The Welcoming Center's employment program connects jobseekers of all levels to job opportunities in the Philadelphia region. Whether you have limited education and work experience or you have been working in a professional field for decades, we can help you establish a meaningful and realistic employment plan.

As an immigrant, you bring value to any company or organization through your work experience from your homeland, your cultural background, and your language skills.

Through our employment program, we provide the following services:

  • Orientation and introduction to the American workplace
  • Intake and skills assessment
  • Individual career consultations
  • Interview tips and preparation for your first day on the job
  • Job placement and job retention support

For jobseekers needing additional skills and training, the Welcoming Center provides several training opportunities.

For jobseekers looking to rebuild a professional-level career, the Welcoming Center provides career laddering guidance.

If you have permanent work authorization and wish to enroll in our employment program, please complete our online application form. You can also call 215-825-7771 for more information.

Note: If you are a refugee or asylee who has lived in the U.S. for less than 5 years, please call the JEVS Center for New Americans at 215-728-4210. The Welcoming Center was founded on the principle of nonduplication of services, and we cannot serve jobseekers who are eligible for JEVS services.