Mar 2021

Construction Trades After School Program

2021-03-24T15:16:16-07:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , |

Calling all VPS Seniors interested in a career in the trades! Want to try a little bit of everything until you find your jam?  Then this Apartment Maintenance Technician workshop for you!  Students will receive job readiness training, tenant and fair housing overviews, and general maintenance instruction and demonstrations with hands on exercises from local [...]

Jan 2021

Building Futures Scholarship – LOCAL

2021-02-11T11:16:33-08:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Building Futures Foundation Scholarship Application The Building Futures Foundation Scholarship is for students pursuing a career in the building industry. Applications include: Application Two (2) letters of recommendation High school transcript or most recent grade report (unofficial transcripts issued by your school are acceptable) Selection criteria for this scholarship are as follows: financial need, academic [...]

Jan 2021

Pre-Apprenticeship Trainings (manufacturing)

2021-02-02T08:38:08-08:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , |

Worksource Oregon and Impact NW are offering virtual pre-apprenticeship trainings for people aged 17-26 who are interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing. Participants will gain relevant industry-specific knowledge and employability skills, obtain welding and work-safety experience, earn a Certified Manufacturing Associate Certificate, and learn about apprenticeships, trades, Portland companies, and post-secondary tracks. Successful graduates [...]

Jan 2021

Local Apprenticeships

2021-01-19T11:28:28-08:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: employ, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We want you to know there are great paying jobs in the trades right here in Clark County!  For example, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has annual apprenticeship positions STARTING at $37.21/hour and it's never too early to start finding out how to be their next Substation Operator Apprentice II or Electrical Apprentice II. Did you [...]

Sep 2020

Apprentice Day – Construction (October 13)

2020-10-06T15:17:28-07:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , |

October is Careers in Construction Month!  Join build-oregon.com on October 13 for Apprenticeship Day! This day will focus on a registered apprenticeship. In the morning, participants will learn about apprenticeships, training details, and learn how to apply. The afternoon session will highlight apprentices in the construction industry. 10 to 11 am | What is Apprenticeship & [...]

Sep 2020

October is Careers in Construction Month

2020-10-06T15:14:21-07:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , |

Join build-oregon.com online October 6, 2020 for Industry Day This day will focus on local commercial construction companies. Go behind the scenes for virtual tours of jobsites Learn about the work that these construction firms and their apprentices do Find out about local employment opportunities What's a work day like in this field? (four different [...]

Aug 2020

Careers in Construction

2020-08-17T09:13:37-07:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The skilled trades are in high demand. Workers with some postsecondary education (industry certifications, trade school, associate's degree) filled 99% of the 11.5 million jobs created since the low point of the 2010 recession according to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.  The BayACES program at Hudson's Bay High School offers a sequence [...]

May 2020

Union Apprenticeships – Meeting for Parents & Students – June 5, 2020

2020-05-29T12:35:48-07:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Gain experience|Tags: , , |

Interested in learning more about union apprenticeships and how you can earn to learn? Join us Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. to learn everything you need to know about the local union building trades apprenticeship program: Overview of qualifications and requirements for apprenticeship Find out how you earn a percentage of journey-level wages [...]

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