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Updated: 8/26/21

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Full-time jobs in Kensington

General Staff Position

Kensington Community Food Co-Op (KCFC)

KCFC is a cooperative grocery store owned by its members and has a “one member, one vote” rule. KCFC hires local residents and sells locally made products. The store is currently looking to fill a full-time staff position with:

  • A friendly face and positive attitude
  • A willingness to learn
  • Someone seeking a rewarding, challenging, and creative opportunity
  • A passion for food

Pay rate: $13 per hour

Must be 18 years old or older. If interested, email your resume to the general manager, Mike, at GM@kcfc.coop.

Production Cook 

Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen is hiring a full-time sanitation technician for their food manufacturing facility located at 3401 I Street. Production cooks ensure that each of Snap’s items is prepared accurately and up to quality standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Assembling and preparing Snap meals per our recipes and standards
  • Learning recipes that change seasonally and working with unique ingredients – coconut sugar, protein substitutes and gluten free flours
  • Ensure food is cooked, portioned, and held at correct temperatures per food quality and safety standards
  • Prepare high-quality food items according to standardized recipes and instructions to meet production kitchen departure times
  • Use established production sheets.
  • Responsible for HACCP records from area worked during scheduled shift
  • Assists in production planning, record keeping and reporting as required

Pay rate: $15 per hour
For more information and to apply, click here.

Sanitation Technician 

Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen is hiring a full-time sanitation technician for their food manufacturing facility located at 3401 I Street. The Sanitation Technician is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of all items used in the kitchen. Items must be cleaned and stored in a timely manner. The Sanitation Technician can also act as a porter in ensuring that deliveries are efficiently received and stored.

Pay rate: $13 per hour

For more information and to apply, click here

Assembly Operative

Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen is hiring a full-time assembly operative for their food manufacturing facility located at 3401 I Street. Assembly operatives ensure that each of Snap’s items is packed accurately and up to quality standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to portion and handle Meat, Fish and Poultry
  • Work within a fast pace kitchen and team environment
  • Learning Snap menu and meals that change seasonally and working with unique ingredients – coconut sugar, protein substitutes and gluten free flours
  • Ensure food is portioned, and held at correct temperatures to comply with food quality and safety
  • Use established production sheets.
  • Responsible for HACCP records from area worked during scheduled shift
  • Assists in production planning, record keeping and reporting as required
  • Attends daily briefings in-service and safety meetings

Pay rate: $13 per hour

For more information and to apply, click here

Warehouse Associate

Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen is hiring a full-time warehouse associate for their food manufacturing facility located at 3401 I Street. The Warehouse Associate will ensure that all incoming shipments are received and accounted for. The Warehouse Associate will be responsible for unpacking all food shipments and storing all of the food items that are used to produce our innovative, healthy prepared meals. 

Responsibilities:

  • Unpack all dry and fresh foods that will be used to create our healthy Snap Kitchen meals
  • Put all dry foods, produce, and meat into proper cold and dry storage areas
  • Receive, barcode, and stock all warehouse products
  • Record and maintain inventory counts
  • Work as a team player to meet production facility goals
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace
  • Adhere to all safety and sanitation procedures

Qualifications:

  • Forklift experience required
  • Experience working in a production and warehouse environment, experience working in a USDA facility preferred
  • Comfortable standing on feet for extended periods of time
  • Availability to work weekends

Pay rate: $13 per hour.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Production Supervisor

Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen is hiring a full-time production supervisor for their food manufacturing facility located at 3401 I Street. The production lead will support the management team in daily operations. 

Responsibilities:

  • Achieve proficiency in all facets of the operation
  • Work and support stations as needed
  • Train, Coach and Supervise hourly associates
  • Complete end of period inventories and assist with purchasing
  • Utilize production software to populate and calculate daily production demands

Pay Rate: $18 per hour.  For more information and to apply, click here.

Director of Health & Wellness

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)

NKCDC is searching for an individual to be responsible for visioning, implementing, and integrating plans for Community Health Worker (CHW) training and employment, SNAP-Ed nutrition education, and the Nourish program. They will function as a strategist and advocate for healthy neighborhoods with a responsibility for managing department resources to improve the community’s access to health resources, nutrition education, and food assistance.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced experience and training/certification in population health or community health initiatives required; Bachelor’s degree in public health, nutrition, Registered Dietician Nutritionist, or related field desired, but not required. 
  • Minimum 5 years of public health, community development, or project management experience with a successful track record of program and grant management.
  • Knowledge of applying public and behavioral health best practices to communities, families, and individuals.
  • Experience managing federal reimbursement grants, state, and local philanthropic grants preferred.
  • Experience delivering evidence-based programming and reporting.
  • Prior experience with community health workers or SNAP-Ed programs preferred.

Salary: $1,287.50 per week, 35 hours a week. 

Benefits: HMO health plan, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and 403 (b) retirement plan.

