Recent News

  • APA's Planning and Community Health Research Center, Manager

    Please see the attached announcement about a job opening for a manager at the American Planning Association’s Planning and Community Health Research Center. For further information about the position, including important instructions on how to apply, please e-mail research@planning.org with the following EXACT words in the subject line: “SRADC Job Description.” Some background on the center and position follow.

     

    Background on the Position

  • Program Manager - CamConnect, Camden New Jersey

    ORGANIZATION

     

    CamConnect is an independent, non-profit, research and data warehouse aimed at expanding and

    democratizing access to data and information for those who live and work in the City of Camden.

    As the first data warehouse in New Jersey, CamConnect is the first source of neighborhood level data

    in Camden City. Furthermore, it was the first “data warehouse” of its kind in the state of New Jersey

    to use data for the purpose of community building and guiding public policy decisions.

  • Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation: Main Street Program Manage

    Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation
    Main Street Program Manager Position Description

    The Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit that has served the Borough of Lansdowne since 1998. The LEDC has led the effort to strengthen existing Lansdowne businesses and to attract a strategic mix of new businesses to Lansdowne.

    The organization is led by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. In 2005, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development selected the LEDC to oversee a new

  • City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program: Assistant to the Executive Director

    City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program – Assistant to the Executive Director

    The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. Since its inception in 1984, Mural Arts has created more than 3,000 community driven murals and provided thousands of under-served youth and adults with award-winning arts education programming.

  • Philabundance - variety of positions

    Please visit their website for details - http://www.philabundance.org/contact/employment/

  • PennPirg - Program Associate

    Summary

    Transportation issues have long been a cornerstone of PennPIRG’s work.  At the state and federal level, we have worked to move towards 21st Century Transportation Solutions.  That means more and better public transportation options, fixing our crumbling roads and bridges over building new highways or expanding lanes, and spending taxpayers money more wisely.

  • PennPirg - Consumer Advocate

    Background:

    From pushing for more public transportation to connect Pennsylvania and reduce congestion, to standing up to the anti-consumer practices of Wall Street banks by fighting for the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, to working to close corporate tax loopholes that are contributing to state budget shortfalls, advocates for the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group (PennPIRG) spend every day working to create meaningful change on behalf of the public interest.

  • Coleman Advocates for Children & Youth - Executive Director

    Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth is seeking a visionary, strategic, and solutions-oriented executive leader who shares our progressive values and commitment to racial justice for San Francisco.  This new leader is committed and able - with the support of a strong staff - to inspire and evolve Coleman's model of grassroots base-building and member-led policy advocacy and to be an effective organizational representative in a wide range of venues: progressive alliances, the larger movement and policy and funder arenas.

  • Capital Access, Inc. - Project Manager (1); Projects and Grants Processors (4)

    Capital Access, Inc. (CAI) is posting positions for two (2) Project Managers and four (4) Projects and Grants Processors to work in Southeast and Mid-Michigan cities to assist with direct administration of Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) funds.

    BACKGROUND

  • Democracy and Power Fund - Program Officer, U.S. Programs *deadline May 12*

    *Program Officer, U.S. Programs - Democracy and Power Fund*
    *Open Society Institute-New York*
    *Application Deadline:* May 12, 2011
    The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies
    whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this
    mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater
    fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental
    rights. On a local level, the Open Society Foundations implement a range of