Legislative Affairs Manager (Remote & In-Person), Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Posted by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging on December 5, 2023
A private nonprofit organization founded in 1973, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is a large agency that is part of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) nationwide network. Founded as a result of the federal Older Americans Act, the AAAs are mandated to “facilitate the area-wide development and implementation of a comprehensive, coordinated system for providing long-term care in home and community-based settings, in a manner responsive to the needs and preferences of older individuals and their family caregivers.” PCA carries out this mission through advocacy, stewardship of public funding, planning, development and administration of programs, and service coordination.
The mission of PCA is to improve the quality of life for older Philadelphians and adults with disabilities and assist them in achieving their maximum level of health, independence, and productivity.
Reporting to the Executive Administrator of Planning in the Planning Department, the Legislative Affairs Manager will play a key role in the planning, coordinating, and implementing of PCA’s advocacy efforts on behalf of older Philadelphians and adults with disabilities in Philadelphia. This position is responsible for developing and implementing an effective legislative affairs strategy for PCA, monitoring local, state, and federal legislation and regulations that impact PCA, and advising executive leadership accordingly. This position is also responsible for serving as the agency’s liaison with elected officials and their staff to support constituent and agency needs as well as serving on relevant committees. It will involve relationship building, problem solving, research, and information-sharing activities with public offices, government agencies, and other key community leadership entities.
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