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Helping teens and young adults engage in meaningful summer employment.


Looking for a job over the summer? The Office of Children and Families supports the WorkReady Program, run by the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN). The WorkReady Program helps teens and young adults engage in meaningful summer employment.

PYN provides dependent and/or at-risk youth and young adults with a six-week summer employment experience.

These experiences provide 120 hours of workforce preparation services and career exposure to the most vulnerable youth.


400 Market St.
Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19106


To apply to this summer employment program you must be:

  • Between the ages of 14-21.
  • A resident of Philadelphia.
  • Not enrolled in college.

Preference is given to youth involved with DHS services. Families who are receiving services from the Department of Human Services (DHS) are given priority for DHS-funded OST programs. For information on how to sign up, you can:

If you are enrolled in the Achieving Independence Center, you can also sign up with your Life Coach.