The week of

February 20, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Block Captain Best Practice Breakfast


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Event: “Block Captain Best Practice Breakfast” presented by the United Block Captains Association Location: The Rotunda 4014 Walnut Street 19104 Date: Saturday, March 19, 2011 Time: 10:00 am to...

Rally for Earned Sick Time


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COME TO THE RALLY AND HEARING ON EARNED SICK DAYS! Everyone Gets Sick— Not Everyone Has the Time to Get Better 2 out of every 5 workers in Philadelphia do NOT have a single paid sick day. Help Us...

FREE Tax Preparation and FAFSA Event


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Have Your Eye On College?  We Can Help You Find a Way to Pay for It. FREE Tax Preparation and FAFSA Event Sunday, February 27th 1pm-4pm Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church 2800 W. Cheltenham Avenue...

NPower PA’s March Training Calendar


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Technology is advancing at a breakneck pace in today’s society, and learning to use technology effectively is becoming more important everyday. There is something to be said for the comfort of...

A Conversation On Social Activism and Environmental Justice with Van Jones


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Green – The New Black A Conversation On Social Activism and Environmental Justice Tuesday, March 15, 2011: 5:30 – 8:00 PM (VIP Reception immediately following) The Franklin Institute...

Greening Your Office 101


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Greening Your Office 101 Two More Chances to Attend Wednesday, March 9, 2011: 12:00 – 2:00 PM Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA Tuesday, March 15, 2011: 12:00 –...

Women’s Way event discusses human trafficking


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Women’s Way event discusses human trafficking Women’s Way’s Happy Hour for Her this month will be held on Wednesday, February 23rd from 6-8pm at L’Etage, 624 S. 6th Street in Philadelphia....

The Big Shift: What’s Ahead for Your Encore Career


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Encore career guru to speak at Gershman Y Marc Freedman, CEO and founder of Civic Ventures, a think tank on boomers, work and social purpose,  will on the topic The Big Shift: What’s Ahead for...

Greater Philadelphia Social Entrepreneur Meetup


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Social entrepreneur networking event scheduled Greater Philadelphia Social Entrepreneur Meetup is for people who are running — or thinking of starting — a social enterprise, nonprofit,...

New Resources

Inside Charter Schools: Unlocking Doors to Student Success


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As a movement matures, a pull toward the traditional In the final report from its four-year Inside Charter Schools Initiative, the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) has released a study...

Key Considerations for Communities and States Reconnecting Youth to Education


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Building Roads to Success: Key Considerations for Communities and States Reconnecting Youth to Education National Youth Employment Coalition This publication includes a series of briefs designed to...

Dropout Prevention Professional Development Series


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The National Dropout Prevention Center announces the debut of a brand new series of professional development resources: The Professional Development Series. Based on the radio webcasts from Solutions...

Low-Income Communities & the Great Recession


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Low-Income Communities and the Great Recession: Mid-2010 Trends Report (February 15, 2011 – New York, NY)  The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) has...

10 Leadership Strategies for Sustainable Diversity


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] Greetings from Stockholm, Sweden, for those of you might wonder what the job opportunities are for former VP’s of Community Development when...

Renewing the Commitment: An ADA Compliance Guide for Nonprofits


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Guide helps nonprofits with ADA compliance The Chicago Community Trust has published Renewing the Commitment: An ADA Compliance Guide for Nonprofits to provide guidance to nonprofit organizations on...

New Website: City Soup Philadelphia


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City Soup Philadelphia highlights city’s hunger crisis Areas of Philadelphia are some of the hungriest in the nation. Recent statistics show that 1 in 3 Philadelphians are on the brink of hunger....

Promoting Financial Success in the United States: National Strategy for Financial Literacy


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US commission issues national financial literacy strategy The interagency Financial Literacy and Education Commission has developed a new national strategy that organizations involved with personal...

Strengthening Pennsylvania Business through Investments in Early Care and Education


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Business leaders say early education means $$ for PA America’s Edge, a national group of business leaders who work to strengthen businesses and the economy through proven investments in children,...

