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City of Philadelphia- MCOA Program Coordinator


Managing Director’s Office:

Health and Human Services- Mayors Commission on Services to the Aging

Salary Range: E3: $46,650 – 55,994 (Full Time Exempt)

Overview of City of Philadelphia:

With a workforce of over 30,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia is the fifth largest city in the United States and one of the largest employers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. As an employer, the City of Philadelphia operates through the guiding principles of service, integrity, respect, accountability, collaboration, diversity and inclusion. Through these principles, we strive to effectively deliver services, to resolve the challenges facing our city, and to make Philadelphia a place where all residents can reach their potential.

Agency Description:

The Health and Human Services Cabinet (HHS) is comprised of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbilities (DBHIDS), Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO), Office of Homeless Services, and Department of Public Health (PDPH). In addition, HHS manages the Mayor’s Commission on Services to the Aging (MCOA), and an Audit Unit. The mission of the Cabinet is to ensure the health and wellbeing, safety, and appropriate supports for all Philadelphians, particularly the most vulnerable children and adults.

The Mayor’s Commission on Services to the Aging (MCOA) works to improve the quality of life for older adults and manages efforts to create a comprehensive approach for the City to address the needs of Philadelphians as they age. Policy and program approaches have caused the City to be designated as an “age-friendly livable community for all” by the American Association of Retired People.

Position Summary:

In coordination with and reporting to the Program Director, and to create and inform successful work opportunities, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the assessment of the skills and experiences of participants; developing age-friendly employment opportunities for program participants; outreach to communities to promote the program to those age 55+ and employment hosts; and monitoring the program for opportunities for improvement for both the senior and the host.