Women's Employment in Non-traditional Occupations

Location

2024 Third Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
United States

Hours

Sunday Closed Monday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday Closed

Contact

Worksource Affiliate Downtown Seattle
College and career navigation, job placement assistance, mentorship, and support services to help women get jobs in manufacturing and other non-traditional industries, including construction and IT.

Did you know? Women make up less than one-third of the current manufacturing workforce, one-quarter of IT workers, and only 3% of construction jobs. 

Women's Employment in Non-traditional Occupations (WENO) is designed to offer vocational training and support to help women launch a successful career in these professions. Services offered by this program include:

  • College and career navigation 
  • Job placement and readiness assistance 
  • Mentorship and support services 

This program works directly with colleges and employers throughout King County to provide participants with educational tours and industry connections. Training is offered for a variety of positions, such as: 

  • Welding fabrication 
  • Automotive technology 
  • Aviation electronics 
  • Construction trades 
  • Web development 

Community partners for this program include: Seattle Vocational Institute, Renton Technical College, Shoreline College, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Seattle Colleges, Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women (ANEW), Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC), and Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (PACT) and Pre-Apprenticeship & Construction Education (PACE).

Services Offered

Job Training

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