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Employment

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation occasionally has positions and internships available that are both paid and unpaid.  These positions will be posted when they become available.
Public Events Coordinators, The Oval
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is currently seeking seasonal employees to work with staff, volunteers and community members to support, stage and promote various public programs, events and activities to be scheduled and held daily on Eakins Oval.

These are seasonal positions with no more than 40 work hours per week at a pay rate of $12 per hour.

Download the full Public Events Coordinator job description (PDF)

Ways to Volunteer

At a neighborhood park
If you would like to volunteer in a neighborhood park, check our list of Friends groups with websites to see if your park has an active group and reach out to them directly. If you don’t see your park listed, please contact Barb McCabe, Director of Stewardship, at 215-683-3679.
If you're a business or corporation
If you’re a corporate entity looking for an individualized volunteer experience for your employees in a watershed park, please contact Jennifer Mahar at the Fairmount Park Conservancy at 215-988-9334.
If you're a non-corporate group
Please contact Barb McCabe, Director of Stewardship, at 215-683-3679.