For more information, click here. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Severa Kata, Human Resources Director, at HR@nkcdc.org, with “[YOUR NAME] Director of Health & Wellness” in the subject line. All applications received by August 27, 2021 will be considered. 

Lead Community Health Worker (CHW)

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)

NKCDC is searching for an individual to support the work of the CHW training goals associated with: training preparation for new in-coming cohort, orientation process assistance for new trainees, and aiding instructors with CHW training program. Post-training, the Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist will aid newly on- boarded CHW’s with surveying and survey data collection.

Pay rate: $18 per hour, 35 hours a week. 

Benefits: HMO health plan, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and 403 (b) retirement plan.
For more information, click here. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Severa Kata, Human Resources Director, at HR@nkcdc.org, with “[YOUR NAME] Director of Health & Wellness” in the subject line.

Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Program Associate

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)

NKCDC is searching for an individual to provide constituent intake, data entry, and resource promotion around constituent services resources for residents that NKCDC serves in the Fishtown, Kensington, and Port Richmond neighborhoods of Philadelphia. Administers and coordinates NKCDC’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Program of the City of Philadelphia.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience in data entry and office management preferred
  • Residence in 19134 preferred
  • Spanish language fluency and ability to translate materials is a plus
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Salary: $788.46 per week, 35 hours a week. 

Benefits: HMO health plan, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and 403 (b) retirement plan.

For more information, click here. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Severa Kata, Human Resources Director, at HR@nkcdc.org, with “[YOUR NAME] NAC Program Associate” in the subject line.

Youth Artist Program Manager and Instructor

Taller Puertorriqueño

Reporting to Education Director, the Youth Artist Program Manager & Instructor is responsible for developing, delivering, and coordinating Taller Puertorriqueño’s (Taller) Youth Artist Program (YAP), a visual arts training program with a strong Puerto Rican/Latin American cultural component in accordance with the mission and educational philosophy of the agency. In addition, this position supports the operations of Taller’s Julia de Burgos Gift Shop (Gift Shop) as a substitute store attendant on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the visual arts and/or education required.
  • 1-3 years experience in an art related field in the community, 1-3 years experience teaching children/youth preferably in the arts.
  • Fluent in the Spanish and English languages is highly desirable.
  • Proficient in keyboard skills and Microsoft Office software (minimum of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and desktop publishing and/or graphic design knowledge is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of and interest in Puerto Rican and Latin American art and culture.
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively as a team member.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to Taller’s mission and role in the community.
  • Background check required.
  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

Pay rate: Minimum wage is $13.50 per hour and maximum wage $14.87 per hour.

For more information, click here. Send letter of interest, recommendation letter, and resume to Carmen Febo at cfebo@tallerpr.org as soon as possible. 

Baker/Crew Member

Kismet Bagels

Kismet Bagels is looking for additional bakers. A typical day involves boiling, seasoning,  baking bagels and  bagging them up to send to wholesale partners. 

At least one year of previous baking experience is preferred. Full-time and part-time positions are available. 

Pay rate: $15 per hour

Learn more about this position and apply here.

Shift Lead/Baker

Kismet Bagels

Kismet Bagels is looking for a Lead Baker for  Evening Bakes, which are primarily for Wholesale Bagels that get sent to a variety of Stores/Cafes/Delivery Service Businesses. This position involves boiling, baking, seasoning and bagging bagels as well as organizing crates and invoices to be delivered.

A lead baker is responsible for having knowledge of all aspects of the operation, as well as training, being the point person for all decisions, and keeping the train moving. 

The schedule currently is Wednesday through Saturday evenings, typically ending a shift around 11 p.m./12 a.m. 

Pay rate: $20 per hour

Learn more about this position and apply here.

Dough Maker & Bagel Baker

Kismet Bagels

Kismet Bagels is looking for additional dough makers. A typical day starts at 3 am mixing, processing and shaping the bagels. Occasionally, the morning crew bakes fresh bagels for farmers markets and events, so you can see the entire process of making a perfect bagel.

At least one year of previous baking experience is preferred. Full-time and part-time positions are available. 

Pay rate: $15 per hour

Learn more about this position and apply here.

Residential Counselor II

COMHAR

COMHAR’s Community Residential Rehabilitation Services (CRRS), located in the Kensington section of North Philadelphia, are a homelike environment providing clients with the maximum possible opportunity for independence and self-determination within a structured living situation. COMHAR’s CRRS is now looking for Residential Counselor II who will be responsible for the supervision and required case management of CRRS clients while in residence at the site. Be knowledgeable of current CRRS regulations and follow them in the program. Multiple shifts are available.

For more information, click here.

After-School Coach

Kensington Soccer Club (KSC)

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 employment@kensingtonsoccer.org 

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. 

Qualifications:

  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 Custodian 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 Indeed.com, from Medical Case Manager Coordinator to Shelter Support Staff. You can view a full list of available positions here.

