5818 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Job Opportunities

  Center in the Park periodically has openings for Social Workers in the In Home Support Program and for various grant funded projects; and, Full and Part Time positions in Food Service; Maintenance; Driver (commercial driverís license necessary) . . . . To check on available openings, request detailed position descriptions or to send your cover letter and resume, please contact: info@centerinthepark.org

Posted: 03/16/2017
Housing Assistant Volunteer Position

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director and the Senior Housing Counseling the Housing Assistant is responsible for the following job duties.

Housing Intake:
    1. Work closely with the Housing Counselor Intake Coordinator with daily tasks
    2. Welcomes clients for counseling appointment and prepares
    3. Assist with setting up, maintaining and closing files
    4. Assist with data entry for CounselorMax and Housing Counselor Online notes
    5. Assist with uploading documents for submission
    6. Assist with gathering documents from homeowner and review for completeness via file checklist
    7. Contact client for missing documents
    8. Contact client to schedule appointment
    9. Contact clients for upcoming workshops
    10. Assist with managing client folders and files
    11. Complete trainings and seminars on housing counseling
    12. Provides assistance to staff on mailings and flyer distribution

Executive Director and Senior Housing Counselor

    1. Computer proficiency with experience in Microsoft Office
    2. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be organized and be able to work independently
    3. Excellent customer service skills and upbeat attitude
    4. Good time management, flexible
    5. Must be a self starter

SCHEDULE: Flexible and according to volunteerís availability.

For more information: info@centerinthepark.org.

Posted: 02/13/2017
In Home Support Program (IHSP) Intake Social Worker

CIP is seeking a candidate with a BSW/related degree to provide social services for homebound older adults in Northwest Philadelphia. The IHSPís goal is to help older adults remain safely in their own homes. The Intake Social Worker receives all incoming referral calls to the IHSP; conducts telephone interviews to determine consumerís appropriateness for the IHSP; responds appropriately to crisis/emergency situations within program parameters; provides information and referral to members of the community seeking assistance; resource development; maintains and builds on community relationships; maintain and reports on intake statistics; assigns cases to IHSP social workers; and performs outreach visits to community agencies as needed. Additionally, the Intake Social Worker maintains a caseload of IHSP clients.

Social Workers are required to conduct home visits therefore a car and insurance is necessary. Position is Full Time.

For more information please provide cover letter and resume to: info@centerinthepark.org.

Posted: 03/14/2016
Exercise Specialist Internship
Length of Internship: Negotiable

Work with Center in the Park staff to promote and deliver quality physical fitness programs to older adults (55+). Design and conduct individual and group exercise activities and orientation to various exercise equipment. Participate in Center-wide activities to promote physical fitness and healthy aging. Facilitate the development of individual fitness goals, action plans and outcome measurements. Provide information and referral for nutrition, weight management and related physical fitness activities. Promote the concept of healthy aging and physical fitness. Assist older adults in developing new skills and provide opportunities for socialization and recreation with their peers while building strength, endurance and physical flexibility. Experience career launching opportunities in the field of aging. Work with agency preceptor and faculty member to develop project for the academic year.


  • Knowledge of kinesiology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Genuine appreciation for the attributes and vitality of seniors
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good computer skills

Education Requirements: Current undergraduate student or Bachelorís Degree recipient

For more information please provide cover letter and resume to Renee Cunningham, Associate Director, at rcunningham@centerinthepark.org or at 215-848-7722 x230