The week of

November 12, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships September/October Newsletter


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Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships September/October Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Building Sustainable Funding for Engagement: Advancing Engagement in an Urban Environment


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Date:  Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Time:  8:00 – 2:45 Location:  Widener University, Chester, PA The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities is pleased to present the Mid-Atlantic...

Building Resiliency: The Role of Anchor Institutions in Sustaining Community Economic Development


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We are inviting you to a forum on “Building Resiliency: The Role of Anchor Institutions in Sustaining Community Economic Development.” This event, which is being organized by the Federal Reserve...

3rd Annual Thanksgiving Open House


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Please Join Us! 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Open House Thursday, November 15th between 4:00 and 6:30 Philadelphia City Hall, 1st Floor – NE wing Learn more about what each of our partners is...

National Association for Multicultural Education Conference


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The National Association for Multicultural Education Conference The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) continues to be one of the most important organizations in the country...

The Multi-Systems Complexity of Child Sexual Abuse


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Widener offers workshop on child sexual abuse treatment The Post-Graduate Center of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University will sponsor a workshop entitled Lions and...

New Resources

Pathways to College and to Social Justice Leadership


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Special Issue of Diversity & Democracy Civic Engagement and Student Success: A Resonant Relationship Consider crew, one of the oldest sports in American higher education. In crew, a group of...

Know Your Funders: A Guide to STEM for Afterschool


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Know Your Funders: A Guide to STEM for Afterschool By the Afterschool Alliance, October 2012 The need for competency in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills is not only...

Service-Learning Quality Matters


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I’m pleased to announce that NCLC has just released a research summary (the first of several) of the findings from our Schools of Success network evaluation. The Schools of Success network is a...

Revised Pennsylvania Pre-K and K Learning Standards for Early Childhood


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Revised Pennsylvania Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Learning Standards for Early Childhood Coming Soon The Office of Child Development and Early Learning will be printing a 2013 revised edition of...

Bringing Equity Into Quality Improvement


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Bringing Equity into Quality Improvement A new two-part guide, produced by the Center for Health Professions’s ACTION program, focuses on the intersection of equity in care and quality...

Greening the Bottom Line 2012


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Greening the Bottom Line 2012 Released Published in collaboration with 14 partner organizations including AASHE, Greening the Bottom Line 2012 reports on the growing field of green revolving funds...

Impact of Sequestration on Nondefense Services


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Impact of Sequestration on Nondefense Services Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, released...

Great Philly Schools website


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PSP launches new website for information on city schools The Philadelphia Schools Partnership has launched a new website, , where families can get information about every city school, public,...

Training for those working with LGBTQ youth


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Attic Youth Center offers training on working with LGBTQ youth In July 2012, The Williams Institute found that 40% of homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning...

PA State Plan on Aging


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US approves state aging plan Gov. Tom Corbett has announced federal approval of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2012-2016 State Plan on Aging. The plan sets goals for the next four years on...

The Slippery Slope of Foreclosure


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Urban Affairs Coalition releases foreclosure prevention guide The Urban Affairs Coalition has released a brochure entitled The Slippery Slope of Foreclosure, which outlines the various troubles of...

King Day of Service 2013 Website


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Website opens for King Day 2013 volunteers Global Citizen has opened the registration website for the 18th Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service on Monday, January 21, 2013....

William Penn Foundation announces new priorities


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Wm. Penn Foundation announces new priorities The board of directors of the William Penn Foundation has approved a new strategic plan to guide the foundation’s funding for the next  decade....

City of Seattle Food Action Plan


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City of Seattle Releases Food Action Plan Food Action Plan outlines steps for increasing access to healthy food, promoting public health, and supporting the regional food economy To mark Food Day...

Partnerships Classifieds

Additional Hurricane Sandy Resources for Agencies and Volunteers


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AGENCIES: United Way’s Community Action Center is dedicated to helping promote the needs of nonprofits with our Community Calendar and VolunteerMatch Portal . Please take the time to fill out our...

volunteer tutors, YouthBuild


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YouthBuild seeks volunteer tutors YouthBuild Philadelphia is a 12- to 15-month program for former out-of-school youth ages 18-21 that blends a rigorous academic curriculum with hands-on training in...

Grant Opportunities

Annie’s School Garden Grants


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Annie’s offers grants to school gardens that connect children directly to real food. These funds can be used to buy gardening tools, seeds or other needed supplies. If you would like to apply,...

Supportive Services for Veteran Families


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VA announces funding for homeless vets The Department of Veterans Affairs  has announced the availability of funds for supportive services grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families...

