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Goodwill Financial Opportunity Center (FOC)

The Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) at Northside Common Ministries aims to help local families achieve financial stability. Our on-site income supports specialist is available to help you access food stamps, CHIP, Social Security Disability, Utility Assistance, and free tax preparation services. Financial Counseling is available to help you improve your credit and improve your budgeting. An on-site employment specialist is also available to assist in finding employment.
-CONTACT INFO:
North Common Ministries
1601 Brighton Road
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 323-1163
Financial Opportunity Center (FOC)

PASSAGES Providing Autism Support Services to Achieve Gainful Employment

PASSAGES provides assessment services, job readiness classes, job search assistance and placement services to individuals on the Autism Spectrum whose goal is find and keep competitive employment.
-CONTACT INFO:
118 52nd Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 632-1706
PASSAGES

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Goodwill provides a broad array of employment-related education and workforce development services to people with special needs or barriers to employment, including individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities, displaced workers, participants in welfare-to-work programs, people who are homeless, have limited work experience or education, job skills or training, veterans, youth and older workers, and people with criminal backgrounds.
-CONTACT INFO:
118 52nd Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 632-1706
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania Website

PITTSBURGH REGIONAL ALLIANCE: REGIONAL COMPANY SEARCH

Search for a company in the Pittsburgh region by name or choose from a dropdown list of communities.
Regional Company Search Online

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW: BUSINESS

Search the Pittsburgh Tribune Review for selected articles on Pittsburgh companies and industries from 1988 through the present. This site also provides useful links to different local resources (news, advertisements and further information).
Business Review Online

SMC BUSINESS COUNCIL

You can search for a member at the website of this organization of 1000’s of small businesses in Southwestern Pennsylvania. SMC can help you get connected to people, programs, and services you need to succeed in today’s rapidly changing market place. They serve smaller businesses of all kinds.
-CONTACT INFO:
George Westinghouse Research and Technology Park
1382 Beullah Rd, Bldg 801
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(412) 371-1500
SMC Business Council Website

PENNSYLVANIA STATE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

This site has information on all of the civil service exams and descriptions of what jobs can be done with high school degrees. They have online applications and many contact numbers.
PA State Civil Service Commission

——PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATOR OPPORTUNITIES——

PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Job Postings for the Pittsburgh Public Schools. This includes an online application for all sections of school work.
-CONTACT INFO:
3415 S. Bellefield Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 622-3500
Pittsburgh Public School System

ALLEGHENY INTERMEDIATE UNIT

Job listings for the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, an education service agency. Allows you to apply for head start teacher’s assistants, Speech Language Pathologists, Substitute Certified Special Education Teachers, Educational Interpreters, Substitute Instructional Assistants, and Head Start Child care aids.
-CONTACT INFO:
476 E Waterfront Dr.
Homestead, PA 15210
(412) 394-5700
Allegheny Intermediate Unit

PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATOR NET

Includes job postings for educators in eleven Western Pennsylvania counties. Also includes substitute postings.
-CONTACT INFO:
475 E. Waterfront
Homestead, PA 15120
(412) 394-4973
PA Educator Net Website

—–LOCATING PITTSBURGH COMPANIES——

THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

Serving Western Pennsylvania, the BBB has an online membership roster that you can search by company name, keyword, or browse by type of business. Provides contact information, type of entity, type of business, whether they are a member, and record of complaints filed against the business. Very useful if job search is performed with certain type of company already defined.
-CONTACT INFO:
300 Sixth Ave, Ste 100-UL
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 456-2700
Better Business Bureau Website

CARNEGIE LIBRARY of PITTSBURGH RESOURCE GUIDE

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh maintains a fairly comprehensive list of the web sites of local companies. There is also information on this site about print based resources for researching companies. It is possible to search though different companies, see profiles and contact information.
Resource Guide Online

GREATER PITTSBURGH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Search their Member Directory by name or category or browse alphabetically to obtain contact information and profile.
-CONTACT INFO:
Regional Enterprise Tower
425 Sixth Ave, Ste 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 392-1000
Chamber of Commerce

PITTSBURGH CAREER LINK

Contains information on upcoming careerfairs and seminars. It also includes a list of Pittsburgh CareerLink providers. They have sites in downtown Pittsburgh, Forest Hills, and Robinson Township, where trained staff offers visitors a wide range of materials, consultation services.
Pittsburgh CareerLink Website

PITTSBURGH COMPUTERWORK

Information Technology jobs in the Pittsburgh area. Free to post your resume. Also lists consulting and job contract offers.
Pittsburgh Computerwork Website

