Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW) is accepting nominations of businesses in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties for its Workforce Innovation and Excellence Awards.
Awards will be given in two categories:
- Innovation in Workforce Development: This business has demonstrated strong commitment to help youth and adults develop professional and technical skills to find jobs through the creation of innovative workforce opportunities including internships, career-related learning experiences, mentoring, apprenticeship and/or participation in workforce events such as Manufacturing Day and/or the Youth Employment Summit.
- Excellence in Building Workforce Partnerships: This business has demonstrated strong engagement and investment in the community through the development of partnerships with community-based organizations, nonprofits, community colleges, other businesses and/or workforce entities to create employment and career-pathway opportunities for youth and adult job seekers.
Clark County business nominations are due October 5, 2018. Cowlitz and Wahkiakum business nominations are due January 11, 2019.
Awards will be presented during WSW’s board meetings in December (Clark County businesses) and March (Cowlitz and Wahkiakum businesses).