Jobs: Careers at PYN

PYN is proud to have a flexible workplace full of energized, caring individuals dedicated to improving the lives of young people. If you’re interested in doing impactful work alongside a fun and dedicated team, we’d love to meet you.

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Join a Team With a Lot to Offer

Working at PYN is an amazing opportunity to be an integral part of building the systems that make programs across Philadelphia possible. We pride ourselves on our culture, competitive benefits, and the core values that fuel us every day.

Our Culture

Staff at PYN gain access to experienced company leadership and mentors, as well as industry leaders and partners outside of our organization. Whether you are an Associate, Manager, or Director, you are a valued and respected colleague and thought partner. PYN is proud to have dedicated staff that have been with the organization for a large portion of their careers. Because PYN promotes flexibility, accountability, and negotiation, employees are welcomed to be creative, data-driven, and solution-oriented – all depending on your work style and role.

Our Benefits

Working at PYN offers many competitive benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to work on large-scale, fulfilling projects
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Progressive work environment
  • General paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, disability, life insurance, and retirement match options
  • Professional development opportunities, including access to courses, certificates, and opportunities to represent PYN in partnership and affiliation

Our Values

PYN’s work is grounded in our core values. We collaborate with our partners, respect the expertise and perspectives of stakeholders, honor the responsibility we have been given, and continue to innovate our strategies as we pursue excellence in all we do. If these core values resonate with you, consider joining our team!

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

At PYN, we are committed to building and sustaining a workforce that values and celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is core to our mission and impact. We know that delivering on that commitment requires diverse experience and perspective in our team, our partners, and our programmatic services. We believe that when people feel respected and included, innovation thrives, talent grows, and our impact deepens. We are committed to those workplace values for our team and for the young people we serve.

PYN is an equal opportunity employer, and we would love to welcome you into our diverse team.

smiling PYN staff posing with Christmas party favors

PYN staff are rockstars who represent its mission with everyday excellence inside and outside the office - and they know how to have fun, too!

smiling PYN staff eating Philly snacks

We are thankful for our staff, and we love to show our appreciation with some Philly favorites like Rita’s or Philly Pretzel Factory!

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Hear from our employees about why they joined PYN and what our work means to them.

Explore Current Openings

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to jobopps@pyninc.org.

PYN is currently seeking its next President & CEO.

The President and CEO will report and work collaboratively with the Board Chair of Board of Directors in leading the transformation of the organization from its current stage to a more mature organization capable of delivering on its long-term vision. Specifically, the President and CEO will ensure that PYN’s fiscal, operations, fundraising, marketing, human resources, technology, and programmatic strategies are effectively implemented across all segments of the organization.

  • Posted June 10, 2022

    Staff Accountant

    Reporting to Controller, the Staff Accountant maintains PYN’s accounting and compliance policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure grant compliance and accountability at providers’ level. Also provides technical assistance to providers in relation to PYN funds accounting and compliance. Perform related month-end and yearly close procedures and reporting as directed by the Company Controller.

  • Posted August 25, 2022

    Program Manager, Program Implementation

    The Program Manager, Program Implementation is responsible for management and implementation of education and/or employment programs at the Philadelphia Youth Network. The position will oversee a portfolio of providers and support them to implement their Scopes of Work fully and in a timely and complete manner. Additionally, PMs will implement special projects that enhance program implementation and provide ongoing TA and support to their providers.

  • Posted August 25, 2022

    Associate, Communications and Outreach

    The Associate, Communications and Outreach is responsible for supporting PYN’s efforts to promote the organization’s programs and efforts locally, regionally, and nationally with the goal of creating more opportunities to improve the educational and economic outcomes of young Philadelphians. The main focus of this position is to create and support content to promote
    PYN’s programs and initiatives through various communications channels.

  • Posted August 31, 2022

    Director, Business Engagement

    The Director, Business Engagement is responsible for day-to-day management of the Business Engagement department, including supervision of staff, cultivating relationships with partners locally, regionally, and nationally, especially those in the business community, and assuring that all internally managed employment pathway programs are executed efficiently and effectively. The Director also works closely with other members of the External Relations leadership team to support development, communications, and collective impact efforts on
    behalf of PYN.

  • Posted September 12, 2022

    Project Manager, Continuous Improvement

    The Project Manager, Continuous Improvement (PMCI) ensures implementation of PYN’s continuous improvement cycle of Assess, Plan, Improve with year-round and summer
    programs. Based on data gathered and planning sessions, the PMCI will design and implement high-quality training and professional development for partners and direct service providers connected to year-round and summer programs.

  • Posted September 13, 2022

    Development Associate

    The Development Associate works to secure philanthropic commitments to support PYN’s mission of equipping youth for academic achievement, economic opportunity, and personal success. Areas of focus include: support and management of donor relationships through the fundraising cycle, including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; the
    development of high-quality proposals and reports; and the effective and responsible stewardship of public and private investments.

  • Posted October 17, 2022

    Director, Development

    The Director of Development is responsible for oversight and day-to-day management of the Development Department, including supervision of the Development Associate.

  • Posted October 17, 2022

    Office Manager

    The Office Manager will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the PYN office.

  • Posted November 2, 2022

    Controller

    Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will lead all day-to-day accounting operations and supervise a team of 3-4 staff members including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

Explore Available Internships

  • Posted August 23, 2022

    Research Intern, Education and Workforce Policy & Strategy

    Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is recruiting for Research Interns to join the Education and Workforce Policy & Strategy (EWPS) team in Spring 2023. In this role, you will assist the EWPS team in carrying out its research agenda to better understand and improve program quality, equity, and efficacy. The results of these projects will have a direct impact on PYN’s work in improving the lives of young people in Philadelphia through relevant, high-quality early work experiences.

Vendor and Consultant Opportunities

PYN is often seeking new partners to help support our work. See what open procurement opportunities PYN has available for vendor or consultant partners.

Provider Procurement Opportunities

Youth-serving providers are the life force of PYN. They support and enhance community-based programs through strategic partnerships with PYN. See what procurement opportunities PYN has available for youth-serving providers.