In collaboration with Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh, Partner4Work tapped 26 organizations to serve as Learn & Earn providers for 2017. In total these organizations are poised to provide summer job experiences for nearly 2,000 young people in the city and county.
Learn & Earn is a 6-week summer work program for teens and young adults ages 14-21. Participating interns earn money, gain valuable work experience, and develop the soft skills necessary to help them become college and career ready. Provider organizations deliver the work experiences in a range of high-growth industries and occupations.
2017 Learn & Earn Program Providers and Work Site Locations
- Homewood Children's Village - Homewood
- Student Conservation Association -Squirrel Hill, Oakland, North Side, South Side, South Park
- Pittsburgh Public Schools - North Side, Oakland, Brookline, Downtown, Hill District
- Auberle - McKeesport, Glassport, Duquesne, Munhall, Mon Valley
- Braddock Youth Project - Braddock and Wilkinsburg
- Youth Enrichment Services - East Liberty, Homewood, Shadyside, Lawrenceville
- Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation - Garfield and other city neighborhoods
- Holy Family Academy - Downtown, North Side, Hill District, South Side; Emsworth
- Goodwill of Southwestern PA - Arlington, Banksville, Brookline, Downtown, East Liberty, Hill District, Lawrenceville, Lincoln-Lemington, North Side, Polish Hill, South Side, Uptown, West End; Baldwin, Braddock, Carnegie, Duquesne, Homestead, McKees Rocks, McKeesport, Monroeville, Munhall, North Versailles, Penn Hills, Rankin, Robinson, Sto-Rox, Whitehall, Wilkinsburg
- Jewish Family and Children's Services - Squirrel Hill, North Side, Point Breeze; Brentwood, Baldwin, Whitehall, Jefferson Hills
- Garfield Jubilee Association - Garfield
- Legacy Arts Project - Point Breeze, Homewood, Bloomfield
- ResCare - North Side, South Side, Oakland, Mt. Washington, Belzhoover, Hill District, Homewood, East Liberty, Lawrenceville; McKees Rocks
- Center That Cares - Hill District
- PHASE 4 Learning Center - Multiple City neighborhoods; Braddock, McKeesport, Clairton, Homestead, Dravosburg, Allison Park, Wilkinsburg, Scott Township, Monroeville, Penn Hills
- Gwen's Girls - North Side, Garfield, Downtown; Clairton
- Focus on Renewal - McKees Rocks
- Penn State University - Hill District
- Community Empowerment Association - Homewood, Hill District
- Life'sWork of Western PA - Uptown, Downtown, Shadyside, East Liberty; Sewickley
- YouthPlaces - North Side, Beltzhoover, Hazelwood, Homewood; McKees Rocks, Wilkinsburg, East Hills, Clairton, Duquesne, McKeesport
- 100 Black Men - Oakland, Downtown; Greentree
- Forbes Road Career and Technology Center - Monroeville
- Urbankind Institute - Mount Oliver
- Kanmas - Garfield, Oakland, Uptown
In addition to the program providers, Partner4Work contracted with 12 organizations to provide application support in 19 locations. Application support sites provide outreach, technology and staff support to help young people complete the online application.
Application support providers include Auberle, Braddock Carnegie Library, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Center That Cares, Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center, Focus on Renewal, Goodwill of Southwestern PA, Neighborhood Learning Alliance, Oakland Planning and Development Corporation, PHASE 4, Youth Enrichment Services, YouthPlaces. A map of the application support sites can be found at the Learn & Earn Where to go for help page.
Nationally recognized for innovation, Partner4Work delivers workforce solutions for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to ensure the current and future needs of businesses and job seekers are met. As stewards of more than $20 million in public and private workforce funds, Partner4Work oversees and funds workforce programs for adults, dislocated workers and youth; educates the community through robust labor market analytics; and implements innovative solutions to the region's systemic workforce challenges. Partner4Work bridges the gap between people looking for work and companies in need of talent. More information is available at www.partner4work.org.