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TechServ Scholars

    Michelle
    By Michelle

    TechServ Scholars, operated by JEVS Human Services in partnership with AmeriCorps, is a unique, year-long opportunity for Philly youth (ages 17-24) who want to help their community while developing technical and career skills.

    Services 

    • Hands-on, specialized technical training in IT and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
    • Service opportunity in Philadelphia or Camden providing STEM and digital literacy training to younger youth and community members
    • Workforce “soft skills,” such as customer service, project management, problem-solving and leadership
    • Benefits include: living allowance, mentoring, monthly SEPTA transpass, health care benefits, education award upon program completion, tools & equipment, child care reimbursement (if applicable), and uniform
    • Preparation for entering into a STEM-related registered apprenticeship program and/or school of higher education  
    • Eligibility 

    • Be between 17 and 24 years of age
    • Have a high school diploma, GED certificate or working toward a GED
    • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Submit a completed 2017 – 2018 application
    • Cost

      No cost to participants

      Location

      Training and service opportunities will be at various locations throughout the cities

      Hours

      Monday - Friday
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm

      Contact

      TEL: 215-854-1847
      EMAIL: techserv@jevs.org
      https://jevshumanservices.org/programs/youth-young-adult-services/techserv-scholars/