Job Training Programs

  • Opportunities to earn while you learn.

    Average time to degree: 1-2 years   

    Possible degrees: Certificate, Associate



    • Service Learning: Paid volunteer opportunities across the country and overseas. These include AmeriCorps and Peace Corps. Many offer student loan repayment options.

    • Job Corps: A free education and training program for low-income youth. Locations in Oregon include Astoria, Estacada, Glide, Portland, Troutdale, and Yachats.

    • NW Youth Corps: An education and job-training experience that helps youth and young adults from diverse backgrounds develop the skills they need to lead full and productive lives. Programs include residential conservation crews, local community crews, an internship program, and LGBTQ and Spanish-speaking crew opportunities.

Job Training Resources