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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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May 30, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Request for Proposals: Pre-K Call Center

Request for Proposals: Call Center The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced call center and referral agencies to provide information, referrals, and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

WorkReady Summer Facilitators, Episcopal Community Services

WorkReady Summer Facilitators Episcopal Community Services (ECS), a Philadelphia non-profit social service agency leading the way in responding to changing human needs and affirming human dignity...


Builders’ Club for youth

IMPROVING SOCIAL SKILLS THROUGH PLAY Builders’ Club Temple University College of Education Clinic  Does your child struggle with peer relationships?  Does your child tend to withdraw from or...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Building Public Trust in the Promise of Liberal Education and Inclusive Excellence

Building Public Trust in the Promise of Liberal Education and Inclusive Excellence January 25–28, 2017 San Francisco, California Call for Proposals: Deadline July 22, 2016 The Association of...

New Resources

GreenFutures Sustainability Plan

The School District of Philadelphia is a large, urban school district that serves over 130,000 diverse students from every community in the City of Philadelphia.  We operate...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Cleaning + Greening 101

Cleaning + Greening 101: Embrace Your Inner Leslie Knope Frustrated by litter on your block? Want to figure out how to connect with City and nonprofit resources to plant trees in your neighborhood,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Host a high school intern

Episcopal Community Services is currently recruiting non-profits and small businesses to serve as worksites for the WorkReady Summer internship program. WorkReady is a summer employment opportunity...