The week of

November 29, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fundamentals of Fundraising Course


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AFP offers two-day fundraising course The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is offering its new Fundamentals of Fundraising Course on Tuesday, December 7th...

Crowdsourcing Change


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Net Tuesday event discusses ‘crowdsourcing’ change On December 7th, Philly Net Tuesday will repeat a popular past format, Crowdsourcing Change, a highly participatory event where attendees (the...

Soul of the Community Report and Forum


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Knight to report on Soul of the Community Study On November 15th, Gallup and the Knight Foundation released the results from the Knight Soul of the Community study. The study’s goal is to...

Building a Voter-Friendly Elections System


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Building a Voter-Friendly Elections System is the theme of the Pennsylvania Voters Coalition third annual symposium on Thursday, December 2 in Harrisburg.  There will be plenty of discussion on the...

New HUD Research and HUD/VA Partnerships


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A Forum For Looking Ahead:  New HUD Research and HUD/VA Partnerships Thursday, December 9, 2010 3:00 – 5:00 Featuring HUD’s Mark Johnston and the ’s Vincent Kane The Wanamaker Building...

Whites Confronting Racism


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DECEMBER 3-5: WHITES CONFRONTING RACISM A TRAINING FOR CHANGE WORKSHOP PHILADELPHIA, PA There’s still space available in this workshop! Register today! ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP This workshop is for...

Financial Aid Training for the College Access Professional


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PHEAA and the PA Association of Student Financial Administrators have agreed to provide a full day professional development for college access professionals on December 8th as a pilot initiative. ...

Workshop: Emerging From a Recession: Practical Financial Tools For Nonprofit Leaders


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Workshop: Emerging From a Recession: Practical Financial Tools For Nonprofit Leaders Workshop: December 1 & 15 To Register, click here. The Nonprofit Finance Fund is offering a  two-day...

Health Care Innovation Forum


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Forum highlights innovation in health care quality The Health Care Innovation Forum: Taking Proven Healthcare Models and Solutions to Scale will feature leading regional and national experts in best...

Managing Competition in Youth Sports


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Seminar discusses competition in youth sports The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative and Health Promotion Council’s Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities OST Initiative will host the seminar,...

New Resources

Reframing the Discussion about Nonprofit Effectiveness


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Nonprofit marketing group criticizes watchdog groups The Nonprofit Federation, a program of the Direct Marketing Association, has issued drafts of two reports by scholars, Reframing the Discussion...

New Edition: Money Smart curriculum


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FDIC releases new financial education curriculum The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has released an enhanced version of the instructor-led Money Smart financial education curriculum for...

Soul of the Community Report and Forum


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Knight to report on Soul of the Community Study On November 15th, Gallup and the Knight Foundation released the results from the Knight Soul of the Community study. The study’s goal is to...

New Video about Penn’s community school work


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Ira Harkavy, director of Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, and the staff of the Netter Center thought you might be interested in viewing a short...

Complete Resource for Service-Learning and Sustainability


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Community Works Institute is pleased to announce The Complete Resource for Service-Learning and Sustainability EXPANDED & REVISED -3rd EDITION Including a NEW section on Education for...

New Report: Effect of the Recession on Child Well-Being


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Recession will have long term impact on kids’ health: report The bipartisan child advocacy group First Focus has released a new report that underscores the lasting impact of even temporary...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Montgomery County Tax Coalition


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Montco Tax Coalition seeks volunteer tax preparers The Montgomery County Tax Coalition is looking for volunteers to train as IRS-certified tax preparers for the upcoming 2011 tax season. Each year,...

volunteer drivers needed, Silver Wheels program


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Silver Wheels program helps older adults get around Many vibrant older adults can no longer drive and therefore they need help getting around.  Designed to enhance the efforts of Jewish Children and...

Community Organizer Internship, Campaign for Working Families


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Community Organizer Internship: The Campaign for Working Families (CWF) is looking for engaged student interns to work as Community Organizers at our 11 free tax sites throughout the city of...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Roots Conference on Youth Development


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We invite you to attend the first-annual Roots Conference in Visalia, CA on February 17-18, 2011. The following includes a selection of some of our workshop topics: * Mindfulness-Based Approach to...

Institute on Service-Learning


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DON’T MISS IT! REGISTER NOW, LIMITED OPENINGS! 2011 CWI’s SUMMER EAST July 18-22 Institute on Service-Learning, at Shelburne Farms, VT “Super! Incredibly useful to hear the...

Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning


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Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning – SAVE THE DATE! The second annual Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning will take place on Feb. 28-March 1, 2011,...

Call for Papers: Food and Foodways


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Southern Cultures, the award-winning peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South, has now dedicated a substantial section of our website to our last decade of...

Grant Opportunities

Together on Diabetes: Communities Uniting to Meet America’s Diabetes Challenge


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Funding supports diabetes program targeting black women The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has announced the launch of Together on Diabetes: Communities Uniting to Meet America’s Diabetes...

Grant for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs


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I am writing to inform you about a new grant opportunity for your VITA/EITC efforts.  We are helping spread the word to cities which are eligible. The application process is short and simple with a...

United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania online application


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United Way launches new online application process United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has launched its online application for the next three year investment cycle, Investing in Results...

