The week of

September 03, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

How Partnerships Support Youth Sports

Youth Sports Networking Seminar: How Partnerships Support Youth Sports September 12, 2012 9:30-11:30 AM Sponsored by the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative Purpose: To provide skills and...

PennFuture Clean Energy Conference

PennFuture Clean Energy Conference September 13 – 14, 2012 Double Tree Hotel, Broad & Locust St, Philadelphia, PA The two-day event in Center City Philadelphia will feature expert...

Celebrate Philly Made

Celebrate Philly Made Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 6:00 – 9:00 PM 777 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA Tickets: $75, Buy tickets View the Philadelphia Skyline from the roof deck of this luxury...

Integrated Pest Management for Multi-Family Housing

IPM for Multi-Family Housing FREE One-Day Training September 12, 2012 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Training Location: US EPA, Region III 1650 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 Because of building security,...

Back to School Party at City Hall

I’ve met/worked with many of you around the way in the last few months.  I am Edisa Rodriguez – the College Access Manager for PhillyGoes2College at the Mayor’s Office of...

Acting, Drama and Performance Writing Classes

The Francisville Recreation Center will host free Acting, Drama and Performance Writing Classes every  Monday evening from 6pm-9pm beginning Monday, September 10, 2012. Francisville Recreation...

22nd Bridging the Gaps Annual Symposium

RSVP for the 22nd Bridging the Gaps Annual Symposium September 7, 2012 8:30 to 12:30 Rodeph Shalom 615 North Broad Street, Philadelphia Bridging the Gaps (BTG) links the training of health and...

Conference For a Community Based Plan For Our Schools: Alternatives to Austerity and Privatization

Conference For a Community-Based Plan For Our Schools: Alternatives to Austerity and Privatization Friday evening, September 21 and Saturday, September 22nd The School Reform Commission, corporate...

Philadelphia’s September 11th National Day of Service event

We hope you will join Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Global Citizen, the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service, along with veteran serving organizations, and community leaders on...

Grand Re-Opening of Youth Health Empowerment Project

Please join us on Wednesday, September 12 at 2 PM as we celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment Project – now located at 1417 Locust Street.  This will be...

Pollyanna Principles: A New and Revolutionary Way Nonprofits Can Change the World

Bucks Catalyst Center offers nonprofit management training The Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management, in partnership with MileStone Bank, will sponsor a series of nonprofit management trainings...

Presentation on Nonprofit Standards for Excellence

PANO sets presentation on Standards for Excellence The Pennsylvania Association for Nonprofit Organizations is sponsoring a capacity building program on September 27th in Media called Embracing Best...

Orientation and Business Assessment Workshop for women

WBDC sets orientation and business assessment workshop for women The Women’s Business Development Center will hold an Orientation and Business Assessment Workshop for women on Thursday,...

Idealist.org graduate school fair

sets graduate school fair is bringing hundreds of graduate schools to 17 cities across the country. If you’ve been thinking of applying, this is a great opportunity to meet in person with...

New Resources

Service-Learning Research Conference Proceedings

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) invites you to join in conversation with fellow researchers and practitioner-scholars through our...

PA Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network new website

PSAYDN Launches New Website! After a year of planning and hard work, PSAYDN’s new and improved website went live on August 10, 2012. Learn about the network, afterschool benefits, program...

PHMC Annual Report

PHMC invites you to read our FY2011 annual report, MOSAIC, which focuses on the wide array of populations we serve through our inter-connected montage of programs and services. And it tells the story...

Fruition Academy of Social Imagination and Action

Fruition Academy of Social Imagination and Action The Fruition Academy of Social Imagination and Action, an online school for scholars and practitioners who are interested in organizational and...

Youth Work Certificate Program

It’s not too late to enroll in the Community College of Philadelphia’s Youth Work Certificate Program! Individuals: It just takes three classes to become proficient in basic concepts of positive...

Montgomery County Asset Building Coalition

The Montgomery County Tax Coalition has a new name! We are now the Montgomery County Asset Building Coalition! This new name reflects our expanded scope and focus on helping people in our community...

Updated guide for Shelter Intake in Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia has revised their shelter intake program and Project updated our “Where to Turn” guides.  You can print the new guide here....

ASAP to Release Annual After School Directory

ASAP to Release Annual After School Directory On September 12, ASAP’s annual After School Directory will be made available to thousands of Philadelphians as a supplement to the Philadelphia...

Expanding Time for Learning Both Inside and Outside the Classroom

Expanding Learning Time This report from Child Trends discusses school-based and community-based extended learning time approaches.  It synthesizes the results of more than 80 evaluations of...

The High Cost, Low Return of Longer Prison Terms

High Cost, Low Returns of Long Prison Terms This Pew Trusts report examines trends in the length of prison terms by state and type of offense, factors that determine time served, outcomes of...

Kindergarteners Longitudinal Study

Kindergarteners Longitudinal Study The National Center for Education Statistics has released First-Time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First Findings From the Kindergarten Rounds of the Early Childhood...

New Website: Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Welcoming Center launches website with immigrant data The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians often makes presentations about the demographics and economic impact of immigrants in the region....

Community Health Data Base 2010 SE PA Household Health Survey

Community database reports on internet use among older adults The internet is a great resource for individuals of all ages. It can serve as a valuable tool for older adults, in particular, to access...

NELI Ascending Leaders certificate program

NELI ‘Ascending Leaders’ certificate program scheduled The Ascending Leaders Certificate Program of the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College will take place...

Miscellaneous

Tax Time Saving Decisions

Tax Time Saving Decisions Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 1:00pm-2:00pm Central / 2:00pm-3:00pm Eastern Presenter: Damon Jones, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago – The Harris School...

