The week of

May 09, 2011

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND K-16 Partnerships Institute


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PHENND K-16 Partnerships Institute June 2-3, 2011 Location: School District of Philadelphia 440 N. Broad Street Sessions will be 9-5 both days. The K-16 Partnerships Institute will focus various...

Other Local Events and Workshops

5th Annual Praxies Awards


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THE 5TH ANNUAL PRAXIES AWARDS & FUNDRAISING RECEPTION May 18, 2011 Save the Date! More information to be released soon. If you are interested in becoming an individual or corporate sponsor please...

Film Screening: Pressure Cooker


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PCCY movie night to screen ‘Pressure Cooker’ Public Citizens for Children and Youth continues its ongoing series of documentary screenings and discussions on Monday, May 16th with a...

Summer Course Guide: School District Parent University


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School District publishes summer course guide for parents The School District of Philadelphia has published the summer course descriptions for its Parent University. Parent University is based on...

Diversity Awareness II: Building Your Cultural Competency Skills


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Family Services Montco announces summer workshop schedule Family Services of Montgomery County has announced the spring and summer workshop series offered through Project ECO (Enhancing Community...

Roadmap to Financial Health Using Key Performance Indicators


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Workshop offers nonprofit roadmap to fiscal health Picture This: A Roadmap to Financial Health Using Key Performance Indicators and Dashboards, a workshop sponsored by the Bucks County Center for...

8th Annual Interfaith Peace Walk


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Peace walk seeks to strengthen interfaith partnerships The eighth annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation, billed as a “walking dialogue” among, Jews, Muslims,...

Grands As Parents, Turning Points for Children


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Day-long conference for kinship caregivers scheduled Grands As Parents, Turning Points for Children, and Pennsylvania State Sen. Anthony H. Williams will sponsor the Helping Hands Intergenerational...

Choosing a Sustainable Future


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Liz Walker, the Executive Director of EcoVillage at Ithaca, published a great new book last fall — Choosing a Sustainable Future: Ideas and Inspiration From Ithaca, NY. You can order it here:...

Special Lecture on Hunger and Sesame Street’s Food For Thought


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Special Lecture on Hunger and Sesame Street’s Food For Thought Presented by Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, Sesame Workshop Sesame Street has brought joy to young children for decades, but did you...

Special Needs and Inclusion for Out-of-School Time Staff


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MAY PEER NETWORKING MEETING FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME STAFF Come join us for the next meeting featuring the topic “Special Needs and Inclusion.” Let’s talk about how our programs can...

Workshop on Individualized Learning Plans


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ILP WORKSHOP FOR OST STAFF SERVING GRADES 9-12 This year, the School District of Philadelphia is implementing Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) for high school students. This workshop is free, and...

Film screening: Food Stamped


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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… Food Stamped Watch as a filmmaking couple...

AmeriCorps Week Rally


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Location: City Hall – Dilworth Plaza (across from the Clothespin) Thursday, May 19 8:00-9:30 AM Refreshments will be served. Current AmeriCorps members, Alums, and friends are invited to...

Public Service and Career Fair set for AmeriCorps Week


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Public Service and Career Fair set for AmeriCorps Week As part of Americorps Week, the Philadelphia Public Service and Career Fair will take place on Friday, May 20th from 11am to 4pm at Houston...

New Resources

The Story of Substandard Housing


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Photovoice: The Story of Substandard Housing is a multimedia video produced through a collaboration between Quincy Community Health Centers and the Colleges of Nursing and Communication at Washington...

Most Students Lack Civics Proficiency


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Most Students Lack Civics Proficiency on NAEP By Erik W. Robelen Many high school seniors may be old enough to vote, but just one-quarter of them demonstrate at least a “proficient” level of...

Building and Conducting a Successful Business Survey


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New Corporate Voices tool helps community and business partnerships Corporate Voices for Working Families has released a new resource to help community leaders and employers collaborate to support...

New Report: Recovery Act Strengthened Food Security for Low-Income Families


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Recovery Act Strengthened Food Security for Low-Income Families The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 increased benefit levels for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP,...

