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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

Asian Americans United

AAU has two summer youth programs. The Chinese Youth Organizing Project is for Mandarin speaking high school aged youth. The AAU Summer Program is a pan-Asian, English-speaking high-school youth. During these intensive six-week programs focused on leadership development and social justice engagement in Philadelphia's Asian communities youth take part in hands-on workshops and projects on topics such as: neighborhood development, immigrant rights, stereotypes, gender inequality, and more.
Ages:
12-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program is almost at capacity
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: S315

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Philadelphia

Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia's Summer WorkReady program provides youth with an opportunity to work with BGCP's summer camp program to learn more about BGCP, the youth we serve, and the surrounding communities. WorkReady participants will work with summer camp youth under the guidance of BGCP staff members. Participants will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience, professional skills, and a chance to work with children in their community.
Ages:
14-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: WE001
We will be collaborating with local community stem professionals as well as other stem professionals who work for the better good of others. Some of these professionals will not be the stereotypical representation of a STEM career professional. It will also serve to represent the groups that are under-represented in the STEM professions. Participants will work their way through an online STEM based curriculum provided by PYN/Workready.
Ages:
13-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
AM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: CE001
Catholic Social Services Program will focus on participants helping design with the adult guides. During orientation sessions participants will identify areas of interest for their career goals. Working with the guidance of the staff they will identify the steps, opportunities and skills that will best help them achieve it. Creating a tangible road map for them to use as they progress on their journey beyond the summer program. As they achieve benchmarks within this they will earn an incentive.
Ages:
12-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: CE002
Catholic Social Services Intermediate Program will focus on providing supported early employment experiences through a variety of work locations. Some sites will be with youth programs, small businesses, and information technology opportunities, we are working to recruit more high quality sites for youth to have a variety of options. Weekly virtual sessions will be paired with this to help participants create a portfolio of their experience and reflect on their interests for future planning.
Ages:
14-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: WE002
As a Junior Servant Leader (JSL), you are supporting in a classroom with elementary age scholars. You are committed to Black excellence in education. You are a self-starter who learns from your own areas of strength and growth. You will collaborate with a team of Junior Servant Leaders in the afternoons, to complete a social action and research project, as well as complete sessions designed to increase your skill set as an educator and help you to maximize learning outcomes with scholars,
Ages:
14-21
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program is available
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Referral Code: IA001
The Summer Youth Works Program employs Philadelphia youth for six weeks during the summer. Summer youth workers are expected to work 20 hours a week for six weeks. Each year students complete a service-learning project around a specific theme. The program is designed to give high school students real work experience while enhancing community involvement and academic achievement. Students also participate in skills development activities, workshops, and field trips.
Ages:
12-19
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: CE004
Youth at the 8th & Poplar Farm, can expect to work both independently as well as in a group, to help with all aspects of the farm- from seeding and planting, to harvesting. Youth will help lead our farm stand where we sell everything we grow to our local community. We will also learn spend time learning about healthy lifestyles and how to cook using the food directly from the garden.
Ages:
16-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: SL032
Lil Filmmakers Inc.’s mission is to train young underserved artists to use media and the arts as a tool to overcome societal and personal barriers and prepare them for career opportunities in the arts and media industry.
Ages:
14-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: IA004

Free Library Of Philadelphia

The Free Library of Philadelphia is enrolling up to 100 teens to serve as Junior Programming Specialists (JPS) for our WorkReady experience. Junior Programming Specialists will complete tasks that are rooted in Library and Community Engagement, Life Skills, and Work Readiness. JPSs will report tasks to the Free Library PYN team, meet with librarians, peers, and PYN mentors. The program will span over the course of 6 weeks.
Ages:
14-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: S142