July 7, 2023

Employment Opportunities and Resources

To help community members navigate the multitude of post secondary and employment opportunities throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area, Trying Together has compiled a listing of recruiting events, open positions, and resources.

Listings below have been updated as of October 11, 2023. Check back regularly for new job posts, events, and resources.

Upcoming Hiring/Recruitment Events

Post Secondary Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Training and Apprenticeship Programs

Additional Resources


Summer EmployHER Pittsburgh Program Kick Off & Opportunity Fair

Join EmployHER Pittsburgh for their Summer Program Kick & Opportunity Fair to explore a variety of hiring opportunities and career resources from local Pittsburgh companies, organizations, and agencies.

When: Monday, 7/31 | 12 – 6 p.m. (Last participant arrival at 5 p.m.)

Where: Commonwealth Charter Academy, 162 E Bridge Street, Unit 100, Homestead, Pa. 15120


Attendees will get the opportunity to meet hiring employers, receive resume reviews, get professional head shots, enroll in education and training programs, receive food, housing, and child care support, and participate in self-care experiences.

Following this even fair, attendees will have six months of support with finding a job, networking, and education.

Light refreshments, snacks, and lunch will be available, and onsite child care will be provided at no cost. Global Wordsmiths Translation Services (Spanish and Arabic) will be on site. Free parking is available in the parking lot under the bridge.

EmployHER Pittsburgh is a collaborative initiative between Dress for Success Pittsburgh, New Century Careers, and When She Thrives aimed at providing access to better employment, personal development, and educational opportunities for women in Allegheny County.


July 14, 2020

Rent Assistance Available in Allegheny County

Allegheny County is partnering with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to jointly fund the CARES Rent Relief Program. Through the program, individuals experiencing job loss or loss of income due to COVID-19 can apply for rent payment assistance.

Available Assistance

    • Up to $750 per month per household in state-funded rental assistance.
    • Up to $750 per month per household in Allegheny County-funded rental assistance.
    • Up to $200 per month per household in County funding to cover additional household costs for gas, electric, and/or internet; late fees charged by the landlord and/or utility company; and/or court costs.
    • Payments will be made to the landlord on behalf of the renter for a maximum of six months of assistance between March 1 and November 30, 2020 (may include December rent). Funds can be used to pay rent from March 1 to December 31, 2020.


To be eligible for program, individuals must meet the following criteria:

    • The renter must have experienced job loss or a reduction in annual income due to COVID-19.
    • The renter must document at least a 30 percent reduction in income since March 1, 2020 due to COVID-19 OR the renter must have become unemployed, as verified by the PA Department of Labor and Industry, after March 1, 2020 as a result of COVID-19.

Submit an Application

To submit an application, visit the CARES Rent Relief Program page. Applications can be submitted from July 6 through September 30, 2020.

More Information

For questions, contact the Allegheny County Department of Human Services at 412.248.0021 or


April 16, 2020

COVID-19 Support Programs Webinar

Join MomsRising, along with experts from CLASP, National Employment Law Project (NELP), Food Research and Action Council (FRAC), and National Immigration Law Council, on April 21 for “COVID-19 Support Programs Webinar” to learn what you need to know to apply for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.


This online webinar will provide information on how to access the new COVID-19 programs recently passed by Congress, including paid sick days, paid family leave, unemployment insurance, and nutrition assistance. Presenters will also discuss the impacts of these programs on immigrant families. The webinar will take place on Zoom and will include both Spanish and English language options.


To register, please visit the event webpage. If you are unable to attend the day of the event, a recording of the webinar and a resource page will be sent out as well after the conclusion of the event.