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Employment Resources

If you are looking for work, we want to help you find employment that will meet the income needs of your family and help you gain stability in your new location. The Alliance for Workforce Development has a program specifically to help Camp Fire survivors obtain jobs in their new location:

Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. / America’s Job Center of California- Pre-qualification Intake Form-

Offering an intake form for those impacted by the Camp Fire to access AFWD’s resources to help find employment. The intake form provides AFWD with background information on an individual’s case so they may direct them to resources and assistance effectively. Once the completed intake form is submitted, an AFWD representative will acknowledge receiving the form and a case manager will be in contact within 1 business day. Services and resources may include supportive services including but not limited to: 

  • Gas cards for job search or employment/training
  • Job and career training assistance, career counseling and temporary work placement
  • Assistance filing for unemployment

Services and resources offered will vary on a case-by-case basis. This intake form is intended for anyone impacted either directly or indirectly by the Camp Fire experiencing unemployment or underemployment.  Individuals will need to show RTW (Right to Work) documentation and any employment or layoff/UI info available to access services. Individuals do NOT have to be currently living in Butte County to access services.

To access services, complete the intake referral form, and send completed form via email to: recover@ncen.org  or return completed form to the Workforce Recovery office at 1500 Mangrove Avenue, Chico Suite 115.

**COVID-19 Update: AFWD offices are open by appointment only. Drop off box outside of Workforce Recovery office, located at 1600 Mangrove Avenue, Suite 115 for returning forms in person M-F from 8am-5pm.

Phone: 530-616-1053 .

Please note:  If an individual regained employment after the Camp Fire and has since lost it (due to COVID, or other reasons) they are still eligible for services and should submit the form. AFWD assistance is available regardless of location. Fillable intake form is accessible through the link below.

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Online Resources for Finding Employment

  • How To Show Employers You Have Transferable Skills To Successfully Change Careers, from  Forbes 
  • How to Manage the Emotional Roller Coaster of a Job Search, from Harvard Business Review 
  • Career Fair Tips to Get You Hired, from Nerd Wallet
  • How to Get Your Resume Ready for a Job Search, from Monster