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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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November 30, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program

2016 NFWF Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program Invites Applications DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2016 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is inviting applications for the Five Star/Urban Waters...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Truancy Case Manager, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Truancy Case Manager DEPARTMENT: Education Department – Truancy Case Management Program REPORTS TO: Education Department Director JOB SCHEDULE:...


New Grants Process

Online Event: EDA Webinar on New Grants Process | December 8 at 12:30pm The Economic Development Administration recently launched a new grants process. This webinar will cover EDA’s new forms...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Place Based Service-Learning Summer Institute

Transform Teaching Through Place Based Service-Learning SAVE 40% on Institute Registration! CWi’s Institutes on Service-Learning Join K-16 educators from across the and around the world this...

New Resources

Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates

In the latest release of its Signature Report, the National Student Clearinghouse finds that the cohort of students who started their postsecondary education in the fall of 2009 had a lower...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Networking for Youth Develpoment Professionals

Youth development professionals and consultants who work with youth-serving programs are invited to the monthly gathering of the Sandbox Collective. December’s gathering will be an evening...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers counselors, Camp Erin Philadelphia

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Camp Erin® – Philadelphia 2016 volunteer! Camp Erin Philadelphia is a weekend overnight camp designed for children and teens (ages 6-17) that have...