The week of

April 11, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

STEM Workshop for OST Staff Serving Grades K-8


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Special OST Training from the School District of Philadelphia STEM WORKSHOP FOR OST STAFF SERVING GRADES K-8 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) content represents a large part of the...

Film screening: Grown in Detroit


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You are cordially invited to this month’s food justice movie night, sponsored by the Urban Nutrition Initiative!  This month, we are featuring… Grown in Detroit Teen moms becoming urban...

Global Cities: Sustainability, Penn, and Philadelphia


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GLOBAL CITIES: FRI, APR 15, 2011, 11a & 5p Session I: Sustainability of Cities 3417 Walnut Street, Houston Hall, Benjamin Franklin Room, University of Pennsylvania, 11 am – 1 pm Keynote:...

National Citizenship Day


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Is it time for YOU  to become a  CITIZEN? National Citizenship Day Saturday, April 30, 2011 Pennsylvania celebrates National Citizenship Day 2011 on Saturday, April 30, 2011. Volunteer attorneys...

2011 Corporate Philanthropy Summit


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PBJ schedules 2011 Corporate Philanthropy Summit The Philadelphia Business Journal and Wells Fargo Bank will convene the region’s top leaders to share insight to company and personal giving...

Young Leaders Program Board Orientation Agency Fair


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UW-trained volunteers seek nonprofit boards United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania will sponsor its annual Young Leaders Program Board Orientation agency fair on Tuesday, April 12th. YLP is a United...

Philadelphia Book Festival


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Philadelphia Book Festival takes over the Parkway on April 16th On Saturday, April 16th, the Free Library of Philadelphia has planned a day full of free events and programming for families and...

OST Peer Networking Meeting: Summer Programming


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Summer programming highlights April OST peer discussion The monthly Peer Networking Meeting of the Out of School Time Resource Center will be held on Thursday, April 14th from 11:30am to 1:30pm at...

New Resources

Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide Winter/Spring 2011 Edition


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The Urban Affairs Coalition and the UAC Foreclosure Prevention Task Force are pleased to present the Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide Winter/Spring 2011 Edition.  The Guide is designed to help...

POPPYN: Youth-Driven News


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A new youth-driven news show supported by Temple’s University-Community Collaborative of Philadelphia (UCCP) program aims to do more than just tell stories about youth. Instead, the show’s...

Measuring Impact Toolkit for communications evaluation


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Toolkit aims to help advocates evaluate communications A new Measuring Impact Toolkit, released by the Center for Media Justice, is designed to support community organizers and media professionals to...

School District of Philadelphia Progress Report


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District issues strategic plan update amidst funding concerns The School District of Philadelphia has issued an overview of its progress towards achieving the goals established in its five-year...

New Report: Voices for the Common Good: America Speaks Out on Education


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UWW plans to recruit one million volunteers, mentors United Way Worldwide hosted a National Education Town Hall on March 31st in Washington to unveil the report Voices for the Common Good: America...

Sustainability Pilot Curricula for K-12


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[posted to Sustain-K12 list] I’m writing from Green Education Foundation (GEF), a national non-profit that offers free STEM-focused sustainability education curricula to K-12 schools and...

New Report: Toward Increasing Teacher Diversity


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Another troubling gap Minority students are 41 percent of the public school population, but minority teachers are 16 .5 percent of the teaching force. A new report from ETS and the NEA looks at...

Participation Over Time: Keeping Youth Engaged from Middle School to High School


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Participation Over Time: Keeping Youth Engaged from Middle School to High School This article appears in the Fall 2010 issue of Afterschool Matters, a journal published by the c that serves those...

Partnerships Classifieds

Community Organizer/Communications Internship, Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces


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Community Organizer/Communications Internship The Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces is looking for engaged student interns to work as Community Organizers to pass Philadelphia’s Bill...

Graduation Pledge Alliance seeks Board President


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The Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA, ) is seeking a board-level Executive Committee (EC) President starting in the summer of 2011. This position is on a volunteer basis without monetary compensation....

Grant Opportunities

Year-Round Youth Work Programs


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RFP for year-round youth work programs released The Philadelphia Council for College and Career Success has released a request for proposals to allocate Workforce Investment Act funds for contracts...

2011 Girls Today Leaders Tomorrow


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UWSEPA issues RFP for girls programs United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has issued its 2011 Girls Today Leaders Tomorrow Request for Proposals, available for nonprofit organizations in...

Women Helping Others Foundation


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Women Helping Others Foundation Invites Grant Applications for Programs to Assist Women and Children Deadline: September 6, 2011 The WHO (Women Helping Others) Foundation supports grassroots...

Build Healthier Communities Through Informed Decision Making


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Health Impact Project Announces Call for Proposals to Build Healthier Communities Through Informed Decision Making Deadline: June 1, 2011 (Brief Proposals) The Health Impact Project, a collaboration...

Back to School and Youth Literacy Grants Program


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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Accepting applications for Back to School and Youth Literacy Grants Program Deadline: May 18, 2011 The Dollar General Literacy Foundation provides support to...

Best Buy Children’s Foundation


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Best Buy Children’s Foundation: @15 Community Grants The Best Buy Children’s Foundation @15 Community Grants empower teens to thrive by helping them excel in school, engage in their...

