East Cascades Works is an equal opportunity employer, primarily financed with funds provided through the Higher Education Coordinating Commission and from the U.S. Department of Labor. Auxiliary aids and services and alternate formats are available to individuals with disabilities, TTY/TDD – dial 711 toll free relay service or access online at www.sprint.relayonline.com.  Language services are available at no cost to individuals with limited English proficiency upon request.  

COVID-19 NOTICE- All in person meetings are postponed until further notice. All EC Works meetings shall be conducted virtually. Should you wish to participate, please contact stephaniet@ecworks.org.

Executive Committee Meetings - via zoom

The Second Tuesday of Each Month at 8:30am

Full Board Meetings - via zoom

Quarterly on the Fourth Wednesday of the month following the end of the quarter from 11:30am-1:30pm

All East Cascades Works Executive Committee Meetings and Full Board Meetings are open to the public without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. With 48 hours notice, EC Works will make all reasonable accommodations for any person with barriers to access including, but not limited to, interpreting services. Please contact stephaniet@ecworks.org within 48 hours of the meeting date for further details or assistance.

All meeting packets, including approved meeting minutes from the previous meeting, are posted within a reasonable time frame to the "Official Meeting Record" page.

Contact us

Telephone 541-213-0684

East Cascades Works

334 NE Hawthorne Ave.

Bend, Oregon 97701


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​September is Workforce Development Month! This is a time when states, communities and workforce development boards across the country can join efforts to recognize the contributions of the workforce professionals, partners and local leaders who support their communities. 

Help us spread the word and encourage Congress to provide funding by posting to social media channels: Join me in celebrating #WkDevMonth and take action in support of #WkDevFunding. Workforce development has never been more important! 

You can visit www.nawb.org for more information or click here to take action!

​2021 WORKing Together Conference: November 2 & 3 - Riverhouse on the Deschutes, Bend, OR

Are you ready to collaborate and innovate to rebuild Oregon’s workforce?

It’s been a challenging time - a global pandemic and devastating wildfires have sidelined many workers and impacted our businesses. Now we must find new ways to come back together to rebuild our workforce - the way we learn and the way we partner!
Let’s come together in person to connect with fellow leaders in workforce development, business and education, elected officials from throughout the State, and ...well... everyone.  Learn more about how to manage change and innovation in workforce development during these times. Let’s rebuild together!

Learn More here including our key note speakers and planned agenda.

WORKing Together Conference 2021 will be held in Bend, Oregon at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes.  Come and enjoy some sunshine on the Deschutes River with like-minded leaders. 

We hope you will join us.
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The safety of attendees and staff remains our top priority. WORKing Together Conference organizers are in regular communication with local health and public safety officials and will follow current recommendations and guidelines in place at the time of the conference. As the event dates approach, attendees will receive regular updates with important information regarding safety policies and procedures before entering the Riverhouse Conference Center.

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