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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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January 19, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

New Jersey-Based Job Programs for People With Disabilities

Kessler Foundation Seeks Applications for New Jersey-Based Job Programs for People With Disabilities The Kessler Foundation has announced a Request for Proposals focused on awarding projects,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Communications Director, City Year

City Year Philadelphia is seeking an energetic, creative, collaborative, and results-oriented individual to serve as Communications Director, overseeing and implementing all communication and...


Literacy volunteers eligible for Drexel online tuition discounts

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy operates a number of volunteer programs that engage adults interested in serving as tutors, tech tutors, or mentors of adult learners. Volunteers trained by...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Organic Growers School Spring Conference

The 2015 Spring Conference is coming up! Please spread the word. Date: March 7-8, 2015 Time: 9am to 5:30 pm on both days Location: UNCA in Asheville, North Carolina Description: The Spring Conference...

New Resources

Learning by Doing: Students Take Greening to the Community. (2011). To ensure sustainability and environmental protection, authors of this EPA publication promote green-focused service learning...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Personal Strategic Planning

February 24, 2015 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Register here In this two-hour workshop, we will explore what really matters to you, and how we can organize your life around these values. We will look at...

Partnerships Classifieds

Intern, School District of Philadelphia Office of Talent

Position Title: Office of Talent Intern Position Narrative: This is a part‐time position (20 hours/week) that offers a hands-on learning experience for a dedicated college student interested in the...

PHENND Events/Activities

November/December K-16 Partnerships Newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships November/December Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships...