The week of

October 10, 2010

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: Annual PHENND Conference


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Save the date! Friday, February 25, 2011 at La Salle University co-sponsored with the Philadelphia Writing Program Administrators group. A Call for Proposals will be issued shortly.

Webinar on tracking student volunteering


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Quarterly PHENND Meeting – Using Technology to Enhance Partnerships Presentations from the Quarterly PHENND Meeting, held Tuesday, October 5, are now available. * Web and Social Media for...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Career Preparation Workshops for ex-offenders


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EXIT-US, Inc. Career Preparation Roundtable-CPR Workshops These Workshops will be conducted by the Founder & Executive Director of EXIT-US, Inc., a non-profit, community capacity building...

Lily Yeh to speak at La Salle University


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Lily Yeh is a celebrated artist and social activist who finds her home right here in Philadelphia.  She co-founded, directed, and served as the lead artist for The Village of Arts and Humanities, an...

Environmental Justice in the Delaware Valley


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DVRPC to Host Special Public Meetings DVRPC’s Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) is hosting a series of special meetings this fall. The meetings will provide an opportunity for a continuing...

Fellowship Farm Annual Meeting


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The Annual meeting of Fellowship Farm, Inc. will take place on Saturday, October 30 at the Farm from 1:00-3 The meeting will be followed with time for fellowship and light refreshments. We are...

Development 101


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Nonprofit Capacity-Building Seminar Chestnut Hill College announces the first workshop in the 2010-2011 Nonprofit Capacity-Building series, titled “Development 101”, to be held on Thursday,...

Two New FinanciallyHers Workshops


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Join us for a special FinanciallyHers® Event Date:           Saturday October 16, 2010 Time:           8:00 am – 12:30 pm Location:         Community College of Philadelphia...

Creating Sustainable Funding For Your Nonprofit


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Creating Sustainable Funding For Your Nonprofit Presented by Laura Fixler, Benevon Instructor and Coach Wednesday, November 3, 2010 10:30 – 12:00 Child Guidance Resource Centers, 3rd Floor...

What do we do now? The Future of Immigration Reform


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RSVP today and join us at Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC)’s 8th Annual Membership Meeting Tuesday, October 12th, 3pm United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania 1709...

Purpose Prize Winners & Fellows Share Insights with Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs


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Calling all aspiring social entrepreneurs and young nonprofit professionals! Coming of Age is presenting a FREE workshop, “Lessons Learned: Purpose Prize Winners & Fellows Share Insights...

Identity, Diversity, and Inculturation in America and the Church


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Saint Joseph’s University Faith-Justice Outreach Lecture Fall 2010 Identity, Diversity, and Inculturation in America and the Church By: Reverend Stephen Thorne Executive Director, Office for...

Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes


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Who:     Andy Goodman What:    Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes (and how to ensure they don’t happen to yours) Where:     Montgomery Auditorium, Parkway Central Library When:...

Creating Focus for Community Change


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Creating Focus for Community Change on Wednesday, November 10, 2010. Location: BranchCreek Community Church, 100 Main Street, Building #100, Harleysville, PA 19438 Registration& Continental...

Visual Merchandising for Retailers


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The Enterprise Center.  4548 Market Street.  Philadelphia, PA 19139. Visual Merchandising for Retailers Wednesday, November 17th @ 6-8PM. Just in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season. ...

Screening of youth food security videos


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Screening of youth food security videos set Three documentaries created by youth activists to address issues of food security, active living and community involvement will be screened on Friday,...

College Planning for Students with Learning Differences


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Talk discusses college planning for learning disabled students PhillyGoes2College will sponsor a talk by Rachel B. Sobel, on College Planning for Students with Learning Differences on Monday,...

Reducing the Minority Male Dropout Rate


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School District sponsors Just for Men conference The School District of Philadelphia’s Parent University will sponsors its second annual Just for Men conference on the theme Reducing the Minority...

Everything Adults Need to Know About Going to College


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On Monday, October 18th, Graduate! and PhillyGoes2College will sponsor a workshop For Adults Only-Everything Adults Need to Know About Going to College from 6-8pm at the Free Library of Philadelphia,...

People’s Emergency Center Renaming Ceremony


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People’s Emergency Center (PEC), after several months of renovations on their main facility located at 3902 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, has announced a renaming ceremony scheduled for...

New Resources

Workbook: Connecting Service-Learning to the Curriculum


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Connecting Service-Learning to the Curriculum: A Workbook for Teachers and Administrators Expanded and Revised Community Works Institute released the Expanded and Revised 3rd Edition of Connecting...

Make A Difference Day Toolkits


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Make a Difference Day: Do you BElieve in change? October 23, 2010 marks the 20th anniversary of Make A Difference Day, the largest national day of community service. Held annually the fourth Saturday...

New Report: Eco-enterprises in Greater Philadelphia


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Eco-enterprises in Greater Philadelphia Now Available One of the main goals of Connections, the region’s long-range plan, is to build an energy-efficient economy. A new DVRPC report,...

Conducting a Scan of Your College Access and Success System


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OMG Center for Collaborative Learning Conducting a Scan of Your College Access and Success System Why it matters. How to do it. How to use it. OMG has just released a new guide that provides an...

Poverty and Inequality Project


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Please find below a link supplied by the Society of Psychological Study of Social Responsibility. This statement was developed by members of PsySR’s new Poverty and Inequality Project, and it...

Classic Paper: community-campus partnerships for health professions education


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We’re thrilled to report that a 1998 paper service-learning in the health professions has been deemed a “classic” by the journal Academic Medicine (AM)!  AM Classics is a...

