Employment

Find a Job That’s Right for You

Programs that may help you find job opportunities and receive employment.

Young Adults

Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program

Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program provides a six-week summer employment opportunity, as well as work-readiness training, to disadvantaged youth, ages 14 to 21 years.


Pennsylvania CareerLink

Pennsylvania CareerLink helps people find jobs, create a resume, holds workshops, career counseling and other assistance to kickstart your career.


Partner4Work

Partner4Work is the workforce development organization that connects funding, expertise and opportunities for employers, job seekers, agencies, and policymakers to develop a thriving workforce in the Pittsburgh area.

Adults (18 Years and Older) Laid-off or in Low-Income Households

Self-Sufficiency Programs

Self-Sufficiency Programs is for adults who have barriers to getting or holding a job.


Pathway to Success in Healthcare

Pathway to Success in Healthcare is designed to help you enroll, complete and work in the field of Healthcare.


Pennsylvania CareerLink

Pennsylvania CareerLink helps people find jobs, create a resume, holds workshops, career counseling and other assistance to kickstart your career.


Partner4Work

Partner4Work is the workforce development organization that connects funding, expertise and opportunities for employers, job seekers, agencies, and policymakers to develop a thriving workforce in the Pittsburgh area.

Adults (55 Years and Older) in Low-Income Households

Pathway to Success in Healthcare

Pathway to Success in Healthcare is designed to help you enroll, complete and work in the field of Healthcare.


The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. For more information, please contact:

Adults with an Intellectual Disability and/or Autism

Employment OID

Contact Employment OID for more information.

  • Inform your support coordinator that you'd like to start working or volunteering.
Adults with Mental Illness

ACHIEVA’s Supported Employment

ACHIEVA’s Supported Employment will focus on community employment and participation opportunities as well as the businesses ACHIEVA currently operates: pallet manufacturing, packaging and assembly, landscaping and snow removal and cleaning and janitorial services.


Life’s Work of Western PA Career Connections

Life’s Work of Western PA Career Connections provides opportunity, employment and independence to more than 2,000 individuals each year. Life’s Work serves individuals with disabilities, both adults and youth, as well as people with other barriers to employment, including at-risk youth, single parents and people transitioning off public assistance.


Mercy Behavioral Health
1-877-637-2924 or Email

Mercy Behavioral Health offers many employment programs for adults with intellectual disabilities.


Milestone Centers, Inc.
412-243-3400

Milestone Centers, Inc. provides services since 1991 in all areas of Allegheny County, assists adults with a wide variety of behavioral health and intellectual challenges in securing and maintaining employment in the community.


Mon Yough Community Services, Inc., Supported Employment

Mon Yough Community Services, Inc., Supported Employment offers an array of day programs to support individuals with disabilities to obtain community participation, vocational, and employment opportunities.


Peoples Oakland
412-683-7140

Peoples Oakland is a private non-profit agency established by local residents as a community, planning and organizing agency.


Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR, Inc., Employment Services
412-461-4100

Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR, Inc., Employment Services offers ongoing support with no time restrictions and emphasizes full and active involvement of the individual in all phases of the process, emphasizing individual choice at all times.

Parents Who Receive TANF

Pathway to Success in Healthcare

Pathway to Success in Healthcare is designed to help you enroll, complete and work in the field of Healthcare.


EARN

Help keep your TANF benefits while working toward employment.

Individuals Who Receive SNAP

Pathway to Success in Healthcare

Pathway to Success in Healthcare is designed to help you enroll, complete and work in the field of Healthcare.


Work Ready SNAP

Are you unemployed or underemployed? Are you single, with no dependents and no disabilities? You may qualify for the Work Ready SNAP program.

Additional Resources

Career Opportunities with DHS

Career opportunities with DHS have an ongoing need to hire qualified Pennsylvanians to provide service and leadership for its varied and diverse programs.


Employment to Children in Low-Income Communities (KEYS)

Employment to children in low-income communities (KEYS) is the national service movement that provides thousands of American adults of all ages and backgrounds with an education award and real-world experience in exchange for a defined term of service.