The week of

November 27, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Witness: Artists Reflect on 30 Years of the AIDS Pandemic


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Witness: Artists Reflect on 30 Years of the AIDS Pandemic. Witness is a multi-media visual arts exhibition including the work of twenty three artists that reflects on, explores and responds to the...

Lights, Camera, Business: Teens in Action


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Executive Incubator Highlights Work of Teen Entrepreneurs November 30, 5-7:30 pm 46th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia Lights, Camera, Business:  Teens in Action is the theme the Enterprise...

Facebook for Business: A Hands-on E-Marketing Workshop


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Facebook for Business: A Hands-on E-Marketing Workshop Course Type: Business Workshops Social media expert Nicole Newman will teach you how to use privacy guidelines for social media, generate a fan...

Importance of Family Stability in Improving Outcomes for Children in Philadelphia


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DHS Commissioner to speak at Philly VIP event Philadelphia human services commissioner Annemarie Ambrose will speak on “The Importance of Family Stability in Improving Outcomes for Children in...

Partnerships, Collaborations and Mergers: Building Capacity through Shared Funding Relationships


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GP Cares sets summit on agency collaborations Greater Philadelphia Cares is sponsoring the Champions in Action Summit on Thursday, December 8th from 2-5 pm on the topic Partnerships, Collaborations...

New Resources

America Beyond Capitalism


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Gar Alperovitz’s America Beyond Capitalism, reissued with new introduction and a foreword by James Gustave Speth, is a blueprint for a new economy, rooted in communities and a decentralized...

Understanding a Diverse Generation: Youth Civic Engagement in the United States


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A new CIRCLE study, “Understanding a Diverse Generation: Youth Civic Engagement in the United States,” shatters stereotypes and dispels conventional myths about the ways in which young people...

Merge Toolkit for Mentoring Programs


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The Merge Toolkit: All the tools you need! Merge provides all the tools you need to develop a strengths-based creative mentoring program that will empower your students and community to thrive and...

Children of Immigrants: The Changing Face of Metropolitan America


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Children of Immigrants: The Changing Face of Metropolitan America This Urban Institute report examines trends in the populations of immigrants and children of immigrants in the hundred largest...

Growth in Residential Segregation by Income, 1970-2009


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Growth in Residential Segregation by Income, 1970-2009 Over the past four decades, the percentage of families living in middle-income neighborhoods has declined significantly, a new report from...

Step Up to College: Philadelphia’s Guide to the College


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Philadelphia Futures releases new edition of Step Up to College To help local high school students and their families navigate the path toward college, Philadelphia Futures annually publishes and...

Family Engagement for High School Success Toolkit


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UWW, others create toolkit on family engagement in high school success Recognizing the role that family engagement plays as part of a comprehensive strategy to keep teens in school and ensure that...

Partnerships Classifieds

Youth Corps Group Leader, City Year


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City Year Youth Corps Group Leader Opportunity: The Youth Corps program is a Saturday leadership development and community service experience for middle and high school students. In order to make...

Call for Grant Reviewers, AmeriCorps


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PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry 651 Boas Street, 1306 L&I Building Harrisburg, PA 17121 CALL FOR COMMUNITY GRANT REVIEWERS 2012...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: MPSA Political Science Conference


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Call for Proposals for the 70th Annual MPSA Political Science Conference,  April 12-15, 2012,  in Downtown Chicago Poster Submission Deadline: December 2nd.    Submit a Proposal   Discussants...

Call for Abstracts: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning


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Dear Service-Learning and Community-Engaged Practitioners and Scholars: Are you interested in submitting an article to the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL)? We seek articles for...

Grant Opportunities

Make A Difference Day Awards Competition


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Last Chance to Enter the Make A Difference Day Awards Competition USA WEEKEND, HandsOn Network and Newman’s Own want to celebrate 10 outstanding Make A Difference Day projects with $10,000...

Urban Waters Small Grant


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EPA Requests Proposals for Urban Waters Small Grant The Environmental Protection Agency expects to award between $ to $ million in funding for projects across the country to help restore urban...

Childhood Hunger research grants


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Research is needed in the area of childhood hunger.  The Center for Poverty Research at the University of Kentucky is looking to understand the implications of policy among hungry children in the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Philadelphia Teaching Fellows


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As a leader in the local community, you know that the need for dedicated educators in our city’s schools is real. How can you help ensure that every student in Philadelphia has a committed and...

