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Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity


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Career Exploration, Training and Job Placement in the Healthcare Industry

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HOWTO is a training and job search program created to diversify and strengthen the healthcare industry. Each participant will work with a career coach to explore five career paths before choosing to pursue one.

Program services include financial assistance for training, transportation, and other related costs. Participants will also receive job search and placement assistance.


     • 18+ years or older

     • Legal to work in the United States


     • Reside around                         • Reside in Clackamas                         • Based on your

       Sandy, Canby,                            County and Self-                                  address, we

       Wemme, Colton,        OR           identify as a person of         OR           confirm that you live

       Estacada, Molalla,                      color, or refugee, or                             in Clackamas County,

       Beavercreek, or                          immigrant                                            and 10+ miles from

       Eagle Creek                                                                                            urban cities

 HOWTO Eligibility Assessment

Ready to learn more? Take a moment to review the eligibility before getting started.

Take the Eligibility Assessment.



College Financial Assistance  •  Career Coaching  •  Transportation  •  Uniforms  •  School Supplies •  Resume Writing  •  Interview Preparation  •  Job Placement Assistance


  • Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners
  • Home Health Aides
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Medication Aides
  • Nursing Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Orderlies
  • Psychiatric Aids
  • Registered Nurses


  • Dietetic Technicians
  • Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Psychiatric Technicians
  • Respiratory Therapy Technicians
  • Surgical Technologists
  • Veterinary Technologists & Technicians


  • Booking, Accounting & Auditing Clerks
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Executive Secretaries
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Medical Equipment Repairers
  • Medical & Health Service Managers
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Office Clerks
  • Receptionists & Information Clerks
  • Secretaries & Administrative Assistants


  • Computer & Information Systems Managers
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Computer Network Support Specialists
  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Data Administrators
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Medical Records & Health Information Technicians
  • Network & Computer Systems Administrators
  • Software Developers - Applications
  • Software Developers - System Software
  • Web Developers


  • Athletic Trainers
  • Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians
  • Dental Assistants
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Education/Guidance/School & Vocational Counselors
  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Genetic Counselors
  • Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Workers
  • Healthcare Support Workers
  • Health Technologists & Technicians
  • Hearing Aid Specialists
  • Laboratory Animal Caretakers
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Equipment Preparers
  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapy Aids
  • Orthotists & Prosthetists
  • Pharmacy Aides
  • Phlebotomists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Physical Therapy Aids
  • Radiation Therapists
  • Radiologic Technologists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors
  • Veterinary Assistants

HOWTO Participants Must Cropped

This program is funded by the Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity Grant Program (HOWTO). HOWTO is administered under the direction of the Oregon Health Policy Board in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority and OHSU. For more information, visit

WorkSource Oregon is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services, and alternate formats are available to individuals with disabilties and language services to individuals with limited English proficiency free of cost upon request. TTY/TDD - dial 7-1-1 toll free relay service. Access free online relay service at:

WorkSource Oregon es un programa que respeta la igualdad de oportunidades. Disponemos de servicios o ayudas auxiliares, formatos alternos para personas con discapacidades y asistencia de idiomas para personas con conocimiento limitado del inglés, a pedido y sin costo. Llame al 7-1-1 para asistencia gratuita TTY/TDD para personas con dificultades auditivas. Obtenga acceso gratis en Internet or medio del iguiente sitio:

To learn more about HOWTO, contact Josie San Diego-Bowman, Career Coach at Northwest Family Services, at 971-312-7485 or

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