Helping employers and job seekers throughout Washington, Greene and Beaver counties

About Us

created in 1999 as a result of the Workforce Investment Act, a major piece of legislation that overhauled the nation’s federally-funded employment and training programs.

Workforce Delivery System

There are 4 PA CareerLinks® in the Southwest Corner. The centers all offer a full range of services to employers & job seekers. Visit the PA CareerLink® for all employment needs.

Resources

We contract with WIA Title I providers to deliver services to jobseekers and employers. These companies offer many services to residents of the Southwest Corner.

Community Announcements

Greene County Re-Entry Conference & Resource/Job Fair

Join us on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Greene County Fairgrounds for onsite appointments with employers, information on training, housing, and a lot more.  Call 724-229-5083 or email [email protected] to register.  Hosted by the Greene County Commissioners, Greene County Court of Common Pleas, and Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board.

More information can be found on the flyer below.

RFP RELEASED:

The Southwest Pennsylvania WIOA Planning Region, incorporating Allegheny County Workforce Development Area, City of Pittsburgh Workforce Development Area, Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area, Tri-County Workforce Development Area, and Westmoreland Fayette Workforce Development Area is soliciting proposals for an individual or organization with expertise in the development of a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Multi-Year Regional and Local Plans.  The successful proposer will have experience engaging multiple stakeholders in a planning process and capacity to draft multiple plans simultaneously within a proposed time frame.

Full instructions are detailed in the RFP, with proposals are due on or before 5:00 pm, February 24, 2017.

SW Planning Region Consultant RFP

RFP RELEASED:

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Washington, Greene and Beaver in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is releasing an RFP for office space.  The space will house the PA CareerLink® Greene County.  The deadline to respond to the RFP is Thursday, February 23, 2017 by 4:00 pm EST.   All information necessary to respond found in the RFP Document below:

PA CareerLink Greene County® RFP

More About Southwest Corner WDB

Other responsibilities include compiling local labor market information, selecting qualified organizations to operate WIA Title I programs, certifying training providers and programs that prepare individuals for high priority occupations, negotiating local performance standards, and convening industry cluster partnerships to address common workforce concerns facing employers.