PITTSBURGH REGIONAL ALLIANCE-CAREER RESOURCE CENTER

Over 3,000 local job postings that are updated regularly. Lets you search jobs by words you would like to see in the description.
Pittsburgh Regional Career Resource Center Website

PITTSBURGH TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL

Provides job postings, resources and online listings of more than 1,500 member companies located in southwestern Pennsylvania. Posts tech jobs from entry-level to executive.
Pittsburgh Technology Council Website

WORK PITTSBURGH.COM

Local job site that allows searching by keyword and category. The site has job agents that will email you when jobs matching your criteria are posted.
Work Pittsburgh Website

THE WELCOMING CENTER FOR NEW PENNSYLVANIANS

Offers many services including job placement, job readiness training, legal clinics, social service referrals, public policy seminars, Project Bridging Cultures, and help for immigrant businesses.
The Welcoming Center’s Website

PITTSBURGH CRAIGSLIST

Large number of local jobs in all categories. You can search by occupation or for part-time jobs.
Craigslist Website

——GOVERNMENT and CIVIL SERVICE——

CITY OF PITTSBURGH EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

A complete listing of all currently available positions with the city of Pittsburgh. Here you can search jobs and apply online.
-CONTACT INFO:
414 Grant St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 255-2626
Pittsburgh City Employment

ALLEGHENY COUNTY JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Employment opportunities with Allegheny County which include a link to job opportunities in the Health Department. The site has an online application to be used for the jobs listed.
-CONTACT INFO:
542 Forbes Ave, Room 102
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 350-6830
Allegheny County Jobs

——TRAINING and PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE——

Compiled by Drs. Arnaldez, Cain, and Yoder, Residents at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Last updated on Mar 7th, 2007.

ALLEGHENY WORKS

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services / Office of Community Services provides job links and assistance for dislocated workers (those who lost a job secondary to plant closings or mass layoffs) and economically disadvantaged residents of Allegheny County. Offering job search, academic remediation, training, and support services. Career planning resources. Includes on-line application and links to similar sites where resumes can be posted.
-CONTACT INFO:
Service Center
One Smithfield Street, 2nd Floor
Downtown, United Way Service Center
(412) 350-6611, for dislocated workers,

OR

640 Braddock Ave,
Braddock, PA
(412) 273-6450, for training and employment
Allegheny Works’ Website

BIDWELL TRAINING CENTER

The Bidwell Training Center provides career training at no cost to qualified applicants. Non-profit, state supported career training includes medical careers, culinary arts, information sciences and business travel counselor. Also providing tutoring resources for GED attainment, reading and math skills in addition to other services. Attend information and testing sessions to apply.
-CONTACT INFO:
Manchester Bidwell Corp
1815 Metropolitan St
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(412) 323-4000, or (800) 516-1800.
Bidwell Training Center’s Website

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF PITTSBURGH

The Goodwill Literacy Initiative offers free job training, workforce development and workplace skills classes along with free and low cost computer classes. Sites throughout Southwestern PA.
-CONTACT INFO:
2600 E Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 481-9005
Goodwill Industries Website

PITTSBURGH JOB CORPS CENTER

The U.S. Labor Department’s free enterprise answer to skill training for disadvantaged youth, age 16-24. Get GED or vocational training. Live at the center or at home. Programs for youth with children available.
-CONTACT INFO:
7175 Highland Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(800) 473-5837
Pittsburgh Job Corps Website

YouthWorks a Program of Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

YouthWorks helps at-risk youth in the Greater Pittsburgh area become work-ready and career-focused. YouthWorks offers career exploration, work readiness training, internships, vocational training, mentoring, and more.
-CONTACT INFO:
401 Wood Street
Suite 1500
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Youth Works Website

NEW CENTURY CAREERS

New Century Careers offers tuition-free machinist, welder and electronic assembly training to high school graduates. Obtain teaching at community colleges throughout the region. Private and publicly funded.
-CONTACT INFO:
333 E Carson St, Ste 431
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 258-6620
New Century Careers Website

PENNSYLVANIA CONSERVATION CORPS (PCC)

PCC is a statewide program that offers work experience and job training to young people (ages 18-25) who complete conservation, recreation and historical preservation projects on the state’s public lands. Positions for all levels of training.
PCC Website

AMERICORPS

AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. Full-time members who complete their service earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $4,725 to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans. Members who serve part-time receive a partial Award.
-CONTACT INFO: (800) 942-2677
Americorps Website

——JOB SEARCH DATABASES——

PA CAREER LINK

CareerLink is an employment service provider for western Pennsylvania. The website provides one-stop employment services including a job search database.
PA CareerLink Website