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WorkReady summer 2020 participants

WorkReady Summer Programs

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Programs Offered

Our Service Learning Program will focus on community engagement. Youth will learn effective skills to combat violence with peer mediation. In this six week program youth will have a chance to help develop a mural in Philadelphia, meet community leaders while working in the community. Our Service Learning program is for youth ages 12-14.
Ages:
12-14
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: SL008

Guiding Stars An Anthony C. Richardson Lee Foundation

Our Work Experience program will focus on many skills to prepare youth for the workforce. Youth will effectively learn how to create a resume, correctly fill out an application and participate in mock interviews. Youth will also have a chance to explore different professions to gain knowledge that will help them pick a career. Our Work Experience program is for you 15-24. In addition youth will participate in a Financial Literacy Program with our Partners at Sun Federal Credit Union.
Ages:
16-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: WE007

Harcum College Upward Bound

Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
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Referral Code: SL009
The Independence Seaport Museum’s Ambassador Program provides hands-on learning experiences through two different tracks - the River Ambassadors and the SAILOR Ambassadors. Participants will learn about Philadelphia’s surrounding rivers, including why and how to protect them. The River Ambassadors will learn to lead Citizen Science programs for the public and conduct daily water quality testing. The SAILOR Ambassadors will learn environmental science alongside developing carpentry skills.
Ages:
14-19
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Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
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Referral Code: IA005

Indochinese American Council

Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
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Referral Code: WE008
JEVS Human Servcies provides in-person job readiness training to 16-24 year old Philadelphia youth from all across the city. Enrolled young people will be placed at a non-profit based on your interests. JEVS will provide transportation and personal protective gear for Philadelphia's youth to work safely in the community.
Ages:
16-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: IA006

Lnesc

Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
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Referral Code: WE009

Lutheran Settlement House

Summer STAR program, a 6-week summer program that educates teens about the dynamics of abuse, healthy communication, use of technology in relationships, and healthy relationships. Over the course of the program, Summer STAR trains this group of 25 young people, aged 13 to 18, to be ambassadors so that they can educate their larger school community on issues surrounding healthy and unhealthy relationships.
Ages:
15-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
PM
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Referral Code: SL011
METWorks Youth are provided 21 Century Learning & Practice; entrepreneurial training and career/business exposure. Students will engage in rigorous interaction with role-model guest speakers and high level public/private community stakeholders. Major Weekly Activities include: Health prevention education; community lecture mentoring; entrepreneurial workshops with mentoring/coaching ; exposure to law and juvenile justice related careers/job shadowing and civic engagement exposure.
Ages:
14-24
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
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Referral Code: S135

Mural Arts Philadelphia

Mural Arts Education partners with the Philadelphia Youth Network’s WorkReady Program to provide summer programming and employment opportunities for youth enrolled in the Art Education program. Youth work in teams at sites across Philadelphia with Teaching Artists on various large or small scale mural projects. The Art Education program helps students across the city unlock their creative capacities, inviting them to take risks, share their experiences, and illustrate the world as they see it.
Ages:
13-20
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: S131