Education and Employment Resource center
The Job Spot was designed as a multi-agency location created to better serve adults facing education and employment barriers in South Bakersfield. Hosting multiple resources in one spot, we try to eliminate the need for adults to travel to multiple locations for education and employment services.
Job Spot Admin – Terrence Banks
What we do for you
Why the Job Spot?
The Job Spot was designed as a multi-agency space geared to remove barriers. The Job Spot serves as a One-Stop resource hub by providing an innovative space for organizations to collaborate and break down barrier’s adults are facing in our community.
Who is the Job Spot For?
The Job Spot is geared towards adults looking to continue or advance their education. Either with the Bakersfield Adult School or Bakersfield College.
How do I Enroll In Classes?
Bakersfield Adult School – Individuals wanting to take Bakersfield Adult School Classes here at the Job Spot must first go to the main campus on South Mount Vernon to take the CASAS Assessment test.
BC Enrollment – If you would like to enroll in Bakersfield College classes, please stop by in person to speak with one of our BC team members!
Can You Help Me Find a Job?
The Job Spot has a partnership with both Job Fest Kern County as well as Americas Job Center of Kern County. We connect you with our community partners to help you find employment and employment resources. We host at least two hiring recruitment’s per month, providing a space for employers to find quality and serious job seekers. You can find out about those recruitment’s on our website.
Our Facility – provides a space unlike any education space in the city of Bakersfield. With a modern industrial take on education, as well as amazing staff, The Job Spot provides the innovative collaborative environment you are looking for.We are always looking for organizations to partner with. Please feel free to reach out to us if you would like to use our facility for training, education or employment events.
This course will help you prepare for the GED. This course will review various course subjects, such as English, writing, reading, math, social studies, and science. This course includes practice GED exams, computer-assisted programs, individual tutoring, and counseling sessions.
High School Diploma (Online)
Independent Study is an educational program that provides the opportunity for adult students 19 and older, to complete Kern High School District’s diploma requirements. Most courses (including elective credits) may be taken via Independent Study.
English as a Second Language
Bakersfield Adult School offers a variety of ESL classes to assist in meeting the needs of students at various skill levels of English language proficiency. We offer courses for students from the pre-literate or non-reading or writing level (Level 0) to the advanced levels (Levels 5 and 6).
We assist students in acquiring English Language skills as well as the knowledge and understanding of the principles and form of government, the Constitution, the history, the culture, the institutions and the geography of the United States.
Multi-Level English Classes
One of the greatest barriers to achieving career or educational goals is insufficient English language fluency; therefore, the support team offers beginner and intermediate conversational English classes
General career services available include resume and cover letter writing, applications, internships, foreign degree consultations, and college transfers.