The week of

May 01, 2011

PHENND Events/Activities

SISPA/Community Service Directors Summer Institute


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Scholars in Service to PA Summer Institute Attention all Community Service and Service Learning Administrators and Faculty! The Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program presents… 2011 Summer...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Jobs for Pennsylvania’s Graduates Friendraiser Gala


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Jobs for Pennsylvania’s Graduates, Inc. Friendraiser Gala JAG PA Launch Celebration “Investing in Pennsylvania’s Youth for a Prosperous Future” Date:  Friday, June 10, 2011 Location: The...

Campus Philly Opportunity Fair


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Campus Philly Opportunity Fair Hosted by Temple University at the Gittis Student Center Tuesday, May 24th, 2011, NOON TO 3PM Greater Philadelphia’s business community has the opportunity to capture...

Eats and Beats 2011: Youth-led dinner


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Spread the word! The Urban Nutrition Initiative’s Youth Development Program invites YOU to save the date for… Eats and Beats 2011! May 21, 5:30-8:30 Join us for dinner to support the...

Fellowship Farm 2011 Farm Blossom Day


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Fellowship Farm 2011 Farm Blossom Day Sunday, May 22, 1-4 – Come Have Fun! At our 126 Acre Program Center with a Sing-Along led by Singing City Choir (founded in 1948 as the “Fellowship...

How to Bring Elements of the Summer Camp Experience to Any Program


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That Old Camp Magic How to Bring Elements of the Summer Camp Experience to Any Program Description:  Experience the songs, s’mores and structure of summer camp!  This workshop is ideal for...

Development and Fundraising Trainings


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PANO offers trainings for SEPA nonprofits The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations is offering four trainings for southeastern Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations in the coming...

Working with Domestic Violence Survivors: A Training for Professionals


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Training helps professionals in working with domestic violence victims Lutheran Settlement House’s Bilingual Domestic Violence Program is offering Working with Domestic Violence Survivors: A...

Breaking the Silence on Behavioral Health


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Young men are “Breaking the Silence” on mental health issues Breaking the Silence, a campaign to raise awareness of behavioral health issues in the African American community, will hold a...

Book event: How to Walk to School: Blueprint for a Neighborhood School Renaissance


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Book event focuses on revitalizing neighborhood schools The authors of How to Walk to School: Blueprint for a Neighborhood School Renaissance, will participate in a presentation at the annual...

Anti-Drug Neighborhood Leadership Corps Program


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Drug prevention group offers training to neighborhood activists The Philadelphia Coalition for Drug/Violence-Free Communities is initiating the Neighborhood Leadership Corps Program under the...

Norris Square Neighborhood Project’s Festival de Bambulaé


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Norris Square Neighborhood Project presents Festival de Bambulaé Saturday June 25, 2011 Self-guided garden tour 4-5pm Main event 5-8pm We are inviting friends, community members, partner...

New Resources

New Report: Expanded Measures of School Performance


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Room for growth A new study from the RAND Corporation finds that expanding measures of school performance beyond mathematics and English language arts will give educators better information when...

Teachable Moments: Ethics and Reflection in Service-Learning


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The National Dropout Prevention Center is pleased to announce the release of its newest publication, Teachable Moments: Ethics and Reflection in Service-Learning by Teddi Fishman and Lorelei Swanson....

New Report: Prosperity 2050: Is Equity the Superior Growth Model?


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Last Friday, a standing-room-only crowd packed the auditorium at the DC offices of Center for American Progress (CAP) to engage in a long-overdue discussion about the critical role of equity in...

Project Peace for Teenagers in DelCo


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Project Peace for Teenagers Do you need help with education, childcare, welfare benefits, parenting or support? We can help! The Project Peace Teen Parent Program provides one-on-one support for...

New Money Smart Curriculum for Young Adults


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FDIC updates Money Smart for young adults The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has announced an updated and enhanced version of its instructor-led Money Smart for Young Adults financial...

National Summer Learning Day Webinars


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Communities gear up to celebrate National Summer Learning Day The National Summer Learning Association’s 2011 Summer Learning Day will take place on Tuesday, June 21st. The national advocacy...

Social Innovations Journal: Education


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Innovation Journal publishes special issue on education reform The region’s social impact journal, the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal has published its first theme-based edition, focused...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Intern, Urban Tree Connection


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Land Use Index: Intern Job Description Project Dates: May 19 – August 12 (tentatively) Expected Time Commitment: 10 – 40 hours/week (flexible) Project Background & Description: Urban...

Graphic Design Internship, Mural Arts Program


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Graphic Design Internship Mural Arts seeks a graphic design intern who will assist the Marketing Department with the development and execution of the marketing plan. This is an unpaid internship,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care Convention


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Your next chance to learn more about community schools is during this year’s National Assembly on School-Based Health Care Convention, June 26-29, 2011, which will be  held at the Chicago...

