Controller: Fairmount Park Conservancy

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Financial & Operating Officer (CFOO), the Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC) is seeking a Controller who will be responsible for the oversight of all finance, accounting, systems and reporting activities. The Controller will lead the day-to-day finance operations of a $10M operating budget and a $5M construction budget. Additionally, the Controller will manage the accounting software and accounts payable platform transitions. The Controller will ensure that FPC has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation, execution and reporting. Additionally, she or he will oversee the annual financial statement audit. The Controller will work closely with the senior leadership team and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding financial and accounting procedures but also to explore how the new accounting software platforms can support program operations.

The Controller will also partner with the CFOO, finance, operations and development staff to enhance and better integrate each team’s systems and functions.


Finance and Accounting

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and other regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipts of revenue and receivables, program and operational costs, and organizational budgets.
  • Drive and coordinate all audit activities.
  • Prepare supporting schedules for Form 990; in collaboration with the CFOO, review Form 990 and Form 5500 for accuracy and timely remittance.
  • Manage the implementation, training of staff and conversion of financial data from Financial Edge to the Sage Intacct and Cerify platforms.
  • Ensure timely execution of month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Continuously analyze financial data and present monthly financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate and deliver monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Assist FPC’s senior leadership team in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain and correct variances as appropriate.
  • Support the CFOO in engaging the board of directors, finance committee and audit committee around reporting, analysis and supporting documentation.
  • Manage the department’s external financial services and partnerships.
  • Oversee all financial, program/project, and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate and foundations grants.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting by working in partnership with the CFOO, senior leadership and the finance committee; continuously collaborate with development and program managers to assess the financial efficacy of program operations and establish finance and administrative systems to support program operations.
  • Manage and track the performance of FPC’s invested assets in keeping with the organizational spending policy.
  • Develop and maintain outstanding relationships with bankers, auditors, city partners, and other relevant stakeholders and finance professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Manage relationship with FPC’s IT broker and associated vendors.
  • Assist CFOO in directing the IT strategic near and long-terms goals, and implementation of goals to successfully meeting ongoing, sophisticated and evolving IT needs.
  • Assists team in payroll and 401k processing.

Team Leadership

  • Leverage the strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities, and develop and implement accounting software training in order to maximize and reach optimal individual, programmatic and organizational goals.
  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.


This newly created position is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with seven to ten years of accounting and finance experience, ideally in the not-for-profit sector. She or he will ideally have experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders, as well as have experience in complex not-for-profit environments with diverse funding streams and multiple programs.

  • BS/BA in accounting or related field; MBA and/or CPA required
  • Commitment to maintaining and stewarding FPC’s financial assets.
  • Expertise in GAAP and all recent GAAP pronouncements pertaining to NPO’s.
  • Knowledge in the use of not-for-profit accounting software (Sage Intacct or similar product) and Microsoft Office.
  • Expertise in budgetary forecasting and management.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to FPC’s mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker with a high level of personal initiative and willingness to get into the details and roll up one’s sleeves;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside stakeholders.
  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments
  • A track record in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate and foundation grants is essential.
  • A clean and valid driver’s license and ability to drive Fairmount Park Conservancy vehicles

About Us

Organizational Overview:

Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. We lead capital projects and historic preservation efforts, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage investments, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. Philadelphia has one of the largest urban park systems in the world, providing residents with extensive health, environmental, social, economic and cultural benefits – including access to some of the region’s most famous attractions.

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Compensation: The salary range for this position is $85,000 – $95,000. Additionally, the Fairmount Park Conservancy offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as life, disability and retirement. Anti-Discrimination Policy: The Fairmount Park Conservancy does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, gender or sexual orientation and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. To Apply: Thank you for your interest in the Fairmount Park Conservancy. Please prepare a formal letter of interest, resume, three work related references, and salary requirements as either PDF or Word documents and submit at Please, no phone calls or mailed applications. Deadline for application is JANUARY 22, 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Counseling Manager: The Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County (DAP)

Mission: The Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County (DAP) works to prevent domestic violence and empower victims to move towards self-sufficiency


Work Location: Media
Office Classification: Full time, Exempt
Supervisor: Director of Programs

Purpose:The Counseling Managersupports the mission of DAP by overseeing DAP’s counseling department, and will also provide crisis and supportive counseling. The Counseling position is a full time, exempt position.

