The week of

May 7, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Involving Community Partners for Out of School Time Staff

Beginning in September, 2006, Philadelphia?s Peer Networking Meetings are being held every month at the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania. April?s meeting attracted 30 participants discussing...

Essentials of Fundraising

May 16: Essentials of Fundraising. Sessions are designed to help nonprofit professionals develop critical fundraising skills and strategies. Location: The Philadelphia Foundation, Philadelphia, PA....

Youth Empowerment Summit 2007

May 16: Youth Empowerment Summit 2007. , designed by and for teens, convenes area youth to discuss pertinent issues. Stand Up For Philly, this year?s theme, represents their support for anti-violence...

Financial Literacy for Nonprofits

June 14: Financial Literacy I: Basic Management. Learn how to establish responsible and accountable financial management systems, and understand the roles of staff and board in financial reporting,...

Info Session: Sustainable Global Leadership Alliance

Are you 17 to 22 years old? Willing to boldly step beyond what?s been known or done before? Want to engage your community in fundamental social change? Do you want to explore the world? Are you a...

Talk: The Small-Mart Revolution

New Visions for Business Breakfast with Michael Shuman: June 12th Topic: The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition When: Tuesday, June 12th; 8:30AM-10:30AM...

Community Design Collaborative Project Tour

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 6:00 to 8:30 Woolston Child and Family Center 1236 E. Columbia Avenue A short walk from Girard Station on the Market-Frankford Line. Come to Fishtown to see how a simple...

Philadelphia Public School Notebook Annual Celebration

SAVE THE DATE! Turning the Page for Change Fourth Annual June Celebration Tuesday, June 5, 2007, 4:30-7:00 University of the Arts – Dorrance Hamilton Hall 320 S. Broad St. (corner of Broad...

PA Assoc. of Nonprofit Orgs Annual Conference

Do you know the 4 “E’s” of the PANO Annual Membership Conference? Education, Exhibits, Excellence and Egger (Robert Egger that is…) Won’t you join PANO on Thursday, June...

Youth in Multi-Faith Leadership: Building A Peaceful World

YOUTH IN MULTI-FAITH LEADERSHIP: BUILDING A PEACEFUL WORLD SATURDAY, 02 JUNE 2007 1:00 – 6:00 pm AL-AQSA ISLAMIC SOCIETY 1501 GERMANTOWN AVENUE PHILADELPHIA, PA 19122 * * * * * * * Are you...

Free Civic Literacy Classes

Civic Literacy? …. please read more… I am sure you have seen Jeopardy? you can probably hum the theme?or perhaps you have watched the latest craze – Are You Smarter Than A 5th...

Youth Photography Exhibit

I’m excited to announce that Critical Exposure’s first exhibit in Philadelphia will be held at the Journey Home Community Center () in June. Please mark your calendars for our opening...

8th annual Clark Park Fundraiser Party

Thursday, May 10 from 5:30pm – 8pm 8th annual Clark Park Fundraiser Party – “Celebrate the Treasure” 43rd Street & Kingsessing Mall (btwn Woodland and Chester Aves in...

Intergenerational Nutrition Education: FRIDGE

On Monday June 18th, in collaboration with the Delaware Valley Chapter for the Society of Nutrition Education, the PA NEN is pleased to present our annual workshop. This year the workshop is entitled...

A Single Mother’s Day Event

To All Community Leaders & Faith Based Institutions, Youth Program, and Schools Please remind your youth to register their families for “A Single Mother’s Day Event” (a Tea...

New Resources

New Study about Youth Volunteering

[posted from Youth Service America National Service Briefing] NEW STUDY SAYS FAMILIES, POLITICAL AWARENESS, AND THE DESIRE TO HELP OTHERS DRIVES VOLUNTEERISM New research from The Center for...

New Study of International Youth Foundation programs

[posted from Youth Service America’s National Service Briefing] SIX-YEAR COLLABORATION BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FOUNDATION & NOKIA DEMONSTRATES POSITIVE CHANGES IN YOUNG LIVES A...

Science in After-Schonol: A Blueprint for Action

Science in After-School: A Blueprint for Action This report lays out a blueprint for how to build a sustainable system of after-school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning...

