New Volunteer Opportunities: Developmental Disabilities & Workforce Partnership

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Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking interested residents to serve on county Advisory Boards and Commissions (ABCs). These ABCs offer residents the opportunity to become very involved in specific activities and the goals of Clackamas County. 

Individuals interested in this opportunity can apply online or via a paper form that can be obtained from the Public & Government Affairs Department by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.    

New ABC openings from the past week include:

Developmental Disabilities Council

This board has 11 openings for advocates, family members, or providers, each of which carries a three-year term. The Developmental Disabilities Council is an advisory group that meets four times per year the last Thursday of the month, Jan/April/Aug/Oct from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to advise Clackamas County’s Developmental Disabilities Director about programs and services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Members are appointed by the Clackamas County Board of County Commissioners. The group advocates both locally and at the state level on issues related to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

The deadline for applications is Sept. 30. For more information, please contact Amy Butler abutler@clackamas.us or 503-650-5745.

Clackamas Workforce Partnership Board

The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is actively recruiting for members of our Board of Directors, specifically individuals representing Childcare/Early Learning Industry, Labor, Technology, Manufacturing and Healthcare fields in Clackamas County. CWP currently has 4 positions available in both the private and public sector. 

The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is a business-led workforce development organization dedicated to taking a leadership role in forging a strong and vital partnership between business and the workforce development community; fostering an accountable, market-driven and world class public workforce system. The Clackamas Workforce Partnership’s board of directors is made up of representatives from business, organized labor, education, economic development, community-based organizations, and local government. CWP’s mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of business and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County. 

The Clackamas Workforce Partnership Board: 

  • Invests federal and state resources to increase business productivity and promote a quality workforce in Clackamas County; 
  • Convenes businesses and community stakeholders to increase awareness of and to develop strategies to address local workforce challenges; 
  • Directs the implementation of comprehensive strategies for services to youth with special emphasis on the linkage between business and education and the development of academic and workforce readiness skills; 
  • Promotes business involvement in the workforce system and assists businesses in meeting their recruitment and employee retention needs; 
  • Coordinates workforce activities with economic development and educational organizations in Clackamas County communities; 
  • Provides direction, oversight and support to job seekers accessing the public workforce exchange system. 

Application deadline is Nov. 18. For more information, please visit our website at or call 503-657-6644. 

Contact
Department Staff
Katie Wilson
Public & Government Affairs
503-655-8552