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On the Market: 10 new jobs to pay the bills and do some good in Philly

A West Philadelphia Skills Initiative participant. August 8, 2018 Category: ColumnFeaturedMediumPurpose

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For those into tech for good, Coded by Kids is searching for a new program manager to oversee programming, supervise program staff and manage budgets for its Philly and southern NJ locations. The tech education nonprofit provides free and accessible coding classes for, yes, kids in schools and rec centers. Learn more here.


Fellowship program Venture for America is looking for a director of Philadelphia to fundraise, create company partnerships and support fellows. VFA is a two-year program that places recent college graduates at startups to teach them to eventually build their own companies. More about the position here.


Ruffle your feathers for this one: National Audubon Society is seeking an education manager to develop creative ed programs for its Discovery Center, as well as oversee its summer camp and develop programing for schools. The center doubles as a wildlife sanctuary and is currently being renovated via the Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative. Check out the job here.


University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is growing and is in need of two more members for the team — but the roles are a little open-ended. Per the description: “When it comes to qualifications, we are looking for teammates that have relentless passion for this work, so more important than any particular degree, is your commitment.” See more here.

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And from elsewhere on the internet … 

Nonprofit management commons and coworking space CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia needs a finance director to manage financial services for member organizations that benefit from shared finance, legal, HR, compliance and insurance resources. Don’t worry: The CW office is back to normal now. Check the job here.


Comcast is hiring a senior analyst to manage all data and analysis for its employee volunteerism and giving programs. That includes tracking the impact for the annual Comcast Cares Day and a yearly employee giving campaign. Peep more info here.


The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia needs to fill two full-time roles: education director and administrative assistant. Reminder, Philly has the most citizens who bike to work or school of any major American city.


Independence Seaport Museum is looking for an assistant director of digital marketing, with responsibilities including social media, emails, websites, videos, advertising, PR and media relations. Learn more here.


Youngish civic leaders, you have two days to get your app in for Committee of Seventy’s Buchholz Fellowship, the year-long program that allows five Philadelphians between the ages of 25 and 40 to serve for a year as members of the good governance nonprofit’s board. They’ll also receive mentorship from other board members and complete some sort of policy-related project. Apply here.


See all available jobs posted on Generocity here. Want to post a job yourself? Have at it. P.S. A handful of these social impact jobs are still available, too.


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