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
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 here and wherever you get your podcasts.Listen Now
Meet Our Incoming CEO
We are delighted to announce that Cynthia Figueroa will assume leadership in February 2022. She's an extraordinary talent and visionary leader.Learn More
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 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
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 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 job seekers with the tools they need to succeed, like the industry-recognized credentials earned at our Orleans Technical College.Make a Gift
Your contribution matters and will be used wisely to provide vital services for those most in need throughout Greater Philadelphia.
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Jay Spector Reflects on Lengthy JEVS Career
Jay Spector speaks at a JEVS event. (Courtesy of Linette Kielinski) By Jarrad Saffren, […]Continue Reading
Expanding Employment Resources for Our Community
In the wake of COVID-19, when so many people across the U.S. are out of work, finding a job is harder than ever. With a wide […]Continue Reading
Making Hope Happen for Oshy
Meet Oshy, a recent graduate of the JEVS PROJECT WOW (World of Work) program. Run from inside the Orleans Technical College in Northeast Philadelphia, JEVS PROJECT […]Continue Reading