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

SCWDB Executive Board Meeting Announcement

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Washington, Greene and Beaver in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is announcing an executive committee meeting on Monday, October 23, 2017.

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board executive committee meeting will be held at 2:30 pm at the Washington Greene County Job Training Agency main office in Washington, PA.

Please note that in the event that a meeting date may be cancelled, a public notice will be listed. All current information can be found at www.southwestcornerwdb.com. Interested attendees can obtain information by contacting Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. 351 West Beau Street, Suite 300 Washington, PA 15301 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at (724) 229-5083.

RFP for Office Space Releases

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Beaver, Greene, and Washington in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is releasing an RFP for office space. The space will house the PA CareerLink® Washington County. The deadline to respond to the RFP is Friday, November 10, 2017 by 4:00 pm EST. Interested Offerors can receive a copy of the RFP and all space requirements by downloading it here or by contacting SCWDB main office at 351 West Beau Street, Suite 300 Washington, PA 15301 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at (724) 229-5083.

Apprenticeship Readiness Program

Interested in a career in the Building Trades? Want to get a head-start on acceptance into one of 16 local trade unions?  Visit your local PA CareerLink office – ask for ARP application or call 724-728-4860, or visit this link for more information and a flyer on the program.  NEXT CLASS STARTS OCTOBER 16, 2017 at CCAC WASHINGTON CAMPUS

PA CareerLink Beaver County Annual Job & Career Fair – Uniting Talent With Opportunity

Join us and participate in the upcoming Annual Job & Career Fair on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 10am – 2pm at the Beaver Valley Mall (Planet Fitness corridor).  Bring your resume and network with a collection of the region’s biggest employers and find your new job or next career!  Please visit the event listing for a flyer and more information for job seekers and employers.

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.