PEC’s Community and Economic Development team responds to community needs and build on neighborhood assets to help bridge the digital divide, expand mixed-income housing opportunities, stimulate economic growth, create wealth, and improve the quality of life for all West Philadelphia residents. PEC’s Community Connector outreach and engagement leadership development program is a civic and career exploration model designed to cultivate 21st century leaders (ages 16-24) specifically from Promise Zone communities.
Job Description- Position Summary:
Community Connectors support the work of PECCDC’s quality of life initiatives, determined by local residents in the Make Your Mark neighborhood plan. In this role, you can expect to engage neighbors to access local resources such as emergency food, free workshops, public computer labs, wellness programs, classes and much more. You will also facilitate programs for other youth, coordinate community beautification and environmental services, support creative place-making, create a dialogue with neighbors and engage in advocacy, professional development and mentoring.