The week of

June 17, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Parent University End of Year Event


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The Parent University invites YOU to: What: End of Year Event When: Wednesday, June 26,  2013 Time: 5pm- 7:30PM Venue: The School District of Philadelphia, Education Center 440 N. Broad Street To...

2013 Safe Schools Conference


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October 1-2, 2013 Grantville, Pa. 2013 Safe Schools Conference Keeping Our Children Safe: Strategies for Schools and Communities Hear from state and national experts about the latest research in...

Phila Urban Food & Fitness Alliance Celebration


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  Celebration Wednesday ~ June 19, 2013 5 – 8 Temple University Medical Education & Research Building at 3500 N. Broad Street, Room 317 ~ Must have to enter the building~ Please join us as we...

NeighborWorks Training Institute


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NeighborWorks to hold training institute on community development NeighborWorks America will hold a training institute at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Marriott Downtown and Loews...

The 10-Year Tax Abatement and the Future of Philadelphia Real Estate


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Penn Lightbulb Cafe presents The 10-Year Tax Abatement and the Future of Philadelphia Real Estate Kevin Gillen, Senior Research Consultant, Fels Institute of Government Tuesday, June 18, 2013 6:00...

Improving Parenting skills: New Tools in PerformWell


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Free Webinar Date & Time Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 3:00-4:30pm EST Moderator: Josie Alleman, Strategic Initiatives Consultant, Social Solutions Speakers: Melanie Ficke, LSW, Social Work Supervisor,...

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Networking Event


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Join us on Tuesday, June 25th from 5-7 PM to mingle and connect with alumni from our Ascending Leadership and Executive Leadership Certificate programs. Find out why over 200 Philadelphia-area...

2013 National Urban League Conference


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2013 National Urban League Conference Philadelphia, PA July 24 – 27, 2013 For four days in July news makers, policy makers, and business and community leaders from across the country will converge...

Celebrate 10 Years of Learning with Project HOME


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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:30 to 9 Urban Outfitters at the Navy Yard 5000 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19112 Over the past ten years the Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology...

New Resources

New Website: Summer Food Service Program


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Introducing the New Webpage for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) The USDA Food and Nutrition Service has launched an easy-to-use SFSP webpage () with all the tools and information that you and...

Anchor Institutions: An Interpretive Review Essay


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The Anchor Institutions Task Force is pleased to present our latest publication: Anchor Institutions: An Interpretive Review Essay.  Many thanks to Henry Taylor and Gavin Luter for their hard work...

New Website: After School Activities Partnership


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ASAP DEBUTS NEW WEBSITE ASAP has a brand-new look! Thanks to the generosity of the 25th Century Foundation, ASAP is proud to announce the launch of our new website. Featuring an updated Directory of...

New Data on Graduation Rates


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Graduation rates catch up with 1973 A new analysis from the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center finds the graduation rate for America’s public schools was approximately 75 percent...

Aging in America: We Can Do Better


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Aging in America: We Can Do Better Weblink: The National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities is pleased to unveil a set of infographics that explore the funding and demand, for...

New Website: MentalHealth.gov


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Obama announces President Obama hosted a National Conference on Mental Health at the White House in early June to launch a national conversation to increase understanding and awareness about mental...

2012 Report to the Community


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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey creates measurable, lasting impact by transforming lives from Western Montgomery County to the Jersey Shore. This report highlights outcomes...

Partnerships Classifieds

Community Fellowships, AchieveAbility


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ACHIEVEability Community Office now accepting Fellowship Candidates! ACHIEVEability Community Services Department is looking for energetic, talented, young adults and adult professionals to help...

meal drivers, Montgomery County Senior Adult Activities Center


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Norristown senior center needs drivers The Montgomery County Senior Adult Activities Center is looking for active adults and young adults to deliver meals to homebound seniors in the Norristown area...

volunteers needed, Back on My Feet Walk


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Volunteers needed for BOMF Walk The Stroehmann Back on My Feet 20in24 Challenge benefiting Back On My Feet takes place on July 20th-21st, and volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and roles,...

