The week of

July 16, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

New Blog for Students


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Check out the new PHENND blog geared directly to college students.  Produced by our amazing summer intern and Bryn Mawr student, Aine Sheehan! http://updates.phennd.org/2012/07/12/

Other Local Events and Workshops

4th Annual MLK365 Beer Summit on Race Relations


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4th Annual MLK365 Beer Summit on race relations featuring Professor Marc Lamont Hill: Understanding Race in the  Age of Obama Wednesday, August 1 6:00 – 8:00 PM Reading Terminal Market 51...

AmeriCorps Alums Meet & Greet Night at VISTA PSO


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Alums Meet & Greet Night at VISTA PSO Tuesday, July 24 5:30 – 8:00 PM Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia 237 South Broad Street Philadelphia Come share your story with us! Join us for an evening...

Bridging the Gap Intensive Medical Interpreting Training


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BRIDGING THE GAP Intensive Medical Interpreting Training Admissions Testing will start on August 20th and will go through August 31st. The 40 hour course will take place on September 21st, 22nd,...

Interpreter Training Workshop


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Interpreter Training Workshop Interpreters are everywhere: from hospitals to courtrooms, from helping to negotiate high-level business deals to mediating conflicts on the streets of Philadelphia....

Philly4Philly Launch Party


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Philly4Philly Launch Party Thu, July 26, 2012 6:30PM to 9:00PM Smokin’ Betty’s Join Citizen Effect as we kick off Philly4Philly, an initiative that takes passionate individuals and gives...

National Black on Black Violence & Crime Conference


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Black on black violence conference set for city The Father’s Day Rally Committee will sponsor the National Black on Black Violence & Crime Conference – Black Self Genocide:...

Philadelphia Housing Authority Programs and Policies Training


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In response to questions from community allies like yourselves, the Philadelphia Housing Authority is hosting a training on its program, policies, and procedures. Date:  Thursday, July 26th Time: ...

New Resources

An Integrated Approach to Supporting Child Development


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SERIES: An Integrated Approach to Supporting Child Development To promote a more coordinated approach to meeting children’s developmental needs, the brief proposes the adoption of the SERIES...

Community Works Journal Online Magazine


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The latest edition of Community Works Journal Online Magazine is now available at no cost to the educational community. GO TO: As always you will find a wealth of ideas, information, and resources...

KUPEE Energy Initiative


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The KUPEE Energy Initiative is a collection of resources from four universities in Kentucky who have been working in partnership with Earth Force for the past three years, educating undergraduate and...

Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training


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Community College of Phila. offering free job training for unemployed The Community College of Philadelphia is accepting applications from unemployed workers for free job-training courses in the...

Juvenile Confinement in Context


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Harmful, expensive, and useless In an article in American Educator, Richard Mendel writes that America’s heavy reliance on juvenile incarceration institutions — training schools,...

Tracking American Poverty & Policy Data Visualization


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American-Made Poverty Demos’ latest project is a beautiful and powerful data visualization that tracks American poverty over the decades, with breakdowns by race, gender, education and more....

Nonprofit Compensation Report


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PANO publishes PA nonprofit compensation report The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, in collaboration with the National Council of Nonprofits and Columbia Books, has published The...

National Report Card on School Funding


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Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card This report, from the New Jersey Education Law Center, shows that Pennsylvania ranks near the top among states in funding public schools, but low in...

FAQ on new federal immigration policy


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FAQ on new federal immigration policy published The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians has published a “frequently asked questions” document on the Obama Administration’s new...

United We Serve: Let’s Read. Let’s Move.


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CNCS launches third year of United We Serve: Let’s Read. Let’s Move. The Corporation for National and Community Service has kicked off the third year of United We Serve: Let’s Read....

New Merged Organization: Philadelphia Works


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Merger of PWDC and PWIB official as of July 1st Philadelphia Works – a new workforce organization that will serve both employers and job seekers – debuted July 1st. The new, nonprofit...

Unfinished Business: Continued Investment in Child Care


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Report calls on business sector to support early learning A recent report, Unfinished Business: Continued Investment in Child Care and Early Education is Critical to Business and America’s Future,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger seeks board members


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Hunger Coalition seeks board members The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is looking for dynamic and interesting professionals for its Board of Directors.  The organization, founded in...

ACHIEVEability backpack campaign


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ACHIEVEability runs campaign for backpacks, school supplies ACHIEVEability believes that education is the key to helping families succeed and become self-sufficient. Not only does it support single...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Future of Workforce Development


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Future of Workforce Development September 19, 2012 at 8:30 AM – September 20, 2012 at 1:30 PM Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas City This event requires registration: The world of...

