PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

November 12, 2019

PLSE is launching the search for our second Mike Lee Fellow. The fellowship is a six-month paid opportunity offered to someone who has direct experience with the criminal justice system, has shown a strong interest in community organizing, and is passionate about having a positive impact in their community. An official position description is attached with further details.

We are inviting you to nominate someone for the...

October 15, 2019

It's Time to Harvest Your Credentials or Degree!!

Information Session For Adult Learners - Tuesday, October 22nd 3pm - 6pm

Did you stop out of college? Do you have some college credits and no degree? Are you seeking a credential to further your employment future? Come talk to the experts! Register now and "Harvest a brighter future!"

Come and see about some educational programs that are just right for you.

Programs Such As:

  • Cyb...

September 11, 2019

Register for Consumer Protection: Predatory and Wealth-Stripping Practices Targeting our Neighborhoods

Please join the Office of Economic Mobility and Opportunity for the next installment in their “Economic Mobility: Earn, Keep, Grow” series where we will examine threats facing consumers from the marketplace that can prevent them from preserving or building wealth, including "we buy homes for cash" schemes and reverse mortgages...

September 9, 2019

PowerCorpsPHL started orientation for their Fall cohort this past Tuesday and had a record-shattering turnout given our historical trends. 

They expect to whittle that number down throughout our orientation phase between now and September 19th but given early indications, will very likely have 10-20 solid candidates that they will not have the capacity to take and who have otherwise completed all steps asked of them to mak...

September 5, 2019

Looking for Job-Ready, Motivated Entry-Level Workers?

Join Baker Industries for a working lunch with their partners and hear about their innovative approach to creating opportunity in Kensington by tapping into diverse, local talent that’s often overlooked. Hear how they are meeting the hiring needs of Philadelphia manufacturers with workers from their job-readiness program. Based on trauma-informed principles, Baker Industrie...

September 4, 2019

DAO Launches One Stop Job & Resource Hub Bringing Together Employers & Services

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Wednesday announced the creation of the One Stop Job and Resource Hub (The Hub) to provide Philadelphians with access to employers, trauma-informed professionals, victim services, housing options, and social services. The Hub will offer support for returning citizens, people whose loved ones are in...

September 4, 2019

Pathways to Advanced Manufacturing Program

The Pathways to Advanced Manufacturing program prepares participants for entry-level employment in the advanced manufacturing industry. The program includes classroom and hands-on technical skills instruction.

This program includes the following courses:

  • Occupational Safety & Heaklth administration: OSHA 10, General Industry (10 hours)

  • Shop Mathematics: math for Occupational Tec...

September 4, 2019

SEPMA’s Manufacturing 6-Week Boot Camp Begins in Montgomery County

The Southeastern Manufacturing Alliance, (SEPMA), Philadelphia Workforce Development and Montgomery County Workforce Development Agencies, is sponsoring a manufacturing Boot Camp for Montco employers. This program is to help up-skill individuals who are interested in a career in manufacturing.

Please note that this program is being offered free of charge and succ...

September 4, 2019

Join us to receive information on employment opportunities, resources, and supports for people dealing with a criminal background history and/or returning home from incarceration.

Friday September 13, 2019

12pm - 4pm

Lucien E. Blackwell Community Center

N 47th St.

Philadelpiha, PA 19131

Hosted alongside of People's Emergency Center, PA Department of Transportation, Beyond the Bars, The Center for Returning Citizens, and Division of...

September 4, 2019

Seasonal Tour Guides Needed at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site (ESPHS) seeks outgoing, engaging and passionate people for the position of Seasonal Tour Guide. This position serves as the face of ESPHS. A detailed description for the position appears below; please follow specific instructions to apply.

Seasonal Tour Guides are responsible for sharing the history and relevance of the penite...

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