~WE ARE NOT A WORK STUDY OR JOB PROGRAM~

Are you a current CalWORKs student parent?  Are you looking to build your resume? Participating in a Work Study position is a great place to start! Not only will you gain employment skills, you will also earn extra income. It is a win-win!

Link for both FWS and Non FWS positions on and off campus

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have at least a 2.0 GPA.
  • Have a completed and current FAFSA, and Promise Grant Waiver, and MUST be determined eligible through the CR Financial Aid Office.
  • Have Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).  At least 67% of attempted classes must be completed.  This can be petitioned.
  • Must be in good standing with your employment and training worker (ETW), through DHHS.

Additional Information:

  • CalWORKs Work Study Income DOES NOT COUNT AGAINST YOUR TANF/CASH BENEFITS.  It is exempt income!
  • Parenting students participating in CalWORKs Work Study can work up to 20 hours per week during enrolled class sessions. Students can work more--up to 40 hours per week--during certain breaks between semesters/sessions. Breaks between enrolled classes cannot be longer than 5 weeks for work-study funding.


It is the policy of College of the Redwoods not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation in its educational programs and its employment practices. Read Full Policy Here

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