Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center

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Portland Community College Metro Center specializes in working with participants that are receiving public assistance to attain necessary skills for employment. Our employment and training programs are designed to help people develop their skill set and position them to be competitive for family wage jobs. We have established fantastic relationships with local training providers and employers to provide our customers the tools and resources needed to achieve their career goals. Several participants have successfully found employment and have pursued higher education as a result of Vocational Training Programs. We offer services, workshops, one-on-one assistance, and host weekly job fair and hiring events.

We offer a wide variety of workforce development programs and services for those seeking employment. See a full list of our program offerings, visit our TANF Participant programs and Community Education and Health Services pages.

Workforce Navigator / Employment & Training Advisor

Mulu Terefe is our local Workforce Navigator / Employment & Training Advisor. Assisting people in need of brushing up on their résumé skills, connecting with job opportunities, and learning how to develop the skills needed by today’s employers. Make your appointment today!

971-722-2140 Office phone
503-969-2769 Cell phone

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Employment Marketplace

Every Friday, 9-10:30am, PMWTC Bldg 2

Weekly job fair featuring presentations by employers to match job seekers’ skills and abilities with employers’ immediate job openings. Meet employers face to face and engage in hiring-related Q & A.

Employment Marketplace details and schedule »

Get in touch

  • Call us: 971-722-2000
  • Email us: pmwtcrooms-group@pcc.edu
  • Visit us: 5600 NE 42nd, Portland, OR 97218
    • TriMet bus lines 72 and 75
  • For more information about employment opportunities, sign up for our Email News Flash
Business Services

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Our Programs and Services

We offer a wide variety of options for those seeking employment. See a full list on our programs and services pages.

Local Job Fairs & Hiring Events


Steps to Success



OHP Health Coverage Basics Education Presentation

Have questions about health coverage?

  • Understand your OHP Benefits
  • When and how to use your OHP Benefits
  • Your patient rights

Join us at PCC Metro Center Tuesday - June, 18th, 2019 from 10am - 11:30am

Please call if you plan to attend 971-722-2000

Presented by Cascade AIDS Project Benefits Navigators: Colin Sanders & Jay Housgard


TriMet Veterans & Community Career Networking Event

TriMet will be recruiting for Drivers, Service Workers & apprenticeship programs.

Presented by TriMet, Worksource and PCC Metro Center.

  • Date: Thursday, June 27 2019
  • Time: 11am-3pm
  • Location: PMWTC

For more information, contact Eddie Lincoln, or download the event flyer.