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
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
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
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
Strictly Business 2020
Watch the recording of our special virtual edition of Strictly Business, our annual fund-raising and awards event.Get Inspired >
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
Helpful COVID19 Resources
Check out this easily digestible guide to local and state COVID19 resources.View Resources
JEVS is a Top Workplace!
For the fourth year in a row, JEVS Human Services has been awarded the Inquirer's Top Workplaces honor.Read More
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 now offer a Southern New Hampshire University degree, powered by JEVS. Achieve your educational goals in a flexible, affordable way – on your schedule - 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 HVAC certification at our Orleans Technical College.Make a Gift
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Roxborough man sees a bright future on the horizon
Bayir Hodges learns the building trades. Growing up in Philadelphia can be a challenge for any young man, but when those challenges include unintentional trouble with […]Continue Reading
Thoughts on This Week’s Violence in Washington, DC
The following is a message from Jay Spector, President and CEO, to the JEVS Human Services team. JEVS Team: I am reaching out to you with […]Continue Reading
How Do I Reinvent Myself? Ask Ms. Burnett!
Ms. Yolanda Burnett is the program coordinator for JEVS Career Solutions for 55+, where she provides mature Philadelphia workers with professional job readiness workshops, one-on-one job […]Continue Reading