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Updated: 06/15/21

Full-time jobs in Kensington

After-School Soccer Coach

Kensington Soccer Club

Kensington Soccer Club is looking for a coach for their after-school program. The schedule depends on how many sites you coach. Each site is at least two days a week, usually from 3:30 to 5pm with the possibility of Saturday and evening sessions for some coaches. Kensington Soccer Club has 20 sites, with different schedules so a site can be found to fit your schedule.

Their curriculum is Soccer For Success, which incorporates health/nutrition education, anti-violence components, and mentorship along with fun soccer activities designed to build skills and teamwork.

Pay varies with experience level.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to 

Director of Development

Kensington Soccer Club

The Director of Development will oversee the Kensington Soccer Club’s fundraising program and position the organization for further growth. In partnership with the Executive Director, other administrative staff, and the Board of Directors, the Director of Development will oversee strategies to raise funds from individuals, foundations, corporations, and the government sector.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Residential Services Coordinator Maguire Residence

Project HOME

This position is at Project HOME’s new program, the Maguire Residence, located in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. The chief responsibility of the Residential Services Coordinator is to provide collaborative recovery planning and follow through with residents and supports utilizing a recovery model. These services include keeping accurate records as well as working as an advocate for the residents in connection with a team.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Community Organizer

Kensington Corridor Trust

The Kensington Corridor Trust is looking for a community organizer to join their team. The Community Organizer will conduct outreach, base building, training, education, and leadership development among residents and small business owners in Kensington. The organizer will be responsible for membership involvement in the city, state, and federal campaigns and coalitions working on issues related to our mission and equitable neighborhood development.


  • One to two years of previous experience working (formally or informally) in community, labor, or faith-based organizing with tangible results – i.e., number of members/leaders, campaign victories, visibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player and foster collaboration in environments with racial, ethnic, language, immigrant status, and economic diversity.
  • A resident of Kensington, Philadelphia.
  • Familiarity with the history, politics, and service landscape of Kensington.
  • English and Spanish verbal and writing skills.

Pay rate: Salary is $50,000-$60,000

The job is temporarily remote due to COVID-19. It is a full-time position requiring 40+ hours per week. For a full job description and requirements, click here.


Franny Lou’s Porch

Franny Lou’s is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for a manager until the role is fulfilled. Requirements for this position include access to reliable transportation, phone, and email. The job candidate must have strong communication skills, be proactive and responsive to store needs to ensure smooth management, and preferably bilingual. Start date ASAP. 

Job days: Manager schedule typically 8-4 p.m. with a break, from Monday through Sunday (based on 4-5 day work week)

Pay rate and benefits: $15 per hour for 30-40 hours per week (some combination of floor shifts and managerial days). Benefits include health care stipend, FLP profit share program, tip pool, 1099 and direct deposit options available. 

To apply, send a copy of your resume to Franny Lou’s co-owner Chantelle ( You will be contacted to schedule an initial interview once your completed application is received.

Early Head Start/Head Start Teachers

Norris Square Community Alliance (NSCA)

NSCA is currently hiring Early Head Start/Head Start teachers for children between the ages of 4 and 5 years old. They are an Equal Opportunity Employer. NSCA provides paid holidays including winter and spring break, free professional development, summers off (preschool only), a dual language immersion program, a state-approved curriculum on a Puerto Rican platform (English/Spanish), opportunities for growth, and immersion in Puerto Rican culture. They are NAEYC Accredited. 


  1. Lead Teacher: Must have a Bachelors in ECE
  2. Assistant: Must have their AA in ECE or close to finishing.
  3. Floater: Must have a CDA in Preschool or enrolled for their AA in ECE
  4. FT Early Head Start Teacher: Must have a CDA in Infant and Toddler or Higher 
  5. PT Early Head start Teacher: Must be enrolled in CDA for Infant and Toddler
  6. PT Extended Care: must be enrolled in CDA for Preschool. 

For more information, call (215)634-2251 and apply here

Esperanza Health Center

Esperanza Health Center has multiple full-time and part-time job opportunities available, from Social Services Consultant to Dental Assistant. You can view a full list of available positions, here.

Prevention Point Philadelphia

Prevention Point Philadelphia has multiple full-time job opportunities available on, from Testing and Prevention Specialists to Bilingual Case Managers. You can view a full list of available positions here.

Part-time jobs in Kensington

Group Facilitator


Part Time Group Facilitators are responsible for working with their supervisors to develop and implement lesson plans for elementary, middle or high school aged youth. Lesson plans will concentrate on language arts, math, science, political science, health, arts, recreation, and life skills. Group Facilitators are responsible for facilitating classes, and helping program participants with homework. 


  • Minimum Experience: One year minimum experience working with youth. 
  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED; candidates may be in the progress of pursuing a degree of higher education. 

You can learn more about this position and apply, here.


