On the Market: 25 job opportunities in Philadelphia and the surrounding region - Generocity Philly


Jul. 30, 2019 12:00 pm

On the Market: 25 job opportunities in Philadelphia and the surrounding region

From development to communications, this week's On the Market highlights the range of opportunities available to nonprofit professionals looking to make a move.

The Porch at 30th Street Station — one of University City District's past projects.

(Photo by Ben Tran for University City District)

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Beyond Celiac — the national patient advocacy organization based in Ambler, PA  that unites with patients and partners to drive diagnosis, advance research and accelerate the discovery of new treatments and a cure for celiac disease — has several openings:

The Director of National Programs and Volunteer Engagement is accountable for building a nationwide program of successful 5K Run/Walk fundraising events and for establishing an engaged, aligned and productive network of volunteer leaders representing Beyond Celiac in key regions across the country.

The Director of Finance contributes at the highest level to the success of Beyond Celiac by formulating and managing cash-flow strategies, accounts payable/receivables, payroll, interactions with outside investment consultants, financial reporting, Board reporting, donor interactions, support for the Board of Directors’ Finance Committee and other related accounting and financial duties.

The Manager of Administration performs administrative support cross-functionally for all departments at Beyond Celiac. Functions include travel and logistical support, filing and record-keeping, correspondence, mass mailings, scheduling support, event management assistance, reporting, presentation support, donor records maintenance and other duties as assigned.


Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence, the largest BBBS agency in PA/NJ and fourth largest in the nation, has two openings currently.

The Director of Special Events and Sponsorship is responsible for maintaining and growing a special event portfolio exceeding $1.2M, and developing one direct report, both focused toward the goal of enhancing our mission, efficiently increasing fundraising outcomes pre- and post-event, and ensuring excellent customer service. BBBSI is seeking an experienced fundraising events professional to plan sustainable growth.

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The VP of Advancement is responsible for planning, directing, and implementing a comprehensive development program exceeding $6.5M annually, and developing talented team members focused toward the goal of significantly increasing donor engagement and fundraising outcomes. BBBSI is seeking a seasoned professional to lead sustainable growth.


There are multiple openings for paralegals at Community Legal Services, the nonprofit public interest agency providing free civil legal services to low-income Philadelphia residents. As the largest provider of free civil legal services in the Philadelphia area, CLS is both locally and nationally renowned as a premier legal services provider dedicated to ensuring access to justice for all low-income individuals and communities.

There are two openings for paralegals in the Housing Unit; two openings for paralegals in the SSI Unit; and an additional community disability application project paralegal for the SSI Unit.


ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships, which develops and supports high-quality after school activities and resources to to serve more than 5,000 youth (K-12) annually through partnerships with schools, libraries, and community sites, has two positions available. The ASAP Debate Coordinator will work alongside the Debate Manager to support the expansion of ASAP Debate and provide more opportunities for young leaders to find their voice and speak their mind on key issues. The ASAP Chess Coordinator will work alongside the Director of Chess Programs to support the expansion of ASAP Chess and provide more opportunities for young leaders to be engaged and challenged in a competitive and supportive environment.


LAEDA, the a community economic development nonprofit agency in the City of Camden, is looking for a Program Manager. The program manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Entrepreneurial Development Training Program, and the organization says it is looking for someone entrepreneurial who can work effectively in an independent situation.


For those interested in marketing and communications, there are number of openings at dynamic organizations. Next City, the independent nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire social, economic and environmental change in cities through journalism and events, has an opening for an Audience Engagement Editor.

University City District is looking for a Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Communications who will shape and lead its approach to resource development, strategic communications and marketing.

And, the position of Marketing Coordinator is still open at Pathways to Housing PA, which empowers people with disabilities to improve their housing stability, increase wellness, and to reclaim their lives.


For those interested in development work, there is a brand new listing for a Director of Development at ArtWell, the award-winning youth arts organization located in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.

SquashSmarts also has a listing for a Director of Development & Events, and Malvern’s renowned nonprofit theater company, People’s Light, is looking for a Major Gift Officer.


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