Essential Duties:

•Provide program oversight for DAP’s counseling department, and 24 hour hotline
•Supervise counseling staff
•Manage intern program for all students placed in the counseling department.
•Monitor hotline scheduling, providing coverage as needed
•Support direct service provision as needed by providing crisis counseling, options counseling/case management, supportive/therapeutic counseling
•Coordinate support groups & financial empowerment workshops
•Develop and maintain community partnerships
•Provide court accompaniment to clients and victims at PFA court, as needed
•Ensure quality Data Management and utilization of ETO
•Assistin contract/grant management for counseling related programs
•Monitor client files for compliance with funding requirements
•Maintain statistical data on:Counseling, LAP, Service recipients
•Develop and maintain tools used in counseling and related services provision including: intakeneeds,assessments, goals, planningand follow-up.

Qualifications and Competencies:

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including active listening
•Support effective resolution of complex or sensitive disagreements or conflicts
•Ability to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
•Ability to work well independently, setting high standards of performance for self and assuming responsibility and accountability for successful completion of assignments or tasks

Job Description

•Ability to work well with others, promoting commitment within the team to achieve goals and objectives
•Interest in delivering trauma-informed human services in a complex environment, placing a high value on creating an environment that embraces and appreciates diversity •Maintain confidentiality and earn through and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions •Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, understanding of the social service system,legal advocacyand experience in crisis intervention in a residential setting preferred •Masters degree in social work or counseling preferred

Work Environment:

•Work is primarily performed in an office setting.

Other Requirements:

•Successful completion of required organizational training
•Satisfactory Criminal Background Check and other organizationally required clearance

If you would like to apply to this position, please send cover letter and resume to:

Executive Director: Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels

ED has overall strategic and operational responsibility; managers 2 part-time employees, vendors and suppliers; provides oversight/coordination of daily food packing; attends Board meetings; emails activity reports to board; actively engages in promoting the organization’s mission.Qualifications: Strong written and oral communication skills; action-oriented, adaptable, and innovative; ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups; basic computer skills (Microsoft Office) & social media; experience working with older adults a plus.For a complete description and/or to apply please send a cover letter and resume to

About Us

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels is a community-based, non profit organization devoted to meeting the daily nutritional needs of any of our neighbors challenged by illness, disability or age. Respecting our clients’ desire to live independently, our dedicated corps of caring volunteers home deliver two fresh meals each day, five days a week. Forced isolation is avoided; interpersonal relations between client and volunteer develop and individual freedom is supported.

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Lead, Employment Opportunities & Entrepreneurship: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey’s (UWGPSNJ) mission is to end intergenerational poverty in our region by harnessing, leveraging and strategically investing the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to help individuals and families break the cycle of poverty.

Team Summary:  The Employment Opportunities & Entrepreneurship Team focuses on creating racial and social equity in the workforce. The team builds capacity, convenes stakeholders, and engages in advocacy that makes the business case for workforce equity. The goal of the team is to support the development and evaluation of high impact practices that can then be replicated.

Role Summary:  The Lead is responsible for implementing the strategy that is set by the Managing Director, providing support for evaluation of impact and providing support for fundraising.

The Lead works with the Managing Director on the strategies and activities within UWGPSNJ’s Employment Opportunities & Entrepreneurship work. The Lead works collaboratively within the Mission Delivery Department and throughout the organization. The Lead is accountable to both United Way’s Mission Delivery agenda and the Job Opportunity Investment Network (JOIN) Funders Collaborative. JOIN is a collaborative of public and private funders that works to enhance workforce systems in Greater Philadelphia to better meet the needs of workers, employers, and the regional economy. JOIN realizes this vision by working with philanthropy, government, community organizations and employers to develop and support innovative efforts to eliminate the mismatch between the levels of skill required for high growth jobs, and the lower skill-level of many working age Philadelphians.  UWGPSNJ is the lead partner in JOIN and serves as its managerial and fiscal home.

Overview of Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Management of Workforce Development: (40%)

  • Provides leadership and continually seeks opportunities to advance UWGPSNJ’s Workforce Development and JOIN’s collective vision for the region.
  • Manages the Workforce Development’s brand identity and strong foundation of innovative investments and strategic partnerships.
  • Works to expand the Workforce Development’s tactical approach while aligning UWGPSNJ’s workforce strategy and investments to lead the regional effort.
  • Manages Workforce Development operations, including implementation of strategic plan, grantmaking in collaboration with the Grant Management Officer, budgeting, fundraising, and advocacy efforts,
  • Deepen the relationships with key stakeholders to expand and grow UWGPSNJ’s Workforce Development vision.

