Columbia Gorge Career Connect

About the Collaborative

Columbia Gorge Career Connect is a cross-sector, bi-state effort to increase career connected learning opportunities for youth in Hood River, Wasco, Gilliam, Sherman, Wheeler, Klickitat, and Skamania counties. 

Gorge Goals

Career connected learning in the Gorge includes: 

  • Career Awareness & Exploration (Learning ABOUT Work)

    • Guest speakers​

    • Worksite tours

    • Career expos​​​​

  • Career Preparation (Learning THROUGH Work)​

    • Industry challenge projects​

    • Internships for academic credit

How to Contribute

Oregon Community Foundation awarded a matching grant to help launch this effort. In order to maximize the amount awarded to our region, we need to raise $55,000 in donations and at least 718 of pledged volunteer hours by June 30, 2021

Complete this Google Form or download and fill out the Word Doc version to indicate your desired level of engagement. 

To give a financial donation, visit our donation page.

For more details, visit our Columbia Gorge Career Connect FAQs

Lead Partners

Columbia Gorge


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400 E Scenic Dr #207

The Dalles, OR 97058

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