People and Culture Manager

Job Title: People and Culture Manager
Pay: $75,000 (Negotiable and based on skills and experience)
FLSA Status: Full-time with benefits package (health, dental, vision, FSA after 60 days), 80 hours of PTO for the first year with paid company holidays off and the organization closing for two additional weeks per year for staff break.
Schedule: 10am to 6pm, M-F
Travel: None
Details: This position is slated to start May 1, 2023

Summary: Youth Empowerment for Advancement Hangout (YEAH) is a Black-led, community- based non-profit supporting teens and young adults in West and Southwest Philadelphia ages 15 to 24 who are impacted by violence. YEAH creates safe and authentic hangout spaces by providing culturally relevant engagement and implementing teen led interventions to address the root causes of violence. Utilizing teen action through peer led mediation and conflict resolution, community engagement, and economic opportunities, YEAH interrupts the cycle of youth community violence. YEAH acknowledges teens and young adults as the experts of their own lives and prioritizes pushing back against oppressive systems and addressing structural barriers that often
lead to violence.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The People and Culture Manager will be responsible for
planning, coordinating, and supervising the employment of all employees. They will assist with
the day-to-day and long-term HR, people, and culture tasks that help YEAH Philly function as a
newer and growing organization and must be flexible and adaptable to the evolving needs of the
organization. This is not an entry-level position.

Job Requirements: Philadelphia resident or residency within 6 months required. High School
diploma required; Bachelor’s preferred. Candidates should have at least 5 years of Human
Resources experience and expertise with managing specific HR tasks, experience in
educating and coaching staff, knowledge of state and federal labor laws, and government
regulations, superb organizational and leadership skills, must be a problem solver, and solutions
focused, attention to detail, know how to take initiative, be action oriented, and have excellent
verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must have the ability to build relationships
with staff at all levels, and a willingness to work with others and respect their views. Candidates
who identify racially or ethnically as Black or Brown and have been personally impacted by the
criminal legal system or violence (directly or indirectly) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:
● Coordinate updates and maintain employee handbook
● Oversee recruiting, interviewing, hiring, onboarding, and termination of employees
● Obtain new hire background checks and update as needed
● Maintain employee files with necessary documentation
● Assist with administering employee benefits
● Coordinate, implement, and ensure compliance with all necessary staff training
● Coordinate performance and feedback reviews and ensure they are stored appropriately
● Be available to staff for general HR needs or concerns
● Carry out all on and off-boarding responsibilities, including coordination of orientation
and conducting exit interviews
● Monitor and advise staff on changes in labor laws, both federal, state and local level and
ensure compliance
● Maintain and report on workplace health and safety compliance
● Stay up to date on emerging best practices in non-profit HR management
● Prepare and analyze reports that are necessary to carry out the functions of HR
● Oversee day-to-day activities for employee leaves of absence, short-term disability, FMLA requests, COBRA administration, worker’s compensation issues, PTO issues, unemployment claims and other employee leave issues
● Familiarity with: Employee Relations Management, Performance Management, Career Development, Employee Engagement, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development, Compliance (Pennsylvania labor laws, including health and safety) Onboarding and New Hire Orientation, Succession Planning, and Risk management

Additional Responsibilities:
● Other duties as assigned

To apply, please email resume/CV to and use People and Culture
Manager as the subject line. In your cover letter, please discuss your professional
experience with human resource management and tasks, and your commitment to social
justice. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an in-person interview. Based on
organizational capacity, unqualified applicants or those providing an incomplete
application will not be contacted.

Youth Empowerment for Advancement Hangout (YEAH) is an equal-opportunity employer
committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, people with lived
experience, disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with
applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes
and embraces diversity, YEAH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion,
national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its
programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards
of the position. Employees will follow any other instructions and perform any other related
duties as assigned by their supervisor.