daily maintenance of sales floor & overall store appearance, to always ensure a clean and professional environment for customers and employees.

Ideal candidates have retail sales experience, an aptitude for various retail software systems and must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.

Please send cover letter and resume to 


Back on the Beach Cafe 

Line Cook/ Pantry  ( 6 positions available )
Responsibilities: Food prep
Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies Follow recipes, and operate manual or electric kitchen appliances. Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in a high quality, and in a timely fashion. Store and label foods accordingly. Maintain a safe, clean, and sanitary environment. Supporting other areas of the restaurant. Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Enjoys working in a team, Ability to multitask 
** Previous restaurant experience not required but preferred ** 
Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures

Responsibilities include greeting guests, providing accurate wait times, and escorting customers to the dining areas. For this role, you should have solid organizational and people skills to make sure our guests have a positive dining experience from the moment they arrive till their departure. No Experience needed.

Send inquiry to azainbusta@yahoo.com, or call (310)393-8282, We also have an Indeed AD that applicants are able to submit an application. As well any new applicants can drop by the restaurant and apply in person. http://www.backonthebeachcafe.com/

Newman's Vacuum & Appliance

Store Associate

Part / Full time. No experience needed

We repair and sell vacuums, small appliances. Looking for the front desk worker to perform general customer service. You will enjoy working at an interesting small store with good atmosphere.

Apply in person at 1422 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica CA 

18th Street Arts Center

Programs and Communications Assistant

Part-time, temporary

Reports to Director of Communications and Outreach and Director of Public Programs and Engagement

The Programs and Communications Assistant supports the Director of Communication and Outreach and Director of Public Programs and Engagement in representing 18th Street Arts Center to a broad public. The Programs and Communications Assistant assists in developing new audiences and distributes key messaging and event information through marketing and communications channels including social media, advertisements, marketing partnerships, email marketing, and our online web presence. As part of this effort, the Programs and Communications Assistant plays a key role in managing artist assets, developing new images, and text content for our marketing channels, and helping to support the design and maintenance of our print and online presence.


 Santa Monica Family YMCA

A full-time position for management and supervision of the Child Development Center. To deliver a successful and safe Early Education childcare program. This person will be responsible for the hiring, training and development of staff, ensuring quality and compliance of the program, direction and implementation of all program delivery, and meeting all local and state licensing guidelines. The Child Development Director will be expected to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with parents, children, staff, members, and the community. The qualified candidate will exemplify the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.


 Perry's Cafe and Rentals

1. Line Cook 2. Food Prep 3. Beach Butler

4. Bike Rentals - Every day is a beach day at Perry's Café in Santa Monica! (20 Positions available)

Perry’s Café and Beach Rentals has multiple location along the beach from northern Santa Monica to Redondo Beach. Part of the beach scene for over 40 years, we take pride in our menu featuring fresh ingredients and our high-quality beach rentals.

Apply at perryscafe.com or in person at 2400 Ocean Front Walk in Santa Monica.  For questions call 310-746-5556.

City of Santa Monica

A selection of current job opportunities in the City of Santa Monica:

Communications Operator/LateralTransfer

Community & Cultural ServicesLeader (As-Needed)

Equity and Inclusion Manager

Motor Coach Operator Trainee

Police Officer Trainee

Police Officer/Lateral Transfer

Police Property/Evidence Clerk

Senior Human Services Analyst

Swim Instructor/Pool Lifeguard(As-Needed)

Transit Mechanic I/II

To apply to these jobs and to see other available positions at the City of Santa Monica visit:  www.smgov.net/jobs.

Pacific Park

Pacific Park is looking to fill a number of positions including Food and Beverage Attendant, Ride Operator, Retail Attendant, Games and more. No experience need!


18th Street Arts Center

18th Street Arts Center is seeking to hire a Development Manager (Full-time, Permanent) to join our team of arts professionals. The Development Manager is a highly visible development position for an individual with a passion for developing and leading individual giving fundraising strategies. The Development Manager will work in partnership with the Executive Director to bolster existing individual fundraising efforts while imagining and implementing new strategies to attract new individual donors. The Development Manager works collaboratively with our Deputy Director to ensure that our donor-facing storytelling reflects our high-quality programs and encourages giving to support the organization’s mission and vision. The ideal candidate will have experience with securing individual gifts at the small and mid-sized levels.

Please upload the following documents to our application form here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/a111fd5d1e284902bfe0831777de5954  Cover letter Current Resume Three professional references

Santa Monica Proper Hotel

Rental Attendant

Apply in person at 2400 Ocean Front Walk Santa Monica CA 90405. Questions? Call 310 746-5556

Santa Monica Music Center

The lesson coordinator duties include scheduling for online and in-person lessons, taking phone calls, and helping to maintain the facilities at the school.

