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Work Ready

Work Ready provides a comprehensive set of employment-oriented services to those receiving Public Assistance benefits, including those who are in need of specific help managing barriers to self-sufficiency.

Services

  • Internship placement to enhance skills and employability
  • One-on-one case management and coordination of services by a trained professional
  • Assessment of obstacles to success
  • Individualized service plans
  • Access to skills training and basic education services
  • Job search assistance

Eligibility

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • TANF, extended TANF, and SNAP customers

Enrollment

  • Customers must be referred directly from the Philadelphia County Assistance Office (CAO).

Cost

No cost for those who qualify for funding

Success Stories

  • Chanta – Through a Work Ready program called Five9 Chanta learned call center software, how to interact with customers and take after-call actions along with additional writing skills. Armed with this essential knowledge, Chanta earned a full-time position working in the ER department at Jefferson University Hospital.
  • Sheltimah – Sheltimah also went through the Five9 program, and afterward was able to land her dream job right here at JEVS!

Location

123 S. Broad, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19109

Hours

Monday – Friday:
9 am – 5 pm

Contact

TEL: 267.238.3100
EMAIL:  workready@jevs.org

Additional Languages Spoken

Cambodian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole

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