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Why I Volunteer at JEVS: Q&A with Bonnie Eisenfeld

April 5, 2019

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we recently sat down with Bonnie Eisenfeld, a longtime friend and volunteer of JEVS Human Services, to discuss the impact […]

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JEVS Work Ready’s Spring Resource Palooza

April 2, 2019

Everyone put a spring in their step at JEVS Work Ready’s “Spring Resource Palooza” on Friday, March 29, 2019, where there were opportunities for our clients […]

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Women in Construction at JEVS

March 31, 2019

In March, JEVS Human Services celebrated National Women in Construction week by honoring the women graduates of JEVS’s career training school, Orleans Technical College. This spring, […]

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Making Hope Happen for Paola

March 27, 2019

How Paola ‘Stapled’ Her Career Plans through JEVS hireAbility When asked where she would be without the help of JEVS hireAbility to acquire a job, 23-year-old […]

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An Equal Trade

March 20, 2019

When Althea Burgett first toured Orleans Technical College, she was inspired by the presence of instructor Linda Dunphy, the only woman instructor at the school. Learning […]

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Philly Mother Joins Growing Number of Women in Trades

When Althea Burgett has gone to interview for electrician jobs wearing makeup and high heels, she said, the interviewer always looks at her a little funny. […]

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A Mother’s Love

March 19, 2019

By outward appearances, Jennifer Burke, 41, is the typical stay-at-home mom. The North Philly resident lives in an apartment with two of her daughters, 9 and […]

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Apprenticeship Q&A with Edison Freire

February 28, 2019

Edison Freire (left) is pictured above with one of our TechServ Scholars at the program completion event on August 2, 2018. We recently sat down with […]

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Making Hope Happen for Alaina

February 26, 2019

Simone (l) and Alaina (r) have formed a great relationship through JEVS In-Home Supports – “When I have a rough day, I text Simone,” says Alaina, […]

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