CalWORKs work study

What is CalWORKs work study?

The Program provides valuable work experience with paid employment opportunities on campus that enable you to meet Welfare-To-Work/GAIN activity requirements while pursuing an educational program at Chaffey College.


What are the goals and benefits of CalWORKs Work Study?


  • Provide you with work experience to increase your marketability upon completion of an educational program
  • Provide you with an additional source of income within the requirements of the CalWORKs program



Satisfy a portion of required CalWORKs hours

  • Earn income through work study that does not affect CalWORKs cash aid
  • Obtain paid work experience to develop skills related to your field of study
  • Gain valuable on-the-job training
  • Receive mentorship from CalWORKs work study and college staff


What are the eligibility requirements for CalWORKs work study?

You must be:

  • A CalWORKs adult cash aid recipient in good standing with the county
  • Enrolled at Chaffey College with an approved educational plan
  • At least a second semester student at Chaffey College
  • Enrolled in at least 6 units
  • In good academic standing with a cumulative 2.0 GPA


In compliance with academic, conduct and performance standards required by the CalWORKs program for parents and Chaffey College