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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.
TreePhilly Intern
The TreePhilly Program seeks a seasonal Intern to support existing tree planting and giveaway projects and to develop new ideas to promote tree planting in Philadelphia. The position requires an energetic and organized person who can work independently as well as collaboratively with the TreePhilly Program Manager. The Intern position will begin on September 1, 2015 and end on June 3, 2016, and will have a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekend work, both in and out of the office. 

Download the full internship description and application details
Please visit the City of Philadelphia's Office of Human Resources website for additional civil service and non-civil service job opportunities. 

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.