The week of

July 04, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Digital Initiative Site Opening


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OIC plans opening of neighborhood computer center Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center has announced its Digital Initiative Site Opening, featuring remarks by Mayor Michael Nutter, at...

Writers Matter/Philabundance Mural Dedication


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Wanted to let you know that the Writers Matter/Mural Arts/Philabundance project is completed and the mural dedication will take place on Thursday, July 14 from 11:30 -12:30 – please see...

Get Healthy Philly Summer Speakers


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Get Healthy Philly is pleased to announce the following upcoming coalition meetings and expert speakers! Please mark your calendars: Expert Speaker: Dr. Lori Dorfman Director, Berkeley Media Studies...

New Resources

STEM and Afterschool


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Highlights of ‘virtual meeting’ of OST network available on web Recently, the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network hosted a virtual meeting to share its current work and...

2012 Semester of Service and Global Youth Service Day


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Youth Service America offers guides, toolkits for next school year Youth Service America is encouraging young people to start planning for the 2011-2012 school and program year this summer by...

How Hispanic and White Students in Public Schools Perform


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NCES report shows achievement gap between white and Hispanic kids A new report has been released by the National Center for Education Statistics, the Department of Education’s statistical...

Domestic Violence Prevention Program for Churches


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Lighting the Way to a Better Future: A Domestic Violence Prevention Program for Churches is the latest innovative product of community-engaged scholarship to be peer-reviewed and published through...

Relationships Between Community-Based Processes for Research Ethics Review and Institution-Based IRBs


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2nd Paper Published from CCPH’s National Study of Community-Based Processes for Research Ethics Review!  The paper, “Relationships Between Community-Based Processes for Research Ethics...

Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnership’s Annual Report


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The University of Pennsylvania Netter Center for Community Partnership’s 2009-10 Annual Report is now available online! The report features the role of university-community-school partnerships...

Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies


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Institute of Medicine Releases Recommendations for Preventing Obesity in Early Childhood The IOM released an report that summarizes the best available evidence about key strategies for preventing...

Regional Bicycle Outreach and Priority Setting


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Bicycle Issues Defined in Greater Philadelphia Planners and bicycling advocates have a much clearer idea of the region’s bicycling needs, thanks to a new study by the Delaware Valley Regional...

Online Environmental Justice Analysis Tool


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DVRPC Launches Online Environmental Justice Analysis Tool As the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Greater Philadelphia region, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer coordinator, Senior Green Corps


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Volunteer sought to coordinate green program The Philadelphia Senior Center is searching for a person to help coordinate its Senior Green Corps, which is a collaboration between the NewCourtland...

ESL tutors, Delaware County Literacy Council


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Literacy Council seeks ESL tutors in Upper Darby Because of an increase in adults seeking English as a Second Language instruction in the Upper Darby area, Delaware County Literacy Council will be...

volunteer newsletter editor, Olney Senior Program


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Olney center seeks newsletter volunteer The Olney Senior Program is seeking a volunteer to write and edit a monthly newsletter for distribution to clients and friends of the center. The center, a...

volunteers needed, Church of the Advocate youth programs


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Church needs volunteers for youth programs The Church of the Advocate is looking for volunteers interested in implementing youth programs and activities. The church has experienced a strong...

volunteers needed, Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud Run


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2011 Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud Run Series needs volunteers in Philly! Come out to volunteer on Saturday, July 16th or Sunday, July 17th to be part of the 2011 Merrell Down & Dirty...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Asset-Based Community Development workshop


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Mobilizing the gifts of people, organizations, and communities. Powerful people and effective programs working together Sept. 19 & 20, 2011 Goodman Community Center Madison WI 53704 Join Ron...

Grant Opportunities

Valentine Foundation


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Valentine offers leadership development for women, girls programs The Valentine Fund for Visionary Leadership of the Valentine Foundation is initiating a pilot program in leadership development....

Harris Fund for Children’s Dental Health Grant Program


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American Dental Association Foundation Accepting Applications for Harris Fund for Children’s Dental Health Grant Program Deadline: July 18, 2011 An annual initiative of the American Dental...

Venture Fund for Oral Health


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DentaQuest Foundation Seeks Proposals for Venture Fund for Oral Health Deadline: Rolling, through December 2011 The DentaQuest Foundation, a philanthropic organization funded by oral health company...

Cost-Share Funding for Tree-Planting Projects Around the World


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American Forests Offers Cost-Share Funding for Tree-Planting Projects Around the World Deadline: July 1, 2011 and January 15, annually Founded in 1875, Washington, American Forests is the...

