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VISTAs Community Partnerships Coordinators

PHENND seeks 16 full-time AmeriCorps*VISTAs, 13 of which will serve as school-based Community Partnership Coordinators, and two of which will work directly in the School District of Philadelphia.

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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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July 21, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant Program

Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant Program State Farm makes it our business to be like a good neighbor, helping to build safer, stronger, and better educated communities through our company grants. The...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Youth Coordinator and Sexual Health Counselor, GALAEI

POSITION: Full-time (35 hours weekly, some evenings and weekends.) with benefits. FUNCTION: The Coordinator is responsible for providing individual, and group support to LGBTQ Latino youth between...


Accountability Group: Professional support community

2014 Accountability Group Are you looking to make a change, finish a project, or get unstuck, but don’t want to do it alone? Join us! The Accountability Group is a a supportive community of...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Integrating STEM into Communities

The idea of partnerships is not a new one: we get by with a little help from our friends; it takes a village; many hands make light work. Phrases like these indicate the importance of building...

New Resources

Attracting and Retaining Immigrant Newcomers: What States and Cities Need to Know

You know immigrants have helped the City of Philadelphia reverse decades of population loss. But did you know other cities and states are seeking to replicate Philadelphia’s success in boosting...

Other Local Events and Workshops

A Volunteer and Intern Recruitment Workshop

Are you looking for Interns or Volunteers to help with your organization? If so, you don`t want to miss this event! The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), is hosting a Coalition U Workshop that will give...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, 10th Annual Hopeworks Dinner

Save the Date for our 10th Annual Dinner The Hopeworks Annual Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 20 at Commerce Square in Philadelphia. This Celebration of Accomplishments will feature a...