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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

Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges

The National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for a program designed to strengthen and enrich humanities education and scholarship at community colleges. Through the Bridging...

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...

Miscellaneous

Serving Children Year-Round: Afterschool Meals 101 for Summer Meal Sponsors

A July 29th webinar called, “Serving Children Year-Round: Afterschool Meals 101 for Summer Meal Sponsors,” will share information giving summer meal sponsors the tools to extend their meal...

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

Building Support for Affordable Housing

Building Support for Affordable Housing This report, from the Center for Housing Policy, reviews 35 studies of affordable housing communications and public opinion and offers messaging strategies for...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Nonprofit Executive Leadership networking event

Missed our last networking event? Looking to move up in your career? Want to connect with a new group of peers in the nonprofit sector? Join us on Thursday, July 31 from 5-7 to mingle and connect...

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...