Year Up Greater Philadelphia provides opportunities for young adults 18-24 who are looking for careers in the Finance and Information Technology Fields. Year Up provides hands-on training, debt-free college courses, and a paid internship at a top company here in the Philadelphia area. Want to learn more? Click this link


AmeriCorps NCCC is a full-time, team-based, residential service program for young adults ages 18-24. The time commitment is 10-12 months, and benefits include full room and board, travel, a living stipend, and an Education Award (approximately $6,000) at the end of service. Attached are some flyers describing each of our two programs, Traditional Corps and FEMA Corps. Want to learn more? Click here


Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for more than 50 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 by training them for meaningful careers and assists them with obtaining employment.

At Job Corps, students have access to room and board while they learn skills in specific training areas for up to three years. In addition to helping students obtain career technical skills and gain employment, Job Corps also provides transitional support services, such as help finding employment, housing, child care, and transportation. Job Corps graduates either enter the workforce or an apprenticeship, go on to higher education, or join the military. Want to learn more? click here


HospitalityTogether is an alternative to traditional college where students do not have to choose between earning income or pursuing higher education. We support students within an ecosystem where they are able to advance their education and career in a seamless and continuous cycle of learning and mentorship.

At HospitalityTogether, students don’t have to choose between college and working.

Students will:

  • Earn college credits at a nonprofit, fully accredited university;
  • Gain income and professional skills in a supportive job in the hospitality industry;
  • Receive personalized support through customized educational plans and in-person tutoring;
  • Accrue minimal to no debt while on the pathway to an associate or bachelor’s degree.

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City Year Philadelphia helps young people develop into leaders, problem solvers and more active citizens. AmeriCorps and the Corporation for National and Community Service deploys more than three million Americans in service through nationwide its core programs and partnerships with nonprofits like City Year. Want to learn more? click here


Temple YEP provides Philadelphia youth, ages 17 to 24 who have a GED or HS Diploma with career training opportunities. Eligible youth participants utilize a variety of resources including: job skills training, career / educational counseling, and academic support.

Activities include:

Workshops, literacy, job readiness, career exploration events, college/vocational school tours, internships opportunities; job shadowing and career-based mentoring and incentives

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Episcopal Community Services (ECS) – R.I.S.E. Initiative stands for Resources, Independence, Success, and Employment. The program offers individualized support for adults while they work on the fundamentals of getting a job, such as resume building, job application submission, interviewing, and networking.

  • Offers job readiness training and one-on-one support for people interested in taking a first or next step into college or career opportunities.
  • 14 week program
  • 15 participants per co-hort (small classes)

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PowerCorpsPHL provides career-connected education and paid work experiences in collaboration with AmeriCorps and the city of Philadelphia, powered by EducationWorks.

Working closely with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Philadelphia Water Department, and partners in the public and private sector, PowerCorpsPHL builds opportunities for young people to create promising futures by tackling pressing environmental challenges and developing the skills required to secure meaningful work.

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The School District’s Urban Technology Project (UTP) is currently recruiting high school seniors for the I.T. Pre-Apprenticeship 2020/2021 program.  Pre-Apprentice serve as AmeriCorps Digital Service Fellow’s working alongside the Digital Literacy Teachers to support instruction and provide technical assistance.  During their year of service within the school, Digital Service Fellow’s receive on-the-job experience, mentorship, technical and soft skills training, bi-weekly stipends, monthly transpasses and a scholarship.  This is a great opportunity for graduating seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in Information Technology.  We are currently accepting applications through July 27th. 

Want to learn more or do you have any questions? please contact: Shana Savage at ssavage2@philasd.org