Apprenticeships are good for businesses and individuals

Apprenticeships are good for businesses and employees By Melissa Boles, Program Manager When I graduated from high school in 2006, I didn’t even know what an apprenticeship was. I had been told I [...]

Young adults find opportunities for education, training and jobs at Next

Approximately 10,000 young adults ages 16 to 24 are not in school and not working in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Southwest Washington. Often these young people are experiencing [...]

Manufacturing Day Shines Light on Careers with Opportunity

Nearly a quarter of the region’s manufacturing workforce is 55 or older and could retire in the next decade. Despite the family-wage jobs and career advancement opportunities, fewer young people [...]

Request for Proposals – WIOA Out-of-School Youth Services

Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW) is seeking proposals for the delivery of services to out-of-school young adults ages 16-24 (Opportunity Youth) in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties of [...]