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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 100 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2014-2015 school year.

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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



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

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We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.

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June 29, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Youth Athletic Programs and Camps

Finish Line Youth Foundation Invites Applications for Youth Athletic Programs and Camps The Finish Line Youth Foundation, the charitable arm of athletic products retailer Finish Line, provides...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Partnerships Coordinator, Office of Strategic Partnerships

The Office of Strategic Partnerships at the School District of Philadelphia has an opening for a Partnerships Coordinator! The Office of Strategic Partnerships (OSP) coordinates and aligns partner...


Community and Service Learning Professionals in Higher Education Facebook group

I wanted to invite you all to join the Community and Service Learning Professionals in Higher Education Facebook group. In addition to this wonderful list serve, it’s another great space to ask...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Revolutionary Scholars: Innovation of Community Engagement Models

IARSLCE Conference 2015 Revolutionary Scholars: Innovation of Community Engagement Models November 16-18, 2015 Hosted by: Northeastern University; Program Chairs are Becca Berkey and Lori Gardinier...

New Resources

The Consequences of Childhood Inequality

Penn Arts and Sciences Magazine: Childhood Inequality Cover story on Annette Lareau, Stanley I. Sheerr Endowed Term Professor in the Social Sciences, and “The Consequences of Childhood...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Supplier Diversity Forum: Benefits of Acquiring Multiple Certifications

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 8:30 – 11:00 AM Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District 400 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA Join the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for a stimulating panel...

Partnerships Classifieds

Food prep volunteers needed, MANNA

During the summer months, MANNA needs YOUR help to fill some early shifts from 6-9am. Kick-start your day in the MANNA kitchen, helping to nourish our critically-ill neighbors. Please register HERE...