Contact us atlessons@santamonicamusic.comor 310-453-1928

 Cafe De Mundo

Full time Barista (1) Looking for an experienced barista to work full time at local coffee shop. Flexible schedule needed.

Please email resume and cover letter (optional) to hr.cafedemundo@gmail.com

Noma Sushi

Japanese Restaurant is now hiring wait staffs (Host/Hostess/Servers/Busser)

We are looking for multi-tasker, responsible, and hard-working people

Positions Immediately available (full-time or part-time)

Experience in the service industry preferred but NOT required

Please send us your resume to lydia.h@modumgt.com

Home Instead Santa Monica

Full-Time CAREGiver (10 positions available) - Looking for a trusted and heartfelt CAREGiver to join our Home Instead family! As Home Instead CAREGiver, you are just as important as the clients we serve! Clients will put their trust in you to support their everyday living needs! If you have a passion to help and looking to make a difference every day, then Home Instead has an opportunity for you! The responsibilities include helping seniors thrive from the comfort of their home, build lasting relationships, engage in household activities and duties, and assist in personal hygiene care (toileting, bathing, etc.).

Apply directly on our website: https://www.homeinstead.com/location/417/home-care-jobs/

Camp Los Angeles

Front of House Team Member - Responsibilities include guest greeting and check ins, cleaning, workout room setup (must be able to lift 20 pounds), towel folding, yoga mat rolling.

Email resume and any extracurricular activities you’re involved in to tavaris@welovecamp.com

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier is gearing up for a warm, sunshine-filled Spring Break at Santa Monica State Beach. With over 200 available positions at the iconic entertainment destination, imagine working at the beach meeting visitors from all over the world!

Applicants interested in working at the world-famous Santa Monica Pier can apply in person at the upcoming Job Fair on Saturday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Seaside Pavilion, which is located at the west side of Pacific Park next to Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.

New employees will join Pacific Park’s team of fun, outgoing staff members who operate the Park’s 12 amusement park rides, 8 ocean-front dining outlets like Scoops Ice Cream Shop and Beach Burger, as well as midway games, retail shops, and snack stands.

More job details and a full list of available positions can be found on the Park’s website, http://www.pacpark.com/jobfair.  For any additional questions, please contact Pacific Park’s hiring team by sending an email to jobs@pacpark.com.



CASA MARTIN is seeking Food Runner/Bussers at both locations ASAP!!!! Please apply in person and interviews will be conducted on the same day that you submit your application. No phone calls, ONLY WALK-INS

Compensation: $15.00 + Tips

Availability: Weekends mandatory, PM availability

General Responsibilities: Assists in carrying food to rooms. Removes soiled dishes from trays; brings to dish-washing area. Removes soiled linen and replaces with clean linen.

Gather silverware, glassware, and other items in preparation for guest order.

Desired Skills and Experiences: Customer service experience preferred. Must possess organizational skills. Maintains good energy level and being Professional and Punctual

Physical Requirements: Fast-paced mobility for long periods of time. Position requires walking, standing, bending, and reaching for long time in hot and cold outdoor and indoor conditions.

Requires the ability to lift approximately 50lbs

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Please visit the restaurant and pick up an application

The Broad Stage

The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center

The Deputy Director of Sales and Analytics will help The Broad Stage achieve its marketing goals by using data to fuel audience insights and inform key business decisions. This role will lead the department’s efforts in data, reporting, and list segmentation, and will serve as a bridge across departments on the organization’s use of data. This role is integral in developing the revenue management strategy, meeting annual revenue goals, and will be an important voice in shaping the organization’s marketing strategy and audience development initiatives. For the full job listing, please visit the broadstage.org/employment.

Please submit your cover letter and resume toemployment@thebroadstage.org and put Deputy Director of Sales and Analytics in the subject of the email.


The Patron Services team is a critical component for upholding the values of creativity, learning, and belonging at The Broad Stage. This team’s focus is primarily the patron’s ticket-buying experience -- from first informational phone call to will-call pickup. Under the supervision of the Patron Services Manager and Box Office Supervisor, Patron Services Associates execute the organization’s customer service strategy while upholding our unending mission to provide and ensure that all patrons of The Broad Stage are provided a theatre experience that is safe, inclusive, and enjoyable. In addition, Patron Services Associates assist with daily reporting and other administrative tasks.

Compensation: This compensation is 10-24 hours of work with a flexible schedule working weekdays and weekends

$15.00/hour, Part-time/Non-exempt

Apply by sending a cover letter and resume to employment@thebroadstage.org  Please include “Patron Services Associate” in the subject line of the email and tell us about your favorite dessert in the body of the email.

