workforce-development

Reflections From Past Forum Inspires Thought Leadership

I find the annual Forum on Justice & Opportunity extremely valuable because it gives a larger...

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Workforce Development

Do You Have Career Goals? Let Us Help. Join the RISE Initiative!

Are you seeking employment or looking to start your dream career? If you need help preparing for college or figuring out what your next step in life could be, the RISE Initiative is for you. Plus, it’s FREE! Though virtual, in-person coaching is available upon request for this six-month commitment. 

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Workforce Development

A Limitless MindSet

Poverty is not a singular condition. It is a collection of situational roadblocks that keep people from living full and prosperous lives. With nearly a quarter of Philadelphians living in poverty, Episcopal Community Services’ goal is not to merely get these numbers down. It is to lift our neighbors up. It is about the names and faces behind these figures.

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Workforce Development

Rising to the Occasion

Linda is a force to be reckoned with. She has had her struggles in the past but dogged in her ways, nothing holds her back.

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Workforce Development

Happy Trails To You, Summer Interns

It has been a lively few months here at ECS. We welcomed new participants and even got to call a handful of them colleagues.

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Workforce Development

Register Today For A Paid Summer Internship

Summer break is just around the corner, and what better way to spend your extra free time than with an exciting paid internship?

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Workforce Development

Make a Difference: Host a Summer Intern

Episcopal Community Services is proud to be a WorkReady provider for the third year in a row.

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Workforce Development

RISE & Shine

At the end of each RISE Initiative cohort, an empty seat is hard to find in our main conference room. Participants, their families and friends, and staff swarm the space to celebrate the program’s most recent graduates. And last week’s winter graduation was no exception.

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Workforce Development

Preparing Tomorrow's Workforce

When you’re young and looking for your first job, that help could be asking a friend to put in a good word if their employer is hiring. 

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Workforce Development

Meet Chris: Rising to Success

He first heard about The RISE Initiative through his brother-in-law who had participated in Seeing Youth Succeed (SYS). “I saw it as an opportunity to find employment, make a better resume, and [have] more effective interviews,” he said.

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