Strategic Management: (25%)

  • Manages an integrated workforce strategy for UWGPSNJ using the Results Based Accountability Framework through the integration of racial and social equity practice.
  • Coordinates and implements strategy and practices to build the capacity of workforce development practitioners in the region.
  • Gathers labor market information, talent demand and skills requirements and translate data into meaningful information to create workforce development strategies that improve the employability of citizens of Greater Philadelphia.

Grant Management: (20%)

  • Manages JOIN’s, United Way Core Investment and local multi-year grants, ensuring timely and accurate reporting of data and financial statements; works closely with UWGPSNJ financial staff, business analytics team, communications, and giving teams.
  • Gathers information for additional funding opportunities to support workforce solutions and programming in collaboration with the Managing Director.

Advocacy: (10%)

  • Leads workforce advocacy efforts, including advocacy for the incorporation of best practices within local, state, and federal policy and practice.
  • Foster new ideas and sustainable partnerships through relationship-building with employers and community leaders.
  • Ability to speak publicly to promote UWGPSNJ’s Workforce Development strategy.
  • Work with Marketing & Communications to deploy materials to support and provide awareness to UWGPSNJ’s Workforce Development vision.

Miscellaneous Components: (5%)

  • Serves as liaison with the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and other related external collaborators around program effectiveness, technical assistance, and the strategic planning process.
  • Communicate consistently and effectively with the Managing Director and other key stakeholders on any issues.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Managing Director in response to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Note: Work areas for this unit as of 12.31.18 include City of Philadelphia’s Workforce Development Strategy, Philadelphia Works, Inc., Youth Standing Committee JOIN & (Annie E. Casey Foundation) Generation Work; Youth Employment; Thought Leadership and Advocacy and Racial and Social /Equity Initiatives for adult, youth and young adults.

Job qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience preferred, MA degree a plus,
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience; subject matter expert in economic and/or workforce development,
  • Demonstrates required core competencies in accordance with the UWW & UWGPSNJ Competency Framework (Donor-Centric. Mission-Focused, Relationship Oriented, Collaborator, Results-Driven, Brand Steward).
  • Demonstrates ability to drive a systems-change agenda.
  • The ideal candidate is a motivated, highly organized, self-starter who is comfortable working closely and collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues and stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Microsoft Office skills and experience required as well as relational database capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the confidence and ability to communicate and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, including funding partners and community-based organizations.
  • High entrepreneurial skills with demonstrated ability in non-profit fundraising; enthusiastic about identifying new revenue sources and developing relationships with funders.
  • Adept at working at both the strategic and tactical level; must be able to develop and implement strategies.
  • Strong public policy and advocacy experience.
  • Strong values and experience with diversity, inclusion, and equity.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure to complete multiple tasks and meet demands and deadlines with a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Valid driver’s license & insurance and/or reliable transportation required for out-of-office travel as required by the position.


Health, dental and vision insurance

Company paid life and LTD insurance

403b retirement plan

Vacation, sick, personal, volunteer time off

Development Director: The Common Place

TCP seeks a highly skilled manager to join our team and serve as a Development Director  (DD). Under the direction of the TCP Executive Director, the Development Director is responsible to ensure resources are available to support the TCP’s mission. The DD manages three major activities:

· Implement a development strategy to secure resources for TCP’s programs and innovative  approaches to enhance the educational and development opportunities for our neighborhood youth · Source/write grants, continue to engage our existing donors and source new potential funders  (annually raise about $400,000)

· Continue to coordinate TCP’s Educational Income Tax Credit (EITC) program (annually raise about  $200,000)


• Qualified candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in related fields, Finance preferred, with excellent technical writing skills.

• Excellent written and verbal communication, strong researching, interpretation, analyzing, and grammar skills are needed.

• Three to Five years of fundraising experience

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint;

• Knowledge and interest in social media including Facebook and Twitter

• Self-motivated, organized, detailed oriented, and goal-driven

• Experience in an educational setting is a plus, but not required

• A proven track record of achieving measurable results

• Experience managing projects and organizational coordination.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Unwavering commitment to students’ success and belief in The Common Places’ mission • Flexible with time; includes hours in the office and occasional nights and weekends



Retirement Plan (403B)

Medical, Dental, Vision Plans available.


