The week of

January 29, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Visiting Faculty Scholars of Color Lecture Series ft. Craig Steven Wilder

University of Pennsylvania

January 31,2018 12:00 – 1:15 pm 3700 Walnut St, Room 203 Short Description: Craig Steven Wilder is a professor of history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Wilder’s most recent...

Social Web Sampler

Net Tuesday for February to offer a ‘Social Web Sampler’ Using the social web for social change can be — dare we say it — like a box of chocolates. There are lots of choices, and they’re...

Mining the Census Workshop

Workshop focuses on using census data The Federation of Neighborhood Centers is offering a Mining the Census Workshop designed for executive, operating, development and other senior management and...

How Arts Drive Real Estate Development

February 16 Forum to Explore How Arts Drive Real Estate Development The arts are a leading catalyst for urban redevelopment, leading to neighborhood creativity and jobs.  Get the “inside...

Eastern University’s School of Leadership and Development Information Sessions

NOW TWO CONVENIENT WAYS TO GET YOUR MS IN NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT OR MA IN ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP! Have you been thinking about going back to school to enhance your leadership skills or prepare for a...

Philadelphia Trainers’ Collaborative Workshops

Bread & Roses’ Barbara Smith Community School is once again partnering with the Philadelphia Trainers’ Collaborative. The Philadelphia Trainers’ Collaborative (PTC) is run...

2012 Inclusive Leadership Conference

2012 Inclusive Leadership Conference Building a Better Philadelphia One College Student at a Time Saturday, February 11, 2012 Now more than ever college students must develop the knowledge and skills...

Inform the Superintendent Search Process

BE HEARD! Inform the Superintendent Search Process! The School District of Philadelphia recently announced its Superintendent Search Process.  United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, in partnership...

Philadelphia Master Gardeners Second Saturday Workshops

Penn State Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners 2012 second Saturday Series The Philadelphia Master Gardeners are members of a “volunteer corps” which supports the programming efforts of Penn...

NPower PA February Training Calendar

NPower PA February Training Calendar February  Featured Class: Mail Merge Mass mailings are usually associated with junk mail and are generally ignored. The modern answer is Mail Merge.  Mail Merge...

Friends of National Service Awards Reception

Voices for National Service & The Corps Network Present the Friends of National Service Awards Reception February 14, 2012 6:30 to 8:30 pm Awards Presentation Begins at 7 o’clock pm East Hall...

New Resources

White House launches initiative to train, support youth

White House launches initiative to train, support youth The White House Council for Community Solutions and a coalition of nonprofit and private-sector partners have announced the launch of a...

United Way survey shows hard times for PA nonprofits

United Way survey shows hard times for PA nonprofits A survey conducted by United Way of Pennsylvania confirms that the stagnant economy is driving up demand for help from nonprofits just at the time...

Free Mobile Tax Prep Service

UWSEPA offers free tax prep online and in neighborhood sites The IRS estimates that approximately 20 percent of eligible individuals and families are unaware that they qualify to receive the Earned...

Get listed in the OSTRC Resource Directories

2012 OSTRC Resource Directories: How to Get Listed We enjoy helping people connect to the services and resources that their staff and programs need. The OSTRC Resource Directories and Online PD...

Educating For Sustainability website

Antioch University New England Educating For Sustainability MEd Program announces: Two new ways to join the Educating For Sustainability conversation: subscribe to the EFS Internet Blog and follow...

Generator School Network for service-learning educators

The Generator School Network is a community that links educators who are passionate about service- learning. Together they assess, share, and refine their practice ― online or in-person ―...

Toolkit for the Evaluation of Service-Learning Programs

From 2008 through 2010, Abt Associates and its partners, RMC Research Corporation and Dillon-Goodson Research Associates, were involved in designing NELSAP: National Evaluation of School-based Learn...

New Film on hunger in America: Finding North

Documentary Film Finding North premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2012 Film features Barbie I, Witnesses to Hunger, and Dr. Chilton The Center for Hunger-Free Communities is excited to announce the...