Improving Outcomes for Troubled Youth by Reducing Reliance on Detention

Improving Outcomes for Troubled Youth by Reducing Reliance on Detention Date & Time Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 3:00-4:00pm EST Presenters: Bart Lubow, Director, the Juvenile Detention...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Undergraduate and Graduate Internships and Work Study, Research for Action

Looking for Undergraduate and Graduate Internships and Work Study at Research for Action Internships and work study opportunities are available for Fall 2012! RFA qualifies for work study and PHEAA....

Membership Intern, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Membership Intern, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Posted July 19, 2012 (and emailed out August 21) Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Job Title: Membership...

Youth Site Coordinator, Asian Arts Initiative

Youth Site Coordinator (Part-time) Asian Arts Initiative is seeking a dynamic and creative Youth Site Coordinator to join our Youth Arts Workshop (YAW) afterschool team for the upcoming 2012-2013...

Vice President, Resource and Business Development, People’s Emergency Center

PEOPLE’S EMERGENCY CENTER Nurturing Families, Strengthening Neighborhoods, Driving Change. Vice President, Resource and Business Development Background PEC was founded in 1972 to serve homeless...

Science instructor, Upenn Upward Bound

INSTRUCTOR POSITION EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Science instructor WHEN Saturdays 8:00am – 1:00pm Academic Year 2012-2013 WHERE University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania THE PROGRAM Upward...

Instructor, Philadelphia Futures

We’re currently looking for an instructor for our after school program this fall and are still looking for individuals who may be interested. I’ve attached the syllabus from last...

Program Evaluation Analyst, Clarifi

Program Evaluation Analyst, Clarifi Posted on: August 8, 2012 Position Summary: The Program Evaluation Analyst supports the efforts of the Program Evaluation and Technology Department through the...

Engagement Manager, Resource Development, United Way of Greater Phila and South NJ

Engagement Manager, Resource Development, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Posted on: August 10, 2012 The Resource Development Engagement Manager is responsible for managing...

Assistant Director of Out of School Time Program, Catholic Social Services

Assistant Director of Out of School Time Program, Catholic Social Services Posted on: August 14, 2012 Catholic Social Services is looking for an energetic Assistant Director to assist the Program...

After School Assistant, Zhang Sah Martial Arts

Group Leader: After School Assistant, Zhang Sah Martial Arts Posted on: August 15, 2012 Open Position: After School Assistant Group Leader 530 Bainbridge Street; Phila PA 19147 – QueensVillage...

After-School Enrichment Instructor, ASPIRA

SOL After-School Enrichment Instructor Posted on: August 15, 2012 Posted by: ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania The SOL After-School Enrichment Instructor wil be responsible for teaching an enrichment...

After School Teacher, Wilson Community School

AFTER-SCHOOL TEACHER @ Wilson Community School Posted on: August 15, 2012 Posted by: Netter Center for Community Partnerships – University of Pennsylvania PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Wilson Community...

Youth Worker, Oxford Circle Christian Comm Dev Assoc

Youth Worker, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association Last day to apply: September 12, 2012 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford...

After School Tutor, Oxford Circle Christian Comm Dev Assoc

After School Tutor, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association Last day to apply: September 12, 2012 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the...

Literacy Instructor, Oxford Circle Christian Comm Dev Assoc

Literacy Instructor, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association Last day to apply: September 12, 2012 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the...

Grant Opportunities

Fund for a Just Society

Fund for a Just Society Guidelines Grants are made to non-Unitarian Universalist groups in the and Canada that: Use community organizing to bring about systemic change leading to a more just society...

Toshiba America Foundation

K-12 Science and Math Programs Supported Toshiba America Foundation The mission of the Toshiba America Foundation is to promote quality science and mathematics education in K-12 schools. The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: 2013 Community Development Research Conference

REMINDER: Deadline less than one month away! Call for Papers: 2013 Community Development Research Conference Resilience and Rebuilding for Low-Income Communities: Research to Inform Policy and...

Congress of Cities and Exposition

Congress of Cities and Exposition, National League of Cities November 28 – December 1 Why YOU Need to BE IN BOSTON: • SHARE AND LEARN with your colleagues. • GO DEEP OR SAMPLE ACROSS three...

2013 Community Works Summer Institutes on Service-Learning

Discounted Registration through September 20, 2012! UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPACE IS LIMITED • REGISTER EARLY! Since 1998 educators from across the and around the world have gathered for...

Call for Proposals: 2013 Just Food Conference

Just Food is now accepting proposals for workshops during the 2013 Just Food Conference. Interested organizations will be able to submit proposals beginning August 1st, through September 16th. Anyone...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Keyspot Outreach Weekend

One out two people in the city of Philadelphia either cannot read, or don’t have Internet access to read something simple like an email. There is a digital divide in Philadelphia, and it’s real....

interns, Office of Councilman Curtis Jones Jr.

Intern positions available! Learn the legislative process and policymaking from the inside. The Office of Philadelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. is looking for talented, energetic,...

Campus Vote Project Fellows

The Fair Elections Legal Network is seeking Campus Vote Project fellows to do non-partisan work to encourage student voting this election. We are seeking fellows on college campuses in Colorado,...

volunteers needed, Million Fathers March

The Million Fathers March has been extended and will be held Friday, September 7th (first day of Public School) and Monday, September 10th (second day of Public School). Male Parents, Guardians,...

volunteers needed, National Multiple Sclerosis Society Bike Ride

Volunteers need for MS bike ride The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will sponsor Bike MS: City to Shore Ride 2012 on Saturday, September 29th and Sunday, September 30th. Volunteer groups are...

volunteers needed, Pottstown Meals on Wheels

Pottstown volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels Family Services’ Meals on Wheels program is in need of volunteers to pack and deliver meals to homebound elderly and disabled individuals in the...


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