Engagement Director: Wissahickon Trails

The Engagement Director is charged with creating and supporting avenues for our organization to listen and respond to public input and for the public to learn about the environment and become increasingly engaged in efforts to protect and restore their local land and waterways. They will provide strategic oversight and management for our community outreach, volunteer, environmental education, community science, and nature programs, ensuring that these efforts are aligned and collectively provide sufficient opportunity for people to continue to deepen their engagement with our mission. The Engagement Director will lead and mentor a team of two full-time and two part-time staff.

The Engagement Director is a member of the organizational leadership team and is expected to be a role model for staff of the integrity, innovation, and joy we can bring to our everyday work. We are seeking someone who is eager to contribute to a culture that values relationships, and whose leadership style prioritizes listening to others and serving the best interests and needs of our internal and external communities. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Executive Director. Some work on weekends and evenings is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide strategic oversight and management of engagement programs (programs include, but are not limited to volunteer, community outreach, community science, environmental education, and nature programs) ensuring all programs are aligned with our strategic plan, that they are equitable and inclusive, and that they are in compliance with internal policies and state, local, and federal laws
    • Build relationships with community leaders and organizations. Identify and pursue mutually beneficial program partnerships
    • Plan and implement an iterative program improvement process; this will include program evaluations and a process for measuring key outcomes for each of our programs. Report on program outcomes on a regular basis
    • Work with the administrative team to set the annual budget for the department based on a clear and comprehensive understanding of organizational priorities. Oversee the financial activities of the department in collaboration with the Finance Director
    • Manage and support the Engagement team, ensuring that the team has the resources and skills needed to meet department objectives and key results and all other aspects of their work. Provide regular feedback on staff performance and provide support and opportunities for growth
    • Secure funding for engagement programs through full-cycle grant management and by collaborating with the Development team on major donor relationships and helping to identify new donor prospects from among our volunteers and program participants
    • Collaborate with the Conservation team on strategic opportunities to engage people in our conservation work and on public programs and educational opportunities
    • Collaborate with the Communications Specialist on program-related communications
    • Provide support and information to the Board as required. Serve as liaison to appropriate Board committees as requested by the Executive Director
    • Special projects as assigned

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Associate Director, Annual Giving: University of Pennsylvania

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2023.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

Home to over a million extraordinary artifacts and archaeological finds, the Penn Museum has been uncovering our shared humanity across continents and millennia since 1887. In bridging archaeology, the study of objects made by humans, with anthropology, the science of humanity, we chart a course for finding one’s own place in the arc of human history. Our mission is to be a center for inquiry and the ongoing exploration of humanity for our University of Pennsylvania community, and regional, national, and global stakeholders, and our vision is to transform understanding of our common human experience.

The Associate Director, Annual Giving, will be part of a team of five frontline fundraisers working to advance the mission and the Museum Director’s Vision. The Associate Director will manage and grow the Museum’s leadership annual giving program—the Penn Museum Visionaries—serving, with the Assistant Director, Individual Gifts, as lead contact for this group. The Associate Director will manage the renewals program and set strategic direction for upgrades and acquisition, manage budgets, monitor and share with the Major Gifts team progress against goals through monthly reporting, and support Major Gifts officers in renewal efforts with their prospects.

The Associate Director will also oversee the Museum’s membership program and annual fund programs, supervising the Membership & Gifts Coordinator and project managing all large-scale appeals and engagement communications with a particular view to upgrades. Growing unrestricted gift revenue is a key priority for the Penn Museum Development program; of paramount importance is ensuring that the membership program is welcoming and accessible to underrepresented communities.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement, the Associate Director will work closely with the Major Gifts team on Visionaries upgrades, acquisition, and renewals, and with the Marketing and Communications in ensuring that give/join messaging is integrated into all patron communications. The Associate Director will also jointly supervise, with the Director of Major Gifts, the Special Events & Meetings Coordinator in creating a fiscal year engagement calendar for Visionaries and members.

