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Employment/Job Training

City of Philadelphia Personnel Department

Immediate openings in wide variety of occupations- 215-686-0880

Philadelphia OIC

Job training in hospitality industry and more, GED, computer skills and more. 1231 Broad Street. Call
215-236-7700 or go to website for info


Work program that helps pay for college- 800-942-2677

City Year Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia is a division of Americorps. City Year brings together young adults from diverse backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time community service, leadership development, and civic engagement. United in their desire to serve, these young leaders invest their talents and energy to solve critical problems in their communities, engage volunteers, and make a positive difference in the lives of others- 2221 Chestnut Street, 2nd Fl- 215-988-2118.

Career Link

This web based resource helps potential employees with job readiness with resume advise, listings of jobs, and providing job search workshops. Several locations in Philadelphia. Go to “search for service locations” at the bottom of the home page to find closest location.

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians serves immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia area.
Services include:
1) Job placement and employment assistance
2) Social service information and referral
3) Free monthly legal clinics (second Tuesday of every month, 3-5:30pm)
4) Advice and resources for small business owners.
1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 555 215-557-2626

Phila. Workforce Development Corp.

Free assistance with training, resumes, and job placement. 1617 JFK Blvd, 13th Fl Call 215-963-2100.

Free Library Job and Career Center

The Workplace is the Free Library’s job and career information center. It provides library users with current information on changing careers, job search techniques, and emerging employment fields. Call 215-686-5436 for info

Career has an online listing of jobs in the Philadelphia area. Type in Philadelphia, PA and what type of job you are looking for and SEARCH..

Federal Job Information Center

Complete listing of current Federal job opportunities on the web. Jobs

Online listings of thousands of jobs in the region and nationwide. Click on link below, type in the zip code where you want to work, and check out the listings.

An online guide to jobs in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Unemployment Project

Job clubs; assistance with mortgage and rent; health care; and unemployment claims. 112 North Broad Street, 11th Floor
. Call 215-557-0822.

Reintegration Services for Ex-Offenders (RISE)

Mayor’s Office to get ex-offenders back on tract. 34 S. 11th Street  215-683-3370.

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN)-Summer Jobs and Year Round Internships

PYN helps Teens connect with jobs and job training especially during summer months.  400 Market St.
Suite 200 Call 267-502-3800 or 267-502-3742 and ask for listing of jobs/internships or go to
or more info on PYN click here

City of Phila Summer Internship Program

The ‘Summer in the City’ High School Internship Program is a paid six-week internship. Students will spend 16-hours per week in an internship with a City department or office and an additional four hours each Friday in workplace skill and leadership development. Must be 16 years old. Call 267-502-3742 for info or go to website.

Job Corps Philadelphia

Job training for EMT, Pharm Tech, Home Health Aide, Medical Assistant, Culinary Arts, facility Maintenance. Free program for 16-24 year olds. No diploma needed. Help with GED as well. Call 267-386-2888 or visit website at

Programs Employing People

Programs Employing People is a nonprofit corporation providing a full range of vocational, employment, day training and educational opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities. 1200 South Broad Street 215-389-4006

Vocational Services

Helps people 16 years and older with disabilities help themselves prepare for, get, and keep a job – 215-560-1900