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WorkReady summer 2020 participants

WorkReady Summer Programs

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Programs Offered

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
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: SL032
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
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: IA005

Philadelphia Energy Authority

The Philadelphia Energy Authority is offering a six-weeks supplemental training for students enrolled in solar energy training programs at Frankford High School and YouthBuild Philadelphia. The students will gain knowledge and skills in solar panel installation, electricity basics, energy efficiency and weatherization. In this supplemental solar training program, students will have opportunities for hands-on learning and gain exposure to employers in the energy industry.
Ages:
14-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
AM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: IA008
Students will engage in Nutrition/Cooking as well as Garden Projects. They will facilitate cooking and gardening lessons to their community.
Ages:
14-21
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: S228
The Summer Internship Model is designed for youth with prior work or leadership experience. The Internship model provides exposure to professional careers otherwise not accessible to teenagers and/or young adults, opportunities to develop and refine their skills and engagement in ongoing professional development workshops.
Ages:
13-24
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: T113
Career Exposure Program recruits 6th & 7th graders between the ages of 12-14 to participate in activities that develop awareness and readiness for a variety of careers. Service Learning Program recruits 8th - 12th graders between the ages of 14-24 to participate in an engaging summer experience. Participants are matched with a project based on their interests. Project areas include: sports leadership, arts & media, education, public health, entrepreneurship, and civic engagement.
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: C113
Career Exposure programs provide opportunities for youth ages 12-15 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.
Ages:
12-14
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: C112