Project Manager - LEAP Project

The Workforce Board Lehigh Valley (WBLV has an immediate opening for a Project Manager for a program called Linking Employment Activities Pre-Release (LEAP). The LEAP Program includes a job center in the Northampton County Jail to provide critical job readiness and employability skills to transitioning offenders to help them get and keep a job when released and to ultimately lower recidivism rates. This position is housed at the Northampton County Jail and reports to the WBLV Executive Director.

The LEAP Manager is responsible for the successful operation of the LEAP Program through planning, managing, developing and coordinating services by the Program team, partners, participants and the community. This position is responsible for the attainment of goals and performance metrics including supervision of three full-time staff.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree or comparable experience in workforce, business, corrections, education, or a related field.

- Minimum of five years experience in leadership role and program management in an educational, business, workforce or non-profit setting with demonstrated success in meeting goals.

- Demonstrated supervisory and administrative experience along with experience managing and working with data.

- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse backgrounds.

- Successful candidate will be required to obtain all necessary security clearances.

This position is housed at the Northampton County Jail. Working in a jail is a unique and sometime stressful environment. Prior experience working in corrections and with inmates is a plus.

To view the full job description and to apply for the position, visit PA CareerLink at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov. The Job Positing number for this position is 12534976 

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ANNOUNCING
PA Department of Labor and Industry
Teacher In The Workplace Grant

The purpose of this Grant is to solicit grant applications from eligible organization in partnership with their Local Workforce Development Board to develop and/or implement Teacher in the Workplace programs that connect the classroom to the workplace for K-12 educators across Pennsylvania.

Click here to access the Teacher in the Workplace Notice of Grant Availability

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WORKFORCE BOARD LEHIGH VALLEY
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)

Workforce Board Lehigh Valley is looking for innovative ideas to prepare disadvantaged out-of-school youth for success in the workplace. 

RFI can be submitted no later than November 9, 2018. 

Click here for details and application

Click here for Out-of-School Youth Eligibility Policy Requirements

Equal Opportunity/Employer Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals
with disabilities.

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WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT MULTI-YEAR
REGIONAL/LOCAL PLAN APPROVED

    The Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board, Inc., doing business as Workforce Board Lehigh Valley, in partnership with the Chief Elected Officials of Lehigh and Northampton Counties. The Multi-Year Plan is consistent with guidelines issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
 

The final plan was approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry on November 16, 2017.


To access the Multi-Year Regional/Local Plan, click here.



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FINAL PY16 WIOA Transitional Regional/Local Plan

 

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Pennsylvania’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Combined State Plan


PA WIOA Combined State Plan Modification 1 - Effective July 1, 2018

Pennsylvania’s WIOA Combined State Plan

 

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Lehigh Valley Education & Talent Supply Report 2018
Click here for Summary
                 
                     
Click here for Full Report                        

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    BRIDGING THE WORKFORCE GAP: LEHIGH VALLEY WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC STRATEGY
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The Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board will make available to the public, on a regular basis through open meetings, information regarding the activities of the local board, including information regarding the local plan prior to submission of the plan, and regarding membership, the designation and certification of one-stop operators, and the award of grants or contracts to eligible providers of youth activities, and on request, minutes of formal meetings of the local board.