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    The Workforce Navigator program, funded by Prosper Portland, provides easy-access job development services and referral to long-term, intensive career development services to Portlanders residing in designated Neighborhood Prosperity Zones . Five staff do community outreach to neighborhood businesses and residents to offer employment services. Navigator staff are bilingual and support both English and non-native English speakers. Navigator services are provided by the following community partners: Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Mt. Hood Community College Portland Community...// Read more
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    Our Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) resources to serve youth are invested through NextGen, a system of nine service providers managed by Worksystems with expertise in serving a diverse population of disconnected and low-income youth. The service providers currently contracted with Worksystems are Home Forward, Impact NW, Immigrant Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), Latino Newtork/Centro Cultural, New Avenues for Youth, Portland Youth Builders, Oregon Human Development Corporation, Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC), Hillsboro School District. Our...// Read more
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    Worksystems has successfully managed over $350 million in federal, state and local resources since our inception in 1998. We take our fiscal stewardship seriously and we're driven by our commitment to make every dollar count. Our audited financial statements, annual expenditures report and annual budget are attached below.// Read more
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    Worksystems coordinates a network of community-based organizations that provides antipoverty employment services to many of our community’s most underserved and vulnerable populations. These include people experiencing housing instability and/or homelessness, communities of color, immigrants and refugees, people in recovery from addiction, people with justice system involvement, and people in poverty. Partners across our network work together toward the shared goal of helping the populations we serve to enter career-track employment in high-demand, middle-income jobs. ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY...// Read more