Youth and Young Adult Coordinator – Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern PA – Philadelphia, PA

Camp Achieve Camp Coordinator:

Lead the overall planning, execution and financial aspects of running a week-long camp every August for kids with Epilepsy. There are approximately 60 kids both male and female who range in age from 8-17. The position will collaborate with the Education Coordinator at the Foundation who serves as the Camp Medical Director. The primary responsibilities for this job include:

Manage the overall logistics for Camp Achieve.
Identify, write and submit grants that can help fund the Camp Achieve expenses incurred.
Request and process in-kind donations which are crucial to camp operations.
Manage (update and process) camper, counselor, and medical staff applications.
Perform pre-camp planning including interviewing potential counselor and medical staff volunteers, evaluating camper applications, and communicating with parents and guardians.
Create brochures to be mailed to all campers, counselors and medical staff.
Manage and collaborate with Camp Green Lane counselors, EFEPA staff, nurses and doctors on overall schedule and camp operations.
Develop a week’s schedule of engaging and educational activities for campers.
Perform cabin/group assignments.
Recruit and interview potential volunteer counselors.
Develop surveys for end of camp and analyze and incorporate lessons learned into the following years program.

Transition Services Coordinator:

The programs and services for young adults with epilepsy/seizure disorder between the ages of 18 to 35 years old is an on-going effort. The position is to work independently to develop meaningful initiatives to meet the specific populations’ needs and fulfill their future goals. These may include a Young Adult Transition Retreat, Socialization Opportunities, Support groups and Employment Trainings.

General Program Responsibilities:

Work independently to build partnerships with and present information to community social service providers, colleges and schools, health related organizations and primary care physicians, neurologists, persons & families with epilepsy/seizure disorder and the medical community at large.


Bachelor’s degree
Prior program experience is preferred
Excellent presentation and organization skills
Excellent ability to multi-task accompanied by a spirit of flexibility and positive outlook
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong creative thinking and analytical skills
Strong customer service ethic and ability to relate to, communicate well with and be respectful of people from all walks of life
Strong sense of responsibility, initiative and follow through while being detailed oriented
Knowledge of Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel are preferred
Knowledge of Salesforce and/or ability to learn new software applications quickly are preferred
Must have driver’s license and reliable personal transportation
Evenings and/or weekends as needed.

All programs are to be meaningful in the development of the child, young adult and adults, but tangible results and measurable outcomes need to be reported to the funders. This position will work with all EFEPA Education Staff to review, report, and analyze the progress made in each geographic region and each program.

How to apply

Application Requirements and Process:

To submit resume, salary requirements, writing sample, and cover letter (all are required) email:
Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity. Competitive salary & health benefits, EOE.