Project Manager

Equal Opportunity Employer

The mission of the Health Federation of Philadelphia is to promote health equity for marginalized communities by advancing access to high-quality, integrated, and comprehensive health and human services.  Health equity is at the heart of all our work. We believe in and are firmly committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status.  This commitment applies to all aspects of the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s employment practices, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promotion.



Home Grown, a national collaborative of funders, envisions a country in which all children have the care they need to reach their full potential, home-based childcare providers offer quality childcare, and parents have equal access to quality childcare for their children. To achieve this vision, Home Grown will remove policy barriers, strengthen home-based childcare practices and business models, and support the growth and recognition of the sector so that all providers offer quality care and parents choose quality care.

Home Grown seeks a Project Manager to lead the organization’s partnership with local communities and home-based provider serving organizations as they partner with Home Grown to implement innovative solutions in support of home-based childcare providers. The Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating, convening and mobilizing support to Home Grown’s replication sites participating in the Thriving Providers Project (TPP). This position will also be responsible for overall project management of the TPP including contract management with replication sites, liaising with the project team and managing the resources of the TPP national infrastructure.  This position will support additional Home Grown initiatives as requested. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, mission-driven, and comfortable in a fast-moving and adaptive environment. This position is supervised by the Director of Policy and Strategy.

Home Grown is based at the Health Federation of Philadelphia.



  • Develop relationships and collaborate deeply with Home Grown replication communities participating in the Thriving Providers Project (TPP) to support their implementation efforts.  Where relevant support the alignment of Replication Site stakeholder engagement processes with Home Grown and TPP values.
  • Support Replication Sites in problem identification, implementation management and goal setting. Remain up to date on implementation timelines and progress for each replication site and report back to the TPP project team.
  • Guide Replication sites through the TPP scoping process and supporting key decision making for each community’s implementation.
  • Coordinate technical assistance activities for the TPP National Project infrastructure and mobilize resources, when appropriate, from the national project infrastructure to Replication Sites.
  • Liaise with TPP expert consultants reviewing and giving feedback on TA tools, along with co-creating tools and processes in support of replication sites. Offer insight from work with replication sites to ensure alignment of project resources with community and stakeholder needs.
  • Support data collection and communications with Replication Sites. Liaise with Evaluation team to coordinate scoping of Replication Site evaluation activities and implementation plan.
  • Identify, plan and manage logistics of TPP Community of Practice meetings with TPP Replication Sites. Facilitate Communities of Practice, workshops, focus groups, and conversations with providers,stakeholders, consultants, and advocates. 
  • Coordinate replication site access to TPP payment systems, support Replication Site scoping process and mobilize site specific training where necessary.
  • Manage Replication Site contracts develop scope, liaise with Home Grown budget team to execute agreements, monitor completion of contract deliverables, monitor budget spend down and work with the Director or Policy and Strategy to facilitate contract check in meetings with replication sites.
  • Collect artifacts of Replication Site TPP implementation work ensuring that requirements of the planning and implementation grant deliverables are met. Share with TPP project team where necessary for review and approval.
  • Document and communicate effective practices and strategies, including the Thriving Providers Project Replication Toolkit  
  • Understand and describe needs of providers across Replication sites. Work with Home Grown FFN provider in residence to lift providers’ local needs, voices, and stories to feed Thriving Providers Project project planning, policy work and messaging campaigns.
  • Manage various administrative and project management activities (e.g., scheduling, invoicing, etc).
  • Contribute to the organization’s communications, including presentations, briefs, blogs, and newsletters.
  • Develop workflow of assigned projects to ensure efficient management of administrative and project deliverables.
  • Monitor and report on the performance and activities of assigned initiatives. 
  • Serve as a resource to partners, funders, and stakeholders seeking information or engagement supports.
  • Reflect on data and analyze trends to make recommendations to improve project impact.
  • Represent Home Grown and facilitate public speaking engagements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, early childhood education, or related areas (or equivalent training or experience)
  • Master’s Degree/Specialized Training preferred


  • At least 5 years of experience in a nonprofit, consulting or social enterprise setting.
  • Bilingual strongly preferred
  • Work with and understanding of family, friend and neighbor childcare preferred.
  • Experience in early childhood education, childcare, or home visiting strongly
  • Solid understanding of nonprofit education, early education or family support systems.
  • Experience in a face-paced environment like a start-up preferred.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • Experience and skill facilitating Communities of Practice, workshops, and conversations, both in-person and online.
  • Experience with contract oversight preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Culturally competent, empathetic, and strongly oriented to support diverse stakeholders from various communities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate with diverse audiences.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Power Point, and Excel) and or Google Suite  (Google Documents, Google Slides, Google Sheets and Google Drives) familiarity and comfort with presentation tools
  • Ability to work independently, manage projects end-to-end, and manage multiple projects simultaneously. 

Work Environment:

Remote position with office headquarters located in Philadelphia. 

Position Type and Work Schedule:

Full time consultant position. Candidates will receive compensation in addition to paid time off and stipend for benefits. Option available for full time salaried employment for residents of PA , NJ and DE. Typical hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Flex office schedule options available with supervisor approval.

Travel: Less than 50%

Physical Demands: N/A

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementProof of COVID-19 Vaccination must be produced upon hire.

Salary and Benefits:

Our employees are our most valuable resource, so we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Medical with vision benefits
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life, AD&D and long-term care insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan, with a company contribution
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday
  • Employee Assistance Program

Eligibility and participation is handled consistent with the plan documents and HFP policy. 


The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.