The week of

May 16, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Legal Framework of Public Advocacy

LawWorks offers seminar on nonprofits and political activity Philadelphia LawWorks, Pfizer, and DLA Piper LLP are co-sponsoring a free seminar on the legal framework of public advocacy on Tuesday,...

Philadelphia Foundation Info Session

Philadelphia Foundation holds information session The philanthropic services staff at the Philadelphia Foundation will hold its monthly information session to explain the eligibility requirements,...

Advancing Youth Development Training

Three-day youth development training announced The Federation of Neighborhood Centers and Greater Philadelphia BEST will present a three-day training on Advancing Youth Development on June 7th, 14th...

Philly NetSquared Social Web Sampler

Philly NetSquared holds second annual Social Web Sampler Philly NetSquared will hold what it calls a Social Web Sampler on   Tuesday, June 7th, starting at 6pm at the Friends Center, 1501 Cherry...

Career Solutions for 55+

Employment seminar offers to ‘age-proof your job search’ JEVS Career Solutions for 55+ will host a free employment seminar called Strategies for Success to help “mature workers” be successful...

Early Childhood Education & Homeless Children in Shelter

Workshop addresses early education of homeless children in shelters A workshop on Early Childhood Education & Homeless Children in Shelter will be held on Wednesday, May 25th from 1-2:30pm, at...

Family Summit for Immigrant-Friendly Schools

Family Summit for Immigrant-Friendly Schools Please join PICC’s partners in an important dialogue about how communities can work together to share best practices in our schools for immigrant...

13th Annual Rooted in Community (RIC) conference

The 13th Annual Rooted in Community (RIC) conference, hosted by the Urban Nutrition Initiative, will be held on University of Pennsylvania’s campus July 27th – July 31st. RIC is a...

Roadmap to Health and Healing 5K & Bike Ride

You are cordially invited to attend “A Roadmap to Health and Healing”, a 5K Bike Ride and Walk to promote health and wellness within our community. The event will be held on Saturday June 4, 2011...

Understanding and Transforming Trauma

How do You Respond to Pain, Shock, and Distress in your Community? Understanding and Transforming Trauma: An Interactive Workshop For Clergy, Lay Health Leaders, Chaplains, Congregational Staff,...

Small Business Week Kick Off

Small Business Week Kick Off When: Thursday, May 19, 7:30am- 11:45am Where: St. Joseph’s University, Mandeville Business Hall Sponsored by the PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL Register Today: $45,...

New Resources

Report on Pennsylvania’s Point in Time Count in Homeless Populations Shows Decrease

Report on Pennsylvania’s Point in Time Count in Homeless Populations Shows Decrease On one night in Pennsylvania this year, 14,415 men, women, and children either slept in an emergency or...

Measuring Collaboration: The Benefits and Impacts of Nonprofit Centers

Sharing space boosts effectiveness, study finds The vast majority of nonprofit organizations sharing office space in nonprofit centers report significant improvements in their overall effectiveness...

Miscellaneous

Corporate/Nonprofit Partnership Award

PBJ, MassMutual Award recognizes corporate/nonprofit partnerships The MassMutual Citizenship Award has issued a Call for Nominations for the award, which is designed to honor the region’s most...

Fundraising Intelligence: Building a Membership Pipeline

WealthEngine sets webinar on ‘fundraising intelligence’ Building a prospect pipeline requires careful and strategic moves management from the time an individual first engages through the time the...

Summer Learn To Row

Philadelphia City Rowing Summer Learn To Row Philadelphia City Rowing, an entirely free, competitive youth rowing program for high school students from throughout the School District of Philadelphia,...

Recruiting Volunteers and Ending Childhood Hunger

Outreach Coalition Webinar Series: Recruiting Volunteers and Ending Childhood Hunger Wednesday, 5/18/2011, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time Registration Link: In 2009, more than 8 million households...

Valentine Foundation Info Sessions

Grant information session for the Valentine Foundation The Valentine Foundation, an organization devoted to funding social change for women and girls, is offering two teleconference sessions for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Social Media Marketing Intern, ACHIEVEability

Social Media Marketing Intern – Create Buzz to Make a Difference! ACHIEVEability is seeking an intern or volunteer to increase the quantity, quality and effectiveness of our use of technology-based...

Pt-time AmeriCorps member, Project SHINE, Temple University

GET PAID TO SERVE- AmeriCorps/Project SHINE immigrant tutors Learn from your community! Give to your community! Belong to your community! Project SHINE is a national service organization at Temple...

Administrative Assistant, Information Initiatives, Pew Charitable Trusts

Administrative Assistant, Information Initiatives, Pew Charitable Trusts Posted on: May 6, 2011 The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging...

Director of Development, Mastery Charter Schools

Director of Development – Mastery Charter Schools Posted on: May 12, 2011 Mastery Charter Schools, a growing network of charter schools created to prepare underserved youth for success in...

SofT Case Manager, Nationalities Service Center

SofT Case Manager, Nationalities Service Center Posted on: May 3, 2011 History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and...

Accounting Manager, Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children

Accounting Manager, Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children Posted on: May 12, 2011 Department: Operations Reports to: Executive Director (Primary) / Associate Executive...

