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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.



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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November 23, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Learning and Leadership Grants

NEA Foundation Invites Applications for Learning and Leadership Grants The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Anti-Human Trafficking Case Manager

Nationalities Service Center – Job Announcement Anti-Human Trafficking Case Manager History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to...


Teaching Ambassador Fellowship

The US Department of Education ( ED) has opened applications for the next cohort of teacher (and principal) Fellows. If you know of someone who might be interested in this terrific experience, please...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: ENGAGE! Out of the Classroom, into the Community

Service-Learning Intercollegiate Consortium of NEPA and PACC Call for Proposals ENGAGE! Out of the Classroom, into the Community April 14, 2016 Dallas, PA Community-Engaged Learning can significantly...

New Resources

Consumer Guide for Annual Household Income in Healthcare Marketplace

Consumer Guide for Annual Household Income Data Matching Issues This is a guide to help you understand how the Marketplace uses annual household income to decide whether you qualify for help paying...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free ESL Literacy and Civics Classes

FREE ESL LITERACY AND CIVICS CLASSES FOR LEARNERS OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE Two Programs: Citizenship and Civics or Vocational ESL Program 1: **English Literacy & Civics: Class Schedule...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Community Grant Reviewers

PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service CALL FOR COMMUNITY GRANT REVIEWERS 2016 AmeriCorps State National Competitive Grant Process SUMMARY: PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of...