Job Training / Placement

Stimulus to Fund Internet Access, Computers in Phila.

Date: 
September 13, 2010

Underserved communities in Philadelphia will get the benefit of broad Internet access, computers and training through the award of a $11.8 million grant on Monday to a group of public and private entities led by the Urban Affairs Coalition.

Author: 
Athena Merritt
Source: 
Philadelphia Business Journal

MLK Service Day to Focus on Bridging the Digital Divide

Date: 
January 6, 2011

The new civil-rights movement involves bridging the gap in technology, something that will be the major theme of this month's 16th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, organizers said yesterday.


Social media and digital inclusion will be the focus of this year's event, which is expected to draw a record 75,000 volunteers to more than 1,200 community-service projects on Jan. 17, the 25th anniversary of the King federal holiday.

Author: 
Jan Ransom
Source: 
Philadelphia Daily News

Youth Outreach Adolescent Community Awareness Program (YO-ACAP)

Location

1211 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1834
Fax: 
215-851-1878
Hours of Operation: 
Monday and Friday, 9am-5pm; Tuesday, and Wednesday, 9am-7pm
1211 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Duerwood
Beale
Executive Director
Secondary Contact
Mr.
Duerwood
Beale
Executive Director

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, After School Activities, Health, Health issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Parent Education

Summer WorkReady Youth Employment Programs*

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1800
Hours of Operation: 
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12PM - 4PM
1207 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Salomon
Moreno-Rosa
Assistant Director

Provides a paid work experience, educational activities and career exploration activities to youth over a six-week period.

Services provided: 
Job Training and Placement, Mentoring, Youth Development

Parkside Association of Philadelphia

Location

5218 Master Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
United States
215-878-2107
Fax: 
215-871-7799
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
5218 Master Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Lucinda
Hudson
Executive Director
To assist in the social welfare of low-to-moderate income elderly, handicapped, hospitalized persons, young persons, and adults through activities such as the development of affordable housing, mortgage counseling, social services programs, and recreational programs. Parkside Association of Philadelphia aims to improve the quality of life and to offer assistance in gaining access to city services.
Services provided: 
After School Activities, Economic Inclusion, Food Bank, Housing Counseling, Job Training and Placement, Neighborhood and Community Service, Town Watch, Violence Prevention, Workforce Development, Youth Development

One Day At A Time (ODAAT)

Location

2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-226-7860
Fax: 
215-226-7869
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm
2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mel
Wells
President
ODAAT is dedicated to serving low-income and homeless individuals in the Philadelphia area who are afflicted by addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our focus is on providing peer support and promoting healthy, positive lifestyles. ODAAT utilizes a community-based recovery model and support system, allowing people to recover in the same environment in which they became addicted.
Services provided: 
Addiction Recovery, Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Adult, Food Bank, GED Preparation, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, HIV Medical Case Management

Achieving Reunification Center (ARC)

Location

714 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
267-514-3500
714 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Lorraine
McGirt
Director

To provide a one-stop center to assist parents in overcoming barriers toward family reunification.

Services provided: 
Health, Housing Counseling, Parent Education/Training, Job Training and Placement, Literacy, Violence Prevention