An immediate priority will be the oversight of migration of membership program data from the Museum’s Altru (Blackbaud) database to a Salesforce system managed by Penn’s Development and Alumni Relations department.

The Associate Director will be a confident in personally soliciting lead unrestricted gifts; a creative and enthusiastic team player; and a strategic thinker with a keen eye for detail.
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Executive Director: Parent Infant Center

A child’s earliest experiences are fundamentally influential. Quality early childhood education (ECE) is an effective two-generational approach that assists children in achieving school readiness and also helps families succeed. Situated near the University of Pennsylvania campus in an urban oasis, the Parent Infant Center (PIC) is a non-profit, NAEYC accredited, ECE and school-age program rooted in the Reggio Emilia philosophy and inspiration, play-based and project-based learning, and connecting children to nature.

PIC serves a diverse population of approximately 350 children ranging from 6 weeks to school age. Founded in 1978, PIC is an anchor organization in the West Philadelphia community, collaborating with the University and the local Penn Alexander elementary school. The Family Participation Program ensures that families are another strong source of collaboration and partnership for the Center; parents of children enrolled at PIC are active and engaged in classroom, Center, and community activities.

After more than a decade of leadership, the current Executive Director is retiring and the Board now seeks a full-time Executive Director. The Executive Director is the central driver of PIC’s mission. The Executive Director leads the administrative and teaching staff, represents PIC to our internal and external communities, guides the Board of Directors, and acts as steward of the Center’s vision.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced ECE professional with a passion for making a difference and experience working collaboratively with diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional team management and leadership skills; honesty and integrity; strong interpersonal skills; ease and aptitude for interacting with PIC’s diverse community; commitment to creating a welcoming, positive environment; depth of knowledge of early childhood education; clear, professional communication; and tremendous accountability, flexibility, and adaptability.

The Position

The PIC Executive Director will work with PIC staff and Board to achieve the organizational mission to provide and increase access to high-quality ECE and school-age programs that: give children opportunities to learn through play; are led by valued, professional educators; and actively engage and support parents and families.

The major focus areas of this position will include:

1. Managing and leading internal teams to ensure PIC’s financial sustainability and growth, continuous quality improvement, and regulatory and accreditation compliance.
2. Engaging external stakeholders through clear and timely communication designed to foster positive purposeful relationships with partners, funders, and vendors.
3. Implementing the Strategic Plan, articulating the organizational vision, and consistently upholding PIC’s values.

The Executive Director serves as the fiscal, human resources, and facilities director for the Center. This includes responsibility for: the development and monitoring of the budget; recruitment and supervision of the management team; HR manual updates and consistent implementation of all HR policies and procedures; and, facilities cleanliness and maintenance. Building on a strong history of public funding, foundation grants, and individual donations, the Executive Director is the key driver of fundraising. The Executive Director provides leadership to staff in program planning and implementation, within guidelines of the Center’s philosophy, developmentally appropriate practices, accreditation standards, and licensing regulations. The Executive Director attends all Board meetings, staffs Board committees, supports the Board in fulfilling its roles and responsibilities, and serves as the liaison between Board and staff. Finally, the Executive Director is responsible for leading communication efforts to staff, families, and the PIC community, including keeping staff and parents informed of advocacy initiatives on behalf of children and families, especially those relating to early learning and school age care.
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Executive Director: Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia


The Executive Director position at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia offers an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic and growing organization dedicated to promoting safe and enjoyable bicycling throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. The role entails implementing the organization’s Strategic Roadmap 2023-2028 with a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion while leading a team of 13 employees, and overseeing various programs, fundraising, and community outreach efforts. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in leadership and management, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, exceptional communication and relationship-building skills, and experience in fundraising and marketing. This leadership position provides a chance to make a significant impact on communities across the city and region through bicycling advocacy and infrastructure, while fostering partnerships, engaging with stakeholders, and furthering the organization’s mission. Individuals with a passion for safe streets and neighborhoods, familiarity with the region, and a dedication to diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (BCGP) is a dynamic and influential nonprofit organization leading the charge to create a safe and enjoyable cycling environment for everyone in the Greater Philadelphia region. Its mission is to advocate for and promote bicycling as a sustainable and equitable means of transportation and recreation. BCGP’s diverse programs span from advocating for the development of biking infrastructure and the Circuit Trails to implementing initiatives like Vision Zero for safer streets. BCGP hosts Signature Events such as “Bike Month”, “Bike to Work and Wherever Day”, and runs education programs including the Bicycle Coalition Youth Cycling Program, the Better Bike Share Partnership and Neighborhood Bike Hubs. Committed to fostering diversity and inclusion, BCGP is currently implementing a Strategic Roadmap 2023-2028, which includes a specific set of Equity Commitments.  These are intended to extend its work into all Philadelphia communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, disproportionately impacted by traffic violence. BCGP maintains a hybrid schedule and a flexible working environment for its team.

Candidate Profile:

Highly favorable candidates will possess a combination of strong management skills, a commitment to the organization’s mission, and a track record of successful leadership in the non-private, non-profit, and/or public sectors.  They should have strong experience in senior management, demonstrating their ability to develop and implement effective strategies that lead to organizational growth and increased scale while driving more impactful outcomes. The ideal candidate must be passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and have a proven ability to both foster an inclusive and collaborative work environment and to develop programs that are meaningful to diverse communities.

Given the organization’s focus on advocacy and community engagement, favorable candidates will also have exceptional communication and relationship-building skills, enabling them to effectively engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including board members, partnering organizations, funders, local and regional leaders, and the diverse communities served by the Bicycle Coalition. Experience in fundraising and a proven ability to sustain and expand revenue-generating activities will be highly valued.

Furthermore, ideal candidates will have a strong marketing, public relations, and external communications background to enhance the organization’s brand and visibility. They will be adept at tailoring messages to various audiences, including staff, donors, media outlets, and government officials.

Favorable candidates need not be avid cyclists,  though they must have a deep appreciation for its importance as both a sustainable mode of transportation and recreational activity. Familiarity with the surrounding PA and NJ counties of Philadelphia is advantageous, as it will facilitate building partnerships and relationships throughout the region.
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Community Murals Project Manager: Mural Arts Philadelphia

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Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 35 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating over 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges to understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation.

Through participatory public art, Mural Arts Philadelphia inspires change in people, place, and practice, creating opportunity for a more just and equitable Philadelphia.

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is seeking a Community Murals Project Manager position reports to the Director of Community Murals.

As a member of Mural Arts’ management team, the selected candidate will be able to articulate goals and create strategies that serve not only departmental objectives, but also the mission of the organization, and build and maintain effective relationships among staff, artists, funders, and community partners.

This position is a full-time grant-funded position anticipated for 2-3 years. Hiring will be subject to securing the full anticipated funding.

Essential Responsibilities

    • Facilitate formal review of proposed mural designs
    • Create contracts with artists and other contractors.
    • Communicate responsively to coordinate ordering, distribution and tracking of all project supplies and equipment
    • Build and manage partnerships with Mural Arts’ partners/stakeholders, including collaboration with schools, community and nonprofit organizations, city agencies, and vendors.
    • Supervise and monitor project team responsibilities as appropriate.
    • Create and monitor project timelines.
    • Facilitate traditional and creative community engagement approaches, including but not limited to events and workshops, public art unveilings, surveys, virtual or in-person public meetings, or forums, paint days and dedications
    • Formally present designs and describe projects to community stakeholders independently, and with artists when their schedules permit, communicating with all affected pirates to share information.
    • Coordinate and maintain project documentation for designated projects, including before shots, related permits, images of final design, finished project, and written descriptions.
    • Manage and monitor project budget
    • Contribute to evaluation of and reporting to funders on project outcomes.
    • Represent artists when an artist is not available at design review meetings, and other convenings as necessary.
    • Connect with the larger contemporary art scene locally, nationally and internationally to maintain knowledge of current developments in the field of socially engaged art and to generate a pool of artists to source for projects.  Identify, initiate, and pursue new programmatic and project opportunities in collaboration with the leadership of the program.
    • Maintain compliance with internal project management protocols