Policy Basics: Introduction to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Policy Basics: Introduction to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) What Is SNAP? The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) is the...

Food and Nutrition Service Promising Practices website

FNS Launches New Promising Practices Webpage and Database I remember working on a small 15 acre CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm one summer and witnessing a nice conversation between my...

Activating Empathy: Transforming Schools to Teach What Matters

Ashoka Changemakers Invites Global Entries for Activating Empathy: Transforming Schools to Teach What Matters Deadline: March 30, 2012 Ashoka Changemakers has announced the launch of Activating...

Principles of Effective Learning Programs: A Vision Built on the Afterschool Approach

Afterschool Alliance Releases Expanded Learning Principles A new publication from the Afterschool Alliance offers a set of principles for how afterschool, summer and expanded learning time programs...

Nonprofit Workers Report Feeling Extreme Pressure

Chronicle survey shows many nonprofit workers unhappy A new survey released by the Chronicle of Philanthropy shows that as many as four out of five nonprofit workers are actively seeking new jobs, or...

Holding the Fort: Nonprofit Employment during a Decade of Turmoil

Study: Nonprofits added more jobs than businesses since 2000 Nonprofits added jobs at an average annual rate of more than 2 percent from 2000 to 2010, while for-profit jobs were cut by percent each...

Cultures of Giving: Energizing and Expanding Philanthropy by and for Communities of Color

Cultures of Giving: Energizing and Expanding Philanthropy by and for Communities of Color This report explores trends in giving within and on behalf of communities of color, often organized through...

When a Parent Is Incarcerated: A Primer for Social Workers

When a Parent Is Incarcerated: A Primer for Social Workers This report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation offers guidance on meeting the needs of children of incarcerated parents, including reducing...

Opportunity Road: The Promise and Challenge of America’s Forgotten Youth

Opportunity Road: The Promise and Challenge of America’s Forgotten Youth A national survey and research report released by America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and Peter D. Hart...

Miscellaneous

Global Service Learning – Design/Reflection/Connection Workshop Series

MelibeeU: Global Service Learning – Design/Reflection/Connection Workshop Series with Dr. Eric Hartman This three part workshop, led by Dr. Eric Hartman, will enhance your understanding of...

Service-Learning and Addressing Sexual Violence and Abuse on Campus

Service-Learning and Addressing Sexual Violence and Abuse on Campus Wednesday, February 29, 2012 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm – 2:00pm Central / 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific Register at In...

Conference Proceedings Editorial Fellows

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is soliciting applications for 2012/2013 Conference Proceedings Editorial Fellows. The Conference...

Dietetics and Nutrition Webinar

The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition are sponsoring a Dietetics and Nutrition Webinar on...

Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House Operation Sleigh Ride

Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House ATTENTION VETERANS… The PVCH’S Operation Sleigh Ride and allied groups will be giving out free hot meals and cold weather gear every other Monday. Next...

Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence in Community Service

Nominations Invited for National Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence in Community Service Deadline: March 16, 2012 The Eisner Foundation, which works to provide opportunity for children and...

Annual State of the Sector Survey

NFF launches annual survey on state of nonprofit sector For more than 30 years, the Nonprofit Finance Fund has advocated for financially healthy and successful nonprofits that help to make the world...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Sustainability Science Fellowship

Sustainability Science Fellowship FOR ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS Chosen projects will foster collaboration, science delivery, and communication to sustain the health and diversity...

Human Resources Generalist, Center for Literacy

Human Resources Generalist            Part-time (25) Hours/week The Center for Literacy’s mission is to provide a range of literacy services, including reading, writing, math, life and...

Request for Proposals, Mayor’s Office of Community Services

MOCS seeks help for fundraising, development plan The Mayor’s Office of Community Services has issued a Request for Proposals seeking the services of a qualified vendor to assist it in creating a...

