Year-Round Youth Services are offered in the Southwest Corner. These services range from career guidance, internship opportunities, and employment services just to name a few.
Also, the Business Education Partnership (BEP) provides area youth with opportunities such as job shadowing and field trips to local businesses and the State Local Internship Program (SLIP) gives current college student and recent graduates access to high-level, paid internships with local companies.
To learn more about the providers and services, visit their youth services web page:
Beaver County – Job Training for Beaver County, Inc.
Greene and Washington Counties – Southwest Training Services, Inc.
Employment, Advancement, and Retention Network (EARN)
The Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. operates three EARN program sites in Washington and Greene County. All EARN programs are located within PA CareerLink centers in Washington, Donora, and Waynesburg, PA. Job Training for Beaver County, Inc. operates the EARN program for Beaver County within the PA CareerLink Beaver County. All referrals to the EARN program are from the Department of Human Services (DHS).
The mission of the EARN program is to address the needs of welfare and low income individuals with serious barriers to gaining and maintaining employment by providing comprehensive case management, remediation, job readiness, short term training, work activities, job placement, and job retention services.
A Local Management Committee (LMC) jointly manages EARN at a local level. The LMC is comprised of the local fiscal agent, PA CareerLink representatives, economic development, educational institutions, and the Department of Human Services.
Workforce Delivery System Activities
Detailed information on Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board partners, programs, and services are discussed at quarterly workforce board meetings.
County profiles, SCWDB plans, and meeting briefing books from the last four meetings are available to review at this link.
Link to an article about youth services in Washington and Greene Counties: Read More
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