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  • Learn and Earn participants largely satisfied by program

    Feb 4, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    In 2015, the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and 3RWIB partnered to deliver a first-of-its kind summer youth employment experience for youth. This six-week, paid summer youth employment program served about 1,900 youth and added more than $1.2 million in wages to the local economy. In this report, we detail the pespectives of the youth and adult providers and employers.

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  • 3RWIB responds to state's Combined Workforce Development Plan

    Feb 4, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    3RWIB's Board of Directors applauds Gov. Wolf's goals and vision for workforce development in Pennsylvania. We strongly believe strategic alignment at a local level will lead to a stronger, more nimble workforce development system that concurrently and effectively serves job seekers and employers. 

    Click to read 3RWIB's response to the state's workforce development plan.

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  • 3RWIB seeks a Chief Financial Officer

    Jan 6, 2016 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers

    3RWIB seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to direct and oversee all fiscal activities of 3RWIB, advise the CEO and other management personnel regarding fiscal matters and develop and implement strategies for continued financial health of 3RWIB. Click for more information.

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  • 3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board awarded $500,000 for regional veterans’ initiative

    Nov 10, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) recently was awarded $500,000 to provide enhanced career services and work-based trainings to the region's unemployed veterans.

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  • Funding opportunity - Registry and Matching System for Learn and Earn

    Oct 26, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    In the spring of 2015, 3RWIB, the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County partnered to provide meaningful summer employment experience to opportunity youth between the ages 14 an 21 through the Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Initiative. In collaboration with several dozen community partners and employers, we served nearly 2,000 youth in the Greater Pittsburgh and Allegheny County region.

    One of the biggest challenges we faced in delivering this opportunity was the absence of an effective tool to track applicants, job sites and partner restrictions and match applicants with available jobs.

    That's where you come in.

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  • Play to a Paycheck

    Oct 23, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    Preparing for a job interview can be a nerve-racking experience for anyone at any age, but can be especially intimidating for young people looking for a first job. To help youth prepare for this milestone, 3RWIB and Simcoach Games released the JobPro series.

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  • Fighting the stigma of long-term unemployment

    Oct 6, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    It's a Catch-22: You need a job to get a job.  So where does that leave the long-term unemployed, or those disconnected from the workforce for 27 weeks or longer?

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  • Platform to Employment – Getting the long term unemployed back in the workforce

    Sep 30, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    While the nation continues its post-recession rebound, there's no question that some people have been left behind. The long-term unemployed, or people out of work 27 weeks or longer, struggle to find their way in the new economy. They are disconnected from the workforce, out of the labor force and often out of hope. Reconnecting these men and women to workforce with solutions that make sense continues to be a focus of 3 Rivers WIB (3RWIB) and Pittsburgh Works.

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