For Employers

Providing relevant data and opportunities to help you thrive in our region.

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For Job Seekers

Connecting you with resources to support you in finding gainful employment.

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For Youth

Helping you discover a rewarding career path.

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What LWIA Does:

The NWPA Local Workforce Investment Area advocates for a robust job-driven workforce system in Northwest Pennsylvania providing regional industry sector strategies and policies that will have a positive influence and impact to the local service delivery system.

 

Benefits To You:

  •  Eliminate the skills gap between training offerings and employer’s needs
  •  Engage in partnerships and initiatives to increase the skills of the current and future workforce
  •  Prepare jobseekers for employment opportunities
  •  Talent pipeline development for specific industries
  •  Training for soft skills and industry-related education modules
  •  Employment Placement Resources in the PA CareerLink®
  •  Rapid Response Resources to assist dislocated workers
  •  Build educational capacity by identifying and supporting training opportunities
Proudly Serving Northwest Pennsylvania

Clarion County Venango County Forest County Warren County Crawford County Erie County

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Upcoming Events

May.
12th
NWPA WIB Communications Committee Meeting

PA CareerLink® - Crawford County, 260 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335 The Communications Committee ensures that all vehicles of communication p …

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May.
13th
NWPA WIB System Design and Implementation Committee Meeting

PA CareerLink® - Crawford County, 260 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335 The System Design and Implementation Committee is charged with aligning p …

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May.
14th
NWPA WIB Monitoring and Evaluation Committee Meeting

PA CareerLink® - Crawford County, 260 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335 The Monitoring and Evaluation Committee fosters a commitment to continuou …

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Recent News

The Northwest Workforce Investment Area Appoints a New Director

Ms. Janet Anderson was recently hired as the new Director of Partners for Performance.

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Job Picture Improves, but Challenges Remain
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$50.7M awarded to expand and enhance innovative workforce development strategies through the Workforce Innovation Fund

11 organizations in 9 states awarded grants

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