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tryan@worksystems.org.
  • Date posted:
    August 18th, 2020
    Worksystems is seeking qualified and experienced organizations or individuals to serve as the Operator for the WorkSource Portland Metro one-stop system. Proposals are due no later than Friday, September 18, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Please direct all questions pertaining to this solicitation to rfp@worksystems.org . COVID EMERGENCY NOTE: This solicitation is being managed during the statewide stay-in-place order and, depending on the length of the order, the review process may be managed via remote...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    September 14th, 2020
    Worksystems, Inc. is a nonprofit organization serving the City of Portland, Multnomah and Washington counties. Our mission is to build a comprehensive workforce development system that supports individual prosperity and business competitiveness. We are currently seeking a Project Coordinator . We are looking for an enthusiastic person with solid communication, planning, and organizational skills to support a team of Project Managers implementing workforce training programming. Duties include, but not limited to: Duties include, but are not limited to: Providing quality control, proofreading...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    September 9th, 2020
    As the local Workforce Board, Worksystems is working with labor unions, trade associations, contractors, and other stakeholders to address construction jobsite culture. Investing in a skilled workforce has to include ensuring worksites are safe and welcoming. Addressing jobsite culture is critical and long overdue. It is good for the industry’s long term viability: it minimizes lost time, supports safety protocols, enhances employee engagement, supports retention of a skilled workforce, increases health and wellness of workers and increases overall productivity. Anyone interested in learning...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    August 14th, 2020
    We are pleased to announce that we have received $144,000 from the City of Portland's Social Equity & Educational Development (SEED) Grant Fund! Read the full story in the Skanner ! Worksystems is one of six local organizations receiving SEED funding from revenues generated from Portland’s recreational marijuana sales tax. The funds will be used to serve an additional 30 people in the Justice Involved Portlanders Initiative (Initiative), which provides occupational training to prepare for middle-skill jobs, rent assistance to help training participants retain housing, and job placement...// Read more