Pittsburgh Partnership offers a variety of training and employment services designed to assist individuals find meaningful jobs and employers find qualified workers. To learn more about our services, please see the sections below.
The City of Pittsburgh's Pittsburgh Partnership receives funding and operates several employment and training programs designed to assist welfare clients to obtain and retain employment. Services are provided through the RESET/EARN (Employment, Advancement and Retention Network) section of the Pittsburgh Partnership. The programs are headquartered at:
Pittsburgh Partnership RESET/EARN 21st Floor, Regional Enterprise Tower 425 Sixth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Phone: (412) 552-9071 Hours: M - F from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The City of Pittsburgh's RESET/Employment, Advancement and Retention (EARN) program offers a range of employment and training services to economically disadvantaged customers receiving welfare benefits. EARN is designed to provide comprehensive education, training and work services to enable them to move rapidly from welfare to work. EARN services include: GED preparation, training opportunities, job readiness/search, paid work experience, subsidized employment, retention services and skill upgrades.
Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP)
The Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP) provides a six week summer employment opportunity to disadvantaged youth, ages 14-21. Youth work in two different tracks: internships in businesses and offices and work experiences in conservation related jobs. Youth are paid an hourly rate for approximately 30 hours per week. Additionally, the program provides a number of hours of Work Readiness Training. The Summer Youth Employment Program is provided by the City in order to engage community youth and neighborhood agencies in summer employment. Activities for the employment program are provided via contractual arrangements with community based organizations and/or other youth service providers. Proposals are selected by an independent review panel to receive program funding. Youth selected gain valuable work experience, earn wages, and contribute to Pittsburgh's economic growth.