The week of

January 02, 2011

PHENND Events/Activities

Service-Learning and Economic Recovery Grants for Higher Eds


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Service-Learning and Economic Recovery Grants for Higher Eds With funding made available from Learn and Serve America, PHENND will be awarding over $200,000 for the 2011-2012 academic year in...

Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Campus Applications for 2011-2012


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Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Campus Applications for 2011-2012 PHENND is proud to announce the 2011-2012 Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania AmeriCorps program. Scholars in Service to PA is an...

2011 PHENND Conference


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The 2011 PHENND/PWPA conference is Friday, February 25, 2011 at La Salle University Registration is now open! The 2011 Annual PHENND Conference will be held Friday, February 25, 2011 at La Salle...

Other Local Events and Workshops

A Systems-Wide Approach to Fundraising


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Seminar helps agencies develop an integrated fundraising approach Fairmount Ventures will present a half-day seminar, A Systems-Wide Approach to Fundraising: Effective Strategies and Tools for...

Fundraising and Effective Grant Writing


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Workshop on grant writing targets agencies helping the homeless The Public Private Task Force on Homelessness will sponsor a workshop on Fundraising and Effective Grant Writing on Wednesday, January...

Keeping Parents Engaged and Children Motivated


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Seminar targets parental engagement in education The School District of Philadelphia’s Parent University and Radio One Philadelphia will present a seminar, A New Year, A New You! Keeping Parents...

2011 Green Roof Symposium


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Save the Date – 2011 Green Roof Symposium The foundation of green roof performance is not settled science, and efforts to mainstream the green roof industry are increasingly requiring proof of...

A Preventive Approach: Breast Cancer & Young African American Women 20-39


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4-Part Dynamic Institute Study Series A Preventive Approach Breast Cancer & Young African American Women 20-39 Register Today! A Dynamic 4-Part Interactive Online Study Institute Series designed...

2011 Extra Learning Opportunities Conference


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Promising Practices-Proven Strategies 2011 Extra Learning Opportunities (ELO) Conference Continuing the Legacy, Shaping the Future March 8-10, 2011; Harrisburg, PA The conference will focus on...

Connecting Seniors with Community Gardens


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Gardening for Seniors Event Join GenPhilly members the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Klein & Stiffel JCCs, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and...

8th Annual Women & Influence Conference


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8th Annual Women & Influence Conference Community Voices: Taking Action for Women & Girls WHERE: Moore College of Art & Design 20th Street and the Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 Click...

New Resources

The Aging Network and LGB and T Older Adults


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National report examines needs of LGBT seniors The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging has announced the release of Ready to Serve? The Aging Network and LGB and T Older Adults, a national...

New Book: In Defense of the American Teen


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In Defense of the American Teen An insider’s commentary on the state of our secondary schools In Defense of the American Teen, Ryan Teves examines how secondary school is failing to excite older...

Student Conservation Association Philly


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SCA Opportunities Available in Philly The Student Conservation Association (SCA), is a national organization that provides hands on service opportunities both in parks nationwide and locally in...

Green2015 Action Plan Released


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Green2015 Action Plan Released Greenworks Philadelphia sets a goal of increasing equitable access to open space by adding 500 acres of publicly accessible green space by 2015. On December 7, the...

Semester of Service 2011


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Serve a Semester. Change the World. MLK Day of Service (January 17, 2011) to Global Youth Service Day (April 15-17, 2011) Semester of Service 2011 launches on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of...

Post your volunteer opportunities with SERVE Philadelphia


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Register your organization’s volunteer opportunities TODAY! On January 22, 2011 the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service will launch – the City’s...

Green Affordable Housing Policy Toolkit


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View the newly posted Strategy of the Month at This month, we highlight a toolkit that provides guidance to local governments on how to promote, shape, and implement green affordable housing...

2010 Census Lesson Plans


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The Census Bureau is excited to announce that the first round of 2010 Census data will be released on December 21, 2010. The success of the census is due in part to you. Thank you for raising...

New Report: Institutional Food Purchasing


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The first of the five Michigan Good Food work group reports has been released: Institutional Food Purchasing This report provides: –          A vision for institutional food purchasing...

New Markets Tax Credit 10th Anniversary Report


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New Markets Tax Credit 10th Anniversary Report This report was prepared by the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition, a national membership organization that conducts research on and advocacy for the New...

Online Professional Development Calendar for OST Staff


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Plan Your Career with the Philadelphia OST Professional Development Project’s new Online Professional Development Calendar! Check it out at: ! Through support from the OST Professional...

Partnerships Classifieds

Career Wardrobe in need of medical garb


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Career Wardrobe in need of medical garb The Career Wardrobe is in need of new and/or gently used medical scrubs – all colors, patterns and sizes – to use for their dressing program. ...

Do you have Civic Engagement Studies?


