On the Market: 28 job openings to fill your holidays with bright and hopeful possibilities - Generocity Philly


Dec. 16, 2019 12:06 pm

On the Market: 28 job openings to fill your holidays with bright and hopeful possibilities

Check out these openings at Ceiba, Philadelphia Works, SBN, Philadelphia Youth Network, the Mazzoni Center and 16 other organizations.

Philadelphia is full of opportunities this holiday season. We list 28 of them here.

(Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA)

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Ceiba is looking for a program coordinator.

Ceiba is a Latino nonprofit organization with a mission to promote the economic development and financial inclusion of the Latino community through collaborations and advocacy aimed at ensuring their access to housing.

The program coordinator will help run programs that promote collective impact initiatives and the financial development of the Latino community through a holistic approach to asset building that involves financial literacy education, free tax preparation, access to affordable housing, matched savings programs, and access to the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). Program Coordinators also help forge and execute Ceiba’s advocacy efforts around equitable community development.


Community Legal Services is looking to hire a disability justice staff attorney.

The Disability Justice Staff Attorney will represent clients with serious disabilities in administrative hearings and federal court. The attorney will also engage in cutting edge systemic advocacy, including class action litigation, to challenge policies that hurt people with disabilities nationwide.

This position is located within CLS’s SSI Unit. The SSI Unit’s core work focuses on helping individuals with serious disabilities qualify for and keep Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) – but the Unit does much more than that. The Unit uses a holistic representation model, incorporating social workers and other non-attorney advocates, to ensure that clients can access medical care, school supports, and other resources that stabilize their lives.

CLS prioritizes cases for people who have significant barriers to navigating systems, including individuals with serious behavioral health conditions, including trauma; individuals who are limited English proficient; and children.

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Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia has an opening for a program associate, green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) partners.

SBN’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Partners are advancing the local GSI industry and innovation through meaningful network building, relevant content, and effective advocacy. Members are local engineering and landscape architecture firms, landscape contracting firms, material suppliers, and other businesses that provide GSI services and products.

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is seeking a program associate to assist the GSI Partners Manager in the successful implementation of GSI Partners activities. The ideal candidate has strong organizational skills, has an aptitude for detail and processes, has polished communication and interpersonal skills, is team-oriented while having strong self-management abilities, takes initiative, is a problem solver, and is a life-long learner.


Message Agency is looking for a front-end developer.

Message Agency develops highly interactive websites for nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and universities using Drupal, WordPress, and open source technologies. The company is seeking to add a front-end developer the to work within the highly collaborative and cross-functional team environment.

The front-end developer will build sites, customize templates, and theme sites in Drupal and WordPress, and should know SASS, LESS, and HTML 5 and have experience implementing responsive designs. Duties will include collaborating with designers to determine feasibility and implementation approaches, template development, implementing designs, participating in design fidelity review, developing custom modules, project documentation, and maintaining coding standards.


Philadelphia Youth Network, an organization that seeks to alleviate the root causes of poverty by addressing barriers to education and employment for 12 to 24 year olds, is looking for a grants manager.

The grants manager is responsible for maximizing PYN’s institutional giving program and contributing to the overall organizational fundraising budget, with a primary focus on identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts from a portfolio of private foundations, corporate foundations, individuals, and select public agency investors. In addition to managing a healthy calendar of proposals and reports, this role will conduct prospect research on foundations to evaluate prospective grants, initiate personal contact with potential funders, and steward existing donors.


The Urban Affairs Coalition has openings for full- and part-time residential aides for its program partners, SELF and One-Day-At-A-Time (ODAAT).

SELF is a nonprofit that provides emergency housing, housing-focused case management, mentoring, and other vital services for those experiencing or on the verge of experiencing homelessness. ODAAT is dedicated to serving low-income individuals and those experiencing homelessness in the Philadelphia area who are living with HIV and AIDS, as well as substance use disorders.

Primary responsibilities for residential aides include but are not limited to: the supervision of the participants in the following areas: conduct, personal hygiene, chores and compliance with the facility rules and regulations; facility checks; monitoring participant activities; completion of quality written shift, incident, and weekly reports; and supervision of dispensing participant’s prescribed medications.


Pennsylvania Humanities Council is looking for an education program officer.

That role develops, manages, and produces content for a portfolio of core programs that apply the tools of the humanities to affect change. Reporting to the senior director of content and engagement, the education program officer will expand the Council’s model education and youth development initiatives and produce new lines of programming to expand statewide engagement, visibility, and resources.

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council’s programs and grants bring Pennsylvanians together to build avenues for civic involvement and community development, and for youth and adult learners to strengthen skills for school, work, and personal improvement.


The Mazzoni Center is looking to fill two open positions: director of information technology and operations and an information technology manager.

The director of information technology operations oversee all information technology (IT) and general operations functions of the multi-service, community-based, health and social service provider with a mission to advance the health and well-being of LGBTQ communities. The individual in this role directs the work of the IT and operations and facilities teams and is responsible for the implementation of new IT systems and policies as well as facilities and operations processes.

The information technology manager is responsible for leading the technical support team to provide excellent service to the user community and resolve all technical issues at Mazzoni Center.


The Healthcare Improvement Foundation is looking for its next president.

The president is responsible for executive leadership of HCIF, building upon a 30-year history of promoting health care quality and improved outcomes through collaboration with diverse stakeholders.

The role serves as the externally facing representative, outcome partner, convener, and advocate of the region’s health care community to help identify, develop, and support coordinated market-based initiatives toward the achievement of better health. The president will develop and implement strategic plans, raise funds and assure financial stability, create and maintain relationships across the healthcare community, and oversee organizational initiatives. They will also identify programmatic needs and resources; inspire and motivate internal and external stakeholders to collective action.


Philadelphia Works, Inc., which develops and manages workforce solutions that respond to business needs and increase economic opportunity for all Philadelphians, is looking for a grants writer.

This position is responsible for grant research, writing proposal development and planning, reporting, information management and sharing as it relates to grant submissions on behalf of Philadelphia Works. The individual who fills this position will be a comprehensive planner who organizes, coordinates, and directs multiple planning and evaluation activities. They will also nsure program quality assurance for continuous improvement.

A background in Human Services or Workforce Development is a plus.


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