School health centers improve grades


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Another sound investment About 1,900 school-based health centers (SBHC) that deliver comprehensive healthcare to students are improving academic success, according to the National Assembly on...

Why are other countries doing better in science than the U.S.?


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A little knowledge is a dangerous thing Students in the United States first learn about the human eye in elementary school; in countries that score higher in science, students don’t discuss the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Business Development Intern, Entrepreneur Works


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Entrepreneur Works 111 S. Independence Mall East Suite 810 The Bourse Building Philadelphia, PA 19106 POSITION:             Business Development Intern START DATE:             March...

Social Media Intern, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia


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Social Media Intern Philadelphia, PA Posted February 9, 2011 The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia is seeking an intern to develop, implement and maintain social media tactics on...

Volunteers needed, Read Across America Day


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Read Across America Day scheduled for March 2nd The National Education Association’s Read Across America event is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Impact of Community Engagement: Moving from Outputs to Outcomes


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The Fourth Annual Service-Learning Symposium/Showcase Event “The Impact of Community Engagement: Moving from Outputs to Outcomes” Featuring Keynote Speakers: Liberty Smith, , Associate...

Call for Papers: Critical Refusals Conference


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A major conference on critical theories and liberation will be held at the University of Pennsylvania on 27-29 October 2011. The CALL FOR PAPERS & PARTICIPATION for this “Critical...

The After-School Institute (TASI) Eastern Regional Conference


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The PA Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) is a sponsor of The After-School Institute (TASI) Eastern Regional Conference on After-School to be held May 12 and 13, 2011 in...

Changing Landscape of Community Development


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Register now for the seventh Federal Reserve Community Affairs Research Conference, “The Changing Landscape of Community Development,” to be held April 28-29, 2011, in Arlington, VA. The...

Call for Proposals: National Science Teachers Association Conference


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National Science Teachers Association National Conference, Indianapolis March 29-April 1, 2012 Proposals for this session are due April 15, 2011 To submit for this session: Strand Two Pathways to a...

Grant Opportunities

Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Program


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Guardian Life Insurance: Girls Going Places Awards The Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Program rewards the enterprising spirits of girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship, are taking the...

The Merchant Fund grants for Phila businesses


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The Merchant Fund TMF has three core grant making areas for businesses that have been legally established for at least three years in Philadelphia: Business Stabilization grants up to $10,000 to help...

Reintegration of Ex-Offenders – Adult Program Grants


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DOL offers grants to support employment of ex-offenders The US Department of Labor is making available approximately $ million in grant funds to serve adult offenders who are returning from...

Allstate Foundation


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Allstate Foundation supports domestic violence, other programs The Allstate Foundation is accepting applications for projects that fall under the foundation’s grantmaking focus areas: safe and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Store Manager, Mariposa Food Co-op


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Mariposa Food Co-op is seeking enthusiastic candidates for a Store Manager position. JOB DESCRIPTION: –25-30 hours/week (primarily in-store), including a mix of weekday, weekend, and evening...

ABE/GED/ESL Instructor


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ABE/GED/ESL Full-Time – Seasoned instructor to teach reading, writing, math, ESL, GED® prep and computer basics in North Philadelphia and Delaware County. Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of...

EITC Coordinator, PathWays PA


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EITC Coordinator This position will coordinate and provide data management and support in preparation for, during, and after the 20010/11 tax season. Site Coordinator experience preferred. This...

Membership Intern, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia


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Membership Intern Philadelphia, PA Posted January 5, 2011 Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Job Title: Membership Intern Expected Commitment: 15-20 hours per week, February – May...

Adult Basic Education/GED “Move Up” Teacher, Community Learning Center


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Adult Basic Education/GED “Move Up” Teacher Community Learning Center seeks an Adult Basic Education/GED teacher to conduct classes at an EARN Center, as part of Pennsylvania’s Move...

various, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging


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PLEASE POST – ALL POSTINGS OPEN UNTIL FILLED –2/2011 ABOUT PHILADELPHIA CORPORATION FOR AGING (PCA) Today, employing over 650 persons and with a budget of over $90 million, PCA is the largest...

