Opportunities for Job Seekers

Who should apply?
People with experience in Janitorial, Housekeeping, Labor, or Science labs. Experience with animal care is a plus.


What is WPSI?
The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a training program which connects you to the tools, behaviors and supports you need to build a career that can change your life, your family and your community. 


In this program, we offer:

  • Cutting-edge job connection strategies resulting in 90% of WPSI graduates finding employment.
  • A generous stipend while in training at WPSI.
  • On-the-job training at the University of Pennsylvania, earning $15/hour.
  • An accelerated connection to a career you love and the life you want!


Are you eligible?
All applicants must be a resident of 19104, 19131, 19139, 19143, or 19151; possess a high school diploma or GED; and be unemployed.


DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply by September 21, 2018 at 5pm.



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