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The Philadelphia Department of Human Services is committed to supporting the placement stability of children and youth in the foster care and the juvenile justice systems. As part of this commitment, DHS regularly releases job announcements on the main phila.gov/jobs webpage to support our hiring efforts. Please either apply for an open position or sign up for job alerts. Please share these announcements with your networks.

You can also review this jobs booklet to learn more about working at DHS.

Class Code Class Title Starting Salary Application Link
5A05 Social Work Services Trainee (General) (Bilingual) $44,467 Apply now.
5A07 Social Work Services Manager 2 (General) (Bilingual) $58,316 Apply now.
5B21 Juvenile Detention Counselor Trainee (General) $47,319 Apply now.
5B23 Juvenile Detention Counselor 2 (General) $52,898 Apply now.

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive weekend road closures

The City will close Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive to vehicular traffic from 7 p.m. on Friday through 7 a.m. on Monday. The drive will be closed to vehicles from the Falls Bridge to Sweetbriar Drive. The weekend closures begin on March 30, 2024 and last until late fall of 2024.

Closing MLK Drive to vehicles on weekends adds to the city’s recreation options. This shared space is great for walkers, runners, and cyclists. Be sure to check out the great views of the river and skyline!

Philadelphia Parent & Youth Resource Fair: April 27

Looking for free and low-cost summer activities that are safe and adult-supervised for children, teens, and families? Get the scoop when you attend the City of Philadelphia Philadelphia Parent & Youth Resource Fair.

April 27, 2024
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA (Entrance at Broad & Race Sts.)

Check out the event flyer here!

Upcoming events

  • Apr
    18
    South Philadelphia Resource Hub: Pick up at-home COVID-19 tests (distribution only)
    9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Mt Enon Baptist Church, 500 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA

    South Philadelphia Resource Hub: Pick up at-home COVID-19 tests (distribution only)

    April 18, 2024
    9:00 am to 4:00 pm, 7 hours
    Mt Enon Baptist Church, 500 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA
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    Entrance on Cantrell Street
    • Distribution of at-home COVID-19 rapid antigen tests
    • No Insurance or ID required
    • PDPH staff available on-site to provide instructions on how to use the test and answer questions
    For more information call (215) 685-5488
  • Apr
    18
    South Philadelphia Resource Hub: Pick up at-home COVID-19 tests (distribution only)
    9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Mt Enon Baptist Church, 500 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA

    South Philadelphia Resource Hub: Pick up at-home COVID-19 tests (distribution only)

    April 18, 2024
    9:00 am to 4:00 pm, 7 hours
    Mt Enon Baptist Church, 500 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA
    map
    Entrance on Cantrell Street
    • Distribution of at-home COVID-19 rapid antigen tests
    • No Insurance or ID required
    • PDPH staff available on-site to provide instructions on how to use the test and answer questions
    For more information call (215) 685-5488
  • Apr
    18
    SPEED/RED LIGHT CAMERA HEARINGS
    9:00 am to 1:45 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82106295023?pwd=SXIrdFRIMEZuVmZkbEVxWjNQK21JZz09

    SPEED/RED LIGHT CAMERA HEARINGS

    April 18, 2024
    9:00 am to 1:45 pm, 5 hours
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82106295023?pwd=SXIrdFRIMEZuVmZkbEVxWjNQK21JZz09
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    Milton U. Oates, Jr. is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82106295023?pwd=SXIrdFRIMEZuVmZkbEVxWjNQK21JZz09 Meeting ID: 821 0629 5023 Passcode: 756613 One tap mobile +12678310333,,82106295023#,,,,*756613# US (Philadelphia) +13126266799,,82106295023#,,,,*756613# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 267 831 0333 US (Philadelphia) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 821 0629 5023 Passcode: 756613 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kpc4rgIJF
  • Apr
    18
    BRT MARKET VALUE APPEAL HEARING
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    BRT MARKET VALUE APPEAL HEARING

    April 18, 2024
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm, 5 hours

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://lexitas.zoom.us/j/93905315043?pwd=SE1TaVJDVUJDMHB2Qk9XUy9uUHVyQT09

     

    Meeting ID: 939 0531 5043

    Passcode: 276218

    Call in # 646-876-9923

    **Be sure to log on at your scheduled time and you will be placed in the waiting room until your matter is called upon by the Board. If possible, clearly identify your first and last name with the address of appeal when logging on.

    If you need a translator for this hearing, you must call the BRT office (215) 686-4343 at least (5) days in advance so that our staff can schedule accordingly.

    THE BOARD WILL BE ATTENDING REMOTELY.

    We thank you in advance for your patience.

    **IF YOU ARE NOT SCHEDULED AND WOULD LIKE TO SIMPLY OBSERVE A HEARING, PLEASE EMAIL OUR OFFICE FOR DIRECTION AT APPEALINQUIRY@PHILA.GOV

  • Apr
    18
    APM 5- In-Person Parent Café: 'When It Rains It Pours: Staying Dry In Life Storms’'
    11:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Face to Face, 123 E Price St, Philadelphia, PA 19144, USA

    APM 5- In-Person Parent Café: 'When It Rains It Pours: Staying Dry In Life Storms’'

    April 18, 2024
    11:00 am to 2:00 pm, 3 hours
    Face to Face, 123 E Price St, Philadelphia, PA 19144, USA
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    Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha / APM, CUA #5

    REGISTRATION: Danyielle Lambert, danyielle.lambert@apmphila.org or Shawn Woods, shawn.woods@apmphila.org





    A discussion that will focus on resilience and concrete support.

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