The week of

October 10, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

How to Make the Most of the Board-Staff Relationship


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Free Seminar on Working with Your Board: How to Make the Most of the Board-Staff Relationship Philadelphia LawWorks, Pfizer, and DLA Piper LLP are co-sponsoring a free seminar on how to make the most...

Witnesses to Hunger Exhibit in Philadelphia


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Witnesses to Hunger Exhibit in Philadelphia October 10-14, 2011 Exhibit showing as part of  Community College of Philadelphia’s  “Hunger, Homelessness & Poverty Conference” on...

Answering the Call to Protect Children: Helping the Children in Haiti


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18th Annual Children’s Sabbath Interfaith Service “Answering the Call to Protect Children: Helping the Children in Haiti” Sunday, October 16, 20011 at 3PM At the Ebenezer Haitian Baptist Church...

Impact of Social Media on Employment Law


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PANO offers two legal seminars The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations is sponsoring two upcoming legal webinars featuring presentations by Donald Kramer, Esq., editor of Nonprofit...

Kick-off event for National Adoption Month


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Kick-off event for National Adoption Month Adoption Café October 29, 2011 Join the National Adoption Center () and adoption agencies from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware at our Adoption Café,...

Hunting Park Fall Festival & Block Party


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Join us on October 15 for the Hunting Park Fall Festival & Block Party! The City of Philadelphia, Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Philadelphia Department of...

Immigration Policy and Voices of Change in Southeastern Pennsylvania Conference


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Regional immigration policy workshop scheduled The Immigration Policy and Voices of Change in Southeastern Pennsylvania Conference will bring together community members, funders and advocates in a...

Power of Play Training


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POWER OF PLAY TRAINING Saturday, October 22, 2011. 10AM -2PM, Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, University of Pennsylvania, 3417 Spruce Street. Playworks’ “Power of Play” is an...

Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)


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FREE Workshop: Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) The University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia and Out-of-School Time Resource Center invite you to a 2-part workshop on Tuesday, October...

New Resources

Out-of-School Time Resource Directories


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OSTRC updates service directories for OST programs The Out-of-School Time Resource Center has updated two directories listing services for area after school and youth development programs and posted...

Service-Learning in Out-of-School Time


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Service-Learning in Out-of-School Time: Capitalizing on the Perfect Opportunity. 2011. The Rand Corporation reports that average summer learning loss in math and reading for American students’...

Municipal Leadership for Afterschool: Citywide Approaches Spreading Across the Country


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Municipal Leadership for Afterschool: Citywide Approaches Spreading Across the Country. 2011. A new research report published by the National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education and...

Downward Mobility From the Middle Class: Waking Up from the American Dream


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Downward Mobility From the Middle Class: Waking Up from the American Dream Published by the Pew Charitable Trusts, this report examines trends in Americans falling out of the middle class, ranking 20...

Presentation: Local Drug Trends in Philadelphia


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Local Drug Trends in Philadelphia This presentation was prepared by the Philadelphia Office of Addiction Services on local drug trends and Philadelphia geographic data....

Pennsylvania Student Aid Guide


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PHEAA issues annual student aid guide The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency has published its annual Pennsylvania Student Aid Guide. Both the English and Spanish versions of the Guide...

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Guidance on Non-Citizen Eligibility


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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Guidance on Non-Citizen Eligibility For over 40 years, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) has...

Transforming Public Education: Pathway to a Pre-K-12 Future


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We need Pre-K, now As the Pew Center on the States concludes its 10-year initiative to advance pre-kindergarten for all three- and four-year-olds, it has released a report strongly advocating that...

Partnerships Classifieds

ITWorks Interns available for your org


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ITWorks Interns are Now Available It is with great pride that I share with you this opportunity to host a young person from our ITWorks program as an intern at your organization. ITWorks Interns are...

volunteer tree planters needed, Chester County Riparian Planting Event


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Title of Event:  Chester County Riparian Planting Event Date of Event:  November 5, 2011  (Severe Weather Date 11-6-11) Location name:  Unionville, PA – between Coatesville and Kennett Square...

Encore Experiences seeks volunteers


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Encore Experiences seeks volunteers Encore Experiences at Harleysville is in need of volunteers to be greeters, café wait staff, facilities management, fundraising, newsletter and mailing...

Tutors and mentors needed


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UW asks for pledges to help youth succeed Education is a building block for a good life, stable employment and a stronger community. As job markets have tightened, it has become more urgent than ever...

Volunteer Income Tax Preparers needed


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PathWays PA is looking for volunteers for the 2011 tax season! PathWays PA’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation so low-income filers can access valuable...

volunteer Medicare counselors and outreach workers needed


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The Center for Advocacy for Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE) is currently seeking volunteers to serve as Medicare counselors and outreach workers. CARIE’s mission is to improve the well...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Organizing for Social Change


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Greg Eklund <greg@> The Midwest Academy is a leading national training institute for the progressive movement.  The Academy advances the movements for social...

College English Association Annual Conference


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One of the topics of special interest to this conference is “Service Learning in English Courses: Composition and Literature.” Specific information about this topic can be found at the bottom of...

2011 Expanding Learning Time Convening


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2011 Expanding Learning Time Convening Tuesday, October 25, 2011 7:00 AM – Wednesday, October 26, 2011 3:00 PM Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts 02115 United...

