First Step continues to move forward with putting Philadelphia’s most vulnerable citizens (homeless men & women, returning citizens & veterans) to work. We know that in this moment, our focus on providing essential income to the city’s most vulnerable, is more important than ever.
1952 E. Allegheny Ave. Suite 500. Philadelphia PA 19134.
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The Energy Coordinating Agency is recruiting for two training programs that are funded through PA CareerLink® Philadelphia. Fast-track eligibility review/registration/enrollment is happening at ECA Info Sessions Feb 6 &13. Returning citizens are one focus of outreach and a reentry specialist from PA CareerLink® Philadelphia will be on-site to assist.
The Facilities Technician’s role is to ensure that Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site’s facilities are safe, operational, well maintained, and suitable for all visitors and ESPHS staff. The Facilities Technician reports to the Facilities Maintenance Manager.
Waste/Recycling – ensure site trash cans are emptied at regular intervals
Landscaping – ensure greenery on site is maintained • Snow/Ice...
The Drexel University Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice is currently seeking applicants for our 9-week Community Health Worker Peer (CHWP)/Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Training Academy. This program, sponsored by a grant from the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, is designed to train men, ages 18-30, who have lived experience of violence to become Community Health Workers / Certified Peer Specialist...
PowerCorpsPHL is a 4 to 18-month paid workforce development program that uses environmental service as a vehicle to teach career and technical skills. The deadline for this program has been extended to the 24th of January.
Earn $1,340 per month (before taxes), while you sharpen your skills and make a difference in your community. Young people with criminal records are encouraged to apply.
This is the time of year that many building trades apprenticeship programs accept new applications.
The Plumbers, Steamfitters and Boilermaker’s and Carpenters Unions are all accepting applications, some only for a limited time in January 2020. See information and links below to encourage returning citizens to apply.
The Philadelphia Furniture Bank has several openings in our Transitional Employment Program. These are paid, part-time opportunities for people who have been out of the workforce for several reasons and need extra support in transitioning back to work. If you have clients that might benefit please email your contact information and their resume to PFB Director Tom Maroon.