The week of

November 07, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

AmeriCorps Open House


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Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service Open House Event Monday, November 15, 2010 4:00 – 6:30 PM Philadelphia City Hall, Room 112 Civic Engagement & Volunteer...

EnergyWorks Press Launch


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Mayor Michael Nutter and the Metropolitan Caucus cordially invite you to the: EnergyWorks Press Launch Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 12:00 PM Comcast Center 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia,...

Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner


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Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner Ticket Order Form Arcadia University will be hosting its 17th annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner, to be held Monday, November 15, 2010.  This is one of the most important...

Restorative Justice in the Prison System


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Dinner/Dialogue on “Restorative Justice in the Prison System”– Featuring Dr. Kathy Boudin, Director of the Criminal Justice Initiative, Supporting Children Families and Communities...

Finding Regeneration Opportunities in Pennsylvania’s Smaller Cities


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Making Smaller Better: Finding Regeneration Opportunities in Pennsylvania’s Smaller Cities December 2-3, 2010 * Sponsored by the Department of City and Regional Planning and the Fels Institute of...

Getting Started in the NonProfit Sector


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CoreNonProfit 101 Workshop Are you passionate about tackling a community or social issue? Are you interested in starting an organization to put your passion into action? Before starting your...

Urban Sustainability Forum: The Nuclear Option


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Urban Sustainability Forum:  The Nuclear Option: What role should nuclear energy play in addressing air pollution and climate change? When:  Thursday, November 18, 2010:  6PM – 8:30PM...

Certification Made Simple: How to Become a Minority or Women’s Business Enterprise


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Certification Made Simple: How to Become a Minority or Women’s Business Enterprise When: Monday, November 15, 2010 6:00 PM Where: Walnut Street West Library, 40th and Walnut, Philadelphia, PA...

Veterans Job Fair and Support Services


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Veterans Job Fair and Support Services You are invited to the Veterans Job Fair and Support Services at Delaware County Community College. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to talk to Veteran...

Returning to Learning: A College Fair for Adults


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College fair highlights Non-traditional Student Week Graduate! Philadelphia and PhillyGoes2College will sponsor Returning to Learning: A College Fair for Adults on Tuesday, November 9th from 11am to...

Youth Power Summit


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Youth Power Summit builds movement for nonviolence On Tuesday, November 9th, the Campaign for Nonviolent Schools will host the Youth Power Summit, bringing together 200 students from high schools...

New Resources

New Website: Educating Communities for Parenting


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Educating Communities for Parenting, a nonprofit that provides parenting education and youth development programs, is proud to announce the launch of its new website! Please visit to learn more...

New Models for Driving Clean Energy Investment


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New Models for Driving Clean Energy Investment This guide shows the steps that must be taken to design and finance a clean energy program and is mainly focused towards city officials, energy utility...

Journal of Sustainable Human Development


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Mother Pelican is a journal on sustainable human development.  It is named in honor of the Human Being that “Mother Pelican” represents. The journal is focusing on the influence of...

Do Something! A Handbook for Young Activists


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New handbook supports youth activism has published a new handbook for youth aged 9 and up looking to make their mark to improve their communities. Do Something! A Handbook for Young Activists...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Philadelphia Marathon


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Sign up now to help with the Philadelphia Marathon Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 21! Sign up today to be part of the action at this world-class race!  You’ll meet and help more...

Mighty Writers Spring 2011 Internships


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Mighty Writers Spring 2011 Internships: Spring writing and tutoring internships are available at a South Philadelphia kids’ writing center. These internships offer college students, recent...

Call for College Partners: MicroServe Philadelphia


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MicroServe Philadelphia CALL FOR PARTNERS ATTENTION: Higher Education Faculty and Community Services Offices MicroServe Philadelphia is an initiative of the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for...

volunteers needed, Philabundance


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Philabundance seeks office, warehouse volunteers Philabundance is looking for experienced and committed volunteers to help in the program’s administrative offices, in the warehouse, and with...

volunteers needed, Dinner Party for Disadvantaged Children


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MLK Association seeks help with dinner for needy youth The Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Association for Nonviolence will hold its 7th Annual Children’s Christmas Dinner Party for...

