Job Training program match for youth and young adults. Discover a new opportunity and career path!
How Does This Thing Work?
To complete the Program Match Platform answer all of the required questions in the form below. Be sure to provide a valid email address because after you complete the form you will immediately receive the list of programs matched to you as an Email. If you do not receive this email please contact GenerationWorkPHL@unitedforimpact.org
At the same time, a program representative for each program that is a good match for you will receive an email with your contact information. Each of these program representatives are available to answer your questions and will be in touch with you within 1-2 business days (Monday-Friday) to learn more about you and your interest in their job training program.
Finally, it is most important that you choose the program and career path that is right for you, right now. We are here to help, those of us that designed the Program Match Platform and the program representatives waiting to hear from you! So please ask every question you have, think about what excites you about different opportunities, meet the program instructors and learn about the possible companies hiring program graduates.
Search Job Training Programs by Career Sector here or by the organization here.
The Program Match Platform is funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. We thank them for their support but acknowledge that the findings and conclusions presented in this website are those of the author(s) alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Foundation.
Generation Work Philadelphia will improve employment outcomes for youth and young adults, aged 18-29, by creating a robust, strategically-aligned career pathway system, inclusive of employers, workforce agencies and funders, that supports and enables access to sector-specific career paths in quality jobs
Generation Work is a Partnership Collaborative and Learning Community funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. This national initiative is designed to combine Positive Youth Development, Demand Driven Strategies and Racial Equity and Inclusion to improve youth and young adult employment outcomes. In December 2015 Philadelphia’s partnership; which includes JOIN, PYN, The Training Fund and YouthBuild Philly, was among the 5 cities awarded this 4 year grant, 8 year learning community. With this grant Casey also provides a number of tactical supports in partnership with ChildTrends, Aspen Institute and MDRC, as well as an online forum and bi-annual in person meetings.
Core Team of Partners:
Generation Work Philadelphia will improve employment outcomes for youth and young adults, aged 18-29, by creating a robust, strategically-aligned career pathway system, inclusive of employers, workforce agencies and funders, that supports and enables access to sector-specific career paths in quality jobs* (Quality Job Definition, Figure 2).
Our Vision: To ignite a workforce system that is equitable across race by applying a racial equity lens to best practices in demand driven workforce, positive youth development and supportive services.
Our Goal: Increase quality job opportunities and retention for Young Adults in Healthcare, Early Childhood Education, Hospitality/Retail, and Public Services.
in collaborative partnership with Philadelphia Works, Office of Workforce Development; including Office of Adult Education & Department of Commerce Talent Division
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