Grant Opportunities

Power of Small: Entrepreneurs Strengthening Local Economies


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SAP and Changemakers Announce Global Competition for Innovative Strategies to Help Emerging Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in Underserved Communities Deadline: September 5, 2012 Launched by SAP,...

Transitional Housing and Homeless Shelter Projects


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TD Charitable Foundation Offers Grants to Nonprofits Focusing on Transitional Housing and Homeless Shelter Projects Deadline: August 31, 2012 The TD Charitable Foundation has announced that it will...

RWJF Health & Society Scholars Call for Applications


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces 2012-13 Health & Society Scholars Call for Applications Deadline: September 21, 2012 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars...

Bring Health Into Decisions in Non-Health Sectors


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Health Impact Project Announces Call for Proposals to Bring Health Into Decisions in Non-Health Sectors Deadline: September 14, 2012 The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood...

Mini-Grants for Youth Community Action Heroes


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GenerationOn Offers Mini-Grants for Youth Community Action Heroes Deadline: August 20, 2012 GenerationOn, the youth division of the Points of Light Institute, and Hasbro, Inc., are inviting young...

Community Dog Parks


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Nutro Company Announces Grant Program for Community Dog Parks Deadline: September 30, 2012 The Nutro Company, a manufacturer of pet food products, is inviting applications for the third annual Room...

Lowe’s: Toolbox for Education


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Lowe’s: Toolbox for Education Lowe’s Toolbox for Education funds school improvement projects initiated by parents in recognition of the importance of parent involvement in education....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Communication Specialist, Childspace CDI


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About the Position: The Communication Specialist will improve communication effectiveness and increase the number of childcare programs actively involved with Childspace CDI. Childspace CDI is...

Youth Media Organizer, Philadelphia Student Union


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The Philadelphia Student Union (PSU) is a community based youth organizing and leadership development organization led by high school aged youth with adult support. PSU is national leader in the...

Development Position, Princeton AlumniCorps


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Development Position Announcement Founded in 1989, Princeton AlumniCorps (formerly Princeton Project 55) is an independent alumni-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that inspires and builds civic...

City Year AmeriCorps positions


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City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or religion. ABOUT CITY YEAR City Year was founded in 1988 on the...

VISTA, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, United Way


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Job Title:     VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR AMERICORPS VISTA Reports to:     Doreen Storey Job Description: Position Summary: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in...

Activities Coordinator, Nationalities Service Center


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Nationalities Service Center Position Description Position: Activities Coordinator    Department: Senior Center Reports to: Program Director    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Revised: February 2010...

Social Media Intern, Penn Asian Senior Services


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Position Description Title:                  Social Media Intern Revision Date:          June 26, 2012 Position Summary:      Intern will be assigned 8 to 10 hours per week...

Service Coordinator, Pathways To Housing


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Service Coordinator, Pathways To Housing Posted on: June 27, 2012 Position Summary: Service Coordinators are members of a modified Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team and work together to...

Grants and Contracts Coordinator (part-time), Dignity Housing


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Grants and Contracts Coordinator (part-time), Dignity Housing Posted on: June 27, 2012 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Dignity Housing is a non-profit organization that provides transitional housing and...

Center Director, Federation Early Learning Services


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Center Director, Federation Early Learning Services Posted on: June 29, 2012 The Buerger Early Learning Center, the only Jewish full day early childhood program in Center City, Philadelphia, is...

Director of Development and Communications, Prometheus Radio Project


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Director of Development and Communications, Prometheus Radio Project Posted on: June 29, 2012 The Development and Communications Director will lead the Prometheus team working to secure adequate...

Program Assistant, The Leeway Foundation


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Program Assistant, The Leeway Foundation Posted on: July 3, 2012 Program Assistant This position supports the Leeway Foundation’s office operations in alignment with organizational and program...

Quality Assurance and Development Manager, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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Health Division Quality Assurance and Development Manager, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. Posted on: July 3, 2012 The Health Division Quality Assurance and Development Manager provides day-to-day...

Executive Assistant, Maternity Care Coalition


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Executive Assistant, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: July 5, 2012 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic $ organization, works to improve maternal and child health in PA. MCC seeks an...

Operations Manager, YouthBuild Philadelphia


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Operations Manager, YouthBuild Philadelphia Posted on: July 5, 2012 Operations Manager position (12 months) at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting...

Post Secondary Coordinator, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia


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Post Secondary Coordinator, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia Posted on: July 5, 2012 The Post Secondary Coordinator will be responsible for working as part of the Student Success Center team to...


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