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  • Date posted:
    December 22nd, 2021
    To support Worksystems' continued operation of our BankWork$ and CareerWork$ Medical classes, CareerWork$® has announced they will provide us with an additional $30,000 to support ongoing programs in our region. The grant will be used to continue operating CareerWork$ programming with a focus on growing the number and size of classes. "We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Worksystems to identify additional opportunities to strengthen and grow our programs," said Ranko Fukuda, CareerWork$ Program Director. Worksystems is proud to partner with CareerWork$ to provide training for...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    December 16th, 2021
    Worksystems is proud to be part of the "Here for Portland, Downtown" campaign, an effort from the Portland Action Tables to help revitalize the downtown area. This initiative provides support to help downtown businesses and includes an intentional shopping and dining campaign aimed at incoming PSU students as well as placing 30 PSU students in paid jobs at downtown retail and restaurant businesses. Through this effort, we’re providing critical support to those businesses most impacted by the pandemic and helping to accelerate economic recovery. The campaign will be extended to other business...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    December 7th, 2021
    Worksystems is pleased to release the 2021 Self-Sufficiency Standard , a measure of how much income a family of a certain composition in a given place in Oregon must earn to meet their basic needs without public or private subsidies. Developed by Dr. Diana Pearce, Director of the Center for Women's Welfare at the University of Washington , the Standard looks at the costs of child care, food, health care, housing, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses and is customized for 700 different household compositions and for every county in Oregon to determine the minimum amount needed to be self...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    November 19th, 2021
    Worksystems is an award-winning nonprofit organization serving Multnomah and Washington counties and the City of Portland whose mission is to build and invest in a comprehensive workforce development system that supports individual prosperity and business competitiveness. We offer excellent compensation and benefits and an innovative work environment. Join Worksystems and make a difference! The SQL Developer is responsible for using their knowledge of programming languages to design database applications. Duties include collaborating with the Information Systems team to understand needs and...// Read more