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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.

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

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September 29, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Sports-for-All Clinic Grants for Autistic Youth

Deadline: Rolling Passion for sports? Promote fitness in your community by hosting a Sports-For-All Clinic. can provide you with funding, support and guidance to host your own sports clinic for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Dignity Housing

DIGNITY HOUSING Executive Director Job Announcement Dignity Housing works to break the cycle of homelessness in Philadelphia. Since its inception in 1988, Dignity has helped more than 4000 homeless...

Miscellaneous

Media-Smart Youth Teen Leaders Program

Deadline: October 24 The Media-Smart Youth® Teen Leaders Program is designed for teens/young adults ages 15 to 20 who are interested in bringing the Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active! ®...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Articles: Journal for Civic Commitment

The Journal for Civic Commitment (JCC) has extended its deadline for submissions to be considered for the Spring 2015 issue of the journal. Though JCC is particularly interested in work on...

New Resources

Schools Wanted: Gallup-HOPE Index

THE GALLUP-HOPE INDEX GALLUP STUDENT POLL The Gallup Student Poll is a measure that will track for 10 years the hope, engagement and wellbeing of school students in grades 5 through 12 across the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sayre Health Center’s Corps Community Day

SAVE THE DATE Sayre Health Center’s Corps Community Day Open House When:Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Place: Sayre Health Center, 5800 Walnut Street Come and join us for...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Olney Youth Arts Festival

Olney Youth Arts Festival seeking volunteers The Olney Youth Arts Festival (of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia) is seeking Event Volunteers to assist the organizers for pre-event promotion and day...

PHENND Events/Activities

2014 Service Leaders Summit

Drexel’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and PHENND are pleased to host the 2014 Service Leaders Summit. Saturday, November 1, 2014 Drexel University This event will bring together college...