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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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November 23, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Youth-Led Hunger Service Projects

YSA and Sodexo Foundation Offer Grants for Youth-Led Hunger Service Projects Youth Service America and the Sodexo Foundation are calling on young people to join the fight to end childhood hunger....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Resettlement Case Manager, Nationalities Service Center

Nationalities Service Center – Job Announcement Resettlement Case Manager History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants...


Vision Driven Webinar Series for Nonprofits

Introducing the NEW Vision Driven Webinar Series! Looking for expert strategies to advance the goals of your not-for-profit organization? This online series will help you build skills, acquire new...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: ENGAGE! Out of the Classroom, into the Community

Service-Learning Intercollegiate Consortium of NEPA and PACC Call for Proposals ENGAGE! Out of the Classroom, into the Community April 14, 2016 Dallas, PA Community-Engaged Learning can significantly...

New Resources

New Website: Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative (SEPC)

Since 1999, the Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative (SEPC ) has served as the primary network for a diverse group of community partners, policymakers and stakeholders. The organizations in our...

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Art of Play with Anna Beresin

Play Talk | The Art of Play with Anna Beresin Wednesday, January 13, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Center for Architecture, 1216 Arch Street A University of the Arts professor with deep grounding in both...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Community Grant Reviewers

PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service CALL FOR COMMUNITY GRANT REVIEWERS 2016 AmeriCorps State National Competitive Grant Process SUMMARY: PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of...