Create career paths and bright futures

Employment & Training Programs build opportunities through intensive employment and training services for our refugee and immigrant clients, as well as mainstream community members. Our services include job coaching, development and placement, vocational training and certification courses, as well as retention services. Youth workforce development provides work experience and prepares students for college and beyond.

WHY HIRE REFUGEES? Click here for a quick guide to how IRCO can help you hire refugees!


Employment Placement and Business Services

Are you an employer interested in hiring from our pool of candidates?

Are you an employer interested in being a worksite for youth and adult short-term internships?

IRCO's External Job Board

Career Pathway Training & Employment Programs: |

Do you want to start a new career or need help with job placement?

Click here for our program brochure

CommunityWorks Project: 971.673.0742

Are you a TANF recipient looking for help preparing for or finding employment?

CWP provides individualized support, including coaching, skill-building, barrier removals, and connections to employers.

Employers, we can help you hire motivated team members.

Youth Career Pathway & Employment

Contact Email:

Are you a young person (17-24) interested in a career in Healthcare, Construction, IT Technology, or Manufacturing?

Fill out this short form to learn more.

YouthWorks (Short-Term Work Experiences for Youth)

Hire a young person as an intern

Contact Email:

PDX Metro Works (Short-Term Work Experiences for adults) - -

WorkSource Portland Metro N/NE - - 971.271.6594

Are you looking for work-ready workshops and scholarships for short-term occupational training?

Healthcare Interpreter Training: Vanloeun Ping | | 971.271.6480

Find out more about our Healthcare Interpreter Training here.

Join the businesses who have signed the pledge to hire, welcome, or support refugees: WE HIRE REFUGEES