Creating Positive Impacts for
Lane County’s Workforce
As a result of the Lane Workforce Partnership’s $1.5 million dollar investment, and our partnership with the Oregon Employment Department over 18,000 Lane County residents received job search assistance through WorkSource Lane between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.
WorkSource Lane Training Scholarships
Through the investments made by the Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors, 58 people received federally funded training scholarships through WorkSource Lane between July, 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Awards ranged from $3,000 – $5,000 to assist with tuition payments.
Scholarship participants were able to access training programs at Lane Community College, IITR Truck Driving School, and other trade schools to pursue degrees in the following programs: Business Administration, Computer Technology, Truck Driving, Energy Management, Culinary Arts, Fabrication/Welding and more.
WorkSource Lane On-the-Job Training Program (OJT)
As a proven job placement and retention strategy, investments made by Lane Workforce Partnership in the OJT program placed 122 job seekers into permanent positions with local employers between July 1, 2017 and June 30 2018. Of the people placed into employment, 116 earned more than $12 an hour; 60 earned more than $15 an hour; and 22 earned more than $20 an hour.