Money Smart Children: Financial Literacy & Philanthropy

Learning to Give has new resources that will help staff teach the concepts of philanthropy and financial literacy, leadership, and nonprofit careers. Money Smart Children: Financial Literacy &...

Youth Making Positive Choices program

Adolescent Intervention Network, Inc. (AIN), is a community based non-profit organization founded in 1997, is committed to reinforcing healthy behaviors, positive self-development and social values...

Pennsylvania 211 Initiative

Every day, Pennsylvanians need helps finding resources more than ever and often do not know where to begin. To find help, consumers have choices of hundreds of hotlines and information and referral...

Recent Report on Baby Boomers: Retention and Turnover in Volunteering

Recent Report on Baby Boomers: Retention and Turnover in Volunteering Report ImageIn keeping with its commitment to support civic engagement and culture, the Corporation for National and Community...

Miscellaneous

Hire an Intern from the Berean Institute

Berean Institute is seeking Co-Op and Internship sites for our 2006-2007 program year. The Berean Co-Op/Intern program is a 240 hour paid internship. Co-Op Interns are paid $ per hour with a 25%...

Free debating camp for youth

Perspectives Debate Inc., a Philadelphia-based nonprofit, gives high school students opportunities to participate in debate and recognizes their efforts through scholarships. It is offering a FREE...

DeVry University Passport2College

Dear Educator. I am pleased to present the 6th year of the DeVry University Passport2College program. P2C is an opportunity for students who will be juniors and seniors in the fall of 2007 to earn...

Women’s Regional Business Council Essay Contest

The Women?s Regional Business Council (WRBC) is a unique non-profit membership group comprised of exciting, enterprising and achieving professional women spanning a truly diverse spectrum of...

Environmental Leadership Award

As part of our first national conference, ELP will recognize emerging leaders, who are working to meet the challenge of climate change. Four leaders will be honored representing the nonprofit,...

Call for Conference Hosts: Service-Learning Research Conference

Institutions and organizations are invited to submit a proposal to serve as host for the 2008 or 2009 annual conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community...

Higher Ed 2007 Sustainability Leadership Awards

AASHE – the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education – is now accepting applications for its 2007 Sustainability Leadership Awards, to be presented in...

Financing and Sustaining Youth Programs and Initiatives

Financing and Sustaining Youth Programs and Initiatives Audio Conference Series Beginning this May, The Finance Project introduces a new series of audio conferences for program leaders,...

Working with Ex-Offenders who also have Disabilities

We are pleased to announce May teleconference call on Volunteers Working with Ex-Offenders who also have Disabilities. Date: Thursday, May 17th, from 3 ? 4 pm EST Description: Many ex-offenders have...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

various positions, The Lighthouse Philadelphia

[posted to OSTRC newsletter 4/30/2007] The Lighthouse Philadelphia: Multiple Positions. The Lighthouse provides educational, recreational and financial programs to families and individuals to improve...

AmeriCorps&VISTA, Sustainable Business Network

SBN Seeks AmeriCorps VISTA! The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia seeks someone to fill the new position of AmeriCorps VISTA – Membership/Buy Local Philly Coordinator. SBN...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College AmeriCorps*PACC-VISTA Looking for a transition year of public service? Bryn Mawr College seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA member to coordinate and build sustainability of Community...

Senior Research Coordinator, Out of School Time Resource Center

[emailed 5/2/07] OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME RESOURCE CENTER (OSTRC) SENIOR RESEARCH COORDINATOR SUMMARY The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) is part of the University of Pennsylvania?s School of...

Grant Opportunities

Nonprofit Finance Fund Child Care Initiative

Nonprofit Finance Fund Child Care Initiative NFF announces the new One Stop Shop for Licensing Information in Philadelphia. The Shop is a repository for licensing information while providing...

Pennsylvania Humanities Council

Grants Available for Humanities Programs The Pennsylvania Humanities Council invites nonprofit organizations to apply for Humanities Grants, which fund projects on history, literature, the arts, and...

Canine Service Programs

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Planet Dog Foundation Seeks to Support Canine Service Programs Deadline: August 1, 2007 Through its grant program, the Planet Dog Foundation () seeks to fund new and proven...

Captain Planet Foundation Youth Environmental Projects

Captain Planet Foundation Supports Environmental Projects Involving Young People Deadline: June 30, September 30, and December 31, 2007 The Captain Planet Foundation (<a...