Philadelphia, PA

Director of Philanthropy: International Rivers

International Rivers is thrilled to be expanding our team and accepting applications for our Director of Philanthropy opening. The Director of Philanthropy is key to marshalling the resources needed to power our mission of protecting rivers across the world and defending the rights of the communities that depend on them. As the Director of Philanthropy, you will be a part of our leadership team, and coordinate closely with key staff and board members as well as your team to lead our development program.


International Rivers (IR) works at the intersection of the environment, human rights, and social justice. Working primarily in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, we work with an international network of dam-affected people, grassroots organizations, environmentalists, human rights advocates and others who are committed to stopping destructive river projects and promoting better options. International Rivers brings expertise in big dams, energy and water policy, climate change, and international financial institutions. We support partner organizations and dam-affected people by providing advice, training and technical assistance, and advocating on their behalf with governments, banks, companies and international agencies.


As our Director of Philanthropy, you will lead the design and implementation of the organization’s fundraising strategy, with priority on building our major gifts program. You will also provide critical direct support to managing our grants program, expanding and stewarding support among institutional funders, and building our membership base. You will work closely with the Board, Executive Director, and Management Team—all of whom are committed to playing a role in building the organization—to develop and execute our ambitious plans. As the Director of Philanthropy, you will guide and ensure the steady growth of the organization’s annual income and a significant increase in the organization’s support from individual donors


As the Director of Philanthropy, you will provide leadership around the strategy, management, direct fundraising, and growth of our development program. Specifically you will :


  • Develop and execute long-range fundraising plans that align to the organization’s strategic plan.
  • Develop and execute annual plans that generate the resources necessary to scale-up the ambition of annual program plans.
  • Lead quarterly planning to inform priority fundraising strategies, tactics, activities, and work plans across the organization.
  • Develop and execute fundraising plans with strategic program working groups and regions.
  • Coordinate with and report regularly to the Board, soliciting their strategic inputs and maximizing their contributions to organizational fundraising.


  • Train and manage staff, specifically a Communications and Development Associate and other consultants and staff as the development team grows.
  • Maintain and refine a structured approach to our fundraising systems and processes.
  • Participate in regular leadership team meetings to inform the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Develop and manage organizational income budgets and departmental expense budgets.
  • Facilitate regular meetings with the organization’s Development Working Groups, Program Working Groups, and regional offices to coordinate their role in fundraising and keep fundraising plans on track.
  • Identify and advocate for the resources required to advance International Rivers’ growth aspirations, including consultants, new hires, and staff realignment, and direct the subsequent hiring, training, and management required for any new staff.

Direct Fundraising

  • Manage and build a portfolio of major donors, securing gifts and building long-term relationships with our growing list of philanthropic partners.
  • Play a lead role in ensuring high retention of individual donors and increase in giving levels.
  • Generate opportunities to meet new philanthropic partners, such as finding paths to new networks of donors.
  • Design and oversee our expanded direct mail, phonebanking, digital appeals, and virtual/ in-person fundraising events.
  • Coordinate with program staff to build our foundation income, working toward increases in large foundation grants as well as multi-year grants.


  • Work closely with our Executive Director and other staff in their high-dollar fundraising responsibilities, providing the support and structures necessary for them to succeed.
  • Manage the growth of our digital presence (email list, social media following, optimization of our website).
  • Manage and directly invest in prospect research to build out the organization’s supporter pipeline.
  • Work with program staff to secure and reallocate small grants to a growing number of grassroots and community partners across the regions we work in.


Required qualifications:

