The week of

December 04, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Hot Topics for OST Directors and Administrators


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December Peer Networking Meeting – Space still available, register now! Panel Discussion: Hot Topics for OST Directors and Administrators Wednesday, December 14, 9:30 AM-11:30 AM Let’s...

Promising Practices in Professional Development


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We’re taking you to school! A special workshop series, free of charge to all OST staff. December Session: Promising Practices in Professional Development Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 10AM-12PM...

Storytelling Workshop for Educators, Artists & Social Service personnel


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Storytelling Workshop for Educators, Artists & Social Service personnel Join BuildaBridge in welcoming back Mark Lyons of the Philadelphia Storytelling Project for a Storytelling Workshop.  Mark...

Building Resilient Cities


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Save the Date Reinventing Older Communities Building Resilient Cities May 9-11, 2012 Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia...

Capacity Building for Today and Tomorrow: An Intergenerational Dialogue and Skill Building Seminar


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LaSalle, Wharton set capacity building conference The Alliance for Nonprofit Management, Citibank Community Development, the Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University School of Business, and the...

New Resources

Sustained Institutional Participation in Service-Learning: Perspectives from Faculty, Staff and Administrators


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Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement features the paper Impacts of Sustained Institutional Participation in Service-Learning: Perspectives from Faculty, Staff and...

The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development: Past, Present and Future


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The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development: Past, Present and Future. November 2011. When the strengths of youth are aligned with ecological assets, PYD, which is operationalized by the Five Cs of...

Issue of Principal Leadership features service-learning


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While this issue of Principal Leadership may already be available to you, I would like to offer you this link to see what in just now in print: The National Association of Secondary School...

City of Philadelphia Business Services Center Website


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MAYOR NUTTER LAUNCHES PHASE TWO OF BUSINESS SERVICES CENTER Mayor Michael A. Nutter officially launched phase two of the Business Services Center, a website that provides companies with a tool to...

Crossing the Finish Line: A National Effort to Address Near Completion


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Crossing the Finish Line: A National Effort to Address Near Completion This report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy offers a framework for reengaging students who leave higher education...

Closing Public Schools in Philadelphia: Lessons From Six Urban Districts


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Closing Public Schools in Philadelphia: Lessons From Six Urban Districts This report from the Pew Charitable Trusts examines cost savings, impact on student performance, and political fallout from...

Starting out right: pre-k and kindergarten


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Starting Out Right: Pre-K and Kindergarten A report based on data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics states that children overall...

Healthier Americans for a Healthier Economy


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Healthier Americans for a Healthier Economy This report examines how a community’s health affects workforce productivity, health spending, and ability to attract businesses. It highlights case...

New Website: Change by Us Philly


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City launches website for community projects Change by Us Philly is a new website created by the City of Philadelphia as an online marketplace for community projects that allows residents to share...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeking Partners: National Literacy Action Week


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National Literacy Action Week “Awareness to Action: Literacy through a Multicultural Lens” January 30th-February 5th 2012 What is NLAW? Throughout its history, SCALE has supported the...

Volunteers Needed, MLK Day Clean-Up


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We need your help! Please join us on Martin Luther King Day at 2300 N. College Avenue from 10am-2pm as conscientious community members  fight urban blight! Greater Philadelphia Cares volunteers work...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Engaging the Community for Research Success: What Scientists & IRBs Need to Know


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Does the Belmont Report Provide Considerations for Community Risks and Benefits? Find out at “Engaging the Community for Research Success: What Scientists & IRBs Need to Know,” March...

Growing Your Community Food System “From the Ground Up” Workshops


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Growing Your Community Food System “From the Ground Up” Workshops From the Ground Up! Workshops are intensive, hands-on trainings offering diverse groups the opportunity to learn, plan, develop,...

Intensifying Impact: Civic Engagement Matters


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“Intensifying Impact: Civic Engagement Matters” North Carolina Campus Compact’s 2012 Civic Engagement Institute February 15, 2012 The Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC Early Registration...

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


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We are currently looking for submissions of articles from students for the International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change.    We are hoping to receive...

2012 National Farmworker Conference


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Farmworker Conference Farmworker welfare is increasingly drawing attention across the country. The 2012 National Farmworker Conference will take place April 22–25, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency on the...

Global Social Change Leadership Institute


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The Research Center for Leadership in Action (RCLA) at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is pleased to share a call for applications for the Global Social...

Grant Opportunities

Junior Faculty Fellowship Grants to Support Research in Entrepreneurship


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Kauffman Foundation Accepting Nominations for Junior Faculty Fellowship Grants to Support Research in Entrepreneurship Deadline: January 23, 2012 The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is accepting...

Dissertation Fellowships in Education, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation


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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Invites Applications for Dissertation Fellowships in Education Deadline: February 3, 2012 The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation works to help high-achieving, low-income students...

Merck Family Fund New Urban Program


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Merck Family Fund Announces New Urban Program. This new program at the Merck Family Fund will support programs in cities in the Northeast that are harnessing the power of young people to create urban...

Regional Trails Program, Phase II grants


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PHASE II GRANTS A grant opportunity for multi-use trail planning and feasibility studies in support of Greater Philadelphia’s Regional Trail Network. DVRPC is pleased to announce that the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, Sustainability and Nutritional Program Utilization Coordinator


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Pennsylvania Afterschool /Youth Development Network Sustainability and Nutritional Program Utilization Coordinator AmeriCorps*VISTA Position Position Overview The Pennsylvania Afterschool /Youth...

AmeriCorps Youth Worker, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association


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AmeriCorps Youth Worker: Part time, AmeriCorps Youth Worker is responsible for developing, planning and implementing activities during and after school as well as summer programs for middle and high...

