Through key partnerships and a vibrant portfolio of programs and initiatives, Partner4Work commits to building a thriving workforce in the Pittsburgh area. These key programs can help increase opportunity for those with barriers to employment; help young people learn about career paths and dream big about their future careers; and help regional businesses grow for generations to come.
Pittsburgh Works is a groundbreaking collaborative that links more than 80 local and regional programs, committed to the goal of connecting the region's job seekers and businesses. Pittsburgh Works is a cornerstone of Partner4Work’s efforts to connect job seekers and businesses.
Learn and Earn is a summer jobs program delivered jointly by the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, and Partner4Work. The 6-week paid program is open to young people ages 14 to 21 who meet certain income and other eligibility requirements.
TechHire Pittsburgh is an initiative aimed at bridging the digital skills divide in the region. One of the key components of this initiative offers unemployed or underemployed adults the opportunity to learn coding languages and to qualify as either a Web Developer or Quality Assurance Analyst.
Western Pennsylvania's veterans have served their country and deserve a bright future. The Veterans Value Initiative (VVI) honors our region's service men and women by providing enhanced career services and suitable training opportunities to out-of-work veterans. VVI works with employers and unemployed vets to match qualified individuals, as well as to train veterans who need additional skills in order to be hired.
Microcredentials are short-term, skill-specific trainings to help link job seekers with high-demand jobs in growing sectors of the regional economy. Partner4Work, with the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), supports pilot microcredential programs in fields that are projected to grow in our region at nearly four times the national average in the next decade.
Partner4Work is a partner in the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI), a federal program being implemented locally in the Larimer and East Liberty neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. CNI uses a holistic approach to transform distressed communities through housing, workforce initiatives, and community development.
Whether you’re looking to start or advance your career or grow your business, PA CareerLink® Pittsburgh/Allegheny County can help you achieve your goals. With two main locations and an affiliate center, PA CareerLink® Pittsburgh/Allegheny County is a one-stop destination for businesses and job seekers alike.
Success tomorrow depends on our investments today. Partner4Work is committed to the young adults of the Pittsburgh region and maintains strong partnerships with numerous organizations to ensure every young person in the Pittsburgh region has the opportunity to thrive.
Partner4Work regularly seeks collaborators who are ready to dig in and get to work on improving the region’s workforce. One such endeavor is called Sectoral Partnerships, which invites businesses and other organizations to join Partner4Work in developing workforce capacity and diversity as they grow.
Partner4Work's Transitional Jobs (TJ) program helps those with significant barriers to employment build a solid work history. TJ consists of short-term paid work opportunities that are focused in culinary arts, masonry, and welding, all of which are high-demand skills in Pittsburgh's regional economy.
Funded by the US Department of Labor, the Training to Work program connects people in work release or home confinement programs with the opportunity to train for a career in a high-demand industry.
Quick Train for Jobs is Partner4Work's series of short-term, employer-driven training opportunities designed to bridge the supply-demand mismatch. These opportunities are custom designed around the needs of a given business or industry and provide trainees with the skills to obtain well-paying jobs in fields that are actively employing people.