Employment Resource Center

Make Your Next Move with the ERC

The City of Moreno Valley, in partnership with Riverside County, operates a one-stop resource center for small business owners and job seekers that includes:

  • Computer/Internet Access

  • Workshops and Training Events

  • Recruitment Events

  • Resume Preparation Assistance

  • Resource Library

  • Hot Jobs Announcements

  • Career Assessment Software

  • Veteran’s Employment Services and Resources

Employment Resource Center Services

Hire MoVal Job Alerts and Other News

Sign up for our Hire MoVal email list and receive important news about local jobs, recruitment events, resources and free training through the Moreno Valley Employment Resource Center.

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Job Coaching

Meet with a professional job coach over the phone to ensure you’re ready for the next step in your career. 30-minute sessions are available on weekdays to review your resume or LinkedIn profile or practice a mock interview. Don’t miss this opportunity to receive valuable feedback and gain the confidence you need to present yourself to your future employer!

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Focus 2 Career Assessment

In as little as 15 minutes, use our Focus 2 Career Assessment software to:

  • Learn what job best suits you based on your personality, skills and values
  • Understand how your skills match job requirements for in-demand fields
  • Receive a customized report to see how you can reach your goals
Take Assessment

Access Code: mverc

LinkedIn Learning

Did you know you can receive exclusive access to learn skills like building an app, designing a website, using Excel or Photoshop, or marketing a product? The ERC offers a limited number of free LinkedIn Learning licenses for one year to access thousands of on-demand classes just like these. All you have to do is sign up and attend a quick online information session.

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Workshops and Events

Workshops and Webinars

*COVID-19 Notice – All workshops will be held online until gathering restrictions have been lifted.

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Training Tuesdays

Whether you’re looking for a new job or want to improve your skills in your current job, Training Tuesdays is for you! Every Tuesday, the ERC offers workshops designed to help you with career development. There is no cost to these workshops. We’ll help you learn skills from resume creation and job searching to interviewing and networking. Check out our Training Tuesdays flyer to learn more.

View Training Tuesdays schedule

LevelUp Certificate Program

Want to stand out on your resume? Complete these five workshops and receive an ERC LevelUp Certificate and professional padfolio:

  1. Job Search
  2. Resume
  3. Interview
  4. Interview – Advanced
  5. LinkedIn 101
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Hiring Events

The ERC hosts hiring events for local employers to interview candidates and offer employment on the spot. And don’t forget, we can help you prepare your resume, too!

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Information Sessions

By participating in one of the ERC’s information sessions, you can learn about local education programs, Veteran services as well as local employers’ job opportunities, organizational culture, benefits, pay scale and much more. You’ll have the opportunity to hear firsthand from a company representative and ask questions.

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Hire MoVal

Check out these local Moreno Valley job opportunities and apply today!

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Resource Library

Career Tools

Career Search Tools
Career Search Matrix
Cover Letter Samples
Sample Resumes
Resume Checklist
Interview Prep

Online Resources

Riverside County Workforce Development Center

A source for job training, placement and business services.

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CalJobs

A complete set of employment tools where you can search for jobs, create resumes, find qualified candidates, and more.

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EDD Benefits Program Online

Use Benefit Programs Online to access the Employment Development Department’s online benefit services.

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Moreno Valley Public Library BrainFuse

Free comprehensive suite of online tutoring, self-study and collaborative tools designed for adult learners.

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Alison

Free online courses from the world’s leading experts.

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Coursera

Build skills with online learning courses from top institutions.

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Moreno Valley CLiC

Digital access and local online resources for personal and professional growth.

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ConnectIE

A one-stop website that makes it easy to find free community resources you need – like food, health care, job training and more.

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Grow with Google

Free training, tools and resources to help you grow your skills, career or business.

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Veterans

Veteran Tuesdays

The 2nd Tuesday of each month is dedicated to workshops, partner office hours and information sessions for Veteran services and programs.

Workshops Partner Office Hours
–  How to Build Your Federal Resume

–  Understanding Your VA Benefits

–  Resume Prep: Transfer Military Experience to Civilian Jobs

–  Social Media Cleansing

–  Moreno Valley College Veteran Resource Center

–  US Vets

* Office hours and scheduled workshop times vary

View Upcoming Veteran Webinars

Free LinkedIn Premium for Veterans

Veterans and spouses can benefit from free premium LinkedIn services for an entire year. This partnership between LinkedIn and the DoD aims to help veterans and military spouses build their professional networks.

Veterans

Veterans verify your service with ID.me, a government-approved verification service.

Spouses

Military spouses must start by visiting Military OneSource’s MySECO website to create an account and begin training. From there you will have one year of free Premium services.

Hire A Vet

With the new Hire a MoVal Veteran program, your business is eligible to apply for a $1,500 stipend ($1,000 to the business and $500 to the Veteran) for each Moreno Valley Veteran up to a maximum of ten new hires.

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Veteran Partners and Resources

US Vets – Inland Empire

Based out of March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, supports over 400 Veterans in both Riverside and San Bernardino Counties with housing, including emergency, transitional and permanent low-income housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support for Veterans and their families.

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VA Loma Linda (HUD-VASH) – Homeless Veterans

VA’s specialized programs for homeless Veterans serve hundreds of thousands of homeless and at-risk Veterans each year. Independently and in collaboration with federal and community partners, VA programs provide Veterans with housing solutions, employment opportunities, health care, justice- and reentry-related services and more.

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MVC Veterans Resource Center

Supporting Veterans attending or thinking about attending Moreno Valley College with resources to pursue their future academic and career endeavors.

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Work for Warriors

Work for Warriors (WFW) is a free job placement program in California. They assist all Service Members, Veterans, and their families. They also offer free training in security, IT, heavy equipment operation and employment readiness.

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Goodwill Veteran Employment

Goodwill Southern California has established a program dedicated solely to assisting Veterans throughout Los Angeles (North of Rosecrans), San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

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Moreno Valley Public Library Veterans Connect

The Moreno Valley Public Library in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) provides opportunities for Veterans and their families to learn about state and federal benefits including:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Healthcare
  • Disability
  • And more
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Blue Star Families

Committed to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors, individuals and organizations – to create communities of mutual support.

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Bradley-Morris, Inc.

Bradley-Morris, Inc. is the leading military recruiting firm specializing in transitioning military and Veteran talent. We make the translation between military skill sets and civilian talent profiles for top leadership, technical, sales and operations career opportunities with Fortune 1000 employers.

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Hiring our Heroes

Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help Veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.

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Easter Seals Military & Veterans Initiative

Their Bob Hope Veterans Support Program provides one-on-one employment services, as well as referrals to other resources, to meet the unique needs of military personnel and Veterans transitioning out of the military into a civilian job or starting their own small business.

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Military Mojo

Career Fairs throughout the country. Their events usually include hiring manager interviews.

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MVPvets

The Mission of MVPvets is to assist, and prepare, transitioning military Veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies. MVPvets brings Veterans, Mentors and Employers together, through job matching, one-on-one mentoring, online learning and on-the-ground career-building endeavors.

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Onward to Opportunity

Onward to Opportunity (O2O) is a free career training program that provides professional certification and employee support services to transitioning service members, Veterans and military spouses.

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PsychArmor

PsychArmor® Institute provides critical resources to Americans so they can effectively engage with and better support military service members, Veterans and their families across our nation.

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RecruitMilitary

RecruitMilitary helps employers connect with America’s best talent — its Veterans.

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Support the Enlisted Project

Support the Enlisted Project (STEP) builds financial self-sufficiency among junior active duty enlisted service members and recently discharged enlisted Veterans and their families in Southern California facing financial crisis through counseling, education and grants.

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zero8hundred

Provides a one-stop resource hub to help them navigate through and connect to the local non-profits and community agencies who can best support their specific post-service needs – eliminating the necessity to figure out their transition plan all on their own.

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Make the Connection

Watch and interact with online resources designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends and other supporters with information, resources and solutions to issues affecting their lives.

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Education Partners and Funding

Educational partners provide office hours at the ERC on a weekly basis.

*COVID-19 Notice – Times may vary until gathering restrictions have been lifted.

Connect with an educational partner

Contact Us

We’re here to help. Call or stop by the Employment Resource Center today.

Moreno Valley Employment Resource Center

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Jackie Melendez
Deputy City Manager
951.413.3454
jackiem@moval.org

Keith Gemmell
Management Analyst
951.413.3448
keithg@moval.org

Angel Gutierrez
Management Analyst
951.413.3457
angelg@moval.org