Medical Case Management for People Living with HIV/AIDS


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City offers RFP for AIDS services A Request For Proposals for Outpatient/Ambulatory Medical Care and Medical Case Management has been posted on the City of Philadelphia website.  This is an open RFP...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

C.R.I.B. Residential Presence Position, HopeWorks ‘N Camden


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Residential Presence Position, HOPEWORKS ‘N CAMDEN Join an innovative, entrepreneurial organization that is creating hope in a difficult place. Be a member of a community house, working and...

Director, Protecting Watersheds, William Penn Foundation


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Position Announcement Title: Director Specific Focus: Protecting Watersheds Reports to: Vice President, Philanthropic Programs Direct Reports: 3 – 4 Location: Philadelphia Travel: Regional/Domestic...

Director, Creative Communities, William Penn Foundation


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Position Announcement Title: Director Specific Focus: Creative Communities Reports to: Vice President, Philanthropic Programs Direct Reports: 4-6 Location: Philadelphia Travel: Regional/Domestic...

Director, Closing the Achievement Gap, William Penn Foundation


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Position Announcement Title: Director Specific Focus: Closing the Achievement Gap Reports to: Vice President, Philanthropic Programs Direct Reports: 3 – 4 Location: Philadelphia Travel:...

Director, Research and Analytics, William Penn Foundation


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Position Announcement Title: Director Specific Focus: Research and Analytics Reports to: Vice President, Philanthropic Programs for ongoing management President and Board Chair for program evaluation...

Truancy Case Manager, United Communities Southeast Philadelphi


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United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has an immediate opening for an experienced Truancy Case Manager.  Under the supervision of the Truancy Supervisor, the case manager will provide support...

Site Coordinator (AmeriCorps), LIFT-Philadelphia


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SITE COORDINATOR/AMERICORPS*NATIONAL DIRECT MEMBER, LIFT-Philadelphia Posted on: October 16, 2012 Our Mission and Vision LIFT’s mission is to help community members achieve economic stability...

Executive Director, College Settlement of Philadelphia


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POSITION Executive Director The Organization:Established in 1889, The College Settlement of Philadelphia – College Settlement Camp, (CSC), is a social service agency which provides traditional...

Program Associate, Scribe Video Center


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Program Associate, Scribe Video Center Posted on: October 25, 2012 Description: Scribe Video Center, a Philadelphia-based non-profit media arts and education center, seeks a Program Associate ....

Family Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition


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Family Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition Posted on: October 25, 2012 Family Advocate is needed for our Early Head Start program to conduct home visiting with pregnant women and families with young...

Supervisor – Family Finding Program, Turning Points for Children


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Supervisor – Family Finding Program, Turning Points for Children Posted on: October 25, 2012 Summary of Position Supervises Family Finding Social Workers/Case Workers and is responsible for such...

Case Management, Dignity Housing


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Case Management, Dignity Housing DIGNITY HOUSING, A SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCY SEEKS MOTIVATED AND ENERGETIC INDIVIDUAL Position Summary: The Case Manager (CM) is responsible for providing case...

Part-Time PHA Afterschool Program Instructor, Foundations, Inc.


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Part-Time PHA Afterschool Program Instructor, Foundations, Inc. Posted on: October 19, 2012 POSITION AVAILABLE: Part-time Afterschool Program Instructor Foundations, Inc. is a nationally recognized...

Support Services Assistant, Philadelphia Works


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Support Services Assistant, Philadelphia Works, Inc. Posted on: October 19, 2012 This position performs a variety of administrative and clerical functions that provides support to the Technology...

Research Assistant & Coordinator, Philadelphia Works, Inc.


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Research Assistant & Coordinator, Philadelphia Works, Inc. Posted on: October 19, 2012 The Research Assistant & Coordinator provides support for all projects in the Department. This position...

Foster Parent Coordinator, Concilio


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Foster Parent Coordinator, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. Posted on: October 19, 2012 Responsible for recruitment, orientation, initial and ongoing training, and...

Miscellaneous

Strategic Planning with Stakeholders: A Case Study of Collaboration


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November 27, 2012 at 12:00p Eastern for Strategic Planning with Stakeholders: A Case Study of Collaboration. This webinar, featuring 2012 Environmental Leadership Program Fellow Lindsay Bourgoine,...

Ecological Economics 101


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November 14, 2012 at 12:00pm for Ecological Economics 101. What is ecological economics and how does it defer from standard economics?  How can this evolving transdiscipline be applied to...

Environmental Leadership Program


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2013 Fellowship Applications are Now OPEN ELP is excited to announce that applications for our 2013 applications are now open! Looking to take your career to the next level? Want to find balance in...


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