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At a time when cities across the country are challenged to build positive relationships between residents and law enforcement, the significance, track record, and impact of PAL’s mission of “Cops Helping Kids” is more important than ever.

From time to time PAL has openings within our organization for motivated people seeking to make an impact on our society through our children.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Logan PAL Computer Club Assistant

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Logan PAL Center Director
SUPERVISOR: PAL Director of Programs and Education
LOCATION: Logan PAL, 1100 W. Rockland Street, Philadelphia, PA 19141
SCHEDULE: 33 Weeks, 6 hours per week to begin September-May

The Logan PAL Center Computer Club Assistant (1100 W. Rockland Street, 19141) is responsible for providing support to the PAL Center Director & Computer Education Coordinator in supervising the Computer Lab and Computer Club programming at their center. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Promote the use of educational games, websites, and interactive resources in the computer lab.
  • Recruit program participants and encourage PAL youth to participate in Computer Club.
  • Establish a consistent schedule and routine for participating youth that include expectations for arrival, independent/group work, and closing of program activities.
  • Maintain a healthy ad safe environment for learning and provide positive reinforcement
  • Specific tasks include (but are not limited to): taking daily program attendance, organizing incentives for participation, maintaining equipment (wiping down monitors/mice/keyboards, properly shutting down PCs, securing materials, and communicating any equipment issues to the coordinator ASAP.
  • Support administration of qualitative program evaluations with PAL headquarters staff.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of basic computer tasks such as opening and closing programs, restarting computers, printing, etc.; Experience with Microsoft Office applications and basic understanding of computer hardware, such as: mouse, keyboard, printer, storage devices, etc.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience as an education professional preferred
  • At least 16 years old with required documents (working papers if younger than 18)

Application and Interview Process:

  • Interested applicants must contact Diana Harris at dharris@phillypal.org and complete the PAL Staff Application. The PAL Programs Director will contact qualified candidates to schedule interviews.
Logan PAL Homework Club Instructor

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Logan PAL Center Director
SUPERVISOR: PAL Director of Programs and Education
LOCATION: Logan PAL, 1100 W. Rockland Street, Philadelphia, PA 19141
SCHEDULE: 34 Weeks, 8 hours per week to begin September-June

Context:  This is an exciting opportunity for a professional to join one of Philadelphia’s bedrock youth-serving organizations.  The Police Athletic League of Philadelphia (PAL) is unlike any non-profit organization in the region, in that it brings a unit of the Philadelphia Police Department and a non-profit organization together with a shared mission of Cops Helping Kids.

Established in 1947, PAL has become part of the fabric of Philadelphia, with tens-of-thousands of children benefiting from the mentorship, guidance and coaching of specially trained Philadelphia police officers through an array of year-round fun, safe, and free programming.

Position Description:

The Logan PAL Center Homework Club Instructor (1100 W. Rockland Street, 19141) is responsible for providing support to the PAL Center Director in supervising the daily after-school Homework Club at his/her center.

Specific Position Accountabilities:

  • Recruit program participants and encourage all PAL youth to participate in Homework Club.
  • Establish a consistent schedule and routine for participating youth that include expectations for arrival, independent/group work, and closing of the daily program.
  • Provide academic support as needed during independent and/or group study time
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment for learning and provide positive reinforcement
  • Specific tasks include (but are not limited to): taking daily program attendance, supporting member registration process, track individual and group progress, organize incentive programs for sharing academic reports
  • Support administration of qualitative program evaluations with PAL headquarters staff.

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of basic computer tasks such as opening and closing programs, restarting computers, printing, etc.; Experience with Microsoft Office applications and basic understanding of computer hardware, such as: mouse, keyboard, printer, storage devices, etc.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience as an education professional preferred
  • At least 16 years old with required documents (working papers if younger than 18)

Application and Interview Process:

  • Interested applicants must contact Diana Harris at dharris@phillypal.org and complete the PAL Staff Application. The PAL Director of Programs and Education will contact qualified candidates to schedule interviews.

The Police Athletic League of Philadelphia (PAL) promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. PAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

  • Application and Interview Process:
    • Interested applicants must contact Diana Harris at dharris@phillypal.org and complete the PAL Staff Application. The PAL Director of Programs and Education will contact qualified candidates to schedule interviews.

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