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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.

This is an exciting time to join PAL. The organization has recently adopted a new five year strategic plan, developed in consultation with the highly regarded Bridgespan Group, secured three of the largest gifts in organizational history in the past year, begun planning for a new headquarters, and will celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2017.

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:

Database and Development Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 
The Database and Development Coordinator provides critical support in the day-to-day execution of all fundraising efforts.  Responsibilities include:

  • managing PAL’s database (Raiser’s Edge)
  • processing, acknowledging and reporting all incoming donations and sponsorships.
  • tracking and reporting fundraising activity
  • producing lists for all mailings and events.

Specific Job Accountabilities:

 High school diploma or GED required; bachelor’s degree preferred
 3 to 5 years managing complex database; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
 Highly organized with great attention to detail
 Ability to use suite of Microsoft Office products
 Discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive information
 Ability to execute job duties independently, including follow-through
 Ability to work some evenings and weekends and to be flexible with respect to work hours as they pertain to special events
 Ability to organize and prioritize own workload in a timely manner to complete assignments when faced with many deadlines and competing requirements.
 A focus on quality improvement to identify ways in which PAL’s Development team can increase effectiveness and efficiency
 Successful completion of a criminal background check
 Flexible and willing to perform other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years managing complex database; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Ability to use suite of Microsoft Office products
  • Discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to execute job duties independently, including follow-through
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends and to be flexible with respect to work hours as they pertain to special events
  • Ability to organize and prioritize own workload in a timely manner to complete assignments when faced with many deadlines and competing requirements.
  • A focus on quality improvement to identify ways in which PAL’s Development team can increase effectiveness and efficiency
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check
  • Flexible and willing to perform other tasks as assigned
Outcomes and Evaluations Manager

Position Type: Full-time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 
The Outcomes and Evaluation Manager is a full-time position responsible for leadership and day-to-management of all monitoring and evaluation activities at PAL (metrics program), including managing, tracking and reporting on all performance metrics and program outcomes as required by the organization’s various stakeholders both internal and external. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Administration, and will work closely with PAL center directors, PAL’s Commanding Officer and PAL’s Executive Director, in addition to the PAL Board and Board Subcommittees.

Specific Job Accountabilities:

  • Lead PAL’s data collection and analyses (attendance, crime, character, education, police-community relations) on a regular basis
  • Provide multi-level reports to Director of Finance and other stakeholders on the above outcome area to monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of PAL’s programs
  • Lead training and management of Attendance Coordinators and PAL Center Directors
  • Research best practices in outcomes evaluation on an ongoing basis and incorporate into PAL’s assessments as appropriate
  • Work with Development teams to pull output and outcomes data necessary for grant reporting, proposals, and marketing materials
  • Analyze outcome/output data on regular basis and provide necessary reports to inform a system of continuous quality improvement.
  • Manage vendor relations with the software (KidTrax) provider and maintenance of the annual license agreement.
  • Support Development and Program Departments’ various projects, programs, and needs as requested; participate in PAL fundraising activities including special events, ceremonies, and board related duties; collaborate with Communications Department to update social media accounts and write about related programs and events for PAL publications; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications:

  • Academic: Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional: 2+ years of relevant experience with supervisory skills preferred
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Personal Attributes: Must be able to work independently without close management; have excellent communication, listening, interpersonal and organizational skills; be highly organized, and demonstrate the ability to work effectively within diverse populations. Must also be flexible and enthusiastic; have an articulated belief in the mission of PAL; and be proficient in Microsoft Office software packages; and possess a valid driver’s license
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

To apply for this position, please send a resume to jobs@Phillypal.org.

To apply for a position at PAL , please email a cover letter and resume to Jobs@PhillyPAL.org.  Please include the position title in the Subject line.

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