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Workforce Investments

​Oregon WIOA Youth Programs

Resources for Youth

The Oregon WIOA Youth Programs provides workforce development training opportunities to young people ages 14-24 through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Through WIOA, youth can gain valuable work skills through a variety of job opportunities such as job shadows, internships, summer jobs, etc. Participants can also receive financial literacy training, leadership development support, guidance and counseling, help getting reengaged in secondary or post-secondary education, etc.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact the Local Workforce Development Board in your area​.

Resources for Business

Are you an Oregon employer interested in offering young people a​​n opportunity to gain work experience? Or are you struggling to find qualified staff? Oregon’s workforce system pairs job seekers with occupations to provide them with valuable work skills training and​​ the necessary credentials. Oregon’s businesses have the opportunity to partner with their Local Workforce Development Board to access a number of services.

To learn more about the structure of the workforce system view this video by the Oregon Employment Department: Oregon's Workforce System, The Big Picture​.