Part-time jobs in Kensington

Volunteer and Member Engagement Coordinator

Kensington Soccer Club

The Kensington Soccer Club is looking for a Volunteer and Member Engagement Coordinator that will organize and support their 1500+ members to become more engaged and involved. They will also support the existing volunteer corps while recruiting and mobilizing new volunteers to make a difference in the community.

General Responsibilities:

  • Maintain careful records including confidential files.
  • Build positive relationships with volunteers and members.
  • Maintain positive, professional, and timely communication.
  • Collaborate with other KSC staff to resolve problems and innovate to improve our systems.

Qualifications:

  • At least one year of relevant experience (required)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (required)
  • Able to work effectively with diverse groups of people from a variety of backgrounds and embrace working across lines of difference (required)
  • Able to work remotely and in-person (required)
  • A social media presence that would not harm the reputation of the organization (required)
  • Consistent access to wi-fi, mobile phone and email (required)

Much of the work can be done remotely, but coming to their various locations regularly to meet with volunteers and members is essential. 

Pay rate: $15-20 per hour

For a full list of responsibilities and qualifications, click here. To apply, email admin@kensingtonsoccer.org with your resume and cover letter. 

Production Cook 

Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen is hiring a part-time sanitation technician for their food manufacturing facility located at 3401 I Street. Production cooks ensure that each of Snap’s items is prepared accurately and up to quality standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Assembling and preparing Snap meals per our recipes and standards
  • Learning recipes that change seasonally and working with unique ingredients – coconut sugar, protein substitutes and gluten free flours
  • Ensure food is cooked, portioned, and held at correct temperatures per food quality and safety standards
  • Prepare high-quality food items according to standardized recipes and instructions to meet production kitchen departure times
  • Use established production sheets.
  • Responsible for HACCP records from area worked during scheduled shift
  • Assists in production planning, record keeping and reporting as required

Pay rate: $15 per hour

For more information and to apply, click here.

Production Supervisor

Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen is hiring a part-time production supervisor for their food manufacturing facility located at 3401 I Street. The production lead will support the management team in daily operations. 

Responsibilities:

  • Achieve proficiency in all facets of the operation
  • Work and support stations as needed
  • Train, Coach and Supervise hourly associates
  • Complete end of period inventories and assist with purchasing
  • Utilize production software to populate and calculate daily production demands

Pay rate: $18 per hour.  For more information and to apply, click here.

Baker/Crew Member

Kismet Bagels

Kismet Bagels is looking for additional bakers. A typical day involves boiling, seasoning,  baking bagels and  bagging them up to send to wholesale partners. 

At least one year of previous baking experience is preferred. Full-time and part-time positions are available. 

Pay rate: $15 per hour

Learn more about this position and apply here.

Dough Maker & Bagel Baker

Kismet Bagels

Kismet Bagels is looking for additional dough makers. A typical day starts at 3 am mixing, processing and shaping the bagels. Occasionally, the morning crew bakes fresh bagels for farmers markets and events, so you can see the entire process of making a perfect bagel.

At least one year of previous baking experience is preferred. Full-time and part-time positions are available. 

Pay rate: $15 per hour

Learn more about this position and apply here.

Bookkeeper 

Kensington Soccer Club (KSC)

Kensington Soccer Club is seeking a bookkeeper to improve their existing systems and then manage all day-to-day financial work of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter time sensitive accounting data into Quickbooks online including deposits and withdrawals, generate invoices, run reports and other miscellaneous activities;
  • Track grant expenses and generate grant expense reports;
  • Manage weekly organizational payroll;
  • Work with board Treasurer and finance committee to improve financial and payroll systems;
  • Meet bi-weekly with Administrative Assistant and Executive Director;
  • Assist with annual tax reports and other annual report requirements;
  • Assist in budget preparation.

Pay rate: $15 to $25 per hour

For more information, click here and to apply email your resume and cover letter to admin@kensingtonsoccer.org

Group Facilitator

Congreso

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. 

Requirements:

  • 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.

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 phillycommunitywireless@gmail.com (Job listing states the application deadline is April 15, but PCW is still accepting applications).

Requirements:

  • 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

Community-Based Soccer Coach

Kensington Soccer Club (KSC)

Kensington Soccer Club is seeking enthusiastic individuals, with a passion for soccer and a desire to help their community, to join their team as a Community-Based Soccer Coach.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead after-school, evening, and weekend soccer sessions
  • Lead community soccer clinics
  • Orient, train, and mentor children, assistant coaches, and volunteers
  • Assist in season planning, community outreach, and fundraising efforts
  • Help maintain and organize facilities, fields, courts, and equipment.

Pay rate: 

  • Base stipend of $300 every two weeks paid by AmeriCorps and Up2Us Sports.
  • With reliable performance, earn an additional $200 to $350 every two weeks paid by KSC directly.
  • Earn $3,097.50 award towards education expenses upon successful completion of the year.
  • Average hourly rate not including the award is from $12 to $15 an hour.

You can learn more about the position here. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to admin@kensingtonsoccer.org

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 Meghan.Geiser@phila.gov or call (215) 490-3700.


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