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WorkReady summer 2020 participants

WorkReady Summer Programs

Find your WorkReady summer opportunity! Enter your age, zip code, work experience and/or areas of interest to find matching programs and apply online.

Programs Offered

Foundations, Inc.

This program is available
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS18 to apply.

Girls Inc. Of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey

Mentoring Young Women In Construction (MyWIC) Camp is a six-week hybrid camp for girls age 12- 14 interested in learning more about pursuing a career in construction. Girls will gain a hands-on experience while visiting different construction trades. This is an incentivized program.
Ages:
12-14
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early (Incentive)
Vaccine required:
Yes
This program is available
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS20 to apply.

Gold Medal Karate Inc. (Zhang Sah)

Earn while you Learn Zhang Sah's middle school incentive based education program. Age 12-14, this program provides for early job preparedness by equipping youth with the skills needed for interviewing and writing a resume. Our focus is sports based youth development, positive coaching and Martial Arts. Our High School program grades 9-12 offers job preparedness with paid work experience in sports based youth development and positive coaching through multiple sports.
Ages:
12-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early (Incentive)
Intermediate (Wage)
Vaccine required:
No
This program is available
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS21 to apply.

Greater Philadelphia Alliance

Our Career Exposure program provide opportunities for youth ages 12-14 to develop the beginnings of a strong vocational identity, understand what careers are available in local, high-priority growth industries, and what skills and experience those careers require.
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early (Incentive)
Vaccine required:
No
This program is almost at capacity
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS58 to apply.
We offer summer jobs to youth attending George Washington High School.
Ages:
12-19
Work experience:
Early (Incentive)
Intermediate (Wage)
This program has limited capacity left
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code OSTS08 to apply.

Greater Philadelphia Ymca

This program is available
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS22 to apply.

Guiding Stars An Anthony C. Richardson Lee Foundation

This program has limited capacity left
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS23 to apply.
HCub Work Ready participants will complete: 1) Community Service and Engagement Projects - Projects will be geared to support educational attainment and provide resources to neighborhoods and communities. (Ages 13-14) 2) Individualized job/career readiness: Students will be responsible for completing the independent study track to work in their specific area of focus. (Ages 15-24) 3) Financial engagement and Scholarship Club: Students participate in intensive financial support and scholarship
Ages:
13-19
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early (Incentive)
This program is available
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS24 to apply.
WorkReady participants will have responsibility supporting the Harlem Lacrosse - Philadelphia Summer Academy at Thomas K. Finletter School. They will develop leadership, communication, organization, and coaching skills. Additionally they will have personal and professional development focused on college and career readiness.
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate (Wage)
This program is almost at capacity
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS75 to apply.
The Ambassador program at Independence Seaport Museum provides hands-on learning experiences for high school students. Students who participate will learn to lead citizen science programs for the public and conduct daily water testing. They will, in turn, become ambassadors in their own community, highlighting the importance of our waterways and need to keep them clean.
Ages:
14-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate (Wage)
This program is available
This program is taking city-wide referrals. Use code WRS25 to apply.