Patagonia Environmental Grants Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Patagonia Announces Guidelines for Environmental Grants Program Deadline: August 31, 2007 Patagonia (<a href=""></a>), an outdoor clothing and gear...

Open Meadows Foundation for Projects benefitting Women and Girls

Open Meadows Foundation Invites Applications From Projects Benefitting Women and Girls Deadline: August 15, 2007 Open Meadows Foundation (<a href=""></a>) is a grantmaking...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Global Health Council Conference

Global Health Council Conference Washington, DC May 29 – June 1 The Global Health Council’s annual conference, now in its 34th year, is widely regarded as one of the premier events in...

American Student Government Association National Summit

Dear Student Government leaders and advisors: This fall, The American Student Government Association invites you to join us for training and networking amid the inspiring vistas of our nation?s...

Local Economies Conference

BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) Conference: May 31st-June 2nd in Berkeley, CA 5th Annual International Gathering May 31 – June 2, 2007 University of California, Berkeley...

Call for Presenters: Service-Learning: Pioneering a Powerful Pedagogy

Service-Learning: Pioneering a Powerful Pedagogy September 27-29, 2007 Midwest Consortium Fourth Annual Conference on Service-Learning University of Nebraska at Kearney Kearney, Nebraska Plan now to...

Conference on Healthy Food in Healthcare

FoodMed 2007 – The Second Conference on Healthy Food in Healthcare When: June 28th and 29th, 2007 Where: Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA Info: As places of healing, hospitals have a...

KIDS as Planners: Summer Service-Learning Institute for Educators

REGISTER SOON! Slots are filling up fast!! KIDS Consortium of Maine announces: KIDS as Planners: Summer Service-Learning Institute for Educators JUNE 26-28, 2007 AUBURN, MAINE Final Registration...

Canadian Dialogue on Community Service-Learning

Canadian Dialogue on Community Service-Learning June 20-22, 2007 Brescia University College, London, ON Complimentary pre-conference sessions, expert speakers, group discussions on key topics, and a...

Service-Learning in After-School Programs

The Pacific Region of the National Service-Learning Exchange is excited to announce that it will sponsor a two day institute to teach the basics about afterschool service-learning. The institute will...

United State Social Forum

A Call to Sociologists, Scholar-Activists, and Researchers to Participate in the United States Social Forum (USSF) The first United States Social Forum will be held from June 27-July 1 in Atlanta,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Free meeting space available

[posted from Neighbors Online Philadelphia] For the past 25 years, we have opened our Community Service Center at 4936 Old York Road and the Multi-Cultural Academy Charter School at 4666-68 N. 15th...

Morton Community Day

May 19: Morton Community Day. This community service learning project will focus on the refurbishing of Morton Park and the cleaning up of Morton Homes and the surrounding community. Location: Haines...

Mentors needed, Summerbridge of Greater Philadelphia

Summerbridge of Greater Philadelphia provides academic, social and personal support to low-income area high school students. Its Mentoring Program brings together Summerbridge students and community...

Tutors Needed, Hopeworks N Camden

New Opportunity To Volunteer At Hopeworks Hopeworks is looking for tutors for our Day Trainee (4th-10th grade reading levels) and Hope Through School (8th-12th graders) programs. All of our trainees...

Habitat for Humanity Singles Build

Habitat for Humanity Singles Build: May 19th When: Saturday, May 19th Habitat for Humanity builds and rehabilitates houses and neighborhoods by providing simple, decent, affordable homes in...

Volunteer Training, Vote for Homes Voter Mobilization

Volunteers are needed now to mobilize the vote! Vote for Homes! is a NONPARTISAN coalition registering and mobilizing thousands of people who are homeless or living on low incomes and helping them...

Demonstration Stormwater Garden Workday

Saturday, May 19 from 9:30am – noon Demonstration Stormwater Garden Workday 47th & Gray’s Ferry Ave. Help us put the finishing touches on this newly landscaped and functioning...

Volunteers Needed, Community Health Fair

PathWaysPA is looking for volunteers to assist with their Community Health Fair! We need help with the following: ? Greeter/Information Table ? Food sample table ? Face Painters! ? Food stamp...


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