- For Job Seekers
Whether your thinking about coming to the area or you are already a resident, Humboldt county always has more to offer. Explore the never ending wilderness, find meaningful employment or training, find out how to engage in the community, and discover why calling Humboldt your home can be so special.
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- More About the Area
- Where I Can Find Employment
- Where I Can Find Housing
- More About Affordable Housing
- Where I Can Get an Education
- About COVID Relief
- About Additional Public Resources
- Information About Schools for My Children
- Where I Can Access Medical Care
- Unemployment Information
- Job Training and Skills Workshops
Besides exploring the area yourself, here are some resources that can help visitors and residents alike find out more about the History of Humboldt and what it has to offer today.
This comprehensive community resource list was developed by the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services. In Humboldt our Community is everything, and we hope to ensure all people have equitable access to community services. Please look over and share this list with family and friends who may need a helping hand.
The Humboldt County Visitors Bureau operates visitredwoods.com, a one-stop shop for vacationers to plan their trip to the redwood Coast.
The Eureka Visitor Center is located at the Clarke Museum at 240 E Street in Eureka. The Visitor Center features a concierge service and a gift shop full of locally made products.
If your looking for work in Humboldt County their are plenty of resources available on the web where you can find job postings from local sources like the Lost Coast Outpost and The Times Standard. If you know the industry you wish to work in, you can also explore businesses by category using our zoom prospector tool Here Version Options_I live/I am considering living in Humboldt and I want to know....HeadlineIn Progress!!, and find the employer you want to work for or find out more about a prospective employer. We also partner with the staffing agencies listed below, which are tailored to help our residents find the right job for them.
The EDD Labor Market Information Division provides data and links to resources that job seekers will find helpful to assist with searching for jobs. Use the Occupational Guides or Occupation Profile to locate wages, benefits, training, and other information as you explore career opportunities. Use the Occupation Profiles for similar state info geared more towards job search. Find tools and other related resources for job seekers also in Jobs and Training.
Smart Business Resource Center assists job seekers in obtaining employment and helps employers to meet the growth, retention, training and staffing needs of their business. We are your workforce center in Redding, CA including Shasta, Trinity and Humboldt counties, providing services to you at low or no cost
Express Employment Professionals puts people to work in all types of jobs. When you work with Express, you build a relationship with a team of employment professionals in your community who have, in turn, built personal relationships with the businesses that are hiring. Whether you’re looking for a short-term job to supplement your income or you’re building a new career, we offer the flexibility to work the way you want.
Whatever your employments needs are, we have the resources, solutions, and the experience to help. Simply put, putting our 35-years of experience on your team will guarantee success! We like to say that putting us on your team is like hiring a complete Human Resources department.
So you've decided to make Humboldt County your home. Well whether you looking to rent or buy, these resources may help you find what you are looking for and how you'll be able to afford it. Humboldt is a place that anyone can call home, and we have the resources to ensure that is always possible.
If your looking to buy a home, Humboldt Association of Realtors (HAR) has an excellent Multiple Listing Service (MLS) which lists most of the available homes for sale in Humboldt. HAR's easy to use MLS makes finding the perfect home just a few clicks away. Also check out their list of realtors, which may be a helpful resource for those looking for a house to rent.
Our Zoom Prospector tool is a great way to learn more about the communities available to live in, as well as a list of available properties that you can compare with various spatial factors, such as socioeconomic data, near by schools, and other spatial data that will help you make the right decision. There are plenty of tools available with zoom prospector, so if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask.
The Housing Authority of the City of Eureka aims to provide clean, decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing to families, seniors, and individuals who meet income eligibility requirements. The Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt administers assistance through the Section 8, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. The program allows income eligible individuals to receive vouchers for rental assistance payments for qualified housing throughout the County of Humboldt.
The City of Arcata Housing Division provides resources for affordable housing in Arcata as well as assistance for homebuyers, information on housing projects, mobile parks, etc, and up-to-date information on COVID Tenant Relief for the city.
If your struggling financially, that doesn't mean you don't deserve a place to live for you and your family. Affordable housing and section 8 housing are resources to help you get back your feet. If your looking for affordable housing in Humboldt County a great place to start is with this list, and for more information look into the housing divisions list under the "Where I Can Find Housing" tab to the left.
Humboldt is an excellent place to learn, whether your looking for the right school district for your child or seeking a higher education at a college or trade school, there are many excellent options. Check out our Zoom Prospector Tool for a map of all the schools in the area, or filter it by type. And if your interested in seeking higher education in Humboldt, please explore our local colleges below.
At Humboldt, you'll explore new ideas while learning more about yourself. Your professors will know you by name, and your education will go beyond the classroom with original research and real-world projects. You'll be part of a campus known for its longstanding commitment to social and environmental responsibility. And when you graduate, you'll have more than just a degree – you'll have the skills to go far in life and make your community better.
With towering redwoods across the campus and a redwood forest as a backdrop, College of the Redwoods (CR) has one of the most stunning campuses in the country. And if your looking for value, CR is unparalleled. They offer low costs, small class sizes and exceptional, accomplished faculty working with the students.
The Controller’s Office has compiled the following resources from various agencies to help you navigate available COVID-related aid. For additional program information, please visit the agency’s website or contact your local government. The Controller’s Office will update these resources as more program information becomes available. Visit the California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response website for information about the state’s response to the pandemic.
The HCOE is your resource for learning more about Humboldt County's K-12 institutions
The Humboldt County Library has a webpage dedicated to helping you find the Medical Care and Resources you need
The EDD provides a step by step guide for learning about, and filing for, unemployment in California