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January 2018 Newsletter (Part 2- Business Opportunities & Member Events)

01-Feb-2019 5:54 PM | Melanie Marie Boyer (Administrator)

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  • Past Events - Part 1
  • Upcoming Events - Part 1
  • Business Opportunities 
  • Member Events 
  • Volunteer Spotlight (NEW!) - Part 3
  • Scholarships - Part 3
  • News - Part 3

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Novus Group seeks a Payroll professional with at least two years of experience to join our Moon Township operation. This position requires you to be reliable, very detail oriented and a quick learner.

This is a Part-Time position with Flex Hours & Excellent Pay! Minimum 2 years’ payroll experience, payroll certification a plus.

Click Here to Apply

Duquesne Light Company is now offering The Electrical Distribution Technology (EDT) program. It provides training in the basic skills, knowledge, and abilities applicants would need to apply for skilled craft positions in the electric utility industry. The program design, including pre-qualification testing and course content, is intended to not only produce candidates who possess the skills to safely and confidently perform the manual tasks associated with electrical utility work, but also build the foundational skills that will allow them to advance further in their careers.

The EDT program consists of a 1 year 44 credit course. Students will be responsible for paying their own tuition for the classes at CCAC, however there will be 2 paid internships at the end of each semester as part of the program. Upon graduation, students who excelled during the program and demonstrated the right skills and attitudes will be considered for employment with Duquesne Light through its standard hiring practices. This year-long program runs from April 2019 through July 2020.

For more information please Click Here or contact Kylie Vaughan at 412.393.1486/

Mexi-Casa restaurant is being sold by its owner. The restaurant is in a great location, just 5 minutes from the Liberty Tunnels at 3001 West Liberty Ave in Dormont. The restaurant is fully operating and already has a loyal local customer base. It has a Facebook Page "Mexi-Casa" and website

Interested parties are welcome to visit the location. For questions call or text Jennifer Hess at 724-255-0462.

Call for Proposals Now Open!

Got ideas? Inspiration or lessons to share? Bring them to the 2019 Community Development Summit!

PCRG's Community Development Summit has become the place where ideas are shared, lessons are learned, and partnerships are formed in the name of creating accessible, thriving communities for all. We hope that you consider submitting a session. We seek outstanding sessions on all topics relating to community development. This year, we are putting a particular focus on access to capital and building capacity within communities.

Past sessions have covered everything from land banking to workforce investment, from education to arts in the community. Presenters can include anyone from individuals who work in business, nonprofits, and government to activists and residents - from ages 8 to 80! Sessions should generally discuss how people and systems interact with land, capital, and/or access and mobility.

Even if you don’t have a fully developed session, feel free to submit whatever ideas you have. We encourage you to think outside the box! Interested in learning more? .

Proposals are being accepted through February 22.

Submit your session idea today! Click here.

The UPMC Health Plan Member Services Team is currently hiring full-time Bilingual Customer Service Concierges to be an advocate for our English and Spanish speaking members and to proudly wear the badge of UPMC Health Plan. With a close-knit work environment and a dedicated culture of service excellence, our Member Services Team educates and guides our customers through coverage, claims, and other program inquiries.

Click Here for Info

Allegheny county is hiring an Epidemiology Research Associate Supervisor for Environmental Issues. The person in this position conducts epidemiologic surveillance and special studies of public health conditions, provides quantitative input on program implementation and evaluation, and supervises public health personnel involved in disease investigations.  The objectives are to monitor the incidence of public health conditions, to measure and understand associated risk factors, to provide epidemiologic input to develop best practices for prevention and control, and to evaluate the impact of interventions that are implemented to address these conditions, with added goal of mentoring professional and technical staff.

Please visit their WEB SITE,, CAREERS for an online application form and job announcement.   

The Red Cross is currently seeking a Disaster Program Specialist. This position will work 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 10% of the time.

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership at a territory or regional level, or, taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a subset of the Disaster Program Managers assigned geography and under the supervision and authority of the DPM. The DPS will accomplish this responsibility largely through the support, development and operational guidance of a team of trained volunteer leaders, volunteers and partners, as well as participate in the implementation and development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery.

To apply and for more information Click Here

To view more than 8,000 jobs in South Western PA 


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February 19

Pittsburgh Career Fair 

Pittsburgh provides the job seeking candidates with the opportunity to meet top employers and to interview for several positions during the course of the day. There will be a variety of vendors attending and there will be many positions available. You are encouraged to dress professionally and bring multiple copies of your resumes.

For more information Click Here

February 7

Get Behind the Numbers & Increase Your Profits

Do you want to grow your business? Are you considering hiring a new employee? Do you want to invest in new equipment? Are you seeking new clients? Would a “yes” to any of these be a profitable decision? No one has a crystal ball to know for sure, but successful business owners analyze their current financial situation and project the impact of their decisions. You can too and you don’t have to be an accountant - just a smart entrepreneur. Own your numbers!

A representative from Wilke & Associates, CPAs will offer clear examples for using these statements to make informed decisions, identify potential problems within your business and set realistic financial goals.


February 16

Good Vibes Latin Social, February Edition

Come spread some good vibes and leave with more than you came with at the Good Vibes Latin Social!

Music is played by DJ Tay and will be a delectable mix of your favorite Latin genres (and sometimes Kizomba): Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha & Bolero Campesino

For more information Click Here

February 28

Best Techniques to Build a Website for Your Business

This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs build and create a cost-effective website for their business. Building a website has now become an essential step for businesses to increase their sales. Although building a website can be complicated, this workshop will help you help with a few tips and tricks.

Chris Vendilli from ProFromGo will be our guest!

Register Now

February 27

Pittsburgh Rotary Ethics Excellence Awards & Luncheon

Attend Pittsburgh's annual awards luncheon and ceremony honoring our region's top leaders in business ethics. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh, in partnership with PBX, we invite you to join us for this special regional event! Award finalist will include the large, medium, and small company categories, as well as large and small non-profit organizations. The luncheon Master of Ceremonies will be Dr. Chris Howard, President of RMU and the event will also include a keynote from Kurt J. Lesker IV, CEO of Kurt J. Lesker Company.


Newsletter By: Melanie Marie Boyer

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