How can JEVS help you to look ahead toward positive possibilities? Here are 6 opportunities to make 2022 the year of YOU!
2020 and 2021 were years like no other. While the flip of the calendar doesn’t make the pandemic and other challenges go away, JEVS Human Services does have many exciting educational opportunities and employment services to help you look forward to a light at the end of the tunnel.
Be sure to click on the link at the end of each paragraph to get more info.
1. Career Training for Young Adults
We are enrolling for two different, no-cost programs starting in January 2022 that help those ages 18 to 24 build career pathways into in-demand fields. Our IT Pre-Apprenticeship program assists individuals in gaining job training in information technology. Students can earn industry certifications, benefit from a paid internship, and have direct access to apprenticeship opportunities. Our Project WOW (World of Work) program is for Philadelphia residents who did not complete high school and offers high school equivalency test preparation, hands-on skills in property maintenance and repair, industry certifications, and job placement.
> Click here to request IT Pre-Apprenticeship info
> Click here to request Project WOW info
2. Certifications for Those Seeking Health Care Careers
Thinking about how you can get a well paying job in the health care field, without a degree? JEVS EduConnect is starting two certification programs in January that can be completed in a quick period of time. Both our medical billing & coding training program and pharmacy technician program are offered online with the support of a success coach to keep you motivated and on track with your assignments. The programs offer a direct pipeline to employment upon completion. Plus! Opportunities to earn a national or industry-recognized credential that could help with you move up the corporate ladder or land you a promotion!
3. Accelerated Education for Working Adults
Whether you want to launch a new career or advance in your current job, you can pursue a degree through JEVS EduConnect and our network of accredited universities. This opportunity features online project-based learning, multiple degree paths (associate, bachelor’s or master’s), and in-demand courses of study. All with an affordable price tag! The main feature of this unique program is the built-in support system…a success coach…who mentors and guides students through every step of their educational journey. With rolling admissions, you can get started on enrolling and beginning the program right away.
4. Job Search Assistance for the Unemployed
PA CareerLink® Suburban Station, operated by JEVS Human Services, provides comprehensive services to those seeking work. Career counselors assist individuals to create a customized career plan, and can guide you through the process of accessing any supports or benefits you may be eligible for, as well as connect you with job openings that would be a good fit for you. CareerLink also assists individuals to navigate available resources specifically for veterans, persons with disabilities, 55+, youth and young adults, immigrants, returning citizens (reentry), and more.
5. Mentoring Support for Job Seekers
Through JEVS’ 3 Cups of Coffee® program, you can be paired with a compatible mentor who will provide you with supports to help you through that last step in the process of finding the perfect job. Almost 80 percent of jobs today are filled through connections before the job is even posted. Whether you are unemployed or underemployed, mentors can connect you with those in your field of choice to grow your professional network in 2022, and find that inside edge.
6. Free Job Search Webinars for Career Changers
JEVS Career Strategies program has a great lineup of free virtual workshops this January 2022 to help those looking to change jobs or careers, or who want a fresh start in the new year. With topics like writing a winning resume and improving your virtual interviewing, individuals will learn how to effectively focus on achievements and tell impressive success stories that really stand out. One webinar, “Staying Motivated and Setting Goals for Your Job Search,” will help people learn how to manage job search anxiety and foster a positive attitude.