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Employers' Training Resource
America's Job Center - Mono Co.
Workforce Development Board
Call (661) 325-4473 - There is never a fee for our services.
Welcome to the Employers' Training Resource
Employers' Training Resource (ETR) is a department within the County of Kern which serves as the administrative arm of the Kern/Inyo/Mono Counties Workforce Development Board. Our goals include training the workforce for the needs of our local economy and providing assistance to businesses in the hiring process.
Announcements and Press Releases
01/06/21 2021 Meeting Schedule - Board and Committees (Updated 1/6/2021) (PDF)
  • Due to COVID-19, all meetings will take place virtually until further notice. Please see the agenda for the call-in information.
12/01/20 12/1/20 San Joaquin Valley and Associated Counties Regional Plans 2017-2020 (PDF)
09/30/20 ETR offices are NOW OPEN – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Please call (661) 325-HIRE to schedule an appointment.
02/01/19 Workforce Development Board Local/Regional Plan Modifications
For more information or questions, please e-mail Jeremy Shumaker at
01/11/18 January Newsletter
05/25/17 May Newsletter
03/13/17 March Newsletter
08/10/16 August Newsletter
05/04/16 May Newsletter
02/29/16 February Newsletter
09/16/15 August Newsletter
07/29/15 July Newsletter
RFPs and RFRs
03/17/20 Extension for Out of School Youth Request for Refunding Applications (PDF)
03/11/20 OSY Request for Refunding (RFR) Application for Program Year 2020-21 (PDF)
02/27/20 Pre-Proposal Meeting Summary for In-School Youth RFP (PDF)
02/13/20 Comprehensive WIOA Services to In-School Youth Attending Community, Continuation, or Court School (PDF)
Request for Proposals for Comprehensive WIOA Services to In-School Youth Attending Community, Continuation, or Court School in Kern County Deadline for Receipt: March 13, 2020.  RFP Application
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