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Philadelphia Parks & Recreation occasionally has positions and internships available that are both paid and unpaid.  These positions will be posted when they become available.
Social Media Associate
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) seeks a part-time associate to assist with the creation and growth of Facebook pages for our field sites (recreation centers, playgrounds, ice rinks, older adult centers and environmental centers). Responsibilities will include training staff members, monitoring existing Facebook pages, developing monthly performance reports for departmental leadership, sharing important information between PPR’s administrative office and the field, and maintaining an editorial calendar with social media content ideas. The person in this position will work collaboratively with members of the PPR communications team, as well as many other department employees and partners.

Download the Social Media Associate job description (PDF)
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.