  • At least eight years of work experience as a professional fundraiser, preferably for environmental or social justice organizations;
  • A passion for a better and more just world.;
  • A proven track record of effectively soliciting large gifts;
  • Experience in supervising and managing a team toward accomplishing fundraising goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership in designing, managing and implementing a mix of development efforts, including experience in most of the of following: major gifts, planned giving, institutional grants, and membership-building programs;
  • Ability to write persuasively, with strong communications and listening skills;
  • Ability and enthusiasm to build strong relationships across the organization to accomplish our fundraising goals, including with our leadership team and program staff;
  • Experience with budgeting and financial management for a fundraising department;
  • Self-directed and able to work in an independent and team setting;
  • Experience working with people from a variety of ethnic, racial, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. Cross-cultural competencies and experience in the U.S. or internationally.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the US, and to work some evenings and weekends. As an international organization, we coordinate across time zones, and there will be a need for the Director of Philanthropy to join non-business hour staff calls. Please note: During the pandemic, our staff are working from home and currently not traveling.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience collaborating effectively with small and diverse teams to achieve results.
  • An international orientation and excitement for global work. Bonus if you have experience in the Global South or language fluency in any of the predominant languages in the regions in which we work.
  • Values and can effectively build relationships across regions to understand fully the work on the ground
  • Experience with researching funding trends and identifying new opportunities to effectively link to mission.
  • Experience maintaining donor software platforms and building data management systems for optimum efficiency and impact;

Location: Preference for candidates based in the Bay Area, though candidates in the U.S. but outside of the Bay Area are encouraged to apply. We will consider candidates based in close proximity to major U.S. airports. During the pandemic, all staff are working from home.

Our team: We are a global organization with headquarters in Oakland, CA, and regional offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Our staff come from a variety of regions around the globe and backgrounds, including civil society organizations, environmental and public health organizations, start-ups and more. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming place for women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, various religious and ethic backgrounds, and parents, and we actively strive to be better.


Compensation and other details: This is a full-time position. The starting salary range is $110- $130K, depending on experience and location. The benefits package includes health care, generous paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and a health care reimbursement account. You will report to our Executive Director. The travel expectation for this position is about 20% time and will primarily involve travel around the U.S. At this point, our staff are not travelling during the pandemic.


Philadelphia, PA

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, including your interest in our mission, to Please include “Director of Philanthropy” in the subject line and let us know where you heard about the position. Applications will be reviewed upon your submission, and interviews will be held on a rolling basis until the position is filled. International Rivers is working with Sarah Bennett Consulting to coordinate this search. Please feel free to reach out to Sarah and her team at the email address above with any questions.

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International Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, class, disability status, ethnicity, gender, race and sexual orientation.

Project Manager: Penn Center for Community Health Workers

If you are looking to apply your talent and energy toward eradicating health disparities in Philadelphia, then this job is for you!

About the position: We are looking for an individual who would be energized to lead a team of community health workers (CHWs) and initiatives that amplify CHW and patient voices in our work and strengthen community ties. This new position helps to address the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in lower-income communities and communities of color.  We have developed IMPaCT, a nationally-recognized, evidenced-based community health worker model that has served more than 12,000 individuals in Philadelphia. CHWs are trained laypeople, hired from local communities, who provide community-based social support, advocacy and navigation to lower-income patients.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are operating a tele-support CHW model.

About the organization: Penn Center for Community Health Workers ( is a center of excellence for CHW research, patient care and dissemination. Our IMPaCT model, which has been featured on National Public Radio and in the New York Times, is scientifically proven to improve primary care access, chronic disease control, and mental health while reducing hospital days by 65%.  We are currently working with more than 50 organizations across 20 states to create, launch and sustain effective CHW programs. We are part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which provides competitive salaries and exceptional benefits, including an annual tuition benefit.

Key Duties and Responsibilities (by percentage of role)

  • Supervise a team of 3 CHWs, ensuring quality of patient outcomes by producing regular reports and coaching your team to develop their skills and adjust to changing pandemic impacts on patient needs (60%)
  • Amplify CHW and patient voices in our media and policy work by writing brief success stories and coordinating media requests and the consent process for CHW/patient participants (30%)
  • Build ties with community organizations and businesses that can help CHWs close gaps in meeting patient needs (e.g., food or prescription deliveries) during the pandemic and beyond (10%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional work experience beyond Bachelor’s degree attainment if you are a college graduate
  • Leadership experience within community-based organizations, preferably in a supervisory role
  • Solid understanding of healthcare and social service systems, including processes for enrolling in public benefits
  • Experience with clinical social work and/or case management
  • Comfort producing reports and using data to drive performance results
  • Self-starter who can make strong connections with local businesses and community organizations virtually and in person
  • Excellent organization as well as oral and written communication skills (formal communications experience is a plus)
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic organization, where flexibility, high performance, and creative thinking are strongly valued
  • Passion for improving the lives of lower-income individuals


Full UPHS benefits

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to Terry Mittelman ( with subject line “Project Manager.” Please label attachments as follows:

  • LastnameFirstname_CPAMcoverletter
  • LastnameFirstname_CPAMresume

Grant Manager: Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians


Founded in 2003, the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians’ (WCNP) mission is to promote inclusive economic growth through immigrant integration. We develop and implement training programs focused on social, civic, and economic engagement which enhance skills and expand opportunities. By doing so, we strengthen the economic development of the city and the state. We believe that immigrants broaden the productivity, profitability, and stability of this region and contribute to both Pennsylvania’s and the nation’s economic growth.

