Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) advances the prosperity of the city and the progress of her people through intentional and sustained stewardship of over 10,200 acres of public land and waterways as well as through hundreds of safe, stimulating recreation, environmental, and cultural centers. PPR promotes the well-being and growth of the City’s residents by connecting them to the natural world around them, to each other, and to fun, physical, and social opportunities. PPR is responsible for the upkeep of historically significant Philadelphia events and specialty venues, and works collaboratively with communities and organizations in leading capital projects and the introduction of inventive programming.
Farm Philly runs youth and adult education programs at recreation centers throughout the City that supports community gardens on city parkland, provides greenhouse propagation opportunities and works on garden preservation policy. The Farm Philly Program Manager will support the launch of urban agriculture programs and the overall Urban Agriculture Plan. This position will Farm Philly Program Manager will oversee aspects of public and internal communications and logistics for these programs, keep track of operations and logistics, carry out program design, and manage the day to day and ongoing processes within the programs. This might include the management of consultants, contracts, and the installation and maintenance of projects.