Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is a national not-for-profit organization committed to transforming how individuals in need access essential benefits and services. BDT envisions an efficient, cost-effective health and human services system that proactively connects individuals and families to the supports they need so that people are healthier and more economically secure, and communities are stronger. Through direct service delivery and systems change efforts, BDT works to improve health, social and economic outcomes, streamline the benefits enrollment process, and reduce administrative costs for government and nonprofit agencies. BDT employs 160 employees in Philadelphia, and operates programs in Colorado, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Since its inception in 2005, BDT has successfully submitted over 700,000 benefits applications for low-income households across the country, securing over $7 billion in benefits for food, healthcare, heating and other services that help move individuals and families towards financial stability. BDT now submits more benefit applications each year than any other single entity in the nation.
In Philadelphia, BDT has a ‘Philadelphia Vision’ designed to combat poverty by transforming how Philadelphians receive services and benefits within the city. One project within this vision is the BenePhilly Initiative. BenePhilly is a project funded by the City’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity to help Philadelphians apply for federal, state and local benefit programs. See our BenePhilly website page here.
The Philadelphia Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Pennsylvania Program Manager to deliver and successfully implement the BenePhilly Initiative and other Philadelphia-based projects within BDT’s Philadelphia Vision plan.
(Requires travel to different regions and counties in Pennsylvania)
Program Operation (35%)
Program Evaluation (20%)
Relationship Cultivation (15%)
Skills and Abilities