The barriers immigrants face are as diverse as our participants, and our programming responds to the comprehensive and varied nature of their challenges by providing creative, measurable responses to each scenario. We believe every person has skills, experience and aspirations to participate in creative solutions to their challenges and choose their own course of action. We practice collaborative, participant-centered approaches as we seek to cultivate a community that can serve as a vital resource for all people working toward successful immigrant integration.

We seek to address individual needs through our programming, but we also recognize the value of strategic partnerships to elevate immigrant voices and opportunity. By cultivating these external relationships, we increase awareness and leverage resources that promote immigrant inclusivity as an important component of economic growth for all.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Grant Manager is responsible for developing, writing, and submitting grant proposals to public and private foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate the Welcoming Center’s mission and programs to potential institutional funders. The Grant Manager is an essential part of the Welcoming Center’s team and will assemble and submit grant requests and reports, establish and maintain contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. The Grant Manager will coordinate with Program Directors to stay current on program details, including participation in strategy sessions or program retreats to have a full understanding of the intended outcomes, resources needed, and capacity needed to implement programs.


·        Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations, government contracts, and other grant-making organizations.

·        Persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders.

·        Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, financial information, presentations, and all other required attachments.

·        Establishing and maintaining contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers, bringing in program staff when necessary to facilitate deeper relationships with funders.

·        Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts.

·        Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports.

·        Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals.

·        Coordinate with program staff and Salesforce team to ensure all necessary data is collected for funder requirements; Support program staff in the collection and analysis of data when it is funder specific.

·        Oversee administration of grant schedule and coordinate with program staff to efficiently deliver reports.

Skills and Abilities

·        Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential.

·        Ability to craft funding proposals in a clear, concise and compelling manner.

·        Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly-organized.

·        Experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information.

·        High level of computer literacy required.

·        Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines.

·        Well-developed organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work efficiently.

·        Ability to coordinate with teams, excellent listening skills, ability to communicate multiple perspectives and needs to different audiences.

Professional Qualifications

·        Minimum five years nonprofit grant writing experience.

·        Bachelor’s degree.

·        Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

·        Experience with Salesforce a plus.

·        Experience writing grants in the fields of immigration, workforce development, entrepreneurship, adult education, ESL, and community engagement a plus.

Salary range: $55,000 – $60,000

Application Submission

To apply to this position, please send your resume and a cover letter to with the subject “Grant Manager”.

For information on The Welcoming Center please visit our website at

The Welcoming Center is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Health Insurance, dental insurance, vision, 401k, employee assistance program, transit benefits, disability insurance, life insurance, professional development

211 N. 13th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Project Associate/Manager: Community Ventures, Inc.

Community Ventures, a non-profit corporation, develops affordable housing, mixed-use properties, and other neighborhood assets in partnership with neighborhood organizations in Philadelphia. The Project Associate/Manager (PM) will work with the Executive Director, Program Director and other program staff to manage specific development projects with a focus on CV’s Rebuild projects.

Rebuild is the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure program (Rebuild) with three main goals: 1) make physical improvements to parks, recreation centers and libraries; 2) promote diversity and economic inclusion; and 3) engage with community members to leverage their knowledge, power, and expertise.

Community Ventures is currently managing five Rebuild projects with total projects costs of approximately $30 million. In addition to Rebuild, Community Ventures is currently working on several affordable housing developments at different stages. Project Associate/Manager responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to; providing oversight and coordination to enable projects to be completed on time and on budget; managing design and community engagement consultants throughout the design and construction phases; coordinating with all parties during construction; reviewing plans and documents and providing feedback & guidance to design professionals; . and engaging productively with Rebuild staff and CV consultants, including engineers, planners, architects, contractors and representatives of civic, community and governmental organizations. The Project Associate/Manager will report to the Program Director and work closely with the Program & Sustainability Manager and Program Assistant and will work full time (40 hours/week).