Refugee Student Impact Grant


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Announcing Application Extension of December 15, 2010 for Applications for the Refugee Student Impact Grant for 2010-2012 To:     School District Superintendents Charter School Chief Executive...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Vice President of Communications and Corporate Relations, Back On My Feet


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Vice President of Communications and Corporate Relations, Back On My Feet Salary: $80,000 Last day to apply: January 18, 2011 The Organization Back on My Feet is a nonprofit organization that...

Administrative Coordinator, Delaware Valley Habitat for Humanity


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Administrative Coordinator, Delaware Valley Habitat for Humanity Last day to apply: December 30, 2010 Description: Non-profit regional office is searching for an Administrative Coordinator. Duties...

Office/Operations Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters International


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Office/Operations Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters International Last day to apply: December 15, 2010 Description: Big Brothers Big Sisters International in Center City, Philadelphia is looking for...

Youth Group Leader, North Light Community Center


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Youth Group Leader, North Light Community Center Type: Part time Last day to apply: January 22, 2011 Qualifications At a minimum, a high school diploma or a general educational development...

Director, Bilingual Domestic Violence Program


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Director – Bilingual Domestic Violence Program The BDVP director is responsible for implementing agency mission in regards to domestic violence programming and participating in the management team...

Academic Teacher Assistant, Youth Empowerment Services


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Academic Teacher Assistant, Youth Empowerment Services Salary: $15 per hour Last day to apply: January 23, 2011 Youth Empowerment Services (YES) is an innovative Philadelphia-based non-profit company...

Chief Financial Officer, Rock School for Dance Education


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Chief Financial Officer, Rock School for Dance Education Last day to apply: December 23, 2010 Description: The Philadelphia-based Rock School for Dance Education, a pre-professional dance training...

Institutional Giving Officer, Planned Parenthood


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Institutional Giving Officer, Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania Last day to apply: January 23, 2011 Description: Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania is seeking an Institutional...

Behavioral Health Consultant in Primary Care, Public Health Management Corporation


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Behavioral Health Consultant in Primary Care, Public Health Management Corporation Last day to apply: January 23, 2011 Description: Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker sought to...

Farm Education Position, Mill Creek Farm


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Farm Education Position See Job Listing below. Contact us at millcreekfarm@ with any questions. Position: Mill Creek Educator, Status: Part-Time / Temporary Hourly, Reports to Co-Directors of Mill...

Social Worker/Care Manager, Jewish Family & Children’s Service


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Social Worker/Care Manager –Senior Services, Jewish Family & Children’s Service Last day to apply: November 30, 2010 Description: Our Senior Services team is looking for an...

Mentoring Program Training Coordinator, Nueva Esperanza


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Mentoring Program Training Coordinator, Nueva Esperanza, Esperanza Last day to apply: December 17, 2010 Esperanza seeks a candidate for the position of Training Coordinator for the Mentoring Program...

Assistant Director of College Readiness, Mastery Charter Schools


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Assistant Director of College Readiness, Mastery Charter Schools Last day to apply: January 1, 2011 Description: Mastery seeks an Assistant Director of College Readiness to develop and oversee a...

Assistant Community Organizer, Logan CDC


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LOGAN CDC A Community Development Corporation 5201 Old York Road, 1st Floor • Philadelphia, PA 19141 • (p) • (f) Position Title: Assistant Community Organizer Logan CDC is a community...

Deputy Director, Laurel House


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11/17/10 POSITION POSTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR Reports to:  Executive Director Required Education and Experience:  BA required, graduate degree preferred; experience with staff supervision, budget...

After School Program Coordinator, Friends Neighborhood Guild


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FRIENDS NEIGHBORHOOD GUILD/URBAN AFFAIRS COALITION POSITION:        AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR SALARY:        PART-TIME/FLEXIBLE IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:      DIRECTOR OF FAMILY...

Housing Case Manager, Valley Youth House


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Housing Case Manager, Valley Youth House Salary: low 30’s Last day to apply: December 20, 2010 Description: The Achieving Independence Center (AIC) is a “one-stop center” designed to...

Outreach Worker, Health Federation of Philadelphia


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Outreach Worker, Health Federation of Philadelphia Last day to apply: January 16, 2011 A bachelor’s degree in any major is required Employees must have a PA license as a registered nurse or nurse...

Children’s Center Assistant Director, Norris Square Civic Association


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CHILDREN’S CENTER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Norris Square Civic Association Last day to apply: January 17, 2011 Description: The Assistant Director is responsible for providing support to the...

Miscellaneous

Ethics in Fundraising


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Webinar focuses on ethics in fundraising During the fundraising process, nonprofit organizations gather considerable personal information that is amalgamated, stored and applied through the various...

Increasing College Access and Success Through Civic Engagement


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REGISTER TODAY FOR THIS NATIONAL WEBINAR! A Promising Connection: Increasing College Access and Success Through Civic Engagement Thursday, December 2, 2010  1:00-2:00 PM (EST) WEBINAR OVERVIEW:...

Women of Faith and Hope fundraiser


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I am personally inviting you, and as many of your friends and family as you can invite, to join me at Trolley Car Diner & Deli anytime during November 29th-December 12th (Monday-Friday 7am-9pm;...

Collaboration is Key!: School, Family and Community Partnerships


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PA Ed Dept. offers webinar on school, community partnerships The Pennsylvania Department of Education, in cooperation with the Center for Schools and Communities, will provide a live, online session...

Women’s Way Unsung Heroine Award


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Women’s Way seeks nominees for Unsung Heroine Award Women’s Way will host its 34th Annual Powerful Voice Awards on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Among those honored with an Unsung Heroine Award will...


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