Employment and Self-Sufficiency Programs

Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) and Employment and Self-Sufficiency Services

The JOBS program is Oregon's employment and self-sufficiency program for people on public assistance. Clients participating in employment and self-sufficiency services, receive ongoing screening, assessment and case management, while participating in activities such as life skills, basic education, job readiness or work experience that address barriers to self-sufficiency.

 Case Management

 Participation Tools

 Disabilities & Limitations 

 Jobs Plus

 Jobs Program 

 National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Toolkit 

 Parent As Scholars

 Re-engagement/Disqualifications

 Support Services

 Vocational Training

JOBS Program

 Client Information & Marketing Brochures

 FLSA Chart (2015) PDF file

 FLSA Chart (2016) PDF file

 FLSA Chart, effective 7/1/16 PDF file New

 FLSA Calculator (2015) (XLSX)

 FLSA Calculator (2016) (XLSX)

 FLSA Calculator, effective 7/1/16 (XLSX) New

 Forms

 JOBS Activities and Support Services Quick Reference GuidePDF file New

 JOBS Activity Guidelines - August 2016PDF file New

 JOBS Program Overview

 JOBS Program Reports

 JOBS Status and Exemption Coding

 Marijuana industry and the JOBS ProgramPDF file New

 Oregon's Submitted Work Verification Plan - July 2016PDF file New

 TANF Federal Participation Requirements

 TANF Placement Criteria

 Tax Credit Summary - 2011 PDF file

 Voluntary Work Experience SAIF Claims PDF file Last updated February 2016

Participation Tools - Central Office Developed

 ELearning Options New

 Participation Tool Kit New

 JPI ProcessPDF file New

 J82 Process PDF file New

 ELearning PDF file New

 Attendance Verification for Non-Contracted Activities New

 Attendance Reporting Calendar PDF file New

 Virtual Case ReviewPDF file New

 Supplemental ActivitiesPDF file New

 Checklist Verification IssuesPDF file New

 TRACS Attendance 2015 Calendar PDF file

 TRACS Attendance 2016 Calendar New

Work Verification Point Emails

 Child Care JOBS Support Service Payments New

 Fall 2016 JOBS Disqualification Reviews New

 J82 Cases and Coding New

 JOBS Activity Guide updates as of 11-3-2015 New

 JOBS DQ NOTM (7873) updated 12-31-15 New

 Obtaining LD Assessment from WOU 12-30-2015 New

 Obtaining LD Assessment from WOU 12-30-2015 New

 QRG Update - Marijuana/JOBS Home Visits New

 TANF Hot Topics July Policy New

 TANF Hot Topics TRACS & ERDC New

 JOBS Engagement Notices New

 Transportation Support Service Payments New


Participation Tools - Field Developed

 

Work Verification Plan JOBS Audits

 Work Verification Plan JOBS Audit - FY 2014

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JOBS Status and Exemption Coding

PDF available for printing PDF file

Summary of Validated TANF Placement Criteria

PDF available for printing PDF file

A. There must be an open plan on the day that a placement is recorded.

  • If placement is recorded after plan ends, it does not count.
  • If placement is recorded before plan begins, it does not count.
  • If there has never been a plan, it does not count.

B. Placements must meet one of these six validated (qualifying change) conditions:

  1. There is a reduction in the grant from the prior month. (case was 2,82 CP in prior month and in current month)
  2. Case has gone from 2, 82 CP/VP in prior month to CL or NA in current month
  3. Case has gone from 2, 82 CP/VP in prior month to M5/P2, CP/VP
  4. Case has gone from P2 with ASM NR to P2 without ASM NR
  5. Case has gone from P2 ASM in prior month (open Assessment date on JAS) to M5/P2 not ASM (Assessment has end date) in current month
  6. NEW 4/26/2007: Case has gone from 2,82 VP with a PLS NR to either M5/P2 VP or closes

C. Every placement will be subjected to the above tests in the month in which they're recorded, AND in the following three months. If they do not meet any of the tests during those four monthly trials, they are then placed in a not counted file.

D. Placements are counted in the month they are validated. So, a "January" placement is one that may have been recorded in Oct, Nov, Dec, or Jan, and was validated by one of the above six steps, in January.

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JOBS Program Reports

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Forms

  • JOBS Referral For Services (DHS 7841)
  • JOBS Appointment Notice (DHS 7849)
  • JOBS Supervised Homework Attendance Report (DHS 7862)
  • Education and Training Report (DHS 7861)
  • TRACS Attendance Report (DHS 7865)
  • Job Search Verification (DHS 475)
  • Your "microenterprise" and the JOBS Program (DHS 7801)
  • Letter of Documentation of Need to Care for Disabled Family Member (DHS 7785)
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Vocational Training

Forms

  • Vocational Training (VT) Application Packet (DHS 7786)
  • Vocational Training Guidelines (DHS 7789D)
  • Budget Information Worksheet (DHS 7788G)
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Disabilities & Limitations

Forms

  • Comprehensive Psychiatric or Psychologcial Evlauation (DMAP 729A)
  • Employability Screening Tool (DHS 7823A)
  • Learning Needs Screening (DHS 421)
  • Mental Residual Function Capacity Report (DMAP 729F)
  • Physical Residual Function Capacity Report (DMAP 729E)
  • Rating of Impairment Severity Report (DMAP 729G)
  • SFPSS Program Referral to Disability Analyst (DHS 7813)

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