Volunteer projects sought for 2011 King Day of Service


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Volunteer projects sought for 2011 King Day of Service Every year since 1996, thousands of volunteers throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware have made the Greater Philadelphia Martin...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters, National Conference on Volunteering and Service


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–Now Accepting Presenter Proposals– The National Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest gathering of service and volunteer sector champions in the country. Convened by the...

Grant Opportunities

Public Health Law Research


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Call for Proposals for Public Health Law Research Deadline: Open The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to build evidence for and strengthen the use of...

NEA Big Read Program


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National Endowment for the Arts Invites Communities to Participate in 2011-12 Big Read Program Deadline: February 1, 2011 The Big Read,a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation...

PA AmeriCorps*State Program


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PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office for Citizen Service announces the availability of grant funding for the operation of AmeriCorps national service programs by community and faith-based...

Minority Community Grants Program


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Small grants support minority disability groups The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council is sponsoring a small grants program for entities that are led by racial/ethnic minority groups to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

City Year: Hiring 225 AmeriCorps Members


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City Year: Hiring 225 AmeriCorps Members Every 26 seconds a student drops out of school. Young people of color are most affected – nearly half of all African-Americans will not graduate with their...

Sustainability Program Manager, Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation


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[posted 11/3/10] Sustainability Program Manager – Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation Provide support to the Senior Director of Sustainability and Education (“Senior Director”) by...

Energy Analyst, City of Philadelphia


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[posted 11/3/10] Energy Analyst – City of Philadelphia The position will report directly to the Director of the Municipal Energy Office inside the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and...

Artology Director, BuildaBridge International


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Title: Artology Director Employer: BuildaBridge International Location: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Timeframe: February 2011- October 2011 Employer BuildaBridge is a nonprofit arts...

Administrative Assistant, Entrepreneur Works


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ENTREPRENEUR WORKS 111 South Independence Mall East, Suite 810, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Position:           Administrative Assistant Reports to:       Executive Director POSITION...

Financial Manager, Resources for Human Development


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Budget / Financial Manager, Resources for Human Development, Inc. Salary: 60,000 Last day to apply: December 21, 2010 Description: Resources for Human Development, Inc., () is a large and diverse...

Sr. Director EARN Operations, Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation


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Sr. Director EARN Operations, Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation Salary: 78,000 – 86,000 Last day to apply: November 24, 2010 Description: In this position you will be responsible...

Events Manager Consultant, Concilio


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Events Manager Consultant, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. (Concilio) Last day to apply: December 24, 2010 General Overview: The Events Manager is responsible for...

Prison Care Outreach Specialist, Philadelphia FIGHT


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Prison Care Outreach Specialist, Philadelphia FIGHT Salary: $33,000 Last day to apply: December 25, 2010 Job Summary The Prison Outreach Specialist is to respond to referrals from the Prison System,...

Housing Director, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley


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Housing Director, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley Salary: $65,000 – $78,000 Last day to apply: December 27, 2010 Position Summary: The Housing Director is responsible for...

Miscellaneous

The Process of Service-Learning: Meeting National Priorities and Improving Results


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As a part of the Learn & Serve Challenge, Learn and Serve America, the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, and the National Service-Learning Partnership are pleased to announce the upcoming...

5 Pillars of Transforming Schools


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The 5 Pillars of Transforming Schools A Conversation with Elaine Allensworth, co-author of Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago Join us for a webinar on Monday, November 15th at...

Webinar: An Infrastructure for Dropout Prevention and School Improvement


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Mark your calendar for the next National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Radio Webcast! Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Tuesday, November 9, 2010 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Professional Learning...

Read.Write.Act. Virtual Conference!


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Reminder! Register for SCALE’s 3rd Annual Virtual Conference! November 16th —18th, 2010 Registration closes Friday, November 12th at 5pm, EST For more information visit our website! For 20...

St. Clair CPA Holiday Giving


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Help Us Choose a Charity for Our Holiday Donations in This Season of Giving and Giving Thanks Tell Us: Who Does Good Work in Your Community? In a year when so many people are in need, St. Clair CPA...

Office space available in UWSEPA building


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Office space available in UWSEPA building United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is seeking a non-profit tenant for 2,700 sq. ft of office space in its building at 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway in...


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