Homework Assignments

Community Works Project suggests various activities for enrolled members to complete at their own pace. As our offices are closed until further notice to curb the spread of COVID-19, these assignments will be best completed from home, if members have access to a computer. 

General Instructions:

Please choose from the following list and complete the following activities for your JOBS participation hours in Supported Work step.  Hours can be also included in Job Logs for job search-related skills-building activities. Please email your answers to your Employment & Engagement Specialist by Friday, 5 pm.

We will continue to update this page, so please check back regularly.

Supported Work (SW) and Job Search (JO) Steps

Writing for and on the Job

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/writing-on-the-job/index.php

What was your favorite subject to read from this list of articles?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

 

Types of Resumes

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/resumes/types

What is the most important thing you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

Tips for Creating a Resume

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/resumes/tips

What are the two most important tips you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

 

What to Always Include in a Resume

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/resumes/what-to-include

What is the most important information you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

Tips for Completing a Job Application

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/resumes/types

What are the two most important tips you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

Creating a Cover Letter

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/resumes/creating-cover-letters

What is the most important information you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

 

Additional Tips for Creating Successful Resumes and Cover Letters

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/resumes/additional-tips

What are the two most important tips you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

 

Reading and Understanding Job Descriptions

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/writing-on-the-job/job-descriptions.php

What is the most important information you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

Tips for Completing a Job Application

https://www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/writing-on-the-job/job-application-tips.php

What are the two most important tips you learned from this article?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

 

How to Fill Out a Job Application

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/how-to-complete-a-job-application-2058589

Countable time for this activity: 1 hour

 

How to Apply for Jobs Online

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/how-to-apply-for-jobs-online-2061598

Countable time for this activity: 1 hour

 

Job Applications: Types, Forms, and Samples

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/job-application-form-sample-2061607

Countable time for this activity: 1 hour

 

Writing Assignment:

Please answer the following questions about your last 3-5 jobs:

  1. When was your last job?

  2. What was the name of your last employer?

  3. What was the job title?

  4. When did you start the job? (Month-year)

  5. When did you finish the job? (Month-year)

  6. Count 3 things you were responsible for.

  7. Why did the job end?

Countable time for this activity: 2 hours

 
English as a Second Language (ESL) Step

Please connect with the ESL Instructor for personalized assignments. 

Need help connecting? Ask your Employment & Engagement Specialist

 
Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Please connect with the Adult Basic Education Instructor for personalized assignments. Need help connecting? Ask your Employment & Engagement Specialist

 
Life Skills (LS) Step

Please connect with the Life Skills Instructor for personalized assignments. For online courses on how to improve your finances (budgeting, savings, banking, credit, etc. please see below). 

Need help connecting with the Life Skills Instructor? Ask your Employment & Engagement Specialist.

Free courses on Finances: earn certificates for each level you complete! Send your Employment & Engagement Specialist your certificate and earn 2 hours of participation for each level. https://moneysmartcbi.fdic.gov/​ (you will need to create a free account to access the content. Also available in Spanish). 

 

CONTACT US

(971) 331-4994

Two Locations:

DHS East County Family Service Center

11826 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR, 97220

Hours: 

Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:00

Friday 8:00 - 2:00

DHS Southeast Portland Office

8129 SE Malden St, Portland, OR, 97206

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:30-5:00

Friday: 8:30-12:00

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