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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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October 5, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

PACC*VISTA Host Site Application Available

16-17 PACC*VISTA Host Site Application is Available! See In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Leader-Recreation, Lenfest Center

The Lenfest Center is a privately owned and operated community center located in the Hunting Park community of North Philadelphia. The center’s mission is to improve the mental, physical and social...


Play Space Design Competition

Registration opens TODAY for the Play Space Design Competition! The Community Design Collaborative and DVAEYC have chosen three real-life public sites in Philadelphia—a library, recreation center,...

New Resources

CNCS to launch National Veterans Corps

Since the 2009 Serve America Act, we have prioritized both expanded service to veterans and military families, and increased engagement of veterans themselves. To build on these efforts, we will...

Other Local Events and Workshops

9th Annual Legs Against Arms

Physicians for Social Responsibility’s 9th Annual Legs Against Arms Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Arcadia University As an outgrowth of our commitment to eliminate the public health epidemic of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Mock Interviews

Volunteers Needed: Mock Interviews at KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy Every fall, KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy invites volunteers from the community to conduct “mock interviews” with 11th...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street PHENND K-16 Partnerships...