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.Learn More
View and download a copy of 2019-2020 Impact Report and learn more about our impact during a most challenging year.Download Now
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.Listen Now
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!Learn More
Get on the Road to Employment
JEVS hireAbility is helping people with disabilities understand, find, and maintain employment. Find out how!Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Watch Video
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.Read More
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.Get Started
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.Read All About It
Helpful COVID19 Resources
Check out this easily digestible guide to local and state COVID19 resources.View Resources
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.Read Story
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.Learn More
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.Enroll Now
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!Get Started
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.Learn More
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.Make a Gift
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Career Advice Corner: Upskilling to Advance Your Career
Are you tired of reading job descriptions that appeal to you, but require one or two skills you don’t have? Upskilling might be the next career […]Continue Reading
SAT is Optional: Why You Should Take It
By Sue Bilsky, Educational Counselor JEVS Lasko College Prep Program There’s a recurring question I’m getting asked as recruiting for this summer’s Lasko College Prep Program continues: […]Continue Reading
Podcast: Infrastructure = Economic Opportunity
On Episode 2 of Where Policy Meets People, host Kristen Rantanen explores the connection between infrastructure and economic opportunity, particularly for women. The pandemic hammered industry sectors […]Continue Reading