CalWORKs Work Study Program


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What is CalWORKs Work Study?

The CalWORKs Work Study Program is designed for CalWORKs students attending Saddleback College and interested in working on-campus in order to gain employment experience. Income earned through the CalWORKs Work Study Program does not count against their county cash aid.

Benefits of CalWORKs Work Study


  • Professional and work experience for students
  • Increased involvement on campus
  • Convenience of working on campus
  • The student is paid $16  per hour
  • The flexibility of working around your class schedule
  • Counts as an allowable CalWORKs activity
  • Earnings do not count against your cash aid or food stamp