WorkSource services are free to Clackamas County residents who can legally work in the United States. Services are client-directed, meaning individual customers work with WorkSource staff to identify the resources and services that best meet their needs. Opportunities for skills development workshops, employer engagement opportunities, and other special events are described in the Skills Development Workshops and Special Events section.
All WSC customers may have access to computers, printers, copiers, telephones, virtual chat platforms, video conferencing, and other technology resources. Please note use of technology may have time restrictions.
Customers can work one-on-one with WSC staff or use existing resources to explore career options, find training and employment opportunities, and develop a personal employment plan.
WSC staff can help you look for jobs that meet your needs, match your interests, build off your previous experiences, or meet your long-term employment goals; and prepare for successful job interviews.
WSC staff can help ensure your resume and cover letters are well-formatted; highlight your skills, strengths, and previous experiences; use attention-grabbing language; and can be easily read by both people and automated resume readers.
WSC staff can provide information on employer engagement opportunities, career fairs, and networking events (both in-person and virtual). This includes industry-specific opportunities and general hiring events and resource fairs/
Case management and career coaching services are available to help customers successfully use WSC services, including completion of training and education programs that result in a degree or credential, and job placement and retention.
WSC can assist customers interested in developing proficiency in basic math, reading, writing, and technology skills. This includes registration and preparation for the Graduate Equivalent Diploma (GED) for non-high school degree holders.
WSC provides skills development opportunities for English language learners, including language fluency test prep, technology access, and assistive services for non-native English speakers seeking training and employment resources., including translation services.