Are you
#STILLin4WorkReady ?



The COVID-19 global pandemic has changed the world of work in ways we could not have imagined. For young people, the need for summer work experiences has been exacerbated by the pandemic and the unprecedented stressors put on the economy. Providing opportunities for youth to engage in workforce development opportunities and earn compensation are more important now than ever to build the skills they need to thrive during this very uncertain time.


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Philly Summer JobsFor Summer 2020 we are asking YOU --community members, employers, investors, philanthropists-- to recommit and be #STILLin4WorkReady to ensure that every young person who wants a summer experience can have one. Before Covid-19, Philadelphia was seeing tremendous economic growth and Summer jobs had become a critical component of providing young people with work experiences.

Opportunities created by funding through the Philly Summer Jobs fund will be critical as we collectively contribute to both Philadelphia’s and the nation’s economic recovery. The Philly Summer Jobs Fund was created to fund new opportunities for Philadelphia's young people to gain the skills and work experience they need to succeed in today’s economy.

Every dollar helps. Consider making a gift to the Philly Summer Jobs Fund and help us ensure Philadelphia youth can gain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

READ about how summer programming has changed and WorkReady Summer going digital!

Summer Jobs Cabinet


We are the Summer Jobs Cabinet, a group of individuals, foundations and organizations that have come together to support summer jobs. We are #STILLin4WorkReady. Are you?

Summer Jobs Cabinet Member Organizations*

Achieving Reunification Center ∽ African American Chamber of Commerce ∽ Bank of America ∽ BIGS ∽ Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia ∽ Cheyney University ∽ Comcast Foundation ∽ Congreso de Latinos Unidos ∽ Drexel University ∽ Envoy Growth Advisory ∽ Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia ∽ FS Investments ∽ Galaei ∽ JCW Computer Consulting ∽ Lenfest Foundation ∽ Lincoln University ∽ Neighborhood United Against Drugs ∽ Office of U.S. Senator Bob Casey ∽ PA State Representative – 181st District ∽ PA State Representative – 195th District ∽ PA State Senator – 7th District ∽ Parks and Recreation ∽ Peirce College ∽ Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network ∽ Philadelphia Police Department ∽ Philadelphia Works ∽ Philadelphia Youth Network ∽ Philanthropy Network ∽ Public Citizens for Children and Youth ∽ Salem Baptist Church ∽ School District of Philadelphia ∽ TD Bank ∽ The Graduate! ∽ United Way ∽ University City Science Center ∽ Urban Affairs Coalition

Summer 2020 Investors


Thank you to the individuals, businesses and organizations that are supporting WorkReady through the Philly Summer Jobs fund this year!


City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families ∽ School District of Philadelphia ∽ Philadelphia Works


Accenture ∽ Bank of America Foundation ∽ Citizens Bank Foundation ∽ Chubb ∽ Cigna Foundation ∽ Comcast ∽ Deloitte LLP ∽ Jefferson ∽ M&T Bank Charitable Foundation ∽ PECO Energy Company ∽ Univest ∽ Wells Fargo Foundation


Caroline Alexander Buck Foundation ∽ H. Chase Lenfest ∽ Otto Haas Charitable Trust ∽ The Lenfest Foundation ∽ Philadelphia Eagles Social Justice Fund ∽ The Philadelphia Foundation ∽ The Rittenhouse Foundation ∽ Satell Institute ∽ United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey ∽ William Penn Foundation


Zane Andrews ∽ Dr. Jacqueline Bailey-Davis ∽ Helen Booth ∽ Patricia Blosfelds ∽ Alexander Braccio ∽ Tabatha Bullock ∽ Abbie Stubbs Burke ∽ Dianna Clauss ∽ Bernard Dagenais ∽ Patricia Davenport ∽ Jake Dawson ∽ Holly Farnese ∽ Michael Galvan ∽ Catherine Gibbons ∽ Michael Harmeson ∽ Michael Harmeson ∽ Rebecca Hoffman ∽ Christine Armontrout Jenkinson ∽ Karen Asper Jordan ∽ David Jolley ∽ Kendra Leslie ∽ Siobhán Loughney ∽ Jane Isaacs Lowe ∽Barbara Saverino ∽ Amy Levine ∽Nasir Mack ∽ Jere Mahaffey ∽ Rob Marcus ∽ Laura McKenna ∽ Debra L. Michael ∽ Adele Munisteri ∽ Johnathan Paly ∽ Jonah Rank ∽ Julianna Ricco ∽ Alicia Santiago ∽ Ariel Shore ∽ Alem Thomas ∽ Sharmain Matlock-Turner ∽ Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend ∽ Robert Weaver ∽ JoAnn Weinberger ∽ Margo Williams ∽ David Wright

As of 7.20.2020

Contact Us


For questions related to the Philly Summer Jobs Fund or how to support WorkReady, contact Amy Levine, Director, Development, Philadelphia Youth Network

WorkReady and the Philly Summer Jobs Fund are managed by the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN).