Communications and Development Associate: Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network

Start Date: Mid to late September 2021

Work Location: In or near Philadelphia, PA or the San Francisco Bay Area

Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network is a national member-based organization committed to building a more just and caring economy starting in our homes and communities.

Hand in Hand organizes people who employ domestic workers—  nannies, house cleaners, and home care workers— to make their homes fair and equitable workplaces, as well as to stand in solidarity with domestic workers in their fight to win legal rights and protections. Hand and Hand works closely with our sister organization the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and is committed to righting the historic wrongs, rooted in the legacy of slavery, that omitted domestic workers from our country’s labor and civil rights laws.

Hand in Hand also works on campaigns that fight for public investment in care for families, people with disabilities and older adults. This includes expanded access to home care and childcare as well as family-sustaining wages for workers. Our work to win policy and culture change is rooted in our core values of workers’ rights, social justice, interdependence and collective power.

Hand in Hand is seeking a full-time Communications and Development Associate to support our growing communications and fundraising initiatives and to take Hand in Hand’s work to the next level.

Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communications and Development Associate is an entry-level position responsible for editing and drafting content, updating Hand in Hand’s website, maintaining contact data via Hand in Hand’s CRM EveryAction, communicating with funders, and expanding our development capabilities by researching foundation prospects.

The ideal candidate is a highly organized creative thinker, a self-starter, has excellent writing skills, a passion for data and metrics, and has a demonstrated commitment to social justice, including domestic worker rights. While this is an entry-level position, there is ample room for growth in both the area of communications as well as development.



  • Manage content for organization newsletter and emails, including drafting copy, copyediting, sending through EveryAction, and targeting strategic audiences
  • Implement & manage website updates
  • Supporting webinars and other domestic employer education initiatives
  • Assist in the collection of member stories
  • Track website and email analytics
  • Complete other projects as needed


  • Manage correspondence with individual donors
  • Manage online fundraising campaigns with individual donors, including writing emails, tracking donations, following up with donors (and grassroots fundraisers), and evaluating effectiveness of campaigns
  • Help create content for and coordinate major donor engagement
  • Manage fundraising data in EveryAction including individual and institutional donor tracking
  • Support logistics for virtual, when possible in-person, fundraising events
  • Support grassroots fundraising by staff and member leaders such as peer to peer campaigns including providing relevant data, materials and project management
  • Conduct foundation prospect research to identify possible funding partners, and track deadlines

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of professional work experience
  • Agreement and alignment with Hand in Hand’s mission and values
  • Excellent communication skills including active listening and the ability to receive and give feedback
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to self-manage and follow through on projects
  • Forward thinking, creative and positive attitude
  • Ability to work well with others, build effective relationships, and foster leadership in others particularly among diverse groups of people
  • Good time management skills and ability to prioritize competing demands
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, Dropbox, WordPress and EveryAction

Preferred Experience

  • Connection to the domestic work industry, either through family members, or as an employer, worker, caregiver, or recipient of care.
  • Experience producing materials that meet accessibility standards for people with disabilities. 

Compensation, Benefits and Work Schedule: This is an exempt, full-time (40 hours a week) position with paid time off, including vacation, sick leave and holidays.  The starting salary is $50,000 – $55,000 commensurate with experience.  Work schedules may include evening or weekend hours based on need.

Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network is a project of and fiscally sponsored by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.   Bend the Arc offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits fully paid for by Bend the Arc for individual coverage and generous employer contribution of 80% toward monthly premiums for dependent and family coverage;
  • Long and short term disability benefits fully paid for by Bend the Arc;
  • 401K with employer contribution of 2% after your first year;
  • Paid time off including:
    • 15 vacation days during your first three years with an increase to 20 vacation days in your fourth year
    • 12 sick days per year
    • 23 paid holidays each year
    • Generous Caregiving / Personal Leave of Absence policy with a Paid Leave Benefit that covers 3 weeks of paid leave for each year of employment, up to 12 paid weeks after four years on staff
    • Fully paid Sabbatical of up to 12 weeks for long-term employees;
  • Adoption Assistance Program providing reimbursement of up to $1,500 for qualified adoption expenses;
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account;
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account for eligible health related expenses
  • Commuter Benefits;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Life Insurance fully paid for by Bend the Arc

To Apply:

Please submit a writing sample, (i.e. sample campaign or fundraising email, blog post, or other sample that shows your ability to write clearly and concisely) your resume and cover letter stating why you think you are a good match for this position, and why you want to work with Hand in Hand specifically. Submit materials to with “Communications and Development Associate” in the subject line of your message by September 3, 2021. We sincerely regret that we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Only those considered for the position will be contacted to interview.

Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network is a project of and fiscally sponsored by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.

Bend the Arc and Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

Bend the Arc provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction, or any other legally protected status. Women, people of color, disabled people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position.

Director, Training and Apprenticeships: Philadelphia Works, Inc.

Position:  Director, Training and Apprenticeships

Salary Range: $90,000 – 95,000

Business Unit: Operations

Department: Apprenticeship and Training

Reports To: Vice President, Operations and Data

Posted: August 25 – September 8, 2021

Funding Status: 

About Philadelphia Works, Inc.

Philadelphia Works, Inc is the City’s Workforce Development Board.  We are a quasi-public, non-profit organization serving both career seekers and employers.  We invest public resources in a variety of workforce solutions.  These solutions connect Philadelphia residents with employment and training opportunities and help employers find, grow, and retain local talent. For more information about our dedicated board members and staff, workforce news, labor market data, services, innovative initiatives, and current opportunities to connect, please visit

Role Summary

This position is responsible for the successful implementation of strategies related to apprenticeship, vocational training and upskilling, and Learning Management System (LMS) within the Philadelphia workforce system. This will include partnering with multiple business units within Philadelphia Works and external stakeholders to ensure Apprenticeship and Training programs are available to youth and adult jobseekers. This position will provide leadership to reporting staff and cross-functional teams across the organization to embed apprenticeships, training and, upskilling in other initiatives and throughout the public workforce system. This position is also responsible for management of staff, contract management, and program evaluation and development.

Remote on-boarding available, position is remote until company returns to office post covid.

This position will be responsible for the following duties:

· Establish and drive the strategic implementation of a workforce system strategy for delivering apprenticeship, training, and upskilling services to job-seekers and employers in and around Philadelphia.

· Lead cross functional teams to ensure Philadelphia workforce system-wide employer engagement solutions involve robust apprenticeship and training programming.

· Oversee the training and upskilling body of work, including implementation of the organizational training strategy, operational activities of training providers, the management of the eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), and the management of the LMS, ensuring they are in support of the organization’s strategy objectives.

· Oversee the apprenticeship body of work, including regional apprenticeship development support, stakeholder engagement and outreach, grant application and management, and technical assistance and training.

· Work collaboratively with the Director, Workforce Operations and Director, Research and Data to ensure an effective strategy and systems are in place for successful programmatic operations across the three departments within operations.

· Hold regularly scheduled meetings with key stakeholders to drive the apprenticeship and training programming strategy and initiatives.

· Oversee the management of the Southeast Regional collaborative around all apprenticeships to build visibility, share best practices and address challenges. This includes regional pre-apprenticeship programs, labor management organizations, employers, educational institutions and workforce development boards.

· Develop overall metrics for success and a detailed process at Philadelphia Works to track the programming in place throughout the workforce system.

· Oversee the provider contracting process, including the scope and budget development, in collaboration with operations staff and the finance unit.

· Oversee all interim and final progress reports to provide performance information to management, the collaborative and funding agencies.

· Work with the Manager of Outreach & Communications to generate collateral and social media opportunities to promote apprenticeship and training activities.

· Oversee Philadelphia Works staff, including all personnel-related functions including recruitment and selection, performance coaching and evaluation, training, staff development, motivation, communication, and building shared vision.

· Maintain files, reports and correspondence.

· Perform all other duties as assigned.



Education/Professional Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Social Science, Public Administration, Business Administration or related area. Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in Human Services as a lead in managing a major project with multiple partners. A minimum of 3 years supervisory experience. Experience in employer services, workforce pipelines and/or knowledge of the intersection of education and employment. Knowledge of apprenticeships processes and federal and state policy.

Or, any combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

· Entrepreneurial; proven background creating and implementing strategy and executing on action items to reach success

· Independent and autonomous ability with strong critical thinking skills

· Knowledge of workforce/social services programs and funding sources compliance

· Familiarity with administering Learning Management System technologies

· Background in Instructional Design, adult learning best practices, and blended learning best practices, a plus

· Experience with convening large groups to develop and implement strategies

· Knowledge of employer staffing challenges and needs

· Experience with program design and implementation

· Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, presentation, planning and organizational skills

· Excellent management and leadership skills

·  Ability to adapt to a changing work environment and possess the flexibility to multi-task

·  Ability to interact effectively with various levels of staff, management, government officials, and the public

· Ability to travel to various locations throughout the city (valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle)

What We Offer

Philadelphia Works offers qualifying full time employees with a competitive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition assistance, life and disability. We also offer company paid vacation, personal and sick leave days.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Philadelphia Works is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, transgender status, and gender identity), gender, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, familial status, religion, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual preference, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws, in all matters pertaining to recruitment, selection, compensation, training, advancement and promotion, retention, discipline, and termination.

Chief Operating Officer: Brandywine Health Foundation

POSITION OVERVIEW:  The COO will have a huge opportunity to drive significant social impact by co-designing and strategically deploying the operational infrastructure required to thrive as the foundation charts it’s path forward. The COO in partnership with the CEO will be responsible for facilitating change and growth across grantmaking, fundraising and strategic priorities while nurturing an aligned, integrated, and accountable culture.

The COO’s primary role is to drive investments in efficient, integrated systems (management, people, technology, etc.) and processes that support the diverse mission delivery needs of the Brandywine Health Foundation. This new role will directly oversee community investments and indirectly strategic programming (Integrated Services, Healthy Environment, and Community Voice) as well as ensuring functional teams and operations such as finance, database management, legal, risk, and compliance.


Business Plan Development and Sound Judgment: Actively participate in the Think Tank Group strategic development of a 5-year Business Plan.  Serve as the lead writer in drafting the plan and accountable for its implementation and alignment with strategic priorities and business operations across grantmaking, fundraising and social impact.  Sets organizational operational goals that cascade across team members and functions.   Oversee the Brandywine Health and Housing Center Board of Director meetings and revitalization efforts.

Community Investments:  Collaborate with the CEO as a thought partner, board, and leadership team to set and articulate organizational mission aligned investing vision with short-medium and long-term objectives. Serve as the key team member in the administration and oversight of identified and board approved community investments requiring a strong finance background in collaboration with the finance committee. Support a hybrid Grantmaking and Finance Committee structure that aligns investment strategies, grantmaking and programs.

Business Acumen: Work in concert with the Financial Management and Human Resource Contractor to co-design and oversee robust resource allocation, operations and financial processes that support the foundation’s budgeting, forecasting, gift processing, grant and gift distribution and financial reporting needs (gifts, dashboards, accounts, grants, etc.).  Establish and lead execution of technology infrastructure systems for fundraising, grantmaking, program evaluation and Equity Plan.  Assess organizational administrative needs and implement and manage daily operations and new policies, procedures, and strategies to operate and communicate effectively and efficiently.  Support Board of Director meetings as requested.

Change Management Expertise: Evidence of solving challenges and problems to strengthen quality and system operations, and consistency that is required for leading others through sustainable change.

Regulatory & Compliance: Support legal counsel, insurance, and risk efforts.  Ensure adherence to organizational, federal, state, and local business requirements, enforcing compliance and taking action when necessary. Facilitate and oversee organizational contracts (IT, HR & Financial Management, Audit, Investment, Legal, etc.), grant agreements and program contracts.

Inclusive Culture: Create in inclusive team environment across fundraising, social impact and operations by embracing and demonstrating the foundation’s guiding principles and values.  Build authentic external key stakeholder relationships and partners to assist with the advancement of mission.


A minimum of five years operational and financial management experience in a complex, nonprofit/foundation environment and preferred experience in social impact investing.

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Organizational Effectiveness or a related field is strongly desired.

Possess strong strategic and business planning acumen accompanied by strong financial management and grants and fund accounting abilities. Demonstrated record providing financial analysis for key strategy and investment decisions.

Strong understanding and working knowledge of database management systems and dashboard reporting such as Quickbooks, Microsoft Office Suite, donor, grantmaking and program database software and systems.

Exhibit strong operational skills while effective in creating and executing organizational Business Plans.

Effective in building and presenting accurate, complex, and complete information.

Sense of humor and positive relationship building skills.

Ability to successfully navigate and work in a fast-paced, outcomes-driven, and entrepreneurial environment collaboratively and independently.

Proven communication skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals while maintaining confidentiality.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Regular car travel necessary.  Valid driver’s license and reliable auto with necessary insurance required.  Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends. Ability to work in a hybrid working environment (Remote and in the Home Office). Must have ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time and occasionally lift items 15 pounds or more.


Competitive salary and benefits package.

About Us

The Brandywine Health Foundation, is a place-based public charity located in Chester County, PA.  Its mission is to advance a more equitable, resilient, and healthy Greater Coatesville community.    The foundation is embracing the launch of mission aligned investing and trust-based philanthropy grantmaking, while using a justice and equity lens in all efforts.  This has led the foundation to the development and implementation of a Business Plan and is seeking its first Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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Assistant Manager of Guest Services: Grounds For Sculpture

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking a full time Assistant Manager of Guest Services to join the Guest Services team. This position will report to our Managers of Guest Services.

Our ideal candidate will be a highly organized self-starter who is passionate about the arts, horticulture and Grounds For Sculpture’s mission and strategic vision. You have a deep commitment to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion, as this is a key value for GFS and one of our priorities. You are a team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to enhance the visitor experience at Grounds For Sculpture. The Assistant Manager of Guest Services helps to oversee staff, is responsible for creating staff schedules, assists in opening and closing procedures, supervises cash handling, comfortable working with Altru (or a similar POS ticketing system), and provides additional support for the management team.

Grounds For Sculpture, Inc. adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Supervises the Guest Services Staff at all locations around the grounds to make sure they’re assisting visitors and providing the highest level of customer service.
  • Oversees the daily Guest Services operation.
  • Uses Time Forge to schedule staff and make adjustments to the daily schedule as well as approving and reviewing the time clock.
  • Supervises staff cash handling/revenue counting and assists Managers count and maintain a balanced safe.
  • Assists with hiring, interviewing, and training new staff.
  • Regularly present on the floor and ready to assist staff at each post selling tickets, distributing information, etc.
  • Ensures proper floor coverage and overall supervision, particularly in the absence of Managers
  • Uses advance knowledge of Altru to manage back-office reporting / maintenance and uses their Altru knowledge to offer support and troubleshooting to the Guest Services Staff.
  • Plays an active role in offering the GFS visitors excellent customer service and seeks new ways to improve the visitor experience.
  • Offers excellent written and verbal communication when speaking with both staff and visitors
  • Serve as an ambassador for Grounds For Sculpture to help foster a culture of inclusion for all members, donors, volunteers, and guests.
  • Stays up to date on GFS news and events and makes sure all GS staff is familiar with events, programs, procedures, and policies
  • Assists with regular updates on the Guest Services Information Site and adds updated information to the monitors in the Welcome Center
  • Responsible for opening and closing procedures. Able to open and close GFS on their own.
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma
  • 2-4 years of related experience
  • Prior experience training staff
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Advanced cash handling experience
  • Ability to work varied schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings
  • Superior customer service and problem-solving skills; prior customer service experience required
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and possess excellent communication skills.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Altru or other point-of-sale software a plus
  • Spanish fluency encouraged

About Us

Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) is a 42-acre not-for-profit sculpture park, arboretum, and museum, founded by the late artist and philanthropist Seward Johnson. Featuring nearly 300 contemporary sculptures by renowned and emerging artists in a beckoning landscape, Grounds For Sculpture combines art and nature to surprise, inspire, and engage all visitors in the artist’s act of invention. In addition to its permanent collection, Grounds For Sculpture offers rotating special exhibitions in its six indoor galleries, rich educational programs, and dynamic family events. Located in Hamilton, New Jersey, Grounds For Sculpture is easily accessible from both the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas and is now open year-round. For more information, visit

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Program Manager, Community Outreach and Engagement: Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

The Community Outreach and Engagement team at Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center is hiring!

If you have experience in community organizing and public health, with roots or ties to our Greater Philadelphia region, and want to be a part of reducing cancer disparities, we need you! To learn more or apply visit, job #9254312.

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Trainer and Partnerships Manager: Playworks

ABOUT PLAYWORKS, At Playworks we believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. We are changing the school climate by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills by partnering with schools, districts, and after-school programs through services including digital engagement, on-site coaches, professional training for school staff who support play, and consultative partnerships.

ABOUT THE ROLE, as a Playworks Trainer and Partnerships Manager, you are directly responsible for providing professional development for adult learners on how to facilitate safe and healthy play. You will work primarily with external clients, helping foster relationships with and deliver trainings in our region to partners such as school districts, after school programs and community based organizations. Each training helps adults create a place where every kid belongs, has fun and is part of the game.

You will also be responsible for managing Playworks’ relationship with established training customers and developing and implementing a strategy to support their renewal with Playworks on an annual basis. Additionally, you will support the Partnerships Director in administrative components such as managing the Salesforce database and scheduling follow up meetings with partners.

As Pro Trainer (75%) specifically you will:

  • Provide trainings and consultation to teachers, school staff and admin, youth workers and clients outside of the youth development sphere within the areas of play, youth development, recess design, physical activity, group management, conflict resolution, youth leadership and program sustainability
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients pre and post trainings, including visits to schools to provide recess observations, consultation, and collaborative action planning with school recess teams
  • Contribute to the development and continued quality improvement of Playworks curriculum, including developing training content and techniques
  • Support the creation of written materials and tools such as training packets, posters, conference programs, promotional materials and other educational and marketing resources
  • Provide feedback and support to other Playworks staff delivering trainings
  • Build strong relationships with key strategic partners to generate opportunities for future trainings, working closely with the Partner Experience Director and the Director of Field Sales to vet and approach partners for continued relationships
  • Build strong relationships with national and regional Playworks’ stakeholders, including national departments, Vice President of Field Operations and Program Directors, to increase impact nationally/regionally and provide high quality customer service to training clients
  • This position requires extensive travel to local (PA, DE, and NJ) and national training locations at an average of 45% of your time with some months being more during peak seasons

As Partnerships Manager (25%):

  • Serve as a liaison between Playworks and partners who have purchased Playworks services by representing Playworks at training, meetings, and consultative visits.
  • Support Partner Experience Director in managing sales contracts process and pipeline in Salesforce database.
  • In collaboration with the Partnerships Director, meet monthly and annual renewal targets while also creating campaigns focused on prospecting and developing a strong pipeline of new customers and nurturing relationships with existing customers.
  • Manage data collection for all Pro partners.
  • Coordinate with Program Director and Partnerships Director to ensure the successful delivery of quality of services and sustainable impact.
  • Support the management of existing school partnerships to ensure that the relationships and communication remains strong.

If you’re a good fit for this position, you already know most of what this job entails. However, to be sure we’re providing a complete picture, here are some details:
Success in this position will require strong knowledge of youth development principles and practices, especially relating to social and emotional learning, play and inclusion.

  • You will be successful if you possess strong stage presence, public speaking skills and active listening skills
  • The strongest candidate will have the demonstrated ability to maintain professional relationships with external clients and represent the organization’s brand in a professional manner
  • Have consultative relationship skills that include active listening, synthesizing information and influencing decisions.

Required Skills & Experience

As Pro Trainer:

  • At least 2-3 years experience delivering training to adults
  • Strong and dynamic facilitation skills
  • Experience in development and delivery of trainings and curriculum
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with strong follow through and attention to details
  • You must have outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills -in addition to maintaining an open line of communication, you’ll demonstrate good phone and email etiquette and the ability to facilitate small and large group presentations.
  • Requires flexibility to readily adapt to a changing environment.
  • Comfort with a playful, exuberant and mildly irreverent workplace culture
  • Thrives in an environment characterized by growth, diversity and change
  • Able to work outside of normal business hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Requires extensive travel to local and national training locations at an average of 45% of your time with some months being more during peak seasons
  • Must have ongoing access to reliable transportation to and from local training sites.

As Regional Partnerships Manager: 

  • Passionate commitment to Playworks’ mission and keen desire to contribute to social impact.
  • 2+ years sales experience preferably B2B
  • Eagerness to learn and represent a growing brand
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and Cirrus is preferred.  Demonstrated proficiency managing contacts and pipeline in CRM is required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills that facilitate customer cultivation and negotiations.
  • Excellent relationship management, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Experience with managing long term partnerships with a focus on excellent customer service.


    • Self-starter. You set clear goals and follow through with flexible and creative problem solving. You can work independently with minimal supervision. You also seek and incorporate feedback from your colleagues.
  • Communicator. You are not afraid to ask questions. You openly communicate with teams and departments that are different from yours, facilitating collaboration and serving as a thought partner for members of the entire organization.
  • Relationship Builder. You have an ability to motivate and develop diverse individuals and teams, knowing how to meet an individual’s unique needs. You also thrive in situations where you are developing and maintaining external relationships and partnerships.
  • Highly organized. You are great at multitasking and able to manage your time across multiple priorities.
  • Detail Oriented. You catch the little things and think it’s a big deal. You understand that every word you write to an external audience is a reflection on Playworks.
  • Flexible. You thrive in an environment characterized by significant growth, diversity and constant change.
  • Mission Driven. You are committed to Playworks’ mission and vision to improve outcomes for children and schools. You are also committed to Playworks Equity Statement, recognizing that equity learning is a journey that will require a willingness to participate in organizational-wide learning and development.

Compensation & Benefits:

Playworks offers the full package – great benefits, a fun place to work, and an opportunity to grow professionally. We offer:

  • Competitive nonprofit salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, exempt position which reports directly to either a city executive director or a program director.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), life insurance, employee funded pre-tax health, and child care spending accounts.
  • Generous flexible paid time off policy with paid sick and holiday leave..

This is a hands-on, creative, playful and fun-loving place to work, all while contributing to the success of our nation’s youth. So if you’re ready to immerse yourself in the education sector, working on a rewarding set of challenges and if you’ve got the skills, experience, passion, and a team spirit, apply!

Please include:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in Playworks and how your experience has prepared you for this role.
  • Resume.
  • References will be requested.

Typical Physical & Mental Demands: Requires prolonged sitting with some bending, stooping and stretching, and eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, photocopier and other office equipment. This position requires sufficient physical ability and mobility to stand for extended periods at times; walk on a school site in various weather conditions; to climb stairs at some sites; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach and twist and, dependent on assignment the employee may occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Playworks is changing the way children experience school every day by leveraging the power of safe and healthy play. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Our ambitions demand that we invest in recruiting, developing and managing a team that reflects the broad diversity of our communities. 

Our core values of inclusion, respect, healthy community and healthy play are the foundation of our organization and are infused in all aspects of our work, including recruiting and retaining the best talent we can. While diversity is often used in reference to visual characteristics such as race, ethnicity, age, sex and physical appearance, we embrace a broader definition of diversity that also includes less visible factors, we also recognize that individuals can affiliate with multiple identities.

As an equal opportunity program, Playworks encourages applications from all individuals regardless of national origin, religion, gender, differing abilities (physical, mental, learning), sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, political affiliation, military experience, and any other legally protected basis. Playworks evaluates all candidates on a merit basis.

About Us

ABOUT PLAYWORKS, At Playworks we believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. We are changing the school climate by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills by partnering with schools, districts, and after-school programs through services including digital engagement, on-site coaches, professional training for school staff who support play, and consultative partnerships.

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Please apply at this link and attach a cover letter and resume. We look forward to reviewing your application.


Chief Operating Officer: The Welcoming Center

The Welcoming Center (TWC) mission is to promote inclusive economic growth through immigrant integration. We seek to open doors of economic opportunity for immigrants of all education and skill levels and to build immigrants’ individual and collective agency to address barriers to integration and well-being. TWC does this through training programs focused on social, civic, and economic engagement which enhance skills and expand opportunities. TWC believes that immigrants broaden the productivity, profitability, and stability of this region and contribute to both Pennsylvania’s and the nation’s economic growth. Primary programs and initiatives include: Workforce Development, Entrepreneurship, and Community Engagement.

TWC is based in Philadelphia, PA. Check out the website:
We are seeking qualified candidates for the role of Chief Operating Officer to promote TWC’s mission through demonstrated operational leadership, strong personal conviction, and a record of accomplishment in team management. Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer will have both internal and external facing responsibilities, ranging from partner and project management to administration and human capital. In this role, they
oversee Human Resources, Administration, Finance, Technology, and all program services, and will:
• Operationalize vision, strategic direction, and partnerships
• Set measurable and quantified impact metrics and lead teams to produce programs and services to meet them
• Build and maintain strong partner relationships
• Guide talent management and leadership development
• Share in knowledge dissemination, reporting, and communications

To be successful in this role, the following experience is required:
• Demonstrated success providing operational management
• Demonstrated success with strategic partnerships and new initiatives
• Experience establishing goals, objectives and measuring impact
• Strong team management and leadership development
• Experience partnering with the chief executive officer
• Comfort with ambiguity
• TWC is committed to Diversity Equity and Inclusion, and experience directly related to TWC mission is highly valued

Expected salary for this role is $100,000/year
Send expressions of interest by August 31st to:

About Us

Founded in 2003, The Welcoming Center (TWC) mission is to promote inclusive economic growth through immigrant integration. We seek to open doors of economic opportunity for immigrants of all education and skill levels, and to build immigrants’ individual and collective agency to address barriers to integration and well-being. TWC does this through training programs focused on social, civic, and economic engagement which enhance skills and expand opportunities. TWC believes that immigrants broaden the productivity, profitability, and stability of this region, and contribute to both Pennsylvania’s and the nation’s economic growth. Primary programs and initiatives include: Workforce Development, Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement. TWC is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Located in Philadelphia, PA, check out the website:

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Please send all resumes to Priscilla Rosenwald at In the subject line please put “Chief Operating Officer.”

Executive Director: Green Building United

Green Building United (GBU) is seeking a dynamic and passionate executive director to drive the vision and build on our 20-year history working in the sustainable building and climate resilience movement in the greater Philadelphia region, including the Lehigh Valley and the State of Delaware.