Employment Resources 

Career Webinar Series: Calling All Trades: Jobs for a Green Economy

Learn from experienced educators and trades professionals about the challenges, successes, and insider perspectives on careers in the trades and learn how to pursue jobs in the growing green economy.

The series has been recorded and the entire playlist may be viewed on the City’s YouTube channel.

  • Mike Suhd, Introduction to the Trades, Santa Monica City Trades Intern Program 
  • Shane Peters, Plumbing, Santa Monica Building & Safety Division 
  • Daniel Ferguson & Estelle Reyes, Green Jobs in Los Angeles 
  • King Moore, Electrical, IBEW Local 11 
  • Jaime Valdivia, Piping Industry & Education Trust Fund 
  • Rick Austin, Logistics, Amazon 
  • Stuart Cooley, Renewable Energy Educator 
  •  Evette Ellis, ChargerHelp

Presented by Virginia Avenue Park and Community Development Committee of the City of Santa Monica - Economic Recovery Task Force.

Ready to Work Webinar Recording (English)

City of Santa Monica presented the Ready to Work Webinar on September 23, 2020 connecting job seekers with employment service agencies.  Local community and educational partners shared information on their employment and educational services.

Grabación del seminario web Listo Para Trabajar

La ciudad de Santa Mónica presentó el seminario web Listo Para Trabajar el 30 de septiembre de 2020 conectando a los solicitantes de empleo con las agencias de servicios de empleo. La comunidad local y los socios educativos compartieron información sobre sus servicios educativos y de empleo.

  • Vea el seminario web: https://youtu.be/8fiR7vzlOkY
  • Presentadores:
    • Chrysalis, Hospitality Training Academy, JVS WorkSource, Santa Monica College, Noncredit Initiatives SMMUSD Adult Education Center, Santa Monica Public Library, SMPL Career Online High School

Employment Preparation, Job Search, and Job Retention


An evolving job-readiness program with individualized case management. Provide access to an array of supportive services, including transitional employment opportunities. Chrysalis helps clients overcome barriers to reconnecting to the workforce.


JVS WorkSource

Employment and training services funded under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant.  Attend Orientation Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. Call to make an appointment.

Santa Monica Public Library

Santa Monica Public Library has compiled a list of online employment resources. 

Career Training Classes/Programs

Santa Monica College (SMC) Noncredit Initiatives

SMC offers free classes with no prerequisites on a variety of subjects including English as a Second Language (ESL), Computer Basics, Introduction to Early Care and Child Education, Rehabilitation Therapy Aide, Working with Older Adults, Customer Service, Sustainability Assistant, Business Essentials, Level 1, Sustainability Services Technician, Sustainability in Organics Aide.  Jumpstart your career and develop new skills. Explore a new path today! 

Hospitality Training Academy (HTA)

The Hospitality Training Academy (HTA), provides training for low-income and underserved populations to obtain employment in the hospitality and food service industry and to move up the career ladder to the middle class. HTA trainings, which include customer service, Vocational ESL classes, skills upgrades and vocational training, as well as resume assistance, and mock interviewing, offer participants the tools they will need to succeed and to pipeline into a union, hospitality job with good wages and benefits. 

JVS WorkSource

JVS Works Programs offers an array of retraining programs including:

  • Health Works – Certified Nursing Assistant training
  • Apartment Works – training in property maintenance
  • Bank Works – training in entry level Banking Career and
  • Career Works Medical – training in Career Medical Specialist)
  • Apply: jvs-socal.org and click on Career Development, JVS Works: Free Career Training.

Literacy including Tech Training

Santa Monica College (SMC) Noncredit Initiatives

SMC offers free classes with no prerequisites on a variety of subjects including English as a Second Language (ESL), Computer Basics, Introduction to Early Care and Child Education, Rehabilitation Therapy Aide, Working with Older Adults, Customer Service, Sustainability Assistant, Business Essentials, Level 1, Sustainability Services Technician, Sustainability in Organics Aide.  Jumpstart your career and develop new skills. Explore a new path today! 

Santa Monica Public Library

Santa Monica Public Library, with the support of the California State Library and Friends of Santa Monica Public Library, offers scholarships to Career Online High School. Students earn an accredited high school diploma plus a career certificate in one of the following fields: Child Care and Education; Commercial Driving; Food and Hospitality; General Career Preparation; Home Care Professional; Security Professional; Hospitality and Leisure; Office Management; or Retail Customer Service.

JVS WorkSource

Employment and training services funded under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant.  Attend Orientation Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. Call to make an appointment.

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Adult Education Center

The Adult Education Center offers free English as a Second Language, Citizenship, Adult Basic Education (English and math) and Adult Secondary Education (diploma, GED/HiSET test preparation) classes for adults.  Dedicated teachers provide educational programs in individual and group settings online.

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