Perinatal Case Manager, ActionAIDS

Perinatal Case Manager, ActionAIDS Posted on: January 18, 2012 ActionAIDS POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Title: Perinatal Case Manager Reports To: Case Management Coordinator Department: Direct...

Long Term Care Ombudsman, CARIE

Long Term Care Ombudsman, CARIE Posted on: January 18, 2012 Background: The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE) is a non-profit organization based in Philadelphia,...

Transportation Services Advocate, CARIE

Transportation Services Advocate, CARIE Posted on: January 18, 2012 Background: CARIE, the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly, is a non-profit organization based in...

Plane One Million Program Manager, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

PLANT ONE MILLION PROGRAM MANAGER, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: January 18, 2012 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Inspire * Transform * Build * Sustain The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society...

Administrative Assistant, Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships

Administrative Assistant, Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Posted on: January 18, 2012 Eisenhower Fellowships, , an international organization that engages emerging leaders from around the world, has...

Director of Electronic Communications, Temple University

Temple University, an urban public research university with an international reach, has been creating knowledge, improving lives, and engaging the community for over 125 years. Temple’s superb...

Associate Director of Development, Salvation Army

Associate Director of Development, Salvation Army Posted on: January 13, 2012 The Associate Director of Development (ADD) will assist the Divisional Director of Development in providing leadership to...

Afterschool Academic Support Instructor, Urban Nutrition Initiative

Afterschool Academic Support Instructor, Urban Nutrition Initiative Posted on: January 17, 2012 The Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI) high school internship program involves 9th-12th grade students...

Family Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition

Family Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: January 17, 2012 Maternity Care Coalition, a dynamic $8M nonprofit, works to improve maternal/child health and well being. A Family Advocate is...

Accounting Manager, Maternity Care Coalition

Accounting Manager, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: January 9, 2012 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $ nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being. Based in...

Fundraising Manager – Workplace Campaigns, UWSEPA

Fundraising Manager – Workplace Campaigns Posted on: January 12, 2012 The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective...

Senior Administrative Assistant, Resource Development, UWSEPA

Senior Administrative Assistant, Resource Development Posted on: January 12, 2012 The Senior Administrative Assistant, Resource Development performs a broad array of administrative and office...

Grant Opportunities

Family Meal Planning and Prep Toolkit and Mini-Grant

The Kids Eat Right Campaign is offering mini-grants to recipients who will use the funds to host parent cooking workshops in their communities. The grant was designed to promote the use of a newly...

Connections for Cardiovascular Health

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health Accepting Grant Applications Deadline: March 15, 2012 The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation is accepting applications...

EcoStar Environmental Stewardship Project Grant Program

Constellation Energy Seeking Applications for EcoStar Environmental Stewardship Project Grant Program Deadline: March 10, 2012 Constellation Energy, a national energy company, is accepting...

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Announces 2012-13 Academic Year Grants and Scholarships Deadline: April 15, 2012 The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation seeks to serve as a catalyst in...

Big Read Grants

Big Read Grants Deadline: February 1 The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding multiple grants ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to groups that are revitalizing the role of literature and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Workshop Proposals: Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color

Share your Promising Practices at COSEBOC’s Gathering of Leaders Workshop Proposals due January 31st * Registration fee waived for presenters* Are you experiencing success in one or more of the...

2012 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

The 2012 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in Washington will take place from February 26-28. Anti-hunger advocates, federal, state and local officials, representatives from food pantries and...

Financing Healthy Food Options workshop

This year, help bring healthy foods to your community! OFN invites CDFIs to apply to participate in the CDFI Fund’s Capacity Building Initiative for Financing Healthy Food Options Mid-Tier Food...

Partnerships Classifieds

mentors needed, Arise Academy

Arise Academy seeks mentors, tutors for teens in foster care The Arise Academy, a charter high school specializing in the education of children involved with the foster care system, is seeking adult...

volunteer literacy teachers, West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

WePAC seeks volunteer literacy teachers Research has shown the importance of building a strong foundation in literacy early in life. In a pilot program to begin in February, WePAC (West Philadelphia...


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