About Us

Philadelphia Works serves employers and career seekers in Philadelphia. As a non-profit organization, we fund and oversee employment and training services to help Philadelphia employers access the talent they need to be competitive. Our investments in training and employment readiness solutions are informed by our relationships with businesses and our understanding of their needs. These solutions enable youth and adults to find and qualify for work. Through our service delivery partners, Philadelphia Works connects employers to workforce talent and career seekers to jobs while maintaining the highest standards and accountability for these investments.

What we do:


We are:

Business Focused: We design effective solutions for Philadelphia employers driven by labor market research.


Thought Leaders: We influence public policies that support economic growth and workforce development.


Strategic Investors: We optimize funding and resources to invest in regional solutions addressing Philadelphia’s workforce challenges.


Philadelphia Works is supported by federal, state, city, and privately-raised employment and training funds.



Senior Management Team
Board Members
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Council on Career & College Success