TechServ Scholars

Americorps w/ LOGO

TechServ Scholars, operated by JEVS Human Services in partnership with AmeriCorps, is a unique, year-long opportunity for Philly youth (ages 17-24) who want to help their community while developing technical and career skills.

PLEASE NOTE: The program starts in late August 2017; therefore, enrollment closes on August 15, 2017.

Services 

  • Hands-on, specialized technical training in IT and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
  • Service opportunity in Philadelphia or Camden providing STEM and digital literacy training to younger youth and community members
  • Workforce “soft skills,” such as customer service, project management, problem-solving and leadership
  • Benefits include: living allowance, mentoring, monthly SEPTA transpass, health care benefits, education award upon program completion, tools & equipment, child care reimbursement (if applicable), and uniform
  • Preparation for entering into a STEM-related registered apprenticeship program and/or school of higher education  

Eligibility 

  • Be between 17 and 24 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma, GED certificate or working toward a GED
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Submit a completed 2017 – 2018 application

Cost

No cost to participants

Location

Training and service opportunities will be at various locations throughout the cities

Hours

Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Contact

TEL: 215-854-1847
EMAIL: techserv@jevs.org

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