How to Find a Job

is a virtual guide for first-time job seekers, the unemployed, job seekers making career transitions, and employers with job opportunities.

The guide is divided into four sections:

Free Library Career Services and Workshops

For in-person career assistance, the Workplace is the Free Library's walk-in job and career information center located at the Parkway Central Library, Since 1987, the Workplace has provided current information and resources on changing careers, job search techniques, and emerging employment fields to help career changers and job seekers in achieving their goals. For more information please email workplace@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5436.

Paschalville Partnership & Job Readiness Lab

The Paschalville Partnership works with the Free Library as a hub for job seekers by bringing together a broad array of community and city partners in support of Southwest Philadelphia residents. Since 2014, we have been hard at work implementing a common agenda in support of job seekers.

Upcoming Events

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Census Job Fair

Wed, January 29, 2020 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

The Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary positions with pay rates between $17 – 23 / hour! Come hear from a Census Bureau representative about the great job opportunities available, ask questions and apply on-site from 4 – 6 PM in our Computer Lab! To learn more about…

Adult Senior Career Workshops Community Events Jobs & Job Seekers

Census 2020 - Job Fair

Wed, January 29, 2020 4:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

The Census Bureau is hiring! Stop by to talk with a Census Bureau representative about the great job opportunities available, ask questions, and gather information. A table will be staffed from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. 2020CENSUS.GOV/JOBS  

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Census 2020 - Job Fair

Wed, January 29, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The Census Bureau is hiring! Stop by to talk with a Census Bureau representative about the great job opportunities available, ask questions, and gather information. A table will be staffed from 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. 2020CENSUS.GOV/JOBS

Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Job Fairs

Census 2020 - Job Fair

Thu, January 30, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Census Bureau is hiring! Stop by to talk with a Census Bureau representative about the great job opportunities available, ask questions, and gather information. A table will be staffed from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 30 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Parkway Central Library |…

Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Job Fairs

Drop In Help for Job Seekers

Thu, January 30, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

Looking for a new job or updating your resume? Stop in to speak with a Careerlink advisor at Whitman Library for workshops and one-on-one help with applying for jobs online, resumes, cover letters, interview tips, and local job resources. Thursday January 30, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  …

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Resume and Job Help

Thu, January 30, 2020 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

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