2012 National Health Promotion Summit – Call for Abstracts


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2012 National Health Promotion Summit – Call for Abstracts Abstracts are due October 24, 2011 Instructions for abstract submission. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of...

Whole Measures: Transforming Communities by Measuring What Matters Most


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Join IISC and Center for Whole Communities for Whole Measures: Transforming Communities by Measuring What Matters Most November 8-10 in Boston! The Interaction Institute for Social Change and Center...

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Conference


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What’s on Your Plate? April 24-25, 2012 Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel Harrisburg, PA Do you have too much on your plate and can’t get everything done without stretching and stressing?  Then...

Grant Opportunities

Affordable Care Act State Grant Writing Assistance Fund


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Grantmakers In Health Announces Phase II of Affordable Care Act State Grant Writing Assistance Fund Deadline: Rolling With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Grantmakers In Health is...

Yellow House Fund Arts Education Initiative


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Yellow House Fund Invites Arts Organizations to Apply for Grants Deadline: October 15, 2011 The mission of the Yellow House Fund Arts Education Initiative is to foster and develop arts organizations,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

various positions, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania


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Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) serves over 41,000 girls ages five through 17 in Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, and Philadelphia counties. We are...

Data Clerk, People’s Emergency Center


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Data Clerk, People’s Emergency Center Background Founded in 1972, PEC is a comprehensive homeless services provider and experienced nonprofit community development agency based in West...

Coordinator of Academic Services, Philadelphia Futures


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Coordinator of Academic Services, Philadelphia Futures Posted on: September 21, 2011 White Williams Scholars’ Back on Track, an incentive-based academic support program for highly motivated,...

HUD Section 3 Coordinator, Norris Square Civic Association


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HUD Section 3 Coordinator, Norris Square Civic Association Posted on: September 21, 2011 The Section 3 Coordinator will assist develop and implement efforts to ensure low-income people secure...

Education Coordinator, Norris Square Civic Association


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Education Coordinator, Norris Square Civic Association Posted on: September 21, 2011 Responsible to support teaching staff on a variety of education issues to include curriculum development, lesson...

Chief Financial Officer, Norris Square Civic Association


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Chief Financial Officer, Norris Square Civic Association Posted on: September 21, 2011 Chief Financial Officer (Full-Time-Administration) The (CFO) provides both operational and programmatic support...

Chief Development Officer, Pennsylvania SPCA


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Chief Development Officer, Pennsylvania SPCA Posted on: September 19, 2011 JOB DESCRIPTION CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER THE ORGANIZATION The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals...

Financial Institutions Analyst, CARS


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[posted 10/4/11] Job Announcement Job Title:    Financial Institutions Analyst Job Level:             Vice President Job Location:         May be based outside Philadelphia, PA...

Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Strategic Planning Asst to Exec Dir, Project H.O.M.E.


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Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Strategic Planning Assistant to Executive Director Posted on: September 19, 2011 This position will serve as the secretary to the Board of Trustees at Project...

Residential Building Manager, Project H.O.M.E.


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Residential Building Manager, Project Posted on: September 19, 2011 Residential Building Manager – Downtown Neighborhood Building Management of: Kate’s Place Apts, 144 efficiency apartments...

Officer, Philadelphia Research Initiative, Pew Charitable Trusts


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Officer, Philadelphia Research Initiative, Pew Charitable Trusts Posted on: September 20, 2011 The Philadelphia Research Initiative produces timely, well-documented and highly readable reports and...

Database Manager, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia


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[posted 9/26/11] Database Manager, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia Job Announcement United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has an immediate opening for an experienced Database Manager...

ECE Certified Teacher, Diversified Community Services


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[posted 9/26/11] Diversified Community Services JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ECE Certified Bachelor’s level Teacher for ECE Programs Job Summary Diversified Community Services is a nonprofit multipurpose...

Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia


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[posted 10/3/11] Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders. United Communities Southeast Philadelphia in Southeast Philadelphia seeks energetic, compassionate mentors to serve as after school program...

Pt-time, Development/Special Assistant, WORC


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Development/Special Assistant, WORC Philadelphia, PA Posted September 16, 2011 Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is seeking a Part-Time Development/Executive Assistant to assist the...

Miscellaneous

Evidence of Success: Institutions of Higher Education Engaging Communities


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The Office of University Partnerships (OUP), Office of Policy Development and Research in conjunction with the Corporation for National and Community Service cordially invites you to: EVIDENCE OF...

New youth magazine calls for creative submissions


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New youth magazine calls for creative submissions CRED Magazine, a publication of the Village of Arts and Humanities, is calling on arts organizations, artists, poets, designers, art schools,...

A Year of Opportunity for Women in the Environment


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The 2012 Project: A Year of Opportunity for Women in the Environment- Don’t Get Mad, Get Elected. Please join us for this thought provoking, empowering, & resource-filled presentation. This...

Public Interest Computing Prize


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Nominations Open for Public Interest Computing Prize Deadline: October 31, 2011 The Tides Foundation is accepting nominations for the sixth annual $10,000 Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the...

Conservationist of the Year Award


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Nominations Invited for Budweiser Conservationist of the Year Award Deadline: October 19, 2011 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Budweiser are accepting nominations for the 2012 Budweiser...

Bob Costas Awards for the Teaching of Creative Writing


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The College Board: Costas Awards The Bob Costas Awards for the Teaching of Creative Writing support exceptional teachers who through their innovative teaching methods motivate their students to...


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