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tryan@worksystems.org.
  • Date posted:
    April 8th, 2021
    We are excited to announce the 3rd annual Portland Youth Opportunity Job Fair! The event will be held virtually on May 7 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. As with previous fairs, the 2021 event will include immediate job openings and paid internships from dozens of Portland-based employers. Job seekers can interview on site and explore resources such as job-related dress, record expungement, housing information, and high school completion.The fair will include employment resources as well as the opportunity to interview for hundreds of immediate openings. Are you between 16 and 24 and looking for a...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    April 8th, 2021
    Worksystems has been awarded $1.7M in Emergency Solutions Grant-Coronavirus Relief (ESG-CV) funding from Oregon Housing and Community Services. Funding will be used to provide career coaching, rent assistance and housing placement services for Multnomah County residents who are homeless. We are also a subrecipient in another award to Community Action Organization (CAO) from the same source and will be awarded $237,000 to provide career coaching and housing stability services to Washington County residents. Partners include CAO , Centro Cultural , IRCO , POIC , and Latino Network . We are...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    April 6th, 2021
    Worksystems is excited to announce that we are partnering with WorkSource, Workforce Southwest Washington and Clackamas Workforce Partnership to host a virtual hiring event for healthcare job openings in our region! The Regional Virtual Healthcare Hiring Event is on Wednesday, April 21 st from 2 – 5 pm. Register here ! Over 40 regional healthcare employers and recruiters representing Health Systems, Health Clinics, Dental, Pharmacy, Behavioral Health and Long-Term Care will be available to speak directly with you! Opportunities will vary from entry-level to licensed, certified, and...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    March 15th, 2021
    We are excited to announce a new partnership with the Portland Haulers Association to provide free training to those interested in in becoming recycling/garbage haulers. Entry-level wages range from $18-$29/hour with benefits and Portland Hauler Association member companies are hiring! The industry offers career stability, wage growth, and opportunity to advance into leadership positions. The industry-designed training includes 12-weeks of integrated hands-on and classroom training and participants will be prepared to take the Oregon Commercial Driver License (CDL) test. Participants will...// Read more