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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

Ages:
12-21
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: WE017

Educators 4 Education

The E4E WorkReady program focused on service learning and Work Force Development. Youth (ages 14 to 24) participated in the program working hands at community sites throughout the six week program. Participants worked in early childhood centers/summer camps and recreational programs, throughout Philadelphia. Youth also receive professional development skills.
Ages:
14-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
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Referral Code: S401
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
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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
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Referral Code: IA004

Federation Of Neighborhood Centers

In this program we believe that youth are entitled to not just any internship but an experience working within their dream career field, or as close as we can get to it. Youth work with organizations where they can firsthand experience their own passions and witness their future career. Youth have an opportunity to build relationships with mentors and work directly with their worksite supervisors. All while building the skills, insights and experience necessary to continue on their career path.
Ages:
16-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
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Referral Code: P118
Foundations’ REAL STEAM program will serve middle grade students with the goal of helping them explore their interests and understand the careers available in STEAM as well as the relevant educational pathways. Students participate in a six week program which builds students’ background knowledge and research skills, allow students to practice the 21st century skills needed for STEAM careers as well as the education required for job entry.
Ages:
12-14
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
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Referral Code: C104

Foundations, Inc.

Foundations for the Future will offer a six-week summer opportunity to youth ages 14 to 21. Students will participate for 20 hours per week, including on‐the‐job experience, and a weekly seminar designed to review and reinforce 21st century skill development. Portfolios will be compiled containing documents necessary for securing a job. Students will also complete a media project designed to give voice to their interests and concerns, and to give practical application to their emerging skills.
Ages:
14-21
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: S141

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
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Referral Code: S142

Gold Medal Karate Inc (Zhang Sah)

Youth between the ages of 12-14yrs Grades 6-8 Learn martial arts and how to be a triple impact athlete competitor. PCA Triple Impact Athlete Certificate can be earned. Dates: July 5-August 13 Times: TBD 2 locations: 6110 Wissahickon Ave Phila PA 19144 530 Bainbridge St Phila PA 19147
Ages:
12-14
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
PM
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Referral Code: CE008

Gold Medal Karate Inc (Zhang Sah)

Jr. Coach Work Experience Youth will gain experience in coaching and/ or teaching STEM through Sport Several sport based youth development member organizations of the Philadelphia Youth Sport Collaborative participate on this project. 2021 Summer Sports include: Marital Arts Surfing Soccer Basketball and many others 2021 Summer STEM focus: Math Pre-service and weekly training sessions required (TBD) Six weeks ( July 5th - August 13) In-service on the job work hours (20 hrs per week)
Ages:
13-19
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: WE006