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SWC Receives $2M in Childcare Funding to Support Under-Served Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Board of County Commissioners of Spokane County unanimously voted to provide SWC and its partners with American Rescue Plan Act funding. Spokane Workforce Council140 S Arthur St., Suite 300ASpokane, WA 99202 Contact: Victor Rapez-Betty, Communications Managervrapezb@spokaneworkforce.org | 808-429-6959 Spokane, WA – The Board of County Commissioners of Spokane County, Washington, voted …

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Trade Up 2 Construction Launches in Spokane County

We are excited to partner with the Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors and WorkSource Spokane to cultivate the constructing industry in Spokane County. On Wednesday, August 31, the Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors announced its new campaign Trade Up 2 Construction to recruit local workers into high-paying construction career opportunities, along with a release of …

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SWC Anticipates $1.5M in Childcare Funding to Support Under-Served Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: We’re committed to providing lower-income families with the childcare they need to focus on achieving their career goals. Spokane Workforce Council140 S Arthur St., Suite 300ASpokane, WA 99202 Contact: Victor Rapez-Betty, Communications Managervrapezb@spokaneworkforce.org | 808-429-6959 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Spokane, WA – The Spokane …

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Innovia Foundation Awards SWC $125K for Aspiring Underserved College Students 

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spokane Workforce Council140 S Arthur St., Suite 300ASpokane, WA 99202 Contact: Victor Rapez-Betty, Communications Managervrapezb@spokaneworkforce.org | 808-429-6959Innovia Foundation421 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 606Spokane, WA 99201-0402 | Innovia Foundation Website Contact: Brian Cobb, Marketing and Communications Managerbcobb@innovia.org | 509-624-2606 UDPATE, AUGUST …

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We are Hiring

The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) is seeking a full-time Office Assistant to join our small, high-performing team. This individual will ensure the smooth operation of our office by assisting with a variety of administrative and fiscal responsibilities. The ultimate goal of the day-to-day work is to ensure a robust talent pipeline for our regional economy. Remote …

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SWC Awarded New Grants to Support the Community

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Spokane, WA – The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) has been awarded two grants from Spokane County United Way that will support two of our centers, the Next Generation Zone and the Spokane Resource Center. The Next Generation Zone provides innovative career and education …

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Job Search Activities Reinstated for UI Benefits

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Spokane, WA – The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) is announcing that services are available across the WorkSource Spokane Campus to assist Unemployment Insurance (UI) recipients in completing the requirements of three weekly job search activities to remain eligible for  benefits.  As a part …

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KHQ Highlights (re)Employ Spokane Campaign

March 2, 2021 – In partnership with WorkSource Spokane, the SWC has launched the (re)Employ Spokane campaign, aimed at achieving economic recovery by helping to re-connect people who have had their lives disrupted by the pandemic with careers in in-demand industries. KHQ interviewed Kevin Williams, WorkSource Spokane’s One-Stop Operator, about this campaign and the services …

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SWC Seeking Quotes from Virtual Job Fair, Customer Relations Management Providers

The Spokane Workforce Council has issued a Request for Quotes to identify solutions to help us enhance our ability to serve customers in a virtual environment, both job-seeking and business customers. We are seeking to procure access to a web-based platform or platforms for Virtual Job Fairs and Customer Relations Management (CRM). Visit our Funding …

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(re)Employ Spokane: A Campaign Welcoming Unemployed Workers Back to the Workforce

Spokane, WA – The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC), WorkSource Spokane, and area businesses are partnering to launch (re)Employ Spokane, a campaign to help individuals whose careers have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign will direct individuals to immediate job openings, short-term career training opportunities, or postsecondary degree programs to pursue in-demand careers in …

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We are hiring a Program Coordinator for our childcare initiative!CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE JOB DETAILS
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