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Education & Career Services

How does JEVS make a job seeker more employable or help him/her build skills & credentials?

Looking for work these days can be overwhelming for anyone, regardless of background, skills and interests.  JEVS has a variety of education and career services for job seekers to help you get from where you are to where you want to be.

Available Programs:

Career Solutions for 55+

Career Solutions for 55+ provides one-on-one employment assistance for mature jobseekers in Philadelphia who are unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change.

Career Strategies

Searching for a job is never easy. For 80 years, JEVS has been providing a guided approach for those in all stages of career transition, including […]

Center for New Americans

The Center for New Americans provides job training and employment coaching to refugees, asylees, and survivors of human trafficking so that they can gain workforce skills, navigate new cultural environments, and gain self-sufficiency.

JEVS EduConnect

JEVS connects individuals in Southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware to our partner network of accredited, online universities, and helps them to earn their degrees and […]

Private: NJ Youth Corps

NJ Youth Corps of Atlantic County – JEVS Education. Community Service. Career Development. Counseling. The New Jersey Youth Corps of Atlantic County provides a unique educational […]

Opportunity YOUth Academy

Opportunity YOUth Academy, operated by JEVS Human Services, is a workforce readiness training and job placement service for young adults (16-24) who have been involved with […]

Orleans Technical College

JEVS’s non-profit career training school, Orleans Technical College, prepares adults for new futures. Since 1974, Orleans Tech has helped students move toward one common goal: learning new skills […]

PA CareerLink®

PA CareerLink® offers comprehensive services for both jobseekers and employers by providing employment assistance for individuals and qualified candidate matching for businesses.

Program for Offenders

Program for Offenders provides hands-on skills training and vocational assessment services to pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates of the Philadelphia Department of Prisons in order to increase their employability once they have returned to society.

Project WoW (World of Work)

JEVS Project WOW (World of Work) offers 22-weeks of skills training, support in achieving a high school diploma equivalent, and job placement assistance to Philadelphia young adults ages 17-24. Please check program details for specific requirements.

Services for the Jewish Community

Over the years we have expanded our services to a greater number of residents in the Greater Philadelphia region, yet our commitment to our Jewish heritage remains strong. Through Career Strategies, we provide the Jewish community with a broad range of career and educational programs that are sensitive to the traditions inherent in Jewish life.

STRIVE Future Leaders

STRIVE Future Leaders offers skills training, paid work experience, and employment opportunities for justice-involved young adults aged 18 to 24. Participants receive support to pursue educational, professional, and personal development.

The Choice is Yours

The Choice is Yours (TCY) is a diversion program for first-time, non-violent felony drug sellers.  TCY is helping young adults in Philadelphia rewrite their story.  TCY […]

Work Ready

Work Ready provides a comprehensive set of employment-oriented services to those receiving TANF and SNAP benefits, including those who need help and support to overcome obstacles to self-sufficiency.

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