Children’s Hunger Service-Learning Grants


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Sodexo Foundation and Youth Service America Invite K-12 School Applications for Children’s Hunger Service-Learning Grants Deadline: August 15, 2011 The Sodexo Foundation and Youth Service...

Aspiring Female Athletes Through Travel & Training Fund


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Women’s Sports Foundation Offers Support for Aspiring Female Athletes Through Travel & Training Fund Deadline: September 23, 2011 The Women’s Sports Foundation’s Travel &...

Social Justice Poster Design Contest


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Tides Announces Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Social Justice Poster Design Contest Deadline: August 15, 2011 Tides, a social change nonprofit organization that works to leverage individual and...

Fuel Up to Play 60 Breakfast Grant


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NEW: The Fuel Up to Play 60 Breakfast Grant will provide school food service with an  opportunity to improve healthy breakfasts.  It will target schools that emphasize sustainable systems. The...

Transportation and Community Development Initiative


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DVRPC to Fund $ Million in Local Planning Projects and Improvements through TCDI Grant Program First-generation suburbs, older boroughs, and city neighborhoods in Greater Philadelphia will have an...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Community Development Manager, National Psoriasis Foundation


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Community Development Manager, National Psoriasis Foundation Posted on: June 25, 2011 A national, nonprofit, voluntary health organization is seeking a seasoned volunteer development & fund...

Case Management Supervisor, Norris Square Civic Association


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Case Management Supervisor, Norris Square Civic Association Posted on: June 24, 2011 General Description: Case Manager/Supervisor will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and will direct and...

Project Manager, Rhawnhurst NORC


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Project Manager Rhawnhurst NORC Supportive Services Project Posted on: June 24, 2011 Posted by: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia The Project Manager for the Rhawnhurst NORC will be...

Education & Support Manager, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America


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Education & Support Manager, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Posted on: June 21, 2011 The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), is a private, non-profit...

Residential Coordinator, Covenant House Pennsylvania


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Residential Coordinator, Covenant House Pennsylvania Posted on: June 21, 2011 The Residential Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, documentation and evaluation of...

Executive Director, Witness to Innocence


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Executive Director, Witness to Innocence Posted on: June 21, 2011 Witness to Innocence (“WTI”), a 501 (c)(3), private, nonprofit corporation is the nation’s organization composed of and for...

Union Campaign Research, UNITE HERE! Research


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Union Campaign Research, UNITE HERE! Research – Philadelphia, PA Posted on: June 21, 2011 In this time of economic crisis, be a part of a movement of low wage workers that is confronting...

Community Engagement Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition


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Community Engagement Coordinator, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: June 22, 2011 The Public Policy Department within MCC seeks an energetic professional to analyze and translate maternal child...

Food Access Coordinator, Food Trust


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Food Access Coordinator – CAMDEN, NJ Posted on: June 22, 2011 The Food Trust, founded in 1992, is a non-profit organization working to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious...

Family Based Team Leader, Children’s Crisis Treatment Center


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Family Based Team Leader, Children’s Crisis Treatment Center Posted on: June 20, 2011 Provide both administrative and clinical supervision to Family Based Therapists, BHW’s and Care...

Member Coordinator, Mariposa Food Co-op


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[emailed 7/1/11] We’d like you to know: Mariposa Food Co-op is seeking a new Member Coordinator to join our Staff Collective!  Help us get the word out–feel free to circulate this...

Project Coordinator/Trainer, PhilaPOSH


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[emailed 7/1/11] Job Title:        Project Coordinator/Trainer Position Type:    Full-time Schedule:    Basic Schedule Mon – Fri, 9am-5pm, must be flexible for evening & weekend...

Street Team Member, Black Male Engagement Initiative


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We are looking for pioneering renegades, seekers, the pilots who possess a constant curiosity about the adjacent possible to join our team. We are looking for individuals who can contextualize the...

AmeriCorps positions, EducationWorks


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Join us in making a change in Philadelphia and Camden! EducationWorks is a nonprofit organization that enriches the lives of children, youth, and families by providing educational programs and...

Development and Communications Associate, Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia


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[emailed 6/28/11] Position:          Development and Communications Associate Organization:  INTERFAITH CENTER OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA Organization Background Founded in January 2004, the...

Miscellaneous

Pennsylvania Child Care Budget Calls


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OCDEL sets conference calls to explain FY 2012 child care budget The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning will hold two conference calls this week to increase understanding of...

Introducing the Hunger Free Communities Network


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Introducing the Hunger Free Communities Network Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time Registration Link: The Hunger Free Communities Network () is a web-based, nation-wide...


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