Job Resource Center

2555 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 204, Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 796-6870
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History

Armed with a self-help book, a lot of determination and hard work, three women, namely Betty Ann Jansson, Barbara Burke and Marge Leighton were granted a Federal Tax ID number and became a certified non-profit in 1979. Its mission for over 30 years has been to empower women who, no matter what their education, often earn less than men and are under-represented in many employment fields. In recent years with the economic down-turn Women At Work has broadened its mission to provide services to both men and women seeking work.

Women At Work is currently the only non-government bilingual (English/Spanish) career and job resource center serving Los Angeles County.

Women At Work values:

  • Respect for individual skills, priorities and dreams.
  • Responsiveness to job-seekers™ goals, employer needs and workforce trends.
  • Empowerment to cultivate responsibility, self-determination and motivation.
  • Innovation to create flexible, client-centered programs and opportunities that promote individual success.
  • Community to form effective partnerships with employers and service organizations.
  • Advocacy for issues that affect women at work.
  • Access to our services for people of all economic, education and ethnic groups.

 

  • Reaching for the Stars Annual Gala

    Special thanks to all the sponsors and attendees who made our 35th Anniversary celebration an evening to remember.
  • Gala Photos by Nick Boswell Pasadena Photography

  • 2014 GALA SPONSORS

    2014 GALA SPONSORS
  • Peggy Phelps
  • Bill and Claire
    Bogaard
  • Congresswomen
    Judy Chu