PCRG is staffed by hard-working, dedicated, community-minded individuals looking to make a difference in the city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Here at PCRG, we are committed to learning, growing, and changing.

People who work at PCRG are:

  • Cooperative and committed to the success of the organization and our members;
  • Flexible, efficient, and maintain a quick pace;
  • Accountable, dependable, trustworthy, and honest;
  • Positive, kind, and open to diversity;
  • Patient and open, even in stressful situations.


If you are prepared to make a serious commitment to our organization and have the skills, talent, and characteristics we are looking for, please look at the open positions below and forward your resume to the appropriate email address.


Open Positions:


VISTA Leader (AmeriCorps)

Applications must be submitted via Any questions should be forwarded to Alyssa P. Lyon |, with ”VISTA Leader Position” in the subject line.

Full-time · $14,713/year

Mandatory: at least one full (12-month) term with AmeriCorps or PeaceCorps, some college education, willing to re-locate to Pittsburgh for at least 12 months

AmeriCorps Member Duties:

  1. Lead and coordinate recruitment efforts for PCRG and its partner organizations for potential members.
  2. Provide technical support to VISTA member applicants and staff throughout the recruitment process.
  3. Maintain regular and ongoing communications with VISTA members to track progress, recognize accomplishments, and provide support and feedback.
  4. Provide support to current VISTA members, including mentoring, leading conference calls, and seeking additional resources to aid VISTA members’ professional development.
  5. Plan and coordinate special service events that engage the PCRG cohort and other AmeriCorps Members serving in the Pittsburgh area.
  6. Assist with organizing and conducting orientations for new VISTA members and corresponding staff.
  7. Counsel VISTA members during exit and transition planning.


Program Coordinator

Send resumes and questions to Chris Sandvig | with “Policy Coordinator Position” in the subject line.

Full-time · $30,000 – $40,000/year DOE

The Policy Coordinator pursues thoughtful engagement with members and stakeholders, while informing the creation of policy and advocacy/education campaigns aimed at addressing common needs across our membership spectrum. Action-focused policy development and implementation is the end goal.

To accomplish this, the Policy Coordinator translates membership response to policy formulation, best-practice assessment and recommendations in the fields of land re-purposing, transportation equity, and financial performance and empowerment. Tandem to that, the Coordinator also facilitates PCRG’s topic-focused working groups. These regular convenings are vital to informing PCRG’s membership and stakeholders in efforts to educate and broader stakeholder base on policy initiatives underway as well as their impacts on the broader community. The Policy Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Policy and works in close coordination with the Director of Member Engagement & External Relations.

Our benefits package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, disability and life insurance, and 401(k) individual retirement plan. Additionally, PCRG promotes reducing the carbon footprint, and can provide a travel stipend equal to the cost of a monthly transit pass.