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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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May 4, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Kendal Charitable Funds: Innovations in Aging

Kendal Charitable Funds Accepting Applications for Promising Innovations As a system of nonprofit communities, programs, and services founded on the principles of the Religious Society of Friends...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Digital Service Fellows AmeriCorps program

The Digital Service Fellows (DSF) AmeriCorps program is an award-winning, year-long service-learning experience for recent Philadelphia high school graduates who are interested in serving their...


TeenSHARP recruiting youth for college prep program

TeenSHARP is looking for motivated, intellectually curious and passionate students in grades 6th through 11th (preference to students in grades 6th through 9th) for its 9-months-long programs held on...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Coalition for Urban and Metropolitan Universities Conference

Deadline extended to next Friday, May 8th! The work of CUMU institutions to support their communities has never been more important. Join us in Omaha this October to connect with like-minded...

New Resources

Volunteering in Public Health

Without volunteers to rely on, it is hard to imagine how the public health industry could fulfill its mission. The impact of volunteerism goes far beyond the doctors and nurses who volunteer their...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Linda Tirado Reading and Book Signing

The Coalition Against Hunger’s May 14th ‘Good Food For All’ conference is sold out, but we invite you to join us and keynote speaker Linda Tirado for a reading and signing of her...

Partnerships Classifieds

IT Internship Placements needed, ITWorks Philadelphia

Call to Action: We need 4 more internships for our ITWorks Philadelphia students! Let us help you and your organization by providing talented and proficient interns with technical expertise. Interns...

PHENND Events/Activities

Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

WANT TO DO COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK STUDY? Want to earn an Education Award ? Want to be part of AmeriCorps? The Next Steps AmeriCorps program is a youth leadership development initiative that partners...