Description of Employer
The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the community development sector of Philadelphia. Community development corporations (CDCs) are non-profit, community-based organizations that facilitate the revitalization of lower-income communities and address resident needs. Since its incorporation in 1992, PACDC has played a leadership role in securing increased funding for affordable homes and neighborhood economic development activities; spurring policies, strategies and systems change that advance equitable neighborhood revitalization; and providing training and technical assistance to build community development practitioner capacity. PACDC has over 125 members (50 of which are CDCs) who are involved in housing and community development throughout Philadelphia, including developing and repairing affordable homes, strengthening neighborhood shopping districts, and undertaking other activities to address the needs of residents and improve the quality of life in lower income communities.
The Administrative and Program Assistant will work closely with the Director of Administration and Human Resources, the Membership and Communications Coordinator, the Director of Resource Development, and other staff to provide program, database, events and general office assistance. This position reports to the Director of Administration and Human Resources.