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Making Hope Happen

We're helping the people we serve lead self-determined, connected, and hopeful lives that strengthen themselves, their families, and their communities.

Partner with JEVS for Customized Business Solutions & Opportunities

With an 80-year commitment to workforce development, we help employers source and hire motivated employees, build their team through customized training, and more.

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Essential Impact

View and download a copy of 2019-2020 Impact Report and learn more about our impact during a most challenging year.

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Got a podcast? We do.

Where Policy Meets People connects important public policy issues to real people. Listen to our most recent episode and subscribe. Available where ever you get your podcasts.

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Let's Get Philly to Work!

We are experiencing a crisis like never before, and to meet it, JEVS is launching a response like never before — the Let’s Get to Work campaign!

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Get on the Road to Employment

JEVS hireAbility is helping people with disabilities understand, find, and maintain employment. Find out how!

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Start Your Career as a Pharmacy Tech!

JEVS has partnered with CVS Health® to create a FREE training program that can help you start your career in the in-demand health care field as a pharmacy tech.

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This is What Essential Looks Like

Watch this video to learn more about how our employees are continuing our work, even during our current economic and health crises.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JEVS

JEVS is committed to promoting a work environment where all employees and people we serve are treated with respect and dignity.

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Didn’t finish high school? There’s a program for that…

E3 provides education, employment, and empowerment -- life skills training to out-of-school youth to help them re-engage academically and develop skills needed to be successful.

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JEVS is Open for Business

We are maintaining services (safely) and (still) making hope happen. Learn more about how we are providing the programs and services our community needs to thrive in challenging times.

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Helpful COVID19 Resources

Check out this easily digestible guide to local and state COVID19 resources.

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Philly didn’t become America’s poorest big city by chance. Here’s how we fix it.

See how JEVS is helping in this Future of Work article by the Inquirer.

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Looking for Work? We Can Help!

JEVS Career Strategies is still helping clients who are looking for work or need help with their job search during these uncertain times. Phone and video conference appointments available.

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Get Back on Track

Project WOW offers skills training, GED® test preparation, and job placement assistance for Philly youth ages 18–24 who did not complete high school.

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A Virtual 3 Cups of Coffee® Can Jumpstart Your Job Search

3 Cups of Coffee® is a new short-term mentoring program that matches people who are job-ready with a volunteer mentor in their target industry. Mentors provide a wealth of knowledge and connections to help mentees land-and succeed in-the perfect job!

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If Your Next Career Step Requires a Degree

We offer EduConnect, a college degree program in partnership with accredited universities to help you achieve your educational goals in a flexible, affordable way...with coaching, resources and support.

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Help Us Get Philly Back to Work

Invest in skills. Help us provide individuals like Bayir with the tools they need to succeed. Despite the pandemic, Bayir enrolled in our Project WOW and earned his high school diploma.  He has now set his sights on his electrical certification at our Orleans Technical College.

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Community Involvement is Job One. And Two. And Three!

Being an active member of her community was key in landing Elyse P. the position of crossing guard, and also helps in her two other jobs. […]

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Making Hope Happen for Olha

Olha T. lived in a beautiful village in the Ukraine. She never considered the possibility that she could one day become a refugee. But in 2014, […]

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Making Hope Happen for Shaniqua

Each March during Women’s History Month, we reflect on the courage and strength of individuals who are succeeding and persevering. Like Shaniqua F., a Navy vet […]

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    Virtual Info Session: College Degrees Powered by JEVS

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  • April 15, 2021

    Virtual Info Session: College Degrees Powered by JEVS

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