Job Jumpstarters

  • PA

Website

http://www.jobjumpstarters.org

Address

3721 Midvale Ave
PhiladelphiA
PA
19127
United States

About Us

BUSINESS SUMMARY:

Job Jump Starters is a non-profit focused on providing young women 14-21 years old with interview readiness training through a series of workshops, which can span up to eight weeks. A combined total of 10 years hiring, training and managerial experience and current coursework accredits the company’s capabilities. Our unique approach and closeness in age provides readability and an active example to the young women of what they could become.

PROJECT HISTORY:

Job Jump Starters has been in business for two years. The current ranges of clients are either pregnant or expecting teens within the Philadelphia School System and Adjudicated Youth. Please see attached a recommendation letter. Currently, based on our grading system, we’re at 85% success rate across the series of workshops we’re currently providing.

PRODUCTS & SERVICES:

Appearance Assistance-presentation, slideshow and quiz on visual presence and impression

Interview Readiness Training (Hard skills)-“how to” resume, applications and questionnaires

Interview Readiness Training (Soft Skills) - body language, tempo, company knowledge and questions you don’t have to answer/how to handle

Life Beyond Work- quizzes and discussions on career and educational goals

Completion Exercises-outing (guest speaker), certificate of completion, testimonials and surveys

RESOURCES:

  • Number of board members: 4
  • Board meets: monthly
  • Total annual budget (projected) : 26,000

Where our funding comes from (projected): Where it goes (projected):

Program…………………………….42% Staffing………………………..86.3%

Foundation grants…………………26% Special event expenses……....1.8%

Corporate/business giving……….19% Insurance…………………………3%

Special event revenue……………..3% Postage………………………..0.1%

Individual donations……………….3% Project Supplies………………..3%

Transportation………………….1.2%

Member Services (Admin)…….1.6%

Telephone………………………0.4%

Office Supplies………………..1.8%

Copy Machine………………….0.3%

UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITION:

Job Jump Starters provides young women with appearance, etiquette and ease in interviewing which readies them today for tomorrow’s workplace. The cost for services is negotiable per number of young women with a minimum of 5 needed to make a workshop. We are priced below our competitors’ cost while also providing a more holistic approach to interviewing skills.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Graduated from Women’s Opportunity Resource Center

Member of Resources for Human Development’s (RHD’s) incubator New Beginnings


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