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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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September 1, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

K-12 Field Trip Grants Program

Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trip Grants Program DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 Target Corporation is accepting applications from education professionals for the Target Field Trip...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Officer, Philadelphia LISC

We are excited to share that Philadelphia LISC is seeking a Program Officer to oversee its Commercial Corridor and Community Safety programs. This position will also support the implementation of...


Organic Farming’s Impact on Health

Food Tank will host the sixth webinar in its Exclusive Webinar Series on Wednesday, September 10, entitled “Organic Farming’s Impact on Health.” The webinar features new research from Dr....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 18th Annual Continuums of Service Conference

Call for Proposals Submission Deadline: Monday, October 13, 2014 Dear Colleagues, We are currently accepting presentation proposals for the 18th Annual Continuums of Service Conference (COS),...

New Resources

Report and Webinar: Housing America’s Older Adults

On September 2, please join AARP Foundation for the release of a groundbreaking new report, HOUSING AMERICA’S OLDER ADULTS—MEETING THE NEEDS OF AN AGING POPULATION, prepared by the Harvard...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Genomics Series for Teachers: The Human Microbiome

This workshop will provide an introduction to the human microbiome in health and disease states. The following questions will be addressed: • What is the human microbiome and what are its...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer facilitator, Tree House Books

Tree House Books is seeking a facilitator for the Entrepreneurship cycle of their “What’s Your Story?” writing workshop. If you have experience teaching writing, working with youth...