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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.

Campus Election Engagement Project

Promoting non-partisan college student voter registration and turnout for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race.

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October 20, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Cities of Service City Hall AmeriCorps VISTA Program

The Cities of Service City Hall AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a competitive grant opportunity available to mayors that supports the planning and implementation of neighborhood revitalization...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission volunteer coordinator is responsible by managing all aspects of the Volunteer program of the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission. Christian Life: As an employee of...

Miscellaneous

Strategies for Using Stories in Year-End Campaigns

Free Nonprofit 911 Webinar: 3 Strategies for Using Stories in Year-End Campaigns Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1pm EDT Storytelling is the best way to emotionally connect with donors to engage their...

New Resources

Student-Run Think Tank’s First Status Report

Ambitious Young Students Launch “ENGAGE” Think-Tank Seven determined undergraduates have recently launched ENGAGE, a student-run think tank at the University of Pennsylvania. ENGAGE...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Environments That Promote Impactful Social Business Models

Breakfast forum discusses impact environments Fesnak LLP will continue its Nonprofit Professional Executive Leadership Series on Thursday, October 23rd from 7:30-10 am with a panel discussion...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, U.S. Dream Academy

Volunteers needed at Dream Academy The mission of the US Dream Academy is to empower children who are at risk of incarceration to maximize their potential by providing them with academic, social and...