MetLife AfterSchool Innovator Awards


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Seeking Nominations for the MetLife Innovator Awards Nomination Deadline: May 31, 2011 The Afterschool Alliance and MetLife Foundation are partnering again to develop and disseminate a series of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Office Manager, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia


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Office Manager Position Posting: Office Manager Reports to: Executive Director Location: Philadelphia, PA Term: Part-time, Permanent Deadline to Apply: Friday, April 22, 2011 at 5:00PM Overview: The...

Pt-time Financial Assistant, Millbourne Borough


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Millbourne Borough Financial Assistant Job Description April 5, 2011 Reports to: Borough Manager Authority: Responsible for all accounting functions through trial balance, financial grant...

Lower School Director, Independence Charter School


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LOWER SCHOOL DIRECTOR Independence Charter School (ICS), an award-winning K-8 school, is currently seeking a dynamic and passionate educator to collaboratively lead a Philadelphia urban school. The...

Middle School Director, Independence Charter School


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MIDDLE SCHOOL DIRECTOR Independence Charter School (ICS), an award-winning K-8 school, is currently seeking a dynamic and passionate educator to collaboratively lead a Philadelphia urban school. The...

Program Assistant, Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County


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Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County PO Box 3463 West Chester, PA 19381-3463 (610) 696-5675 Position Program Assistant Location IHAC office, 129 South High Street, West...

Community Outreach Manager, Princeton AlumniCorps


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Community Outreach Manager, Princeton AlumniCorps Princeton AlumniCorps (formerly Princeton Project 55) is an independent alumni-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that inspires and builds civic...

Senior Accountant, Maternity Care Coalition


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Senior Accountant, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: March 29, 2011 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $ nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being. MCC seeks an...

Director, Retention Initiatives, Campus Philly


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Director, Retention Initiatives, Campus Philly Posted on: March 29, 2011 DIRECTOR, RETENTION INITIATIVES The Director of Retention Initiatives directs Campus Philly’s programming aimed at...

Housing Counselor, Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania


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Housing Counselor, Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania Posted on: March 29, 2011 Non-Profit housing counseling agency seeks homeowner advocate who can help prevent foreclosure, support local...

Director of Out-of-School Youth, Philadelphia Youth Network


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Director of Out-of-School Youth, Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: March 29, 2011 General Description: The Director of Out-of-School Youth is responsible for setting the vision and direction of...

Manager of Finance and Administration, Friends of the Children


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Manager of Finance and Administration, Friends of the Children-National Posted on: March 30, 2011 Manager of Finance and Administration (up to 30 hours a week) The Manager of Finance and...

Managing Director, Alumni Affairs, Teach for America


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Managing Director, Alumni Affairs (Greater Philadelphia-Camden) Posted on: March 30, 2011 Position Summary Teach For America seeks a Managing Director of Alumni Affairs in the Greater Philadelphia...

Managing Director, Community & District Partnerships, Teach for America


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Managing Director, Community & District Partnerships (Greater Philadelphia-Camden) Posted on: March 30, 2011 Position Summary As we continue to expand our impact in greater Philadelphia, Camden,...

Executive Director, juntos


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Executive Director, juntos Posted on: March 30, 2011 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – JUNTOS ABOUT JUNTOS: JUNTOS is a nonprofit 501(c)3 founded in 2002 to organize, assist, and develop leadership among recent...

CEO, Philadelphia Public-Interest Information Network


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POSITION:    Chief Executive Officer ORGANIZATION:    Philadelphia Public-Interest Information Network REPORTS TO:                        Board of Directors...

Intensive Prevention Services-Counselor, Diversified Community Services


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Intensive Prevention Services-Counselor, Diversified Community Services Posted on: March 31, 2011 Position: IPS Counselor Supervisor: IPS Supervisor Overview of Position/General Responsibilities...

Pt-time Assistant Group Leader, United Communities


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United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has an immediate opening in their afterschool program for an Assistant Group Leader/Security.  This is a part-time position, approximately 15 hours per...

various positions, Lutheran Settlement House


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Lutheran Settlement House Founded in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization, committed to providing comprehensive services to vulnerable children, adults,...

Community Development Director, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America


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Community Development Director, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc. (CCFA) Posted on: April 1, 2011 The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), is a private,...

Youth Advisor, Covenant House Pennsylvania


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Youth Advisor Posted on: April 1, 2011 Covenant House Pennsylvania is hiring Youth Advisors for both the Rights of Passage Program (ROP) and the Crisis Residential Center (CRC) for day, evening,...

Pt-time Exec Director, Graduation Pledge Alliance


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The Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA, ) is seeking an Executive Director starting in the summer of 2011. This is a part-time position lasting one year with the possibility of extension; there will be...

Miscellaneous

Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship


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Skoll Foundation Accepting Applications for the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship Deadline: April 27, 2011 The Palo Alto, California-based Skoll Foundation is accepting applications for its...

Earth Island Institute: Brower Youth Award


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Earth Island Institute: Brower Youth Award The Earth Island Institute Brower Youth Award recognizes young people for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and...

Social Studies Programs of Excellence Award


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NCSS: Social Studies Programs of Excellence Award The National Council for the Social Studies Programs of Excellence Award provides recognition for outstanding social studies programs currently being...

Engaging and Retaining Older Youth


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Upcoming Online Training Opportunities from the Center for Afterschool Education Through PD@®, the Center for Afterschool Education experienced afterschool trainers to you with convenient,...


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