Senior Accountant, Franklin Institute


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Senior Accountant (Grants/Endowment), Franklin Institute Posted on: November 18, 2011 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. Three or more years of...

Planned Giving Representative, Salvation Army


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Planned Giving Representative, Salvation Army Posted on: November 18, 2011 Description of Position: Manage the Army’s relationship with an assigned caseload of prospects and donors for the...

Director of Corporate Relations, Salvation Army


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Director of Corporate Relations, Salvation Army Posted on: November 18, 2011 Description of Position: To develop strong relationships between The Salvation Army and corporations / businesses and...

Director, Community & District Partnerships, Teach For America


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Director, Community & District Partnerships, Teach For America Posted on: November 18, 2011 Position Summary As we continue to expand our impact in Greater Philadelphia, we are seeking a Director...

Commercial Corridor Manager, Partnership CDC


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Commercial Corridor Manager, The Partnership CDC Posted on: November 18, 2011 Position Summary The Commercial Corridor Manager is responsible for cultivating relationships with a diverse...

Communications Coordinator/Youth Organizer, Youth United for Change


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Communications Coordinator/Youth Organizer, Youth United for Change Posted on: November 18, 2011 Job description: the YUC Communications Coordinator/Youth Organizer is responsible for all of YUC’s...

Development Coordinator, Philadelphia Futures


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Development Coordinator, Philadelphia Futures Posted on: November 21, 2011 Education nonprofit with legacy of two centuries of service to Philadelphia youth is seeking a Development Coordinator to...

SNAP Outreach Coordinator, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger


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SNAP Outreach Coordinator, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger Posted on: November 21, 2011 Do you want to work for a small but dynamic organization that prizes employee input and...

Life Skills Specialist, Attic Youth Center


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Life Skills Specialist, Attic Youth Center Posted on: November 21, 2011 The Attic Youth Center, Philadelphia’s only lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth center, has an...

Parent Organizer, Juntos


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parent organizer/organizador de madres y padres de familia, juntos Posted on: November 21, 2011 JUNTOS is hiring a Parent Organizer/JUNTOS busca contratar a un organizador de padres y madres de...

Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow, Phila. Youth Network


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EMPLOYING KNOWLEDGE: WHERE THEORY AND PRACTICE MERGE To apply for this fellowship, please go to the Stoneleigh website and complete the Individual Application. Send the completed application to...

Business Development Coordinator, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: November 22, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Inspire * Transform * Build * Sustain The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society...

Part-Time Development Associate, Council for Relationships


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Part-Time Development Associate, Council for Relationships Posted on: November 22, 2011 Development Associate GENERAL DESCRIPTION Part time, hours per week in University City This part time position...

Director of Development, Ready, Willing & Able– Philadelphia


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Director of Development, Ready, Willing & Able– Philadelphia Posted on: November 22, 2011 The Doe Fund is a leading non-profit organization that operates the enormously visible Ready,...

Self-Sufficiency Coach, ACHIEVEability


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Self-Sufficiency Coach – Counselor! Organizer! Motivator! Guide! Posted on: November 22, 2011 Self-Sufficiency Coach: Organizer! Motivator! Guide! The bottom line is helping families achieve...

Victim Services Specialist, Women Against Abuse


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Victim Services Specialist, Women Against Abuse Posted on: November 22, 2011 Summary of Principle Duties: The Victim Services Specialist (Adult Probation/Parole Department) is primarily responsible...

Director of Individual and Corporate Giving, Starfinder Foundation


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11/18/11: Seeking Director of Individual and Corporate Giving Help us find the next great member of our staff team! The full job posting is here. The Director of Individual and Corporate Giving is...

Victim Advocate, Victim/Witness Services of South Philadelphia


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Victim/Witness Services of South Philadelphia Job Announcement Victim Advocate Description A small non-profit community-based agency is seeking an advocate for victims and witnesses of crime in South...

Fresh Food & Marketing Director, Greensgrow Farms


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Fresh Food & Marketing Director, Greensgrow Farms Posted on: November 23, 2011 Greensgrow Farms is looking for a passionate self-starter to become the Farm’s liaison to Greensgrow’s...

Advisor, Graduate! Philadelphia


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Advisor, Graduate! Philadelphia Posted on: November 23, 2011 Graduate! Philadelphia is an initiative of the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board and the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania....

Miscellaneous

Tech Awards Honoring Innovations Benefiting Humanity


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Nominations Invited for Tech Awards Honoring Innovations Benefiting Humanity Deadline: April 1, 2012 An annual program of the Tech Museum of Innovation, the Tech Awards are designed to inspire global...

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative seeking new partner orgs


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The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) is accepting new Partner organizations. Like PYSC Member organizations, Partners must: Oversee and implement youth sports programs, with a primary...

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards


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The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities,...

Great Principals Talk about “Getting It Done”


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The Education Trust presents its 2011-12 Webinar Series: Great Principals Talk about “Getting It Done” Dominated by low expectations, and lacking the collegiality and collective decision...

Practitioner Forum on Youth Civic Engagement


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We’re hosting a web forum for practitioners, if you think that might be of interest to any colleagues: The web forum will be for those who coordinate youth civic programming or work directly...

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Introductory Webinars


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Join the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to learn more about how you can help feed children next summer and hear the benefits to being a part of the Summer Food...

Knowledge@Wharton High School Social Media Entrepreneurship Challenge


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KNOWLEDGE@WHARTON HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL MEDIA ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE You and your friends are invited to design and implement a social media strategy for Knowledge@Wharton High School.  The goal of...


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