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Project WOW (World of Work)

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Program Details

JEVS Project WOW (World of Work) is a FREE program that offers 24-weeks of skills training, job placement assistance, and GED test preparation to help individuals who want to get their lives back on track.

The program provides young individuals (18–24) throughout Philadelphia who did not complete high school with opportunities to connect to the education and supports that help them launch successful careers.

Think of JEVS Project WOW as a pathway…guiding young adults to take the next step toward a promising future. Students receive hands-on training in building trades (property maintenance and repair) or computer technology.

Program Services

  • Hands-on, basic training in information technology or building trades/property maintenance (such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical and weatherization)
  • Job search assistance with help from a job coach
  • GED preparation and testing fees paid
  • Weekly transportation allowance and incentives
  • Scholarship funding (for OTC, CCP, etc.)
  • Paid internships
  • Driver’s education lessons
  • Paid certifications like OSHA 30
  • Transpass support during follow up year
  • Team building trips, like Outward Bound
  • Trips to visit employers, colleges
  • Clothing/uniforms for work (like steel toed boots)

Eligibility

  • Philadelphia resident
  • No high school diploma (must have drop letter)
  • Must be age 18 – 24
  • Meet income eligibility requirements

Cost

No cost to participants

Location

2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 2:55 pm

Special Walk-in Days (to get more information and a tour):

  • Trades Tuesday 10-11 am
  • Tech Thursday 10-11 am

Contact

TEL: 215-728-4444
EMAIL: wow@jevs.org

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