AFSC’s Diversity and Inclusion has committed to building a workforce that is representative of all dimensions that make each person unique. We have committed to building, nurturing and sustaining a workplace that practices equality.
In the grip of the Great Depression, as 89 percent of Lincoln County residents struggled to survive on meager relief payments and 6,000 children in McDowell County could not go to school because they didn’t have clothing, West Virginia’s democratic governors resisted federal initiatives aimed at stimulating the economy.
In An Appalachian New Deal: West Virginia in the Great Depression, Jerry B. Thomas relates how Gov. Guy Kump spoke out against a national “spending orgy” as he withdrew rural road projects, reduced relief rolls and slashed payments for desperate families.
This page lists organizations and services in Allegheny County that can assist you as you seek employment or job training.
Searching for a Job
These organizations and services are designed to help you find a job that is right for you. They offer job search tools and assist with job placements. Some also help prepare you for employment, providing job preparation workshops, resume assistance, and more. Some programs provide internships or job training programs.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.