Community Ventures is a small organization and any list of duties must therefore be considered incomplete and subject to change. All employees must pitch in where needed. The Community Ventures work environment is friendly and informal but serious. We are typically working on several different projects at any one time, and any candidate for the job will need to be able to keep several balls in the air while maintaining calm and a sense of humor.

Specific Tasks

Rebuild Projects

  • Represent Community Ventures during design, community engagement, and construction meetings.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for external stakeholders for assigned projects.
  • Coordinate with Architects/Engineers/General Contractors through all phases of design and construction.
  • Monitor project schedule, budget, change orders, MWBE/Section 3 requirements and overall project progress.
  • Provide reports concerning design and construction progress to Program Staff and Rebuild.
  • Work with Program Staff, community engagement consultants, and various community and government stakeholders to plan and implement community informed engagement and design process.
  • Meet regularly with Program Staff, consultants, and community and government stakeholders regarding project status.
  • Assist Program Staff with consultant RFQ/RFP process, review and selection.
  • Oversight of Project Close-out and Commissioning.
  • Review site designs, plans, specifications, bids and other documents for feasibility, adherence to program and professional standards and practices, and compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations; recommend revisions to the plans and specifications, if warranted.
  • Attend regular Rebuild project meetings and meet with consultants and staff to resolve design and construction problems.
  • Review all incoming project invoices related to subcontracts and vendor deliverables.
  • Monitor all project subcontractor/vendor/partner selection, contracting and deliverables to ensure fulfillment of programmatic obligations and fiscal requirements.
  • Monitor project activities and outcomes, and write, review, and/or submit project reports to Rebuild and evaluation/outcomes according to contract guidelines.


  • Assist CV program staff with the wide array of tasks associated with housing development and construction projects, as needed and as available.
  • Assist with the review of conceptual design through construction documents for all projects.
  • Participate in construction site meetings, based on experience.
  • Participate in project design/coordination meetings with architects and other consultants.
  • Resolve the wide range of random problems that typically arise in property development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction, real estate development, urban planning, economic development, or sustainability
  • 3-5 years of project management experience in the real estate, design or construction management field; Experience working with a diverse set of partners, including government and residents/community members
  • Strong writing & math skills, familiarity with Excel (MS Project experience, a plus)
  • Basic understanding of construction drawings and project specifications.Experience with all safety and OSHA compliance requirements, preferred.
  • Basic understanding of construction trades, methods and materials.
  • Computer skills & aptitude (word processing, spreadsheets, project management software)
  • Helpful, flexible, self-starting attitude
  • Problem-solving orientation
  • Capability to manage multiple tasks
  • Familiarity with Federal housing regulations would be a plus (Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Community Development Block Grants, Federal HOME etc.) would be a plus
  • Familiarity with EOP, OEO, and Prevailing Wage requirements would be a plus
  • Familiarity with energy efficiency and sustainability methods and programs



  • Health insurance: Gold HMO level – 90% of cost for family with limited dental coverage
  • Retirement: Employee contributions to 403(b) plan matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability


1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

How to Apply


4 Circles Beyond, Inc. ( has created this new position to build a fundraising program, strengthen community networking and further develop the organization infrastructure.  The Development & Community Connections Specialist will lead fundraising and networking efforts with a particular focus on the creation of a new school – the Academy for Peace & Liberation Education, scheduled to open in 2023. 


1) Research funding sources, manage annual fundraising and prepare and manage grant applications.

2) Identify leverage points for strengthening neighborly & political networks in the future school community

3) **Boost our visual and communal presence – become a daily/regular

attender at key events, regular school district meetings, gatherings of

non-profit agencies, etc.

4) Co-develop implementation plans for 4CB/AP&LE based on the vision, mission and business strategies laid out by the Director and the Advisory Board

5) Staff the 4CB Advisory Board – administering meetings and minutes and assuring good relationships

6) Work with the 4CB Project Coordinator to increase visibility on social media and assure that the 4CB website is current and accurate

7) **Manage public events (fundraising events, PL&A events, Workshops to be held at in planned school site and in other locations through BD101)

8) **Supervise volunteers, contractors, staff

**For 2021, these tasks will be regulated in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines


Compensation includes basic employee benefits including health insurance

Philadelphia, PA