Help For Hospitality Workers
Do You Have Hotel, Restaurant, Retail, Casino or Other Service-Related Work Experience? Help is Here!
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COVID-19 has affected many aspects of the South Florida economy, including those who work or were employed in the hospitality industry. If you have hotel, restaurant, retail, casino or other service-related experience, we have services designed to help you get back to work.
Helping You Find A Job
Online Workshop Presentations: The English versions of our professional presentations are available as live virtual webinars. You can register for the webinar by visiting our events calendar here.
Are you looking to go back to school? To learn more about how you may qualify for a scholarship of up to $12,000 for in-demand career training, click here to watch a short video.
Now more than ever is a great time to get the skills you need for the job you want. Accelerated training programs are designed so that you can train in a short amount of time, from one semester to one year or less, and quickly join the workforce in a high-wage career with a certification credential. Available training programs include:
- Automotive service technician
- Computer programming
- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC)
- Motion picture production
- Commercial Vehicle Driving
- and much more!
To learn more about rapid training programs offered by Broward College, visit https://www.broward.edu/enroll/weareone/index.html
Broward Technical Colleges
To learn more about rapid training programs offered by Broward Technical Colleges, visit
Broward County residents looking for a job are encouraged to register in Employ Florida. The online system serves as a one-stop shop to assist you with you job search, while also allowing you to directly apply for jobs, all at no cost.
- Employ Florida (Flyer): Here’s a quick one-page resource about the benefits of using Employ Florida: English | Español | Kreyòl
- How to Use Employ Florida: To watch a short training video about how to create an Employ Florida account, click here.
- Employ Florida Step-By-Step Registration Guide: Need assistance with setting up your Employ Florida account? If so, check out our registration guide: English | Español | Kreyòl
- Employ Florida: Résumé Builder Overview: To learn more about how to use the Résumé Builder feature on Employ Florida, click here to watch a short video.
- Résumé Builder Screen Shots Presentation: English | Español | Kreyòl
- Employ Florida: Virtual Recruiter: Employ Florida's Virtual Recruiter feature allows you to receive automatic notifications of new job matches. To learn about how to set up a Virtual Recruiter on Employ Florida, click here to watch a short video.
- Virtual Recruiter Screen Shots Presentation: English | Español | Kreyòl
- Employ Florida Mobile Application: Employ Florida Mobile is available on the App Store and on Google Play. To learn about how to how to login to your Employ Florida account using the application on your mobile device, click here: English | Español | Français
For a list of upcoming virtual recruitment events and to access our events calendar, click here.
Calling Job Seekers Who Worked In Retail, Hospitality, Tourism, Casino and Service-Related Industries
Hospitality, Retail and Tourism Virtual Job Fair
Wednesday, September 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
CareerSource Broward, CareerSource Palm Beach County and CareerSource Research Coast (St. Lucie County) have brought together some of South Florida's retail, hospitality and tourism companies for a special hiring event for job seekers looking for work.
Get A Temporary Job Fast!
Broward County Residents who have lost their job due to COVID-19 may be eligible to participate in a temporary work-based program that provides employment for up to four (4) months. Available jobs include the following:
- Cleanup and sanitation activities at public facilities
- Teacher assistant and aide positions to provide in-person supervision to elementary school students
- Moving, storing and distributing food, medicine and other supplies
- Assessing the needs and providing assistance to individuals affected by the pandemic
**Additional information about the employment program, including eligibility requirements and how to get started, can be found by clicking the button below.**
Upcoming Virtual Seminars Where You Can Learn How CareerSource Broward Can Help You Find Your Next Job or Get Money to Go to School
To register in advance for one of the seminars below, visit:
- Tuesday, September 22, at 2 p.m. - Register Here
- Thursday, September 24, at 10 a.m. - Register Here
- Tuesday, September 29, at 2 p.m. - Register Here
For more information on how CareerSource Broward can help you with job placement assistance, online career success workshops, financial assistance for career training and education and more, click here.
Reemployment Financial Assistance
Florida's Reemployment Assistance (RA) benefits, formerly known as unemployment compensation, are available to Floridians who have been negatively impacted as a result of the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible Floridians include individuals who have lost their job through no fault of their own; laid off or sent home without pay for an extended period by their employer; are quarantined by a medical professional or a government agency; or caring for an immediate family member who is diagnosed with COVID-19. Click here to view a list of frequently asked questions before you begin your application process.
How Do I Apply
- Individuals can apply for reemployment assistance benefits by visiting the state's new user-friendly website at www.floridajobs.org/raapplication.
- You can also print an application online (available in English, Spanish and Creole) by clicking here.
- Please note that paper applications may take longer to process than completing an online application. Paper applications can be mailed to: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity P.O. Box 5350 Tallahassee, FL 32314-5350
- RA benefits are administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and NOT CareerSource Broward. For specific questions about unemployment benefits, call 1 (833) 352-7759.