Residents identified the need for both short-term, quick-paying entry-level jobs and long-term gainful employment. Here are two programs currently happening in Nicetown and Tioga.
Through the Same Day Work and Pay program, PHS partners with community organizations to employ under- and unemployed Philadelphians to perform daily work assignments such as clearing vacant lots, cleaning street corridors, and completing other community improvement tasks. Participants receive $100 per day and are paid on-site where they can also connect with social services support.
Program Results As of August 2023:
Our communities become cleaner, greener, and more welcoming following a program workday! Learn more and sign up today.
In addition, PHS also runs green industry workforce development programs offering training in the following areas:
This March, PHS is bringing our paid, six-week ($450 per week) job training to Nicetown and Tioga! Do you know someone looking for a job opportunity? Participants will take part in classroom and hands-on training in basic ecology, landscape maintenance, and tool and equipment operation. Additional workshops in job readiness will also be included in the training. Upon completion, trainees will graduate and be placed in full-time jobs with long-term potential within PHS’s network of employer partners.