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Employment/Job Training

City of Philadelphia Office of Human Resources

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

Philadelphia OIC

Philadelphia OIC is dedicated to the elimination of poverty, unemployment, and illiteracy through tuition-free job training and career development services, offering everything from computers for beginners to advanced hospitality training at our Opportunities Inn. For more info, call 215-236-7700, email HELLO@PHILAOIC.ORG, or visit 1231 North Broad Street

Job Listing in the School District

Click here for info on jobs in the Philadelphia School District. Call 215-400-4600


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 Your Local Office

First Steps

Their goal is to provide economic opportunity and a path to self-sufficiency for those otherwise locked out of the employment system, including those experiencing or who have recently experienced homelessness, individuals who have been previously incarcerated, and military veterans. and 215-333-3349




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.

Philadelphia Unemployment Project

Advocating for Philadelphia’s lower wage workers. For info click here

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.

SEPTA Job Postings

Click here for postings 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.

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.

CEO Philadelphia

Connects formerly incarcerated individuals with job opportunities. Click here for info or call 215-309-7220 or

Uplift Workforce Solutions

The Uplift Workforce Solutions program is designed to provide formerly-incarcerated and like-situated individuals an opportunity to gain long-term employment through the remediation of negative thought patterns, poor decision making and bad habits. Call 1-833-875-4389 or

Philadelphia Reentry Coalition

PRC is a network that provides multiple opportunities to returning citizens. Call 1-215-685-0779 or  Click for info

Impact Services Reentry

Helps ex-offenders get skills and find jobs. or call 215-739-1600 or for info

Reintegration Services for Ex-Offenders (RISE)

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

Summer Opportunities for Teens in Philly. Look NOW!!!

Please click here for document for FREE opportunities in Real Estate; Coding/AI; Health Sciences; Environment; Life Guarding; Libraries  and more. Some pay you!!

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

PYN helps Teens connect with jobs and job training especially during summer months.  12- 24 years old. 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 Click here for pdf with application info

Philadelphia Works Resources for Youth and Young Adults

Philadelphia Works supports special programs to help young adults access career opportunities. Click for info or call 215-963-2100 .

Be a Philly Lifeguard and make $$

Working on the pool deck is the hottest summer job in Philly. One of the best-paying teen jobs around, Parks & Rec lifeguards earn up to $17.24 per hour, with starting pay set at $15.25 per hour. Parks & Rec is now offering free training for anyone interested in lifeguarding at a City pool this summer. If you think lifeguarding is for you, check out the information below and book your screening test today. Click for info and check out this flyer

Dept of Recreation Jobs

Multiple jobs for teens and young adults 16 and up. Click here and

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation hires dozens of lifeguards for the summer. Parks & Rec hires lifeguards year-round for our indoor pools. They provide training!-  @noclosedpools2022

Trade Programs for youth- YOACAP

Youth Outreach Adolescent Community Awareness Program, a project of the Urban Affairs Coalition, has several trade options like Carpentry, Finishing Trades Institute (FTI), Plumbing & Electrical that will help males and females gain entry into the building trade. 16-24 year olds with HS Diploma of graduating in the Spring. Call 215-851-1800 or 215-851-0110 today to enroll.

Summer Jobs for Teens and Young Adults- Teach Philly

The School District of Philadelphia, many public charter schools, private schools, and dozens of summer youth programs (including summer camps, sports camps, child care programs, and more) are looking for full-day and partial-day summer staff who can teach and/or work with children. Organizations need teachers, coaches, group leaders and operations staff. Most jobs pay $15/hour or more. Click here for details

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.

CCP Career and Advancement Technology Center

Opened in 2022 this innovative center brings career training and community building to the forefront of our neighborhoods through state-of-the-art facilities, support for local entrepreneurship, and hands-on learning experiences for fields that are in demand. Go to to look how to advance careers in the automotive industry, healthcare, manufacturing and more. Multiple scholarships available.
4750 Market Street

Samuel Staten Senior Pre-Apprenticeship Program (SSSPAP)

SSSPAP goal is to increase the number of people of color and women in the construction trades. Check them out at

Construction Apprentice Preparatory Program (CAPP)

The Construction Apprentice Preparatory Program (CAPP) is a pre-apprenticeship program that prepares participants to pass the various Building Trade Entrance Exams. (609) 792-4768.

Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program

Check out their website for more info on becoming a carpenter
For women, minorities, and other Philadelphia County residents that have existing barriers to employment in the building trades.

Shipyard Apprentice Program

39-month time-based competency program that takes candidates with little or no experience and trains them to be multi-skilled employees of the Philly Shipyard. 100% of cost of related instruction paid for by PSI. Email, call 215-875-8817, or visit for more info.

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 800-733-5627 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

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)

State agency that helps people with disabilities help themselves to prepare for, start, and maintain a career- 444 N. Third Street- 215-560-1900

PATH Employment Opportunities

Click here to get info on lots of jobs or call (215) 305-6932

JEVS Employment Opportunities

JEVS hireAbility offers empowering, customized employment programs to assist individuals living with a disability or chronic disease by preparing them for competitive employment and community integration. We have programs for both youth and adults in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Click for info or call (215) 854-1800

Vocational Services

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

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