Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance

PACA is seeking an Executive Director

We’re delighted to announce that PACA is hiring a full time executive director! This position is possible because of a new partnership with NCBA.

PACA’s startup and work has been carried out as an all-volunteer effort for two years. Hiring our first full-time staff member will significantly increase our capacity to serve our members and the broader co-op community. Thank you to everyone who has supported us so far – this is a huge milestone for us!

View the full job description at NCBA’s website:
Applications are due by April 18.

Please share widely to help us get the word out to find a great leader to represent Philly co-ops of all sectors!


Our mission is to improve the lives of people in the Philadelphia region by supporting democratically organized businesses, promoting the principles of the international cooperative movement, and growing the cooperative economy.


We envision a vibrant and growing network of cooperative enterprises that operate in all sectors of the economy to build a better world—providing essential services, strengthening democratic organizations, creating quality jobs, building community wealth, reducing poverty, strengthening our local economy, protecting the environment and increasing community engagement.

A cooperative is a business that is owned and democratically controlled by its members. There are about 100 cooperatives in our region.