JOBS/VOLUNTEER 

March 27, 2020

The following area businesses, many of whom have been deemed essential to continue operations for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic,  have announced that they are hiring workers.

7 Eleven – hiring store personnel

Acme Markets – hiring store personnel

Aldi – hiring store personnel

Amazon – hiring various positions

ConnectRN – hiring nurses, certified nursing assistants

CVS – hiring various positions

Fresh Grocer – hiring s...

March 26, 2020

First Step continues to move forward with putting Philadelphia’s most vulnerable citizens (homeless men & women, returning citizens & veterans) to work. We know that in this moment, our focus on providing essential income to the city’s most vulnerable, is more important than ever. 


1952 E. Allegheny Ave. Suite 500. Philadelphia PA 19134.
(Intake hours: 9am-11am) 

Please Bring 2 forms of ID and be prepared for a 5-panel dr...

March 26, 2020

PhillyConnect’s mission is to keep youth out of jail for life. We accomplish our mission by supporting justice system impacted youth and families as they rebuild communities from within. Our program offers community-based alternatives to connect court-involved youth to positive resources in their local community. Through mentoring relationships, we prevent recidivism and address youth-initiated goals in education and employmen...

March 23, 2020

Welcomes Returning Citizens

As Pennsylvania’s independent prison monitor, we work to stop abuse and trauma. The Prison Monitoring Director is responsible for all of the Society’s work monitoring county and state correctional facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Supported by field organizers and a corps of 260 highly motivated volunteers, the Prison Monitoring Director makes sure we promptly and effectively respond to the several...

March 10, 2020

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site (ESPHS) seeks outgoing, engaging and passionate people for the position of Seasonal Tour Guide. This position serves as the face of ESPHS. A detailed description for the position appears below; please follow specific instructions to apply.

Seasonal Tour Guides are responsible for sharing the history and relevance of the penitentiary for a broad, general-interest audience. ESPHS...

March 10, 2020

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site (ESPHS) seeks outgoing, engaging and creative professionals for the position of Seasonal Visitor Services Staff. This positions serves as the face of ESPHS. A detailed description for the position appears below; please follow specific instructions to apply.

Seasonal Visitor Services staff are responsible for creating a positive and engaging experience for each and every visitor to the pe...

March 9, 2020

As Pennsylvania’s independent prison monitor, we work to stop abuse and trauma. The Prison Monitoring Director is responsible for all of the Society’s work monitoring county and state correctional facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Supported by field organizers and a corps of 260 highly motivated volunteers, the Prison Monitoring Director makes sure we promptly and effectively respond to the several hundred complaints we rece...

March 4, 2020

The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service hosts a Portal that offers organizations a great way to recruit volunteers. This portal acts as a central point of access for volunteer recruitment, allowing our partnering organizations to post upcoming volunteer opportunities and manage communications with volunteers. They have a consistent base of volunteers looking for opportunities in the Philadelphia region....

March 4, 2020

Project Goal

Returning citizens face challenges obtaining safe, affordable housing. When basic housing needs go unmet, people transition from incarceration with nowhere to live, with dramatic consequences. We need better crosssector collaboration to make appropriate resources available. The Reentry Housing VISTA will help develop the capacity of reentry stakeholders (City departments, criminal justice agencies, Reentry Coaliti...

March 4, 2020

The Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is now accepting applications from qualified candidates to join the 2020-2021 Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps. VISTAs serve full-time for a year working on systems level change in City government. Our administration, led by Mayor Jim Kenny, has invested in a multipronged approach—focused on stabilizing households, increasing skills and incomes, and investing in educat...

Please reload