West Philadelphia Skills Initiative - ASA Application 

Program Eligibility

Thank you for your interest in the Access Services Associate program built in partnership with Penn Medicine! This program focuses on connecting participants to sustainable long-term strategies for gaining employment, retaining employment, and advancing at work. Graduates of this program can earn the opportunity to interview for Access Services Associate openings with Penn Medicine. We are looking for compassionate, patient-focused and computer-proficient individuals with experience in customer service. Call center experience is a plus.


Because this part of the application process can take 45-minutes or more to complete well, first answer the questions below to determine if you meet the requirements to fill out this application.






Program Description
What is the WPSI Access Services Associate Program?


The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) designed the Access Services Associate Program to connect participants to the technical training, tools, and supports needed to build a career that is meaningful to you. 


Graduates of this program can earn the opportunity to interview for Access Services Associate openings with Penn Medicine.

 

This program is virtual and conducted on Zoom, so consistent access to a laptop or desktop with broadband internet and a working webcam is essential. 


All applications must be submitted by 5PM, on Friday, August 19th, 2022.


Daily program attendance is required for successful completion of the program.

         WPSI Virtual Sessions
  • Facilitated group conversations Mon-Fri, 9/6-9/27 9a-12p.
  • Additional one on one and small group virtual meetings several times a week, between 1-3pm.
  • Approximately 2 hours of daily reading and reflection exercises








APPLICANT INFORMATION









Referral Source







DEMOGRAPHICS

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EDUCATION

Please tell us about any academic experience, even if you have not yet earned a degree/certification. Applicants must have a High School Diploma or Equivalency. Click "Add another response" to list additional experience.

Education History





You must have a high school diploma or GED to participate in this program.

CERTIFICATION #1






EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Please tell us about all your employment history. Resumes are not accepted.

EMPLOYER






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EMPLOYER






If hours vary, indicate the average number of hours each week. 


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EMPLOYER






If hours vary, indicate the average number of hours each week. 


MM/DD/YYYY Format. For example, 10/14/2019

MM/DD/YYYY Format. For example, 10/14/2019


EMPLOYMENT GAPS
Please account for any full month since leaving High School or College that you were not working
GAP



QUALIFICATIONS

DISCLAIMER AND SIGNATURE
I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. If this application leads to entry into the program, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release from the program.

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Thank you for applying to University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative.
The application deadline is  Friday August 19th, 2022 at 5:00pm.  

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.  Applications submitted after this date will be not accepted. Consideration for entry into subsequent programs requires that a new application be submitted.