Youth Systems Advocate, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania


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Youth Systems Advocate, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania Posted on: November 14, 2011 The Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP) is a non-profit...

Programmer Analyst, Solutions for Progress, Inc.


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Programmer Analyst, Solutions for Progress, Inc. Posted on: November 14, 2011 COMPANY OVERVIEW Solutions for Progress (SfP), developer and operator of The Benefit Bank online service, is a mission...

Director of Vocational Programming, YouthBuild Philadelphia


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Director of Vocational Programming, YouthBuild Philadelphia Posted on: November 14, 2011 Background: The YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is an innovative alternative education program for high...

Youth Health Educator, Concilio


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Youth Health Educator, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. Posted on: November 14, 2011 General Description: The Youth Health Educator provides youth and community...

part-time Counselor Advocate, Laurel House


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Job Posting for evening and weekend hours.  Please respond to the Shelter Manager at efortson@ by November 28, 2011.  Spanish/bilingual speaking preferred. Job Description Counselor Advocate...

Principal Gift Officer, Temple University


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Principal Gift Officer, Temple University Philadelphia, PA Temple University, an urban public research university with an international reach, has been creating knowledge, improving lives, and...

Associate, Research, Pew Center on the States


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Associate, Research, Pew Center on the States Posted on: November 15, 2011 Pew Center on the States (PCS) The Pew Center on the States (PCS) is a division of The Pew Charitable Trusts that identifies...

Part-time Director of Major Gifts, Women’s Way


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Director of Major Gifts – Part-time, WOMEN’S WAY Posted on: November 15, 2011 We are offering an incredible opportunity for an experienced major gifts professional to work part-time with a...

Refugee Community Integration Specialist, Nationalities Service Center


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Refugee Community Integration Specialist, Nationalities Service Center Posted on: November 15, 2011 Fulfills purpose and objectives of the Preferred Communities program as it contributes to an...

Grants Program Accountant, Urban Affairs Coalition


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GRANTS PROGRAM ACCOUNTANT, Urban Affairs Coalition Posted on: November 15, 2011 POSITION SUMMARY: The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is looking for a qualified Grants Program Accountant to join its...

various positions, Family Support Services


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Child Welfare Supervisor- In Home Protective Services Cognitively Impaired Specialty: Family Support Services–an established $ not-for-profit social services agency serving children and...

Manager, Program Support Services, Pew Charitable Trusts


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Manager, Program Support Services, Pew Charitable Trusts Philanthropic Partnership Group This seven-year-old unit leads fundraising to support the broad range of programs and projects at The Pew...

Social Worker/Service Coordinator, Salvation Army Philadelphia Region


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Social Worker/Service Coordinator, Salvation Army Philadelphia Region Posted by: The Salvation Army Philadelphia Region Description: The Service Coordinator is responsible for client assessment,...

Supports Coordinator/Case Manager, Liberty Resources, Inc.


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Supports Coordinator/Case Manager, Liberty Resources, Inc. Posted by: Liberty Resources, Inc. Supports Coordinator-ACP Philadelphia Office LRI is a non-profit, consumer driven organization that...

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,...

Miscellaneous

For VITA Sites: Planning for Growth


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Planning for Growth Learn how many super sites throughout the nation were created, how they have grown and how they have been structured to facilitate growth. View some preliminary steps that have...

The Impact of Higher Achievement’s Year-Round Out-of-School Time Program on Academic Outcomes


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AYPF Webinar Invitation: December 6th – The Impact of Higher Achievement’s Year-Round Out-of-School Time Program on Academic Outcomes Join us for a Webinar on December 6 Space is limited....

Planning for Food and Agriculture: Taking a Systems Approach


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Local food systems have permanently influenced foodservice. During a web forum titled, “Planning for Food and Agriculture: Taking a Systems Approach,” model programs will share successes in food...

Power of Volunteers to Promote School Success by Reducing Chronic Absence


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REGISTER NOW for the next Attendance Works Peer Learning Webinar The Power of Volunteers and National Service Organizations to Promote School Success by Reducing Chronic Absence Wednesday, November...

In Two Generations in Poverty: Status and Trends among Parents and Children in the United States


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Child Trends offers webinar on trends in “two generations in poverty” As the merits of alternative measures of poverty are debated, a new Child Trends report calls attention to the pervasive...


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