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!


Refugee Employment Programs:
Are you an employer interested in hiring refugees and immigrants?

Career Pathway Training & Employment Programs: Leisl Wehmueller | | 971.271.6461
Do you want to start a new career or need help with job placement?
Click here for our program brochure

CommunityWorks Project: Colina Cole | | 503.997.9085

Immigrant Nurse Credentialing Program: Cathy Boucher |
Are you an experienced nurse from outside the U.S. who wants to re-enter the nursing field?
Click here for the INC Program flyer

IRCO NextGen: Stefanie Diaz-Zavala | | 971.271.6471
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.

SummerWorks (Short-Term Work Experience for Youth): Kathleen Bailey | | 971.271.6437

Do you want to hire a young person as an intern?

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