Organization Overview

Formed in 2001, GBU’s mission is to foster transformative impact in our communities through green building education and advocacy. GBU is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with more than 500 members, and work areas divided among education, policy and advocacy, and strategic initiatives. GBU is funded through an even mix of memberships and corporate partnerships, major events, and grants and contracts. GBU is governed by a 20+ person Board of Directors and currently has five full-time staff. GBU’s staff works collaboratively and engages frequently with the Board and other volunteers.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

GBU is committed to improving diversity and inclusion across the organization, including at the staff level, and strives to center equity and racial justice in our work. GBU can only realize its mission and goals effectively by achieving greater diversity – whether of race, gender, sexual orientation, economic, or ability – among the stakeholders who inform and engage with our work. GBU crosses different professional disciplines, many of which are not diverse, but we are committed to being a resource within this community, by continuing our anti-racism work.

Position Summary

Green Building United’s executive director is a strong leader and visionary who ensures the overall health, growth, and sustainability of the organization. The ideal candidate has experience interacting and collaborating with a broad group of stakeholders and can motivate others to successfully achieve common goals. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the executive director supports the creation and successful implementation of GBU’s strategic plan, including the organization’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts and all annual work plans and progress reporting.

The executive director divides time between the following key responsibilities:

  • Managing HR and supporting all staff in creating a healthy workplace culture.
  • Supporting and advising the Board of Directors and all board committees.
  • Supporting the work of all GBU communities and volunteer efforts.
  • Overseeing the success of all education, advocacy, and strategic initiatives.
  • Fundraising/external relationship management with all sponsors, funders, and donors.
  • Representing GBU publicly including industry/conference presentations and media relations.
  • Financial management and operations including budgeting, accounting, and grants administration.


Ideal candidates for this position will share a commitment to sustainability and green building practices and will bring a variety of experiences and attributes to GBU, including:


  • Effective leadership skills combined with an entrepreneurial approach and sound business judgment.
  • At least five years of experience in a supervisory capacity at a non-profit organization preferred, but leadership roles in other organizations or board capacities will be considered.

Fundraising and Development

  • Experience in fundraising on behalf of a non-profit with demonstrated success in soliciting sponsors, funders, members, and donors.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of grant administration, including the ability to identify grant opportunities aligned with GBU’s mission.

Relationship Management and Communications

  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with government officials, industry leaders, and key nonprofit partners ranging from trade associations to neighborhood organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills including effectively responding to all stakeholder groups in both written and oral form.
  • The ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, legal documents, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.

Content Knowledge

  • Familiarity with the range of codes, standards, and programs that are relevant to GBU’s mission and regularly offered educational content.
  • Understanding of climate and sustainability policy at the state and local levels.
  • Environmental justice and equitable decarbonization experience.
  • Experience with or understanding of commercial real estate and building energy efficiency.

Skills and Abilities

  • Superior written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience with building and managing strong teams.
  • Budgeting and financial management in a nonprofit setting.
  • Event planning and management experience preferred.

GBU’s office is in Center City Philadelphia. GBU staff are currently dividing time between working remotely and in-person in the main office. GBU promotes a healthy work-life balance by maintaining flexible schedules for all staff. Ability to work outside of regular business hours for events, and for occasional day travel to areas throughout our region, including the Lehigh Valley and State of Delaware, is required (personal car not required). Residency in the region, or ability to commute, is required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time position that offers competitive compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience, and excellent benefits including: health, dental, and vision, a 401k plan, commuter benefits, and access to a flexible spending account to pay for medical and dependent care expenses pre-tax. In addition, GBU offers paid time off and paid professional development opportunities.

 To apply, submit both your resume and a cover letter to with the subject line “Executive Director.” Applications will be considered until position is filled.

Green Building United is an equal opportunity employer.