The week of

November 07, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

North Philly Community Justice Resource Fair


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Resource fair supports ex-offenders, families The North Philly Community Justice Resource Fair will take place on Saturday, November 12th from 9am to 2pm at the Christian Love Worship Cathedral,...

Virtual 10K Walk for Homeless Youth


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Virtual walk for homeless youth set for November 12th On Saturday, November 12th from 5pm to 8pm, Youth Service, Inc. and Opportunities-PA will host the Philadelphia Virtual 10K Walk for Homeless...

Workshop: Trauma Art Narrative Therapy


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Workshop focused on art therapy for victims of trauma Warwick Family Services and CORA Services will sponsor an all-day workshop on Trauma Art Narrative Therapy on Thursday, December 1st from 8am to...

Mental Health Symposium


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Latino groups sponsor first annual mental health conference The Latino Mental Health Coalition will sponsors its first annual Mental Health Symposium on Saturday, November 19th from 8am to 4pm at...

Mental Health First Aid Training Program


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‘Mental Health First Aid’ aims to address mental health challenges Mental Health First Aid is a 12-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess...

Sustainable Development Lecture


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The Sierra Club of Southeastern PA presents SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Monday, November 14, 2011, 7:00 PM (15 minutes later than usual) The Free Library of Philadelphia, 19th and Vine Streets, 4th Floor...

College and Scholarship Application Workshop


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November 12th, 10 am – 1 pm* College and Scholarship Application Workshop: High school students, get personalized help from college students with your applications! Register at...

Financing Your Education: Learn how to pay for your, or your child’s, college education


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November 10th, 6 – 8 pm* Financing Your Education: Learn how to pay for your, or your child’s, college education Cobbs Creek Recreation Center 250 South 63rd Street PhillyGoes2College invites...

2011 Documentary History Project for Youth Premiere


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Scribe Video Center to premiere youth documentaries The Scribe Video Center will premiere the work of its 2011 Documentary History Project for Youth on Sunday, November 13th at 2pm at the University...

Free workshop for girls


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Group offers free workshops for teenage girls On Saturday, November 12th, young ladies ages 12-15 are invited to participate in a free workshop designed to help them learn to take effective notes in...

New Resources

Farm Bill Budget Visualizer


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Farm Bill Budget Visualizer The Farm Bill Budget Visualizer, a project of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, uses interactive “treemap” technology to share information about the...

Life in the 21st Century Workforce: A National Perspective


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Life in the 21st Century Workforce: A National Perspective This report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation synthesizes findings from two studies about the education, training, and skills...

Hunger in America: Suffering We All Pay For


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Hunger in America: Suffering We All Pay For This paper from the Center for American Progress and the Walmart Foundation estimates the recession’s impact on food insecurity and the national and...

Fiscal Fitness for Nonprofits


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Fiscal Fitness for Nonprofits This report from the Wallace Foundation describes an initiative to address weak financial management, made worse by difficult government reimbursement policies, by...

Nonprofit workers low in job satisfaction


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Nonprofit workers low in job satisfaction: surveys Two reports released last week show a disconnect between what nonprofits provide to their workers and what employees say is essential to their job...

Navigating College – A Handbook on Self Advocacy for Students with Autism


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From: <@> Subject: Preparing for Postsecondary Education Update: Navigating College – A Handbook on Self Advocacy for Students with Autism Navigating College – A Handbook on Self...

Community Garden Initiative to Provide Legal Aid to Philly’s Urban Growers


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Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Announces: Community Garden Initiative to  Provide Legal Aid to Philly’s Urban Growers This fall, attorney and long-time community organizer Amy Laura...

Medicaid and HIV: A National Analysis


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Medicaid and HIV: A National Analysis This report from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation analyzes federal spending for HIV care by Medicaid and other programs, the demographics and health status...

LawWorks offers free legal services to nonprofits


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LawWorks offers free legal services to nonprofits Why navigate the legal system by yourself? LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP, refers eligible community organizations and established...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Campaign for Working Families


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The Campaign for Working Families Volunteer Registration is Now Open! Powered by volunteers, the Campaign for Working Families is dedicated to assisting low-income families increase their economic...

adult mentors needed, Teens in Charge


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Teens in Charge seeks adult mentors Teenagers in Charge is seeking participants aged 13-17 years old and adult volunteer mentors age 21 and older for a once-per- month commitment on Saturdays from...

17th Annual MLK Day of Service events sought


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17th Annual MLK Day of Service events sought Every year, tens of thousands of people across the tri-state area come together to remember the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by serving those in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Social Research Social Justice Conference


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The 9th Annual LVAIC Social Research Social Justice Undergraduate Conference April 12-13, 2012 Muhlenberg College The Social Research Social Justice Conference (SRSJ) provides students within the...

Understanding Urban-Suburban Partnerships


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Linking Arms, Linking Lives: Understanding Urban-Suburban Partnerships November 15, 2011 Presented by Word & Deed Network and CityLights Ministry Do you…. Desire to see the Body of Christ...

