Involve: Employers Inspire the Northern California Workforce
for positive impacts in the economy and the community


NCCPA’s Inspire Northern California brings together employers, online career coaches, community organizations and schools with a shared goal of helping people reach their goals and improving the workforce pipeline in Solano, Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino and Lake Counties. Employers are absolutely vital to developing a robust talent pipeline in this region through participation in and the development of work-based learning programs, career mentorship and partnerships with schools. Inspire Northern California provides a venue and a framework for employer relationships with secondary and post-secondary educational institutions across the region.


Make a lasting Impact!


Inspire Northern California serves as a central hub for those opportunities where students and educators can find and apply for work-based learning.


Benefits include:



  • Increase your business’ visibility and highlight your community involvement

  • Promote careers that are available in the NCCPA Region and help students realize that there are many opportunities in your community

  • Nurture your future workforce by connecting with them early in their career development

  • Bridge the skills gap of students coming out of high school by communicating what the real world needs

  • Help build Northern California into a workforce-strong and economically vibrant region

  • Positively affect and directly address the region’s drop-out, graduation and unemployment rates


Online Career Coaches:

  • Bridge the skills gap by answering student questions about careers

  • Help the next generation determine the right career and academic pathway for their future

  • Spend an hour or less per month – a small time commitment

  • Promote your career field to future talent

  • Give back to your community from your computer or smartphone – simply connect from your job site or desk




Want to inspire students to be college and career ready?

Enroll your company today to create a free employer profile that will reach your future talent!





Inspire Northern California Work-Based Learning Activities