New Website: OpenDataPhilly.org


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City unveils new website for government, civic data The City of Philadelphia has announced the debut of a new website that promises to open the often obscure statistics of government and other...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer tutors, Spells Writing Lab


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Spells Writing Lab seeks after school tutors As our college volunteers at Spells Writing Lab start exams and head home for the summer, the group is seeking additional tutors to help its elementary...

volunteers needed, Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis


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Ashe Tennis Center seeks volunteers Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education is looking for volunteers to participate with community clean up events, tutoring and helping with its various programs...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Out-of-School Time Links to Learning – Train the Trainer Training


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The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) would like to invite experienced afterschool trainers to attend a National Institute for Out-of-School Time (NIOST) Links to...

Grant Opportunities

Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education


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FFVF: Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education honor outstanding educators who...

Grants for Programs Serving Children With Disabilities


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CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Accepting Grant Applications for Programs Serving Children With Disabilities Deadline: June 15, 2011 and August 15, 2011 The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust seeks to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Microbusiness Specialist, Isles Community Enterprises


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Isles Community Enterprises (ICE), Isles’ newly formed CDFI, is seeking an experienced microbusiness development professional to lead our training and lending services for women, people with...

Cabin Counselors, Camps Sojourner


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Camp Sojourner, Girls’ Leadership Camp! Be part of an exciting leadership program designed to give Philadelphia girls an affordable overnight camp experience.  Camp Sojourner, Girls’ Leadership...

Development Assistant, Maternity Care Coalition


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Development Assistant, Maternity Care Coalition Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, seeks an enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Development Assistant in the Fund...

Co-Coordinator, Restaurant Opportunities Center United


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ROC-PHILADELPHIA CO-COORDINATOR JOB OPENING Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC-U) is dedicated to winning improved conditions for restaurant workers nationwide. ROC-U was initiated by the...

After School Program Site Coordinator, Asian Arts Initiative


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ASIAN ARTS INITIATIVE – JOB ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM SITE COORDINATOR Asian Arts Initiative is a multi-disciplinary community-based arts center offering performances, exhibitions,...

Marketing and Communications AmeriCorps Member, EducationWorks


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AmeriCorps Position Description-Marketing and Communications The AmeriCorps member will enhance the visibility of EW programs.  Under the direction of the Director of Development and Marketing, the...

Director of Youth Programs, Asian Arts Initiative


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ASIAN ARTS INITIATIVE – JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DIRECTOR OF YOUTH PROGRAMS Asian Arts Initiative is a multi-disciplinary community-based arts center offering performances, exhibitions, workshops, and...

various VISTA postitions, SERVE Philadelphia


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SERVE Philadelphia 2011-2012 VISTA Information and Application In September 2010, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter created the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service to ensure that his...

Grant Writer, First Person Arts


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Grant Writer First Person Arts is seeking a grant writer to join our growing development team. We are looking for an experienced grant writer who will be responsible for researching, writing and...

Employment and Technology Instructor, Valley Youth House


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Employment and Technology Instructor, Valley Youth House Posted on: April 27, 2011 The Achieving Independence Center (AIC) is a “one-stop center” designed to help young people, ages 16-21, from...

Computer Lab Assistant/Monitor, Valley Youth House


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Computer Lab Assistant/Monitor Posted on: April 27, 2011 The Achieving Independence Center (AIC) is a “one-stop center” designed to help young people, ages 16-21, from the dependent (foster care)...

Divisional Coordinator, PhillyRising Collaborative


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Divisional Coordinator – PhillyRising Collaborative Managing Director’s Office Agency: City of Philadelphia, Managing Director’s Office Salary: Assistant Managing Director, commensurate with...

Miscellaneous

Vote for Temple’s Intergenerational Center


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The Intergenerational Center at Temple University is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a semi-finalist for the inaugural Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence! For over 32...

National Weather Association Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants


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National Weather Association: Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants National Weather Association Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants improve students’ education in meteorology. Teachers selected will be able to use...

2012 Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize


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Nominations Invited for 2012 Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize Deadline: July 1, 2011 Awarded by Hofstra University in collaboration with the Sardarni Kuljit Kaur Bindra Charitable Foundation, the Guru...


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