Call for Presentations: Bridging Research with Practice: BPSOS Southeast Asian Family Conference


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Attention all scholars/researchers and service providers! Boat People SOS of Delaware Valley, PA is planning a Southeast Asian Family Conference entitled Bridging Research with Practice in...

2011 Alternative Break Citizenship Schools


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Join the Break Away staff and alternative break leaders from colleges and universities across the country for a week that is sure to enrich your alternative break program and expand your program’s...

Grant Opportunities

Peace Corps Global Community Project Fund


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National Peace Corps Association Launches Global Community Project Fund Deadline: June 3, 2011 (Round One Proposals) Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Washington, , the National Peace Corps...

NEA Foundation-Nickelodeon Big Help Grants


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K-8 Public School Educators Invited to Apply for NEA Foundation-Nickelodeon Big Help Grants Deadline: June 1, 2011 Sponsored by Nickelodeon and the NEA Foundation, NEA Foundation-Nickelodeon Big Help...

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation


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American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Offers Support for Programs to Help Children Deadline: July 15, 2011 Established in 1954, the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation seeks to provide other...

CVS Caremark Community Grants


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CVS: Caremark Community Grants The CVS Caremark Community Grants Program is currently accepting proposals for programs targeting children with disabilities that address: health and rehabilitation...

Carol M. White Physical Education Program


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Grants available for phys ed programs The Carol M. White Physical Education Program provides grants to local educational agencies and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Teachers, Green Woods Charter School


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Green Woods Charter School has been approved for expansion!!  Please consider joining us on our journey toward an exciting and sustainable future! The mission of Green Woods Charter School is to...

AmeriCorps POWER Intnership Coordinator, Univ. Community Collaborative of Phila.


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UCCP POWER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM COORDINATOR AN AMERICORPS POSITION The University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia (UCCP) at Temple University is seeking an AmeriCorps Member to coordinate its...

Development Director, William Way LGBT Community Center


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Development Director, William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center Posted on: April 21, 2011 Summary: The Development Director is responsible for assuring achievement of the...

Executive Director, Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc.


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Executive Director, Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc. Posted on: April 21, 2011 Overview The Board of Directors of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc. (TTF)...

Program and Trek Coordinator, buildOn


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Program and Trek Coordinator, buildOn Posted on: April 18, 2011 Position Summary: buildOn is seeking a passionate, experienced, creative, results-oriented and professional self-starter with both...

AmeriCorps*VISTA-Education, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania


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AmeriCorps*VISTA-Education, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Posted on: April 21, 2011 United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is focused on identifying young people at risk of dropping out in...

Accounting Supervisor, Penn Asian Senior Services


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Accounting Supervisor, Penn Asian Senior Services Position Duties and Responsibilities: · Responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting, including developing and maintaining general...

Director, Bilingual Domestic Violence Program, Lutheran Settlement House


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Director, Bilingual Domestic Violence Program, Lutheran Settlement House Posted on: April 19, 2011 Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the BDVP Director is responsible for implementing...

College and Post Secondary Program Coordinator, Summer Search National


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College and Post Secondary Program Coordinator, Summer Search National Posted on: April 19, 2011 OUR MISSION Summer Search is a dynamic national non-profit organization that finds resilient...

AmeriCorps VISTA, Project Coordinator, Philadelphia Youth Network


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AmeriCorps VISTA, Project Coordinator, Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: April 19, 2011 Service Description: Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is seeking three AmeriCorps VISTA members to provide...

Childcare Worker (PT), Women Against Abuse


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Childcare Worker (PT), Women Against Abuse Posted on: April 22, 2011 Women Against Abuse, Inc (WAA) is the leading and largest provider of services to victims of domestic violence in both the City of...

Resource Development AmeriCorps*VISTA, Entrepreneur Works


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Resource Development AmeriCorps*VISTA, Entrepreneur Works Posted on: April 19, 2011 REPORTS TO: Executive Director/Development & Communications Associate SITE LOCATION: 111 S. Independence Mall...

Miscellaneous

Independent Sector NGen Leadership Award


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Independent Sector Invites Nominations for American Express NGen Leadership Award Deadline: May 13, 2011 (Online Nomination Form) Sponsored by American Express and Independent Sector, the American...

Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing


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MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing Announces National Call for Entries Deadline: May 31, 2011 Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. and the MetLife Foundation are accepting...

Mario Savio Young Activist Award


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Nominations Invited for Mario Savio Young Activist Award Deadline: June 30, 2011 Housed at the Tides Foundation, the Mario Savio Memorial Lecture Fund and Young Activist Award is accepting...

Health Issues Affecting Refugees, Recent Immigrants, and Undereducated Adults


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If you know of folks who work in partnerships to support health care in underserved communities, they might be interested in this event sponsored by the MN and IA Campus Compacts. The presenter is...


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