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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.
PowerCorpsPHL Assistant Project Manager

The PowerCorpsPHL Assistant Project Manager is responsible for the daily logistics of PowerCorpsPHL crews serving with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. The Assistant Project Manager provides on-site training, direction, and support to PowerCorpsPHL Crew Leaders and corps members. The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and delivery of tools, equipment, and supplies needed for each service project and provides quality control oversight. The Assistant Project Manager reports to the PowerCorpsPHL Project Manager in Parks & Recreation.

Download the full position description here: PowerCorpsPHL-PPR Assistant Project Manager

PowerCorpsPHL Project Manager
The PowerCorpsPHL Project Manager is responsible for the daily service projects of PowerCorpsPHL crews serving with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. The Project Manager designs projects that align with departmental needs and priorities, coordinates department staff and PowerCorpsPHL Crew Leaders, and ensures that all necessary resources are available for each project. The Project Manager is the primary point of contact with PowerCorpsPHL Crew Leaders and City agency staff for all Parks & Recreation projects and reports to the Director of Urban Forestry and Ecosystem Management in Parks & Recreation.

Download the full position description here: PowerCorpsPHL-PPR Project Manager Oct 2014

Web and Graphic Designer
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) seeks a web and graphic designer to create the look, layout and features of an intranet for the department, as well as to provide creative services like designing flyers, posters and other promotional materials. The person in this position will work closely with members of the PPR website and communications teams to extend our reach both internally and externally and expand our brand identity.

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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.