Program Coordinator, Friendship Circle

Program Coordinator, Friendship Circle Philadelphia Region South Posted on: May 12, 2011 As our nonprofit organization grows, The Friendship Circle is seeking full and part time program coordinators...

Employment Specialist, St. John’s Community Services

Employment Specialist, St. John’s Community Services Posted on: May 12, 2011 EMPLOYMENT SPECIALISTS will assist with the development of employment and training opportunities for adults with...

Data Specialist (VISTA), EducationWorks

EducationWorks Data Specialist (VISTA) EducationWorks (EW) seeks a Data Specialist VISTA (Volunteer In Service to America). This VISTA will work with and report to the EducationWorks’ Evaluation...

Director of Vocational Programming, YouthBuild Philadelphia

Director of Vocational Programming, YouthBuild Philadelphia Posted on: May 6, 2011 Background The YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is an academic and job-training program for young adults who...

Outreach Worker, Covenant House Pennsylvania

Outreach Worker, Covenant House Pennsylvania Posted on: May 6, 2011 Covenant House Pennsylvania has an immediate opening for an Outreach Worker to conduct street outreach in all areas of the City...

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

After-school Program Group Mentor, Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania Lutheran Children and Family Service in Southeast Pennsylvania seeks energetic, compassionate mentors...

Communication Specialist VISTA, Childspace CDI/Empowerment Group

VISTA – Communication Specialist- Childspace CDI/Empowerment Group Posted on: April 28, 2011 The Communication Specialist will help design and implement all communications for the organization...

AmeriCorps Site Coordinator, LIFT-Philadelphia

Site Coordinator / AmeriCorps*National Direct Member, LIFT-Philadelphia Posted on: April 28, 2011 About the Position: LIFT-Philadelphia seeks driven and independent leaders to serve as Site...

Capacity Building AmeriCorps VISTA, United Way of SE PA

Capacity Building AmeriCorps VISTA, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Posted on: May 4, 2011 CAPACITY BUILDING – 1 OPENING AMERICORPS*VISTA (VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA) Build capacity...

PT Program Manager School Based Support, United Way of SE PA

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA Program Manager – School Based Support (Part-Time) The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the...

Grant Opportunities

Evidence-Based Violence Prevention

Violence prevention funding offered by state agency The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency is offering $ million in grants for evidence-based violence prevention programs targeting...

Apps for Communities Challenge

Knight Foundation and Federal Communications Commission Launch Apps for Communities Challenge Deadline: July 11, 2011 The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Federal Communications...

Healthcare Grant Program to Help Uninsured Patients

SQ Foundation Invites Applications for Healthcare Grant Program to Help Uninsured Patients Deadline: July 15, 2011 The SQ Foundation, a nonprofit foundation created in 2009 by SQA Pharmacy Services...

Asthma Education Grant Program

Everyone Breathe Launches New Asthma Education Grant Program to Raise Awareness of Asthma and Improve Asthma Care in Schools Deadline: July 29, 2011 Everyone Breathe, an asthma awareness program...

Health Services Research Impact Award

AcademyHealth Invites Nominations for Health Services Research Impact Award Deadline: July 29, 2011 AcademyHealth, a professional society for health services researchers and health policy analysts,...

Pulling Together Initiative to Control Invasive Plant Species

Pulling Together Initiative Invites Grant Proposals to Control Invasive Plant Species Deadline: July 15, 2011 (Pre-proposals) A program of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Pulling...

First-Year Experience and Students in Transition Research Applications

National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition Invites Research Applications Deadline: July 1, 2011 Based at the University of South Carolina, the National Resource...

Community-Based Child Health Initiatives

American Academy of Pediatrics: CATCH Resident Funds Grants 2012 CATCH Resident Funds grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan community-based child health...

Grants for Youth with Disabilities

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation: Grants for Youth with Disabilities The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Grants Program is dedicated to helping young Americans with disabilities maximize...

Berger-Marks Foundation Award for Social Justice Activist

$10,000 award for women working in social justice. The Berger-Marks Foundation is offering a personal grant to a woman who has made an extraordinary contribution to social justice early in her...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Fourth Annual Institute on Global Service-Learning

Fourth Annual Institute on Global Service-Learning June 9-10, 2011 Pace University The Global Service Learning Institute provides a forum to advance the understanding of global service-learning...

PACC Student Engagement Best in Class Conference

SAVE THE DATE: October 21-22, 2011 PACC Student Engagement Best in Class Conference Holiday Inn-Harrisburg East, Harrisburg, PA sponsored by the Jenzabar Foundation PA Campus Compact will convene a...

Partnerships Classifieds

tutors needed, Center for Literacy

Center for Literacy Needs Volunteer Tutors! The Center for Literacy (CFL) is in need of volunteer tutors!  As a tutor, you can help someone read to their child for the first time, get a better job,...

technical volunteers needed, Philadelphia HUNE

Phila. HUNE needs help with intranet, website Philadelphia HUNE, a nonprofit organization that assists parents of children with disabilities, needs volunteer help with its internal computer network...

Website reviewers needed, Generocity.org

Generocity seeks ‘early adopters’ for news, civic engagement website Generocity Community Alliance, a local nonprofit that is building a website to promote community outreach efforts through...

volunteers needed, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Hunger Coalition seeks food pantry, SNAP volunteers The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is looking for volunteers to assist with two programs: volunteering at one of a local soup...


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