Employment Assistance

Are you seeking a new job or considering a new career? If so, we invite you to take a look at KCR’s Employment and Training programs. Our preparation and placement services will help you improve your work skills and better prepare you to obtain employment and achieve your career goals. Visit the links below to learn more…

Getting Started

The best way to get started with your job search is to attend an orientation! Orientations are every Friday at 10 AM (Virtual and every Friday 2PM (in person). Interested job seekers can sign up for orientations for the Adult and Dislocated Worker programs by Clicking here.

Required Orientation Documents

The following documents are required in order to complete orientation paperwork and determine eligibility:

  • Picture ID
  • Social Security card, birth certificate, or US passport
  • Proof of household income
  • DSHS award letter (if applicable)
  • DD-214 (if you are a veteran)

If you are unable to bring these documents to orientation, you will not be turned away! Immediately following orientation, you will meet with a case manager who will review your situation and make recommendations, as well as schedule a follow up appointment if you would like.

We look forward to helping you on your job search journey!

WorkSource Affiliate Services

As an affiliate of The WorkSource WA,  Kitsap Community Resources manages the WorkSource Affiliate office, in Port Orchard.

Kitsap County residents, regardless of income or employment background, are welcome to utilize the services provided by WorkSource or KCR. These services include:

  • Computer lab access with staff assistance
  • Individual job search assistance
  • Resume/job application assistance
  • Career assessments
  • Labor market information
  • Job training information
  • Job preparation workshops
  • Document scanning and fax machine access



Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs

The WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker programs are employment and training programs for people who need help in finding a job or a new career. These programs can include training and/or skill upgrading in high demand fields. The program can also assist those who are unemployed or underemployed, and those who have barriers and/or lack of financial resources needed to obtain work. The provision of services are based upon each individual’s eligibility, career goals, specific needs, and availability of funds.

WIOA funds can be used to provide:

  • Occupational skills training
  • Career coaching
  • Employment search
  • Work related needs, including:
    • Work tools
    • Transportation
    • Work clothing



Anyone may attend our workshops, regardless of income or your job search goal. The WorkSource Affiliate Office offers a variety of workshops, including:

  • WIOA Adult/Dislocated Worker Orientation
  • Beginners Resume Development Lab
  • Computer workshops on Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Computer Labs

The WorkSource Affiliate offers a 12-station computer lab that is open to the public for job search and/or self-sufficiency purposes only. You may print up to 10 pages daily. The lab closes during some workshops.

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