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Executive Director: New Horizons Senior Center


Founded in 1976 as Options in Aging, the New Horizons Senior Center is a warm and welcoming place for active adults aged 55 to 95.  The mission of New Horizons Senior Center is to provide supportive programs and services that enable older adults to live independently in their own homes, form meaningful connections with others, and engage in lifelong learning.  We now serve over 1,000 unduplicated seniors from Narberth, Wynnewood, Merion, Bala Cynwyd and surrounding communities.  All Center services are actively responsive to the community need for quality wellness programs for seniors, and to participants’ needs and interests.  New Horizons is recognized as an entrepreneurial and innovative senior center, thanks to its problem-solving, solution-oriented, creative staff; its committed volunteer cadre; and its inclusive organizational culture.

Please visit us at our website (newhorizonsseniorcenter.org).

Position Summary:  Executive Director

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership and daily operations of New Horizons Senior Center. The ED will advance the organization’s mission and values, provide strategic leadership, ensure quality management of the overall operations, expand and implement successful fundraising strategies, and ensure that the senior center has the financial and human resources necessary to achieve its mission.

Why you’ll love leading this organization:

    • You’ll lead a dedicated, passionate, creative, caring staff team.
    • You’ll be entering at a pivotal moment in the growth of the organization.
    • You’ll appreciate working with a supportive board and a devoted group of faithful supporters.
    • You’ll enjoy extraordinary partnership and support in onboarding.
    • You’ll value the impact of our innovative model, where two generations of active seniors find purpose in retirement by sharing their skills, wisdom, and knowledge as volunteers and participants in our organization.
    • Many seniors we serve consider us a lifeline.
    • The joy and gratitude received from members and their families will warm your heart.

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Altru Development Analyst: Independence Seaport Museum

Compensation:  Competitive compensation commensurate with experience; generous benefits package

Description Reporting to the Director of Development, the Altru Development Analyst serves as the primary Altru database administrator and the resident expert ensuring exceptional gift record management and reporting, donor communications, and gift stewardship in support of the Development Department.  This includes management of all data, segmentation and audience analysis tools including Excel, Google Analytics, and Constant Contact.


    • Prefer advanced knowledge of Altru database functions.
    • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of professional experience in business development, marketing, database administration and/or fundraising.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Must be a highly motivated team player, customer-oriented, and extremely detail-oriented.
    • Should exhibit impressive organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as flexibility.
    • Able to prioritize and execute follow-throughs.
    • Can work independently, anticipate needs, and manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously.
    • Should have creative ideas and commitment to the job.

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Co-Executive Director: Culture Works Greater Philadelphia

CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia (“CultureWorks”) seeks a strategic and equity focused leader experienced in facilitating growth and change in an organization undergoing transition to serve as Co-Executive Director – External Relations and Organizational Strategy. This is a new role that reflects an evolution in organizational structure for CultureWorks. This posting is for the first position, with the second Co-Executive Director – Operations and Internal Culture to be hired in mid- to late 2024. In partnership with the organization’s staff and board, the inaugural Co-Executive Director will lead a review of the organization’s strategy, implementation of any shifts in approach, and fostering a healthy and supportive internal culture.  Candidates must be committed to CultureWorks values of empathy, equity, creativity, boldness and sharing.

The Co-Executive Directors will report to the Board and represent the mission and vision of CultureWorks to the community at large, including funders, the government, the corporate sector, the many individuals and organizations that flourish as part of their member community as well as other key community partners. The Co-Executive Directors will work closely with the Board and the senior management team to develop and maintain a high level of quality and strategic vision regarding services, programs, policies and systems for CultureWorks and its sister entity, CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia (“CultureTrust”) (fiscal sponsorship arm) and to continue the organizational change process that is currently underway. The Co-Executive Directors will exercise executive powers for CultureWorks and CultureTrust.

