Connect to Work Experience matches motivated workers with limited work history and/or experience in a specific career field with worksites that can provide training and on the job experience. This training and experience is then used as a foundation to support customers in their long-term employment goals.
Connect to Work Experience provides short-term work experience opportunities for economically disadvantaged populations with significant barriers to employment. This program is only available to eligible customers through the Aligned Partner Network. The service provides 1:1 individualized placements for targeted populations experiencing barriers to employment in both Washington and Multnomah counties. This person-first approach focuses on each individual’s needs, skills and interest and ensures that these are incorporated into the placement .
Current Program Funding
This program is funded by Worksystems, Inc.