Eastern Oregon has a qualified labor pool that contributes to a healthy local economy.
To connect eastern Oregon employers, individuals, and communities to address shared workforce challenges and leverage opportunities collaboratively.
Customer-Centric Goal: Coordinate a customer-centric workforce system that is easily accessible, highly effective, and simple to understand.
Qualified Workforce Goal: Guide and support efforts to prepare and deliver a workforce qualified to enter and advance in high-wage and high-demand jobs.
Business Solutions Goal: Work with businesses and community partners to identify and provide customized workforce solutions to help area businesses thrive.
Emerging Workforce Goal: Collaborate with businesses and support partners to provide young people with information, education and experiences that engage their interests, spur further career development, and connect them to employers.
Welcome to the heart of collaboration and growth in eastern Oregon! At the Eastern Oregon Workforce Board (EOWB), our vision goes beyond mere economic prosperity – we envision a region where a qualified labor pool contributes to a thriving local economy.
Our mission is deeply rooted in connection – to each other, our communities, and the shared challenges and opportunities we face. EOWB is the bridge that links employers, individuals, and communities in a dynamic tapestry of workforce empowerment.
Our commitment to eastern Oregonians is reflected in our long-term goals, each designed with our region at the center. We dream of a future where navigating workforce systems is effortless and effective, a world where a qualified workforce stands as a testament to our dedication, and where businesses flourish through customized solutions that we create hand in hand.
The young minds of tomorrow are not forgotten in our journey. We stand as mentors, providing them with the tools they need to grow, connecting their passions to the right opportunities, and setting the stage for their journey into the professional world.
EOWB is not just an institution – we're a partner, a resource, a guide for eastern Oregonians’ path to success. From connecting you to job assistance to tailored training, internships to grant funding, we're here to propel you forward. We believe in eastern Oregon's potential, and through collaboration with business leaders and community advocates, we bring that potential to life.
As a proud partner of WorkSource Oregon and a hub for innovative partnerships, we stand united with other businesses, schools, and communities, transforming challenges into opportunities, and dreams into reality. Join us in building a future that’s prosperous, vibrant, and uniquely eastern Oregon.
Let's grow together, let's thrive together, let's shape Eastern Oregon's future together.