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tryan@worksystems.org.
  • Date posted:
    April 23rd, 2021
    Worksystems is excited to announce that we are partnering with 2U, Inc. and University of Oregon Continuing and Professional Education to launch the Access 2 Education PDX Scholarship Fund. THE NEED In the metro-Portland area, the economic impact of COVID-19 has disproportionately affected our most vulnerable. Those with the least face uncertain job prospects and growing economic insecurity. At the same time, we have seen an accelerated demand for advanced technological talent. This opportunity gap can be met by increasing access to affordable, high-quality training programs. Your sponsorship...// 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:
    February 18th, 2021
    The COVID crisis has impacted vulnerable communities in our region with disproportionately high unemployment and thousands of families on the edge of losing their housing. With funding provided by local governments through the COVID-19 Rent Relief Program (CVRRP) and the Oregon Health Authority , Worksystems has provided rent assistance and cash support resources to assist job seekers most in need, prioritizing BIPOC households seeking job training and employment placement services. Resources were distributed through our partner network of culturally specific providers and other community...// Read more