Employment Opportunities

Providence Center’s educational programs have been providing hope and joy to the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia since 1993.  We are an independent non-profit founded in 1993 by the Holy Child Sisters, an order that has taught and worked in the neighborhood for over 100 years.  Our students come back year after year to be part of out-of-school time programming designed to build resiliency, leadership, and community. Families also have access to English language classes and other supports. Reflecting the population the Fairhill area, Providence Center works primarily with Puerto Ricans and Latino immigrants.  Though our neighborhood has the highest poverty rate in Philadelphia, we are committed to helping hard-working families build futures filled with hope and opportunity.  Our mission is to educate people to have the power and spirit to transform their lives and community.

Providence Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Providence Center maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment.

Current Openings

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To apply:  Please send a cover letter and resume to Julie Haymaker, Director of Youth Programs, at [email protected]  The cover letter should address your interest in the position, the age group you are most excited to work with (K-2, 3-5), and the following two questions:

  • What is your experience working with youth who have experienced challenges or adversity? How do you create a safe environment for learning for these students?
  • Once weekly, our students can choose to participate in a club activity of their choice, led by various staff members. What is an area of personal interest that you would choose to facilitate with the children, and why?  We are particularly looking for teachers with experience in science and physical activities.