Franny Lou’s Porch

The Porch is hiring a barista who has previous barista experience, looking to grow with the community, and is flexible when working with a team. Availability needs are from Tuesday-Thursday with weekend availability. To apply, send a copy of your resume and one to two references to Franny Lou’s manager Willow (

Food Expeditor

Franny Lou’s Porch

The Porch is looking for someone to work their front counter, handle customer service, and facilitate orders for customers. Customer service experience and a desire to help build community are encouraged. To apply, send a copy of your resume and one to two references to Franny Lou’s co-owner Chantelle ( or manager Willow (

Job dates: Availability needed for Tuesday through Friday, four shifts (approx. 30 hours per week)

Pay rate: Disclosed during the application process

Community Engagement Liaison

Philly Community Wireless (PCW)

PCW is looking for a bilingual community liaison to assist in coordination with the Norris Square neighborhood, to help build a community wifi network through funding from the Digital Literacy Alliance at the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia. Candidates are expected to be residents of Kensington, ideally Norris Square, and are familiar with local community organizations. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to (Job listing states the application deadline is April 15, but PCW is still accepting applications).


  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Fluent spoken and written communication in English and Spanish
  • Basic technical know-how with digital technologies
  • Willingness to learn
  • Outgoing personality, customer service skills

You can learn more about this position, here.

Gigs, internships, and short-term jobs

Group Leaders

Norris Square Community Alliance (NSCA)

NSCA is hiring group leaders for their summer camp program. It is a temporary, full-time position. This position will be responsible for providing a safe and fun learning environment for students and implement NSCA’s enrichment activities for the summer program.


  • High School diploma with a minimum of three years of experience working with children and youth. Associate’s degree preferred from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and three years of experience with children.
  • Must have up to date clearances & background checks.

Pay rate: $15 per hour

Job dates: June 28 to August 6, 2021

You can learn more about this position here. Interested applicants can submit a resume to or apply through Indeed. 

Youth Neighborhood Organizer Training (Internship)

YNOT Peacemakers & Urban Creators

YNOT Peacemakers is a community youth development initiative to advance racial equity, harm reduction, and overdose prevention in high-risk neighborhoods of North Philadelphia zip codes 19132 and 19133. The program tackles three main areas. 

ABCD of Harm Reduction: 

  • Asset Based Community Development of people, places, and things to educate, engage, and empower and employ your gifts.

Service Learning

  • Help yourselves and others by working from home in your neighborhoods and communities on projects to grow your capacity.

Social Entrepreneurship: 

  • The team works with interns to develop their ideas, connect to resources, and collaborate with project partners.

YNOT Peacemakers are currently looking for interns between the ages of 15 to 24. The ideal candidate is a young person who has used drugs or has a past or present relationship with someone such as a friend, parent/caregiver, sibling, or other family members who use drugs.

To get involved, reach out to Urban Creators by calling 215-835-3224. 

Pay rate: $9/10 per hour, for 12 hours per week, for 8-16 weeks.

Seasonal Maintenance Attendant 

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR)

PPR is currently hiring a seasonal maintenance attendant for a 6-month position to maintain and improve McPherson Square Park. Tasks include the following:

  • Pick up/gather litter and trash in the park; empty trash cans; deliver trash to a central disposal area.
  • Sweep/Shovel and clear pathways and steps
  • Trim and clear around shrubbery, trees, fences and poles
  • Shovel and remove silt and debris to clear drainage outlets
  • Report all graffiti & hazards to your supervisor
  • Pick up cuttings from beneath pruned trees
  • Pick up small branches and twigs that fall from trees; report all branches that cannot be moved to your supervisor
  • Rake and pick up leaves/debris along fence-lines
  • Wearing your safety vest is mandatory

A standard workday includes a 30-minute lunch. Discuss best work days and times with your supervisor. Your district supervisor may change your schedule if needed. By accepting this SMA position, you have agreed to work the occasional weekend days. Park SMAs still have to report to work on a rainy day. In the case of extreme weather, your supervisor will assign you to a different location.

Pay rate: $13.75 per hour, 20 hours a week

To learn more and apply, email or call (215) 490-3700.


Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR)

PPR is hiring dozens of lifeguards for the summer as pools will reopen this year. To be considered for a position, you must pass a lifeguard screening given by a water safety instructor. You must be 15 years or older to attend a Parks & Rec lifeguard screening but you must be 16 years or older to work as a lifeguard for the City of Philadelphia.

Screening is free of charge. The lifeguard training course fees are:

Lifeguards ages 25+ who get a job at a Parks & Rec pool:  

  • Certification: $110. 
  • Recertification: $65.

Lifeguards ages 16–24 who get a job at a Parks & Rec pool: 

  • Certification: FREE. 
  • Recertification: FREE.

Pay rate: Starting salary for all Parks & Rec lifeguards is $14.75 per hour, with a salary cap of $16.97 per hour

To learn more about certification, click here. For more information, contact Katie Ann Wimsey at or by calling (215) 683-3663. 

Editors: Siani Colón, Henry Savage / Designer: Henry Savage

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