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

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board Special Meeting Agenda can be reached by clicking here: SCWDB Meeting Agenda 06152022 . The public meeting will be held virtually via the Zoom platform at 8:00 AM on June 15, 2022. Interested attendees can obtain logon information by contacting Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. staff at [email protected] Please put “SCWDB Zoom Meeting Request” in the subject line of your email.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc., fiscal agent for the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, hereby extends an invitation to Certified Public Accounting firms to submit a statement of qualifications pertaining to your firm, relative to the audit of corporate funds for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 in accordance with the requirements contained in the following:

  1. Financial and Compliance Audit Guide for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
  2. GAO Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities, and Functions (Yellow Book).
  3. Guidelines for Financial and Compliance Audits of Federally Assisted Programs.
  4. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards established by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Request for additional information and instructions for preparation can be obtained by contacting:

Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc.

Mr. Ryan Russell

351 West Beau Street, Suite 300

Washington, PA 15301

[email protected]

724-229-5083

Your statement of qualifications and fee proposals must be received by the Agency at the above mentioned address no later than 3:00 pm on June 15, 2022.  The statement must be signed by an authorized official to bind the firm.

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda can be reached by clicking here: SCWDB Meeting Agenda 05312022.The public meeting will be held at 8:30 AM on May 31, 2022 at the Hilton Garden Inn – Southpointe.

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Officials meeting agenda can be reached by clicking here: Southwest Corner CLEO Agenda 050922. The public meeting will be held at 10:00 AM on May 9, 2022 in Room 704, Courthouse Square, Washington, PA.

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda can be reached by clicking here: SCWDB 02/22/2022 Meeting Agenda. The public meeting will be held virtually at 8:30 AM on February 22, 2022 on the Zoom platform. Interested attendees can obtain logon information by contacting Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. staff at [email protected] Please put “SCWDB Zoom Meeting Request” in the subject line of your email.

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Officials meeting agenda can be reached by clicking here: Southwest Corner CLEO Agenda 020822. The public meeting will be held at 10:00 AM on February 8, 2022 in Room 704, Courthouse Square, Washington, PA.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Beaver, Greene and Washington in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is making a change to its upcoming public meeting schedule due to room size availability at the originally scheduled venue and impacts from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In order to keep staff, partners, Commissioners, and Board Members safe, the meeting will be transitioned to the Zoom online platform. This change will affect:

  • The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board Quarterly Meeting – Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 8:30 am

As of this time, this is the only meeting being changed. This meeting is open to the public. Interested attendees can obtain logon information by contacting Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. staff at [email protected] Please put “SCWDB Zoom Meeting Request” in the subject line of your email.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Beaver, Greene and Washington in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is releasing its 2022 public meeting calendar.

The following Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board quarterly meetings will be held at 8:30 am at the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.  Meeting dates are as follows:

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Official Board meetings will be held at 10:00 am at Room 704 Courthouse Square, Washington, PA.  Meeting dates are as follows:

Monday, February 7, 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022

Monday, August 8, 2022

Monday, November 7, 2022

Please note that in the event that a meeting date may be changed or 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.

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda can be reached by clicking here: SCWDB Meeting Agenda 11-23-2021 The public meeting will be held at 8:30 AM on November 23, 2021 at the Hilton Garden Inn – Southpointe.

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Officials meeting agenda can be reached by clicking here: Southwest Corner CLEO Agenda 110821. The public meeting will be held at 10:00 AM on November 8, 2021 in Room 704, Courthouse Square, Washington, PA.

MEETING AGENDA

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda can be reached by clicking here: SCWDB Meeting 08242021 Agenda. The public meeting will be held at 8:30 AM on August 24, 2021 at the Hilton Garden Inn – Southpointe.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Beaver, Greene and Washington in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is making a change to its upcoming public meeting schedule due to a relaxation of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. The following meetings will be transitioned to in person meetings:

The following Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board quarterly meetings will be held at 8:30 am at the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.  Meeting dates are as follows:

-Tuesday, August 24, 2021

-Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Official Board meetings will be held at 10:00 am at Room 704 Courthouse Square, Washington, PA.  Meeting dates are as follows:

-Monday, August 9, 2021

-Monday, November 8, 2021

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 or by emailing at [email protected]

Public Notice – Request for Proposals

On behalf of the Commissioners of Beaver, Greene, and Washington Counties, the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, incorporating Beaver, Greene, and Washington Counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is soliciting proposals for services within the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area.  The following individual RFPs have been released:

  • Youth Services for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Transitional Aid for Needy Families (TANF) program for program year ’21 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022).
  • One-Stop Service Operators for PA CareerLink® centers in Beaver, Greene, and Washington Counties for the program year ’21 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022).  Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board envisions utilizing a consortium model of Operator delivery, fully explained within the RFP.

Interested service providers can obtain the request for proposal packages for either RFP 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 or by emailing a request to [email protected]

The information for the RFPs are also available at the following links:

PY’21 Youth Services RFP PDF WORD

PY’21 PA CareerLink® Operator RFP PDF WORD

Individual proposals are due on or before 4:00 pm, March 31, 2021.

Regional and Local Plan Released for Comment

The Southwest Corner WDB, in collaboration with our regional partners, is pleased to present WIOA Multi-Year Regional and Local Plans (PY2020 – PY2024), which have been posted for a 30-day public comment period from February 12 to March 14, 2021. 

These plans outline strategies for coordinated and collaborative service delivery among local boards and WIOA partners, both locally and regionally, within the public workforce development system. Additionally, the plans support the vision, strategic and operational goals of Governor Wolf as outlined in the PA WIOA Combined State Plan.

All comments on these planning documents should be submitted via email to [email protected]er4work.org.

Click here to view the plans – Link

Public Notice: 2021 Meeting Dates

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Beaver, Greene and Washington in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is releasing its 2021 public meeting calendar.

The following Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board quarterly meetings will be held at 8:30 am on the Zoom online platform due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Meeting dates are as follows:

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Official Board meetings will be held at 10:00 am on the Zoom online platform due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Meeting dates are as follows:

Monday, February 8, 2021

Monday, May 10, 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

Monday, November 8, 2021

Please note that in the event that a meeting may be cancelled or changed, a public notice will be listed.  Interested attendees can obtain meeting information by contacting Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. staff at [email protected]  Interested attendees can also 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.

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.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

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