New Report: Policies that Prepare the Workforce for Middle-Skill Infrastructure Jobs


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As the White House recently hosted a major national summit on community colleges, PolicyLink is pleased to release a new report showing how innovative programs at California community colleges are...

New data: only 10% of Philly students earn a degree


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Only 1 in 10 city students earn a degree: report The Philadelphia Public School Notebook has reported that new data compiled by School District researchers shows that just one out of 10 students who...

Chester County Job-Seeker Toolkit


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Chesco offers toolkit for job seekers Chester County has developed a community resource directory and other materials to help unemployed residents find work. The “job-seeker tool kit” will be...

Philadelphia’s Service Plan unveiled


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Nutter announces SERVE Philadelphia plan SERVE Philadelphia will make it easier for Philadelphians of every age to volunteer and support both public and private sector efforts to engage volunteers in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tutors Needed, Girard College


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Eager to gain experience educating youth? Passionate about helping our next generation of leaders? Join us! Girard College is seeking enthusiastic individuals to tutor upper school private boarding...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Healthy Behaviors Conference


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Healthy Behaviors Conference December 8-10, 2010 San Diego, CA This conference is part of the BOOST family of conferences and co-sponsored by the Center for Collaborative Solutions, which developed...

Call for Presenters: Extra Learning Opportunities Conference


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Promising Practices-Proven Strategies 2011 Extra Learning Opportunities Conference: Continuing the Legacy, Shaping the Future Pennsylvania Department of Education in partnership with the Center for...

Call for Papers: 6th International Conference on Civic Education


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Call for Papers – 6th International Conference on Civic Education Orlando, FL  ·  Hilton at Walt Disney World  ·  November 11-13, 2010 Submit a proposal here The Conference will be held...

Grant Opportunities

HIV/AIDS Access to Care Initiative


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National AIDS Fund Announces Availability of Funding for Access to Care Initiative Deadline: November 15, 2010 The National AIDS Fund, with support from the Social Innovation Fund, has announced the...

Intel Schools of Distinction Awards


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Applications Open for Intel Schools of Distinction Awards Deadline: February 17, 2011 Every year, Intel honors K-12 schools in the that demonstrate excellence in math and science education through...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director,University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia


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GRANT FUNDED POSITION The University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia (UCCP) prepares and supports youth and young adults to become confident, effective leaders and collaborates with...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Project Coordinator, Delaware County


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Delaware County Asset Development Group (DelCoAD) Request for Independent Contractor Project Description:    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Project Coordinator Reports To:        ...

Child Care Policy Associate, Public Citizens for Children and Youth


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Job Announcement: Child Care Policy Associate Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is Southeastern Pennsylvania’s leading child advocacy and public policy organization, dedicated to...

Arab Community Liaison/Case Aides, Nationalities Service Center


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AmeriCorps Member Job Description Philadelphia Arab-American Dev. Corp. and Nationalities Service Center Job Title: AmeriCorps Member – Arab Community Liaison/Case Aide Reports to: Refugee...

Senior Program Officer, CORE-STEM Scholar Pipeline Project (S2P2)


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Senior Program Officer CORE-STEM Scholar Pipeline Project (S2P2) Job Summary Position: S2P2 Senior Program Officer Salary: Competitive; Commensurate with Experience Education: Bachelor’s Degree...

Chinese Immigrant Youth Organizer, Asian Americans United


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Chinese Immigrant Youth Organizer, Asian Americans United Salary: $25,000-$30,000 Last day to apply: November 1, 2010 Description: Asian Americans United exists so that people of Asian ancestry in...

Operations Assistant, Young Scholars Frederick Douglass


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Operations Assistant–Young Scholars Frederick Douglass Charter School Last day to apply: November 1, 2010 Description: Seeking Qualified Operations Assistant for Young Scholars Frederick...

Grants Accountant, Health Federation of Philadelphia


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Grants Accountant, Health Federation of Philadelphia Salary: Mid to high $40K Last day to apply: November 28, 2010 Description: Grants accountant needed for center city non-profit to prepare complex...

Special Education Instructional Aide, Young Scholars Frederick Douglass


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Instructional Aide; Special Education–Young Scholars Frederick Douglass Last day to apply: November 1, 2010 Description: The team of leaders who successfully turned around Young Scholars...

Middle School Special Education Teacher, Young Scholars Frederick Douglass


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Middle School Special Education Teacher–Young Scholars Frederick Douglass Last day to apply: November 1, 2010 Description: The team of leaders who successfully turned around Young Scholars...

Critical Path Digital Inclusion Supervisor, Philadelphia FIGHT


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Critical Path Digital Inclusion Supervisor, Philadelphia FIGHT Salary: $55,000 Last day to apply: November 27, 2010 Description: The Critical Path Digital Inclusion Supervisor is responsible for...

Miscellaneous

Civic Engagement for Rivers


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Free Civic Engagement for Rivers webinar on Oct 20 National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) is partnering with the Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF) to promote its upcoming...

Do Something Boot Camp volunteer training


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DoSomething offers training for youth volunteers On Saturday, October 16th, will stream a Do Something Boot Camp over the web from 8am to 3:30pm.  The training includes how-to sessions on starting...

IBM’s Service Jam


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Imagine an opportunity to have a dialogue with experts from across the globe to address the world’s largest challenges and unleash possibilities to innovate for the future. IBM’s Service Jam is...

International Young Eco-Hero Awards


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Action for Nature Invites Applications for International Young Eco-Hero Awards Deadline: February 28, 2011 Action For Nature, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization, created the International...

The Mayor’s Role in Dropout Prevention


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Please join us for the next radio webcast for: Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Tuesday, October 12, at 3:30 Ed Lambert, Director of the Urban Initiative at U-Mass Dartmouth and former mayor of Fall...


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