The week of

December 10, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Homeless Memorial Day Rally

Homeless Memorial Day Rally Wednesday December, 19 2012 4:30-5:30 PM Thomas Paine Plaza 1401 Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19102 This rally is to remember homeless and formerly homeless Philadelphians...

Greening Your Child Care Facility

WCRP offers training for childcare agencies Women’s Community Revitalization Project is inviting representatives from nonprofit child care facilities to attend a training on money and energy...

First Annual Homeless Health Fair and Resource Event

SELF sponsors first annual homeless health fair SELF Inc., a leading provider of shelter and transitional housing in Philadelphia, will sponsor its First Annual Health Fair and Resource Event on...

Leadership Philadelphia recruiting executives

Leadership Philadelphia recruiting for executive series Leadership Philadelphia is now accepting applications for its spring Executive Program. The Executive Program is a dinner seminar series for...

Out of School Time Resource Center Academy: Professional Development

OSTRC offers workshop on professional development The Out of School Time Resource Center has, since 2003, evaluated OST professional development opportunities such as workshops, networking events,...

George Washington Carver Science Fair

Out-of-School Time Programs: Enter the George Washington Carver Science Fair The George Washington Carver Science Fair is one of the oldest and largest urban science fairs in the United States. Each...

New Resources

Making Mastery Work: A Close-Up View of Competency Education

Beyond regular attendance and Cs A new report from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation looks at schools in the Proficiency-Based Pathways Project (PBP), which implements mastery-based approaches to...

Duncan Sharpens Second-Term Agenda

The road ahead Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently laid out his priorities for the next four years in a speech at the Foundation for Excellence in Education, emphasizing he thinks teacher...

Website: Civil Eats Blog

We are delighted to share with you the new Civil Eats, relaunching today (in beta, of course). Please help us share/spread the word. As many of you know, for nearly four years, Civil Eats has been a...

Youth and Work: Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity

KIDS COUNT Report: Million Youth and Young Adults Neither Working Nor in School Youth have more difficulty gaining a foothold in the labor market than at any time since the 1950s, according to a...

Conference materials: College and Careers for Youth with Disabilities

2012 National Transition Conference: College and Careers for Youth with Disabilities The National Transition Conference was held on May 30-June 1, 2012 in Washington DC. Attended by over 800 people,...

Pregnancy Assistance Fund as a Support for Student Parents

The Pregnancy Assistance Fund as a Support for Student Parents in Postsecondary Education The Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) is a competitive grant program created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Community Schools and Other Place-Based Strategies

Community Schools and Other Place-Based Strategies Webinar Members for the Community Schools Leadership Network discuss where community schools fit in the landscape of place-based initiatives and...

Book: Whole Child, Whole School

Whole Child, Whole School, by Eileen Santiago, JoAnne Ferrara, and Jane Quinn, examines community schools working to educate the whole child. They look at the ways community schools are able to...

Investing in What Works for America’s Communities

Investing in What Works for America’s Communities Including Thoughts From CFSI Board Chair Ellen Seidman and President & CEO Jennifer Tescher The nation’s top community and economic...

20 Ideas that Could Change our Cities

20 Ideas that Could Change our Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies have selected 20 finalists in the Mayors Challenge — a boot camp style competition where the winner will receive $5 million to...

Affordability and Availability of Rental Housing

Lowest Income Renters Face Greatest Shortage of Affordable and Available Housing A new study released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Community Development Studies and Education...

2011 Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households

Unbanked and Underbanked The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has released its second biennial national survey of unbanked and underbanked households, the most comprehensive survey of its kind...

Readiness Roadmap for Skills-Based Volunteering

Resource helps nonprofits create skill-based projects This year, corporations will provide $15 billion in pro bono services to nonprofits. To make the most of this generous support, nonprofits have...

West Parent and Family Resource Center

School District opens family resource center in W. Philly The School District of Philadelphia has opened the West Parent and Family Resource Center at 3543 Fairmount Avenue in West Philadelphia. The...

On Demand Webinars for Juvenile Justice professionals

Webinars help professionals serve at-risk youth The Multiple Pathways to Academic Success Project, a project of the Center for Safe Schools, is designed to improve educational outcomes for youth...

Women’s Way leads Human Trafficking Campaign

Women’s Way to begin human trafficking awareness campaign January 2013 is Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Month and Women’s Way will be launching a new education awareness...

New Issue: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

I am pleased to announce the release of volume 19 number 1 of the michigan journal of community service learning. The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning publishes research and pedagogy...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: School-Community Data Sharing Strategies

Dec. 11 Webinar on School-Community Data Sharing Strategies Strong partnerships among cities, schools, and youth service providers are the foundation of leading strategies such as collective impact...

Webinar: Industry-Specific Workforce Strategies

Webinar: Industry-Specific Workforce Strategies Date: Wednesday, December 12 at 2 EST Place-based workforce development efforts are giving way to more specific, sector-based workforce strategies. By...

Data Use for Continuous Improvement of Programs Serving Disconnected Youth

Beyond the Numbers: Data Use for Continuous Improvement of Programs Serving Disconnected Youth Join us for a Webinar on December 18 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: Over the past...

Summer internships for Jewish youth

JEVS offers summer internships for HS, college students JEVS Human Services is now accepting applications for its two summer internship programs: Lasko College Prep Program, a college preparatory...

