North Bay Businesses Use Instawork to Hire Displaced Employees After Wine Country’s Wildfire Devastation

North Bay Businesses can use the hiring platform for free. Nearly 50 new job openings in Sonoma and Napa County have been posted to Instawork from businesses committed to hiring employees who lost their jobs in the fires.

North Bay Businesses Use Instawork to Hire Displaced Employees After Wine Country’s Wildfire Devastation
Photo: Noah Berger

Instawork, a hospitality hiring service, has opened up their platform to North Bay businesses to post jobs for free in efforts to find employment for the thousands of workers out of jobs due to the devastating wildfires in Northern California’s Wine Country region.

Instawork is currently working with hundreds of displaced employees to help them find work. In order to easily connect applicants to businesses in the North Bay, we’re asking all businesses in the area to post their openings for free on Instawork with the code ‘NorthBayStrong’.

North Bay Businesses Use Instawork to Hire Displaced Employees After Wine Country’s Wildfire Devastation
Photo: Sonoma County Tourism

As of Wednesday, November 1, 2017, nearly 50 new job openings have been created on Instawork thanks to the wonderful North Bay businesses who are opening their doors to help their neighbors get back to work.

We have jobs of all levels ranging from line cooks, to servers, to chefs, to managers, to admin roles. Some North Bay businesses hiring displaced employees right now include:

If you’re a business located in Sonoma or Napa County and would like to hire displaced employees, post your job opening for free on Instawork using the code ‘NorthBayStrong’.

If you’re looking for work, you can use the Instawork app to find apply for jobs, or text NorthBayStrong to 510–255–2903 to get one on one help from one of our job placement specialist.

We’re proud to be resource to our community. The overwhelming amount of support and unity has filled our hearts. “The love in the air is thicker than the smoke.”


How else can you help Wine Country? The answer is simple: visit. There are still hundreds of wineries and restaurants unharmed and operating who need tourists now more than ever.

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