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We’re looking for any major, minor, or certificate programs around the nation in civic engagement, community studies, or service learning! The Center for Engaged Democracy is getting up and running...

volunteers needed, PhillyPatientRide


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Many times the greatest challenge a cancer patient faces is getting to and from their treatments. That’s why PhillyCarShare has partnered with the American Cancer Society to create...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: PA Early Learning Conference


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OCDEL seeks presenters for conference on educational leadership The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning and the Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality have announced the...

2011 National Afterschool Convention


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2011 National Afterschool Convention April 16-19, 2011; Orlando, FL The National AfterSchool Association’s 23rd annual national convention will bring afterschool professionals together for the most...

College Fair at National Service-Learning Conference


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The 22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference – The Time is Now! is bringing together 1,000 young leaders April 6-9, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.  These young people have committed themselves...

Call for Workshops: Northeast Food and Justice Summit


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Northeast Food and Justice Summit Boston, Massachusetts, February 25-27, 2011 Call for Workshop Proposals Real Food Challenge seeks proposals for workshops for the Northeast Food and Justice Summit...

Call for Papers: Philadelphia’s Relationship with the Environment


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Call for Papers: Philadelphia’s Relationship with the Environment As part of Sustainability Week and other planned celebrations of arts and humanities at Temple University in April 2011, a...

Grant Opportunities

NIH Positive Youth Development Grant


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NIH Offers Funding for Reducing Risk Behaviors by Promoting Positive Youth Development The National Institute of Health has funding for research to enhance the understanding of Positive Youth...

Philadelphia Zoo Conservation Grants


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Apply for a Philadelphia Zoo Conservation Grant Each year the Philadelphia Zoo gives 15 grants up to $1,500 each to support locally-based environmental projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and...

RFP: Wallace Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development (HUFED) Center


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Wallace Center at Winrock International Announces 2011 Request for Applications Wallace HUFED Center will fund one-to-two year grants to establish and develop food enterprises bringing more healthy...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Coordinator, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative


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Coordinator III- Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (November 2010) Company:            Family Planning Council Status:                Full Time, Employee Relevant Work...

Program Director, Philadelphia Chapter, Back On My Feet


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Program Director, Philadelphia Chapter Posted on: December 18, 2010 Posted by: Back On My Feet The Program Director’s main responsibility is to ensure a sustainable, effective, and successful...

Self-Sufficiency Coach, ACHIEVEability


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Self-Sufficiency Coach – Counselor! Organizer! Motivator! Guide! Posted on: December 20, 2010 Posted by: ACHIEVEability Self-Sufficiency Coach: Organizer! Motivator! Guide! The bottom line is...

Director of Programs and Special Services, Mastery Charter Schools


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Director of Programs and Special Services Posted on: December 21, 2010 Posted by: Mastery Charter Schools The Director of Programs and Special Services is responsible for creating, implementing and...

K-8 Program Manager, Project HOME


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K-8 Program Manager, Project HOME Posted on: December 22, 2010 Full-time Program Manager needed to manage our K-8 engaging interactive literacy and technology after school and summer non-traditional...

Team Up Education Specialist, EducationWorks


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Job posting:  Team Up Education Specialist Team Up Education Specialist Position Description The Team Up Education Specialist is responsible for providing training and onsite coaching to AmeriCorps...

Youth Development and Engagement Manager, Mural Arts Program


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Youth Development and Engagement Manager Job Summary The art education department of the Mural Arts Program serves over 1,600 youth annually, many of whom are referred to our programs because they...

Director of Individual Giving, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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Director of Individual Giving The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is a unique joint venture between the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit...

Technical Project Manager, Critical Path Project


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POSITION DESCRIPTION Position: Technical Project Manager Reports To: Critical Path Digital Inclusion Supervisor Hours Weekly: 40 (2 year position.) This is an exempt position. For over twenty years,...

Miscellaneous

Fundraising Webinar Series


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PA Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) 2011 Webinars: Attend from the comfort of your home or office! New! 2011 Fundraising Webinar Series with Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE...

National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign webinars


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Anti-drug campaign to launch monthly webinar series In early 2011, the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign will launch a monthly webinar series on Implementing Above the Influence in Your Local...

National Teen Ambassador Conference Call


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Please see information below about the National Teen Ambassador Conference Call, a powercall for youth in inner city communities who are dealing with tough issues. “The call will resume Sunday,...

Lax Scholarship Fund for gay men


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Real change requires strong leaders. That’s why the Lax Scholarship Fund deadline, on Tuesday, January 18th, is so important. The Lax Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 by the late...

Leveraging Excellence Award


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Call for 2011 Leveraging Excellence Award Applications We are pleased to invite applications for the fourth year of the NCCI Leveraging Excellence Awards. The deadline for applications is February...


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