Your Career

Need a job? Don’t have experience? Connect with a Career Advisor to explore your options!


Your Education

Get your high school diploma or GED! College is within your reach, let us help you get started.  You can do it!


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Want to gain hands-on experience to move you toward your goals?  What are you waiting for?  Check out these local events!


Is C-TEC For Me?

Want a job?  Want to be successful? Want to increase your earning potential? If you’re ready to get started, then C-TEC Youth Services may be for you! Here are some examples of how we can help:

  • One-on-one assistance from a personal Career Advisor
  • A detailed plan for how to achieve your goals
  • Education assistance to help you be successful in a school that meets your needs
  • Career exploration – we’ll fill you in on the high demand, high wage jobs and how to get them
  • Job training- get a job, keep that job, and start a career that you love
  • Work experience that you can put on your resume
  • Support services to assist with your personal needs so you can stay focused

If you’re motivated to get started, let’s go!

How do I apply?

About Us

C-TEC Youth Services is here to assist the emerging workforce (that’s you if you’re ages 16-24!) successfully prepare for a career.  We do that by providing individualized assistance that helps you set career goals and supporting you to meet those goals.  Sometimes all you need is a friendly, knowledgeable assistant to help you get started!  We’re also here to help navigate those bumps in the road that are bound to come up.   Our services are entirely free, and sometimes we can even help you pay for career related expenses!  So whether you need to finish your basic education, get a job, train for a career, or start college, we have the experience, knowledge, and to opportunities help you be successful.

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Unfortunately, not everyone qualifies for our assistance, so click here to see if you may qualify:

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Remembering Jamie Adams~

It’s with heavy hearts and sadness that we share some news about one of our CTEC family members. Jamie Adams, a CTEC Advisor for over 13 years, passed away unexpectedly recently. Jamie was a tireless advocate for youth in Clackamas County, touching the lives of hundreds of youth and families. Her quiet strength, compassion, and integrity earned the respect of youth and colleagues alike.

Jamie was a mother to an 8 year old son, wife, and a beloved daughter, sister, and friend. She was a devoted community activist, feminist, and Timbers Fan. She will be deeply missed.

She appreciated each and every one of her relationships with CTEC participants and their families, colleagues, and community members. If you would like to share your condolences, memories, and thoughts about Jamie, you can at . These will be compiled and shared with her family.

Please help us to share this news with others who knew Jamie. You can share this post as you see appropriate.

With deep sadness, CTEC Team.
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Downtown Oregon City has just been upgraded to level 2 evacuation. Stay safe and be ready!

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HOWTO is a training and job search program created to diversify, expand, and strengthen the health professional workforce in Clackamas County, Oregon.

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.

For more information, contact Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization at 503.374.5223 or email Manawin Or at

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Timeline PhotosClackamas Community College #CNC Operator Training Program is OPEN for registration. Classes start September 28, 2020 - scholarships are available!

This accelerated one-term program is designed to prepare students for employment as a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator. The training will provide skills required to fill open, in demand, technical positions within the precision machining sector. With continued education and training. CNC Operators can advance to CNC Set-Up #Technicians, CNC #Programmers & Precision #Machinists.

Email for more information & an invitation two one of two online informational sessions. Starting wages after program completion are between $15 and $20 per hour.

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