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ATTN K-12 Schools: Apply to host a VISTA Community Partnerships Coordinator

PHENND is pleased to invite traditional public schools in Philadelphia to apply for a Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA position for a start date of August 2017. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will coordinate and facilitate partnerships between the host school and existing and/or potential outside community partners with the goal of well integrating services into the school’s schedule and meeting major school needs, thereby ensuring that these partnerships are mutually beneficial, sustainable and serving students effectively. A complete job description of the Community Partner Coordinator position, a list of Frequently Asked Questions, and the link to the application itself can be found […]

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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 school year.


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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January 16, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health

Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Open Call for Proposals Purpose Evidence for Action (E4A), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, The COLOURS Organization

The COLOURS Organization, Inc. The Executive Director is the Chief Officer of the organization and is responsible for conducting its daily operations in an efficient and effective manner, in...


Learning from Summer: Findings and Implications for Summer Learning Programs

Learning from Summer: Findings and Implications for Summer Learning Programs Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 – 2:00 EST (10:00 – 11:00 PST) About this webinar: What is the impact of summer...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Higher Education’s Role in Addressing Global Crises

Global Engagement and Social Responsibility: Higher Education’s Role in Addressing Global Crises A Network for Academic Renewal Conference October 12–14, 2017 New Orleans, Louisiana Proposals...

New Resources

Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide

More than 10,000 Homeowners Saved from Foreclosure over Last Eight Years UAC’s Community & Economic Development (CED) Committee recently released its latest edition of the Foreclosure...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Diverse and Inclusive Schools community forum

Please join us on Tuesday, January 17th as we host the Diverse and Inclusive Schools community forum in the Atrium of the School District of Philadelphia, located at 440 North Broad Street. The...

Partnerships Classifieds

Event Coordinator Intern, Green Philly Blog

Event Coordinator Intern Posted January 3, 2017 The Green Philly internship for an audience that cares about making a difference. The event coordinator intern at Green Philly will be focusing on...