Programs Employer Services About Support JEVS

JEVS Project WOW (World of Work) is a FREE program that offers 22-weeks of skills training, support in achieving a high school diploma equivalent, and job placement assistance to Philadelphia residents ages 16-24.

Think of JEVS Project WOW as a pathway that guides young adults toward a promising future through hands-on training in building trades (property maintenance and repair).

Program Details

  • Hands-on, basic training in building trades/property maintenance (such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical and weatherization)
  • Trainings will be held on site five days per week
  • Paid enrollment in Penn Foster high school diploma program
  • Job search assistance with help from a job coach
  • Monthly transportation allowance
  • Potential scholarship funding (for OTC, CCP, etc.)
  • Paid OSHA certifications
  • Transpass support during follow up year
  • Trips to visit employers, colleges


  • Philadelphia resident
  • No high school diploma (must have drop letter)
  • Must be age 16 – 24
  • Meet income eligibility requirements


No cost to eligible participants.


2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114


Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 pm


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

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