Making Performance Management Happen

Webinar focuses on performance management Perform Well will sponsor a free online seminar, Making Performance Management Happen on Thursday, February 7th from 3-4pm. Many organizations are attempting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Partnerships and Outreach, Fund for Philadelphia

Job Description Title: Director of Partnerships and Outreach Organization: Fund for Philadelphia Summary : The Director of Partnerships and Outreach  will have a lead role in identifying and...

Executive Director, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN)

Executive Director, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) Philadelphia, PA 19103 Posted December 10, 2012 Founded in 2001, the Sustainable Business Network of Greater...

Supports Coordinator, Liberty Resources

LIBERTY RESOURCES, INC SUPPORTS COORDINATOR POSITION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION A diverse and growing employer, Liberty Resources Inc. is a non-profit, consumer driven organization that...

Part-time Family Engagement Specialist, Family Services in Pottstown

Family Engagement Specialist –P/T (28 Hrs/wk) – Minimum bachelor’s degree in social work, early childhood education, or related field.  Provide support/resources to families of...

Senior Manager – Agency Network, Philabundance

Senior Manager – Agency Network, Philabundance Posted on: December 3, 2012 Position Summary: The Senior Manager – Agency Network oversees the strategic initiatives and programs involving the...

Director of Development, Resources for Human Development

Director of Development, Resources for Human Development, Inc. Posted on: December 6, 2012 RHD is seeking a Development Director to join its Marketing, Communications & Development team to grow...

Part-time Technology Skills Instructor, Youth Empowerment Services

Part-time Position for Technology Skills Instructor, Youth Empowerment Services Posted on: December 5, 2012 Part-time Position Available for a Technology Skills Instructor Technical skills and...

Job Developer, Nationalities Service Center

Job Developer, Nationalities Service Center Posted on: December 5, 2012 History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and...

Program Manager Youth Mentoring, Concerned Black Men

Program Manager (Youth Mentoring Services) – Philadelphia, PA, Concerned Black Men National Posted on: December 5, 2012 Concerned Black Men National (CBM), a national youth social services...

Curriculum Specialist (temporary), Juntos

Request for Proposals for Curriculum Specialist JUNTOS, a Latino immigrant-led community organization based in South Philadelphia, seeks a curriculum specialist experienced in working with...

Employment Training Specialist, Community Integrated Services

Employment Training Specialist – Fluent in ASL, Community Integrated Services Posted on: December 4, 2012 Community Integrated Services is a non-profit agency that helps enable people with...

Pt-time Program Manager, Delaware County Asset Development Group

Delaware County Asset Development Group (DelCoAD) Program Manager Job Description Project Description:    Delco AD Program Manager Reports To:         DelCoAD Steering Committee Purpose of...

AmeriCorps*VISTA positions, SERVE Philadelphia

SERVE Philadelphia AmeriCorps VISTA Information and Application In September 2010, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter created the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service to ensure that his...

Grant Opportunities

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Minigrant for Schools

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Accepting Minigrant Applications Deadline: March 15, 2013 Established by children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is...

Healthy Relationship College Program

Avon Foundation for Women Invites Grant Proposals for Healthy Relationship College Program Deadline: January 11, 2013 The Avon Foundation for Women, which supports programs that address breast cancer...

LEGO: Children’s Fund Grants

LEGO: Children’s Fund Grants The LEGO Children’s Fund provides grants for collaborative programs, either in part or in total, to organizations that focus on early childhood education and...

Free Education Programs for Older Americans

Grant Opportunity: Free Education Programs for Older Americans Act fast! This is a limited time offer! Application Deadline: December 14, 2012 Thanks to special funding received by the Institute for...

Chester County Fund for Women And Girls

Chesco fund opens application process The Chester County Fund for Women And Girls has announced that the distribution of its grant awards will total $250,000 in 2013. This represents an 11% increase...

Echoing Green Black Male Achievement Fellowship

Echoing Green and the Open Society Foundation have joined to offer Open Society Fellowships for Black Male Achievement.  The BMA Fellowship supports emerging leaders of new and innovative...

Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Accepting Proposals for America’s Great Outdoors: Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists Deadline: January 21, 2013 The National Fish and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

International Journal of Education for Social Justice

The International Journal of Education for Social Justice (RIEJS) is seeking articles for the autumn 2013 monographic issue on Service-Learning. RIEJS is an academic peer-reviewed publication in...

PA Nutrition Education Network’s 2013 Annual Conference

PA Nutrition Education Network’s 2013 ANNUAL CONFERENCE by Rose Pallotta-Cleland, Network Promoter & Event Planner, PA NEN PA NEN 2013 Annual Conference ~ Nutrition Educators: Exercising...

NeighborWorks Training Institute Symposium

NeighborWorks Training Institute Symposium December 12, 2012, Washington, DC Register now for the symposium, “Beyond Measure: Using Evaluation to Build Evidence and Drive Learning.” It...

Partnerships Classifieds

Foundations Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion sought

The D5 Coalition has commissioned the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, a Philadelphia-based evaluation, strategic research and planning non-profit organization, to conduct “insights on...

reviewers needed, PennSERVE AmeriCorps Grants

State seeks reviewers for PennSERVE Americorps grants PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service is seeking individuals to review grant applications for the 2013 AmeriCorps State Grant...

volunteers needed, Willard School

Kensington school seeks volunteers The Willard School in Philadelphia’s Kensington section is seeking volunteers to do after-school tutoring and operate their school’s library. Willard is...

mentors needed, Concerned Black Men of Philadelphia

Concerned Black Men seeks mentors for black boys It is no secret that the city of Philadelphia is plagued by violence.  What’s even more heartbreaking is that 85% of homicide victims in...


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