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tryan@worksystems.org.
  • Date posted:
    October 23rd, 2020
    Worksystems is an award-winning nonprofit organization serving Multnomah and Washington Counties and the City of Portland. Our mission is to build and invest in a comprehensive workforce development system that supports individual prosperity and business competitiveness. Join Worksystems and make a difference! Worksystems is currently recruiting for a Senior Level Accountant with exceptional grant accounting experience and fund accounting skills to support the fiscal needs of our $30 million non-profit. We offer excellent compensation and full suite of benefits including a Safe Harbor 401K...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 6th, 2020
    On October 1st, the Respectful Workplace Review Committee hosted a webinar to address occurrences of hostile work environments at construction sites. The Committee, which represents a broad alliance of construction industry stakeholders and partners including Worksystems, presented its recommendations and tools to address jobsite culture in the construction industry . Nearly 200 people participated from a wide mix of employers, community groups, trade associations, labor and public owners. This level of interest clearly demonstrates the willingness in the region to come together to address...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    September 28th, 2020
    On September 28, Governor Kate Brown issued a new residential eviction ban to address housing needs during COVID-19 and wildfire response and recovery efforts. The moratorium is in effect from September 30 through December 31, 2020. PRESS RELEASE: (Salem, OR) — In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread devastation caused by wildfires, Governor Kate Brown today established a new moratorium preventing residential evictions for non-payment and other no-cause evictions between September 30 and December 31, 2020. Governor Brown took immediate action in March and April through...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    September 16th, 2020
    We are pleased to announce that Worksystems has been awarded $500,000 in CARES Act funding from the Oregon Health Authority to provide rent assistance, cash assistance and other supports to residents of Multnomah and Washington counties who have been impacted by the COVID-19 economic crisis. These services will focus on addressing the disproportional economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on people of color and will be implemented through our community-based provider networks in both counties. We are working hard to address the interrelationship between employment and housing in...// Read more