About CultureWorks

CultureWorks was organized in 2010 as a management commons for the arts, heritage, and creative communities — a platform of space, human capital and services to help artists not only survive, but flourish. Between their fiscally sponsored projects and space members, CultureWorks provides equitable access to management resources for both individuals and organizations, the makers and preservers of culture. The commons is inspired by a means of community based economic and social support practiced within a vast variety of cultures, regions and time periods: The sharing of resources and harnessing of collective power.

CultureWorks currently serves 150 members, provides fiscal sponsorship to 88 organizations and has an operating budget of $1,100,000.

A Board of directors, composed of external and CultureWorks members, works closely with the staff. In a step towards adopting an organizational model that supports distributed power and decision-making, the Board recently moved to a Co-President model, with seats designated for a member organization and an external board member.

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Shelter Director: Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House is part of a movement rooted in radical compassion and focused on making lasting, meaningful change in people’s lives and in our community. The voices of our clients guide our work, telling us what supports they need and what needs to change in our city. Our staff shares deeply held values that make us a welcoming, responsive, and reliable safe haven for some of Philadelphia’s most vulnerable populations. We accompany our clients in times of crisis, we are catalysts for building community, and we joyfully celebrate the strength of those we serve. If this sounds like you, if you’re looking for a workplace where you can live out your values and a workplace that values your growth and development, we invite you to apply.

Scope of Position:       

Under the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director, the Shelter Director of Jane Addams Place is responsible for overall management of the family shelter, to ensure high-quality, trauma-informed, service provision and programming.

Essential Responsibilities:

·        Understands, articulates, and reflects in professional practice the mission and philosophy of Lutheran Settlement House / Jane Addams Place

·        Supervises the Assistant Director, Family Advocates, Therapist, and Manager of Child & Youth Programming

·        Coordinates and ensures the provision of comprehensive high-quality services for families in shelter program

·        Ensures adherence to agency policies and procedures

·        Ensures contractual compliance with the Office of Homeless Services (OHS) standards and policies

·        Supports and develops programming and community partnerships

·        Facilitates grant goals and spending

·        Manages client savings program

·        Meets regularly with Finance team to develop and review budget and identify program needs

·        Participates in agency leadership meetings and furthers initiatives outlined in LSH’s Strategic Plan

·        Participates in OHS providers’ meetings and housing provider advocacy groups

·        Prepares and responds to OHS monitoring reviews and audits

·        Distributes on-call coverage list; serves as back-up in conjunction with the Assistant Shelter Director

·        Maintains high-quality data and plans/adjusts programming to ensure efficacy and reflect resident interests

·        Researches and follows identified best practices for family emergency shelters

·        Plans and facilitates resident and staff meetings

·        Meets individually with residents and staff to resolve concerns where needed

·        Engage with volunteers, grantors, and donors where needed

·        Other duties as assigned
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Program Director: Merakey

This position is responsible for the overall management and success of theFamily Based Mental Health Services Division (eastern region) for MERAKEY. The Program Director will directly report to the Regional Director of Family Based Mental Health Services (FBMHS). FBMHS provides intensive individual and family therapy for children/adolescents who are at risk of being placed out of their homes; case management services; and provides documentation of treatments and psychiatric services offered.This includes financial budgeting, fundraising, staffing, human resource needs and day-to-day operations.

    • Directs, manages and monitors the Family Based staff including matters related to productivity tracking, clinical delivery of services, etc.
    • Ensures compliance with County/State regulations regarding treatment of consumers and documentation.
    • Interfaces with County and State agencies such as OMHSAS,PCFTTC, etc.
    • Resolves intra and inter-agency conflicts and problems.
    • Monitors staff intakes, treatment plans and discharges.
    • Provides clinical supervision of Family Based teams weekly.
    • Interfaces with consumers and their families.
    • Responsible for meeting budgetary requirements and implementing corrective measures to improve business operations.
    • Works collaboratively with Regional Director of FBS on all matters related to clinical and business operations including marketing activities.
    • Prepares for an actively participates in own supervision.
    • May perform other related duties, when required or assigned.

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