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

RFP for Office Space EXTENDED

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 EXTENDING THE SUBMISSION PERIOD for an RFP for office space. The space will house the PA CareerLink® Washington County. The deadline to respond to the RFP is Thursday, December 28, 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.

ATTENTION COAL MINERS

An exciting opportunity is here to access a training program to build a career in the natural gas utility and pipeline business.  The training is free, companies are hiring and the careers are rewarding.

The first round of classes start November 30th and January 8th at the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council in Freeport, PA and on January 15th at Belmont College in St. Clairsville, OH.

Visit here for more information and to download an application.

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 NOVEMBER 13, 2017 at CCAC WASHINGTON CAMPUS

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.