Employment Leads & Job Skills Development
EMPLOYMENT – JOB SKILLS DEVELOPMENT UPDATED 7-27-17
♦ Youth 15-22 Current or Former Foster Care Youth or With Experience in Juvenile Justice System – Become a Youth Advocate for the Juvenile Law Center (215) 625-0551 or http://jlc.org/about-us/who-we-are/working-at-jlc
♦ Youth 17 – 24 TechServ Scholars for Americorps Program (HS diploma or GED) Gain Skills/Serve Phila. Community by assisting younger students with IT & STEM skills for 1 year. Good Benefits /Allowances. Contact: https://jevshumanservices.org/techserv-app/
♦ Phila. Police Dept. Civilian Police Academy Class #49: Sept. 6 - Dec. 6, 2017. (7 – 9 p.m.) Learn policies/procedures of PPD. Info/Applications, Contact Sgt. Jim Pauley, 215-834-4147 or email@example.com
♦ Free Adult Beginning Reading Classes continue, sponsored by the Friends of Kingsessing Library, at 51st and Chester. If you want to learn to read, or to teach with us, contact Adults Can Learn to Read at ACLTR.firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-419-7084.
Free Automobile Drivers’ Manual Review (no driving training) Kingsessing Library, 1201 S. 51st St. Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Information/Sign up: 267-419-7084.
♦ Full Employment Services/MyPLACE: Expanded Job Center at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave. Free access to internet; assistance to contact myPlace (Also: JobGateway, and CareerLink) services; one-on-one job counseling, resume and cover letter creation, interview preparation, as well as ways to advance your education level. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Prompt, free internet access and word processing and printing capability. Info: email@example.com 215-729-0800 or firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-683-3685.
♦ English Classes, sponsored by Center for Literacy, held at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave and Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland Ave. (70th & Woodland). Info: 215-729-0800.
♦ English Language Learners ESL Civics/ GED/ESL Citizenship Inquire On-line www.welcomingcenter.org Info: 215-557-2626 Welcoming Ctr. for New Pennsylvanians 1617 JFK Blvd.
♦ Basic Computer & Job Seek Skills, Employment & Educational Resources: Mon/Wed. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tues/Thurs: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Fri. 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland Ave. (70th & Woodland); Info: Niema at 215-685-2662. Also: facebook.com/SWJRL
♦ Southwest Employment Boot Camp Aug. 21 – 24 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Free workforce development courses: Résumé/cover letter é writing; Interview Prep; Dressing for Success; & more. Info: Cynthia @215-729-0729 or email@example.com