Part-Time Educator, National Liberty Museum


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Part-Time Educator, National Liberty Museum Posted on: February 9, 2011 We are currently seeking a Part-time Educator to work with our highly successful team of museum educators. The Part-time...

Recovery Coach, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania


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Recovery Coach, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania Posted on: February 8, 2011 Employment Opportunity The Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP) is a...

Lead Trainer, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund


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Lead Trainer, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund Posted on: February 8, 2011 This full time, grant-funded position requires an experienced administrator who has the interest, ability, and...

Part-Time Program Coordinator, Girl’s Active In Nature


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Girl’s Active In Nature Part-Time Program Coordinator, Urban Blazers Foundation Posted on: February 8, 2011 Posted by: Urban Blazers Foundation Urban Blazers is seeking a flexible, motivated...

Executive Coordinator, Philabundance


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Executive Coordinator, Philabundance Posted on: February 8, 2011 The Executive Coordinator will provide high quality support to the CEO; including project management and daily administrative tasks....

Senior Training Associate, Family Planning Council


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Senior Training Associate (January 2010) Company:                Family Planning Council Status:                Full Time, Employee Relevant Work Experience:     2+ years...

Coordinator, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative, Family Planning Council


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Coordinator- Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative, Family Planning Council Posted on: February 9, 2011 Family Planning Council, a large, well-regarded not-for-profit human services agency in downtown...

After-school Program Group Mentor, Lutheran Children and Family Service


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After-school Program Group Mentor, Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania Posted on: February 9, 2011 Lutheran Children and Family Service in Southeast Pennsylvania seeks...

Program Coordinator, Philadelphia Parks Alliance


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Program Coordinator, Philadelphia Parks Alliance Posted on: February 10, 2011 The Philadelphia Parks Alliance (PPA) is seeking a Program Coordinator to work as part of our three-person staff to...

Provider Liaison (Seasonal), The Philadelphia Youth Network


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Provider Liaison (Seasonal), The Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: February 10, 2011 General Description: The Summer WorkReady Provider Liaison is part of a seasonal team designed to provide...

Employment Specialist (Seasonal), The Philadelphia Youth Network


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Employment Specialist (Seasonal), The Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: February 10, 2011 General Description: The Employment Specialist is part of a seasonal team designed to provide citywide...

Domestic Violence Advocate/Phone Outreach Counselor, Women Against Abuse


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Domestic Violence Advocate/Phone Outreach Counselor (Temp FT to long term PT), Women Against Abuse Posted on: February 11, 2011 Domestic Violence Advocate/Phone Outreach Counselor The DV Advocate/...

Intake and Services Coordinator, Women Against Abuse


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Intake and Services Coordinator, Women Against Abuse Posted on: February 11, 2011 Intake and Services Coordinator Provide direct service link for legal center clients to external resources necessary...

Adolescent Therapist, The Attic Youth Center


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ADOLESCENT THERAPIST, The Attic Youth Center Posted on: February 11, 2011 (Hourly, 6-8 hours per week) Reports to: Clinical Coordinator The Attic Youth Center, Philadelphia’s only agency...

Miscellaneous

Using Data to Align Resources to Create a Comprehensive Learning System


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Mark your calendars – events you don’t want to miss Using Data to Align Resources to Create a Comprehensive Learning System Join us for a Webinar on March 1 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar...

Environmental, social and governance metrics for business sustainability


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March Webinar: What are the key environmental, social and governance metrics for business sustainability? Listen in as three sustainability professionals weigh in on how an organization can identify...

Awards: International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement


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International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Research for Impact:  Scholarship Advancing Social Change Chicago, IL, November 2-4, 2011 Call for...

Nonprofits: Take this survey


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The economic recession and state budget cuts have created funding issues for many social service organizations throughout Pennsylvania. The survey below, created by United Way of Pennsylvania and the...

Kids Gardening Fruit Tree Award


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Jamba Juice: It’s All About the Fruit The Jamba Juice It’s All About the Fruit grant program provides schools with fruit trees to create engaging nutrition and gardening experiences....


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