Thank you for your interest in joining the PHS team. Explore our current job openings below. Effective August 16, 2021, all team members who are hired by PHS must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before beginning work at PHS or be approved for a religious or medical accommodation. Applicants seeking accommodations should contact [email protected].
Reporting to the Events Manager, Development, the Events Intern, Development is responsible for assisting in the implementation of a cohesive suite of events throughout the year, intended to strengthen existing support and to build the relationship between both new and existing members, and PHS. Areas of responsibility include assisting with logistics for cultivation and donor events, Semiannual member appreciation days, and the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show.
The Healthy Neighborhoods Program Manager is responsible for designing and implementing gardening projects that are rooted in community and directly impact health and well-being in neighborhoods with environmental and health injustices. This position works collaboratively with colleagues, partners, community groups and residents to implement the Love Where You Live Greening Plan for Nicetown and Tioga by conducting community outreach, forging and strengthening partnerships, building capacity of volunteers, partners and PHS to advance shared goals, planning and managing contracted services, evaluating impacts, updating plans, and managing budgets to deliver the plan with excellence.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Philadelphia LandCare program began over a decade ago and serves as an international model for post-industrial cities seeking to clean, green, stabilize, and ultimately reduce their inventory of vacant land by returning vacant lots to productive use. PHS is currently seeking 3 dynamic, talented, and extremely motivated Seasonal Field Coordinators, with growth potential to help with supervising, directing, and monitoring landscape construction activities on assigned projects in accordance with schedules, budgets, drawings, and specifications, while maintaining the highest-level quality of work.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks a part-time Public Relations Intern to work closely with the Associate Director of Communications. The internship will run from October 2022 to June 2023. The intern must be available 24 hours a week in addition to being available to work 40 hours a week during the 2023 Philadelphia Flower Show, March 4-12. The schedule is flexible throughout the duration to accommodate school schedules. This position will receive a stipend of $3,000. College credit is also available.
The Public Gardens and Landscapes Team is looking for full-time seasonal gardeners to work with us providing quality horticultural care and maintenance across a variety of garden sites in Philadelphia. Seasonal gardeners will work as part of a core team performing all aspects of gardening and horticulture at some of the most prominent and visible gardens in the city; such as The Philadelphia Navy Yard, Logan Square, The Rodin Museum, Philadelphia Art Museum, Eastern State Penitentiary, and The Delaware River Waterfront.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks five Shows & Events interns who will gain hands-on professional development and valuable experience in event planning for a thriving nonprofit organization. Interns will be challenged with a fast-paced, quick turnaround experience on a hard-working team. They will assist with planning and coordinating of the 2023 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. The successful candidates should have the ability to manage administrative and logistical support of the Shows and Events staff in a busy special events environment and must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks a part-time fall intern to work closely with the Social Media Manager. Projects include brainstorming, creative writing for social media, video production, content and audience research, trend forecasting, fact-checking, data analysis, and monitoring of PHS social media accounts. The internship will run from September - December. The intern must be available 24 hours a week. This position will receive a stipend of $1,500. College credit is also available.