Program Director

Philadelphia 19131, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution (WPFSI), a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, was founded to provide economic development leadership and resources to the West Philadelphia Empowerment Zone (EZ). Often referred to as the “Economic Engine” for the community, WPFSI has had a significant impact on the development of the neighborhoods comprising the EZ.

WPFSI’s financial services (business loan program, loan brokering, home improvement loans) provide capital to the business community to enhance business attraction, retention, and expansion while facilitating resident’s ability to maintain their properties.


WPFSI is looking for a Program Director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Final Authority & Oversight of the WesGold Fellows
  • Interview, Evaluate, Select, and Supervise (2) Program Coordinators Drexel University Interns
  • Direct Supervision/Management throughout Internship
  • Support/Direct Program Scheduling & Implementation
  • Final Responsibility for Program Schedule & Execution
  • Train on Company & Program Culture
  • Summer Facilitation Prep:
    • Classroom Management
    • Various WGF Principles
    • Leadership & Ethics
  • Handling Multiple Responsibilities/Workflow Management
  • Manage PYN WorkReady Process
  • Contracts & Invoicing
  • Oversee Fundraising & Revenue Generation
  • Oversee Marketing & Outreach
  • Oversee Alumni Engagement & Follow Up
  • Assist in writing grants and identifying funding opportunities



Education and Skills:

  • Excellence in Excel
  • Writing and Phone Communications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Social Media


To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to


Contact: Executive Assistant Cora V Springer Boyd

Salary: 45,000- 55,000

Phone: 2154520100


Mailing Address: 5200 Warren Street

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