Employer Services

At COIC, along with our WorkSource partners, we are committed to local employers to help build workforce skills. COIC offers employers a variety of services including Rapid Response, Career Readiness testing, On-the-Job Training, and other services. We offer the following to your business free of charge.

Rapid Response Assistance for Lay-Offs

On-site transition services and information to employees affected by a lay-off. COIC Employment Counselors and workforce specialists will be on-site to sign workers up for services and to answer questions. Rapid Response can be arranged with little notice in an effort to get information to employees as quickly as possible. For more info, contact Dana Dunlap at 541-388-6075 or email.

Rapid Response includes: Filing for Unemployment & Options, Career Planning/Assessments, Job Search Workshop Info, Veterans’ Services, and Trade Act Benefits.


On-the-Job Training (based on funding availability)

COIC provides reimbursement of up to 50% of trainee’s wages during training period with goal of unsubsidized employment. On-the-Job Training gives employees the opportunity to learn skills beyond what is available through pre-employment training. COIC staff maintains contact with both the employee and employer during the training period to ensure a successful transition. Click here for more info and availability.

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Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC)

1250 NE Bear Creek Rd.
Bend, OR 97701


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