WE Are a functional REFORMING family

Join The Family


The UrbEd family is looking for a group of dedicated students to join the family. In order to continue to work to reform urban education, and to engage students from across the city of Philadelphia UrbEd is looking for more team members. The positions that you will see below are fundamentally important and will need dedicated, caring, talented, and qualified students.

As UrbEd is a new student-led, student-run organization all positions are unpaid but come with many benefits, that will be outlined during your first interview. 

If you are interested in learning more about the work that we do please feel free to explore our newly designed website or give us a holla via phone at (484) 222-0279 or send us an email at info@urbedadvocates.org. 

UrbEd provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, UrbEd complies with applicable laws (local, state, & federal) governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Policy Director

The Policy Director will work directly with the Executive Director and the City team on tracking legislation on the state level and on the city level. This person will draft weekly briefings, write policy op-eds, draft ideas around policy, and ensure that team members know what policies affect the students we represent.

Digital Coordinator

The Digital Coordinator reports directly to the External Relations Director. The Digital Coordinator will be responsible for UrbEd’s online blog, any graphic/web design, and video and audio production. He or she is also responsible for assisting the social media coordinator with promoting UrbEd’s work across all media platforms.


UE Advocate work closely with the local team to reform urban education. This person will get resources and be responsible for giving it out throughout their school, go to advocacy events, and stand up for what they believe urban education should look like.