International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership and Social Change


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We are pleased to announce the first volume of the International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, leadership and Social Change. Here is the link:     We look forward to submissions...

23rd Annual National Service-Learning Conference


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Registration is open for “Our World, Our Future” the 23rd Annual National Service-Learning Conference and youthrive PeaceJam Leadership Conference. Be sure to check the website – , and follow...

Grant Opportunities

New Careers in Nursing Program


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Program Announces Call for Applications Deadline: January 11, 2012 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing program is designed...

Pennsylvania GoGirlGo! Funding Program


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Women’s Sports Foundation Invites Grant Applications for Pennsylvania GoGirlGo! Funding Program Deadline: November 28, 2011 The Women’s Sports Foundation created its GoGirlGo! program to give...

Funding to Improve Youth Football Fields


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National Football League Grassroots Field Grant Program Offers Funding to Improve Youth Football Fields Deadline: December 16, 2011 The NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program, a partnership of...

Science Award for Elementary School Teachers


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NSTA: Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers The National Science Teachers Association Sylvia Shugrue Award honors one elementary school teacher who has established (or is establishing)...

Impact100 Philadelphia


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Impact100 Philadelphia Impact100 Philadelphia unites the individual donations of its women members in order to provide $100,000 project grants and various operating grants to nonprofit organizations...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Accounting Assistant, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT-ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: October 21, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Inspire * Transform * Build * Sustain The Pennsylvania Horticultural...

Program Officer, Public Health Management Corporation


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PROGRAM OFFICER, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: October 21, 2011 The Program Officer, in partnership with and reporting to the Senior Program Officer, assists with the growth and...

Adult Literacy Program Assistant Director, MCOL


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Adult Literacy Program Assistant Director The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is moving forward dynamically to create a system that engages all adults in Philadelphia in lifelong learning for their...

Director, Financial Stability, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania


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Director, Financial Stability, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Posted on: October 17, 2011 The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to harness, leverage and strategically...

Manager, Community Development, Arthritis Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania


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Manager, Community Development, Arthritis Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania Posted on: October 17, 2011 DESCRIBE THE BROAD FUNCTION AND SCOPE OF THE POSITION: Strategically develops and implements...

Certification Assistant, Women’s Business Enterprise Council


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The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC; ) is part of a national network of organizations dedicated to opening the doors of opportunity for women’s business enterprises (WBEs). We provide...

Co-Occurring Counselor, NorthEast Treatment Centers


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Co-Occurring Counselor, NorthEast Treatment Centers Posted on: October 19, 2011 Job Description NorthEast Treatment Centers is searching for energetic counselors for its adult Intensive Outpatient...

Pre-school – Day Care Teacher, Youth Service, Inc.


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Pre-school – Day Care Teacher Youth Service, Inc. a private non-profit child welfare agency has a full time Lead Teacher opening at the Baring House Crisis Nursery located in West Philadelphia.  ...

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant, CARIE


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Office Manager/Administrative Assistant, CARIE Posted on: October 20, 2011 JOB DESCRIPTION OFFICE MANAGER/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Background: The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of...

Coach/Case Manager, Valley Youth House


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Coach/Case Manager, Valley Youth House Posted on: October 15, 2011 The Achieving Independence Center (AIC) is a “one-stop center” designed to help young people, ages 16-21, from the dependent...

VISTA Project & Volunteer Coordinator, Global Citizen


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AmeriCorps VISTA Project & Volunteer Coordinator Reports To:     Vice President & Director of Operations Job Description Position Summary: The Project & Volunteer Coordinator serves as...

Associate Director of Development, Anti-Defamation League


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Associate Director of Development, Anti-Defamation League Posted on: October 18, 2011 Join the nation’s premier human relations/civil rights organization. We have a mission to fight anti-Semitism...

various positions, Lutheran Settlement House


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Lutheran Settlement House Founded in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization, committed to providing comprehensive services to vulnerable children, adults,...

Research Behavioral Health Consultant in Primary Care, Public Health Management Corporation


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Research Behavioral Health Consultant in Primary Care, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: October 18, 2011 Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker sought to work as a...

IPS Supervisor, Diversified Community Services


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Job Description Position:              IPS Supervisor Supervisor:         Deputy Director Overview of Position/General Responsibilities Intensive Prevention Services is a new...

Assistant Teacher, Public Health Management Corporation


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Assistant Teacher / Teacher’s Aide/ Lead Teacher, Public Health Management Corporation Posted on: October 18, 2011 JOB DESCRIPTION: Assistant Teacher / Teacher’s Aide is an employment gateway...

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...

Miscellaneous

Increasing Student Voice, Ownership, and Leadership


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Increasing Student Voice, Ownership, and Leadership Tues., November 15 4:00 (ET); 3:00 (CT); 2:00 (MT); 1:00 (PT) Explore opportunities for shared decision-making with youth, and gain techniques...


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