Jobs for refugees, including with Amazon, Google and more.
Airport Jobs is a branch of Port Jobs that helps clients with job search, online job application assistance, resumes, airport ID badge test preparation, education, and more. Many Afghans got hired at the Seattle-Tacoma International airport with assistance of Airport Jobs. See current job opportunities here:
Back of House Hospitality Jobs
This site provides entry-level and advanced jobs at hotels including as prep cooks, in the laundry room and engineering.
- Tip: you can contact Ahmad Ansari, HR Director, who is Afghan and speaks Dari and Pashto at 425-500-8691 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
This site provides a variety of entry-level retail jobs, as baristas, bakers, and shift supervisors, and Starbucks has made an active effort to reach out to and hire Afghan arrivals.
- Tip: When looking for jobs, please look around your address or zip code. There are a lot of Starbucks stores in Washington State!
Amazon is currently offering refugee support and employment, which includes assistance for the citizenship process, legal support, and mentorship.
Taylor Farms Jobs
Many refugees start in the warehouse packaging produce in Kent, Washington.
Gategroup Careers are offering entry level positions such as cooks and truck drivers. Some require a US driver’s license.
Star Protection Jobs
Security guard positions are stable and require limited English. You do not need a weapon.
Washington Colleges Jobs
There are many jobs available at many community colleges across Washington State. You can search by college location (e.g. North Seattle College or South Seattle College), keyword, or job title.
Job Search Engines
Job search engines identify many different types of available jobs and typically allow you to apply for them online. You can narrow your options by choosing your city (e.g., Kent, Lynnwood, etc.) or zip code. You can also search by keywords. On many of these sites you can sign up for alerts when a potential match is found and/or upload your resume so hiring organizations can contact you. You might consider creating a unique email address for your job search to keep everything in one place.
Getting the most from job search engines is something with which the organizations listed in the Support Getting a Job section can assist you.
Some of the most common job search engines (in alphabetical order) include:
LinkedIn Jobs (requires a LinkedIn account)
USA Jobs (federal government jobs)