Storytime reader, Smith Memorial Playground


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Smith seeks story time leader Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse is seeking volunteer Children’s Story Time Leaders to select and read stories to children 5 years old and younger. Key...

Food Bank of South Jersey


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1501 John Tipton Blvd Pennsauken Township New Jersey, 08110 Volunteer groups of up to 25 persons are needed to sort and repack food items. The Food Bank of South Jersey’s mission is to fight...

literacy volunteers needed, RSVP of Montgomery County


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At United Way, we know that in order to become proficient readers by 3rd grade, students need a minimum of 30 minutes of reading practice everyday. RSVP supports and equips volunteers to help...

Gearing Up – Call For Board Members


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Gearing Up provides women in transition from abuse, addiction, and incarceration with the equipment, guidance, and skills to ride a bicycle for exercise, transportation and personal growth....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Links to Learning, Out-of-School Time Leadership Course


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August 13-14, 2013 Edinboro, Pa. Act 45 Links to Learning, Out-of-School Time Leadership Course Registration deadline July 19, 2013 This course gives an opportunity for school and OST leaders to be...

Call for Submissions: Your Story and Reflection on Teaching


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Community Works Journal Online Magazine is looking for stories, essays, and reflections from K-16 and community based educators. Summer is the perfect time to reflect. Share your teaching and...

Grant Opportunities

PGW EnergySense Grants


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PGW ENERGYSENSE INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR EFFICIENT BUILDING GRANTS Applicants may receive up to $75,000 in grants from PGW for eligible natural gas efficiency projects Philadelphia Gas Works newest...

MetLife Breakthrough Schools


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NASSP/MetLife: Breakthrough Schools The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the MetLife Foundation Breakthrough Schools program highlights high-achieving middle or high schools,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Elm Street Program Manager, Lansdowne-Yeadon Elm Street Program


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Background Information The Lansdowne-Yeadon Elm Street Program is a multi-municipal community development program operating in a designated residential neighborhood situated in southeastern Delaware...

Education Program Coordinator, Nationalities Service Center


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Nationalities Service Center – Job Announcement Education Program Coordinator History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to...

Community Outreach Manager, Clarifi


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Community Outreach Manager – Financial Empowerment Center Summary The Financial Empowerment Centers are part of a national effort to improve the financial stability of Philadelphia’s...

School-Based Program Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA


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School-Based Program Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Posted on: May 30, 2013 Job description Location: Philadelphia (University City) and Exton JOB DESCRIPTION COME JOIN A...

Clinical Director, Women Against Abuse


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Clinical Director, Women Against Abuse Posted on: June 3, 2013 Job description The Clinical Director leads the trauma informed clinical services and efforts of Women Against Abuse programs. This...

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


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Assistant Director of Out of School Time Program, Catholic Social Services Posted on: June 3, 2013 Job description Catholic Social Services is looking for an energetic Assistant Director to assist...

Community Organizer, Women’s Community Revitalization Project


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Community Organizer, Women’s Community Revitalization Project Posted on: June 3, 2013 Job description Organizational summary WCRP, a grassroots community development corporation based in...

Senior Center Director, Lutheran Settlement House


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Senior Center Director, Lutheran Settlement House Posted on: June 3, 2013 Job description Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Senior Center Director oversees all functions of the...

Program Officer, Eisenhower Fellowships


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Program Officer, Eisenhower Fellowships Posted on: June 4, 2013 Job description For 60 years, Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) has been one of the world’s premier global leadership organizations. A...

Advisory Board Program Coord, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls


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Chester County Fund for Women and Girls Girls Advisory Board Program Coordinator Part-time position currently available! This fall marks the 10th class of the award-winning Girls Advisory Board...

Pt-time Coordinator, Interagency Council of Norristown


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PART-TIME COORDINATOR The Interagency Council of Norristown (ICN) seeks 10-12 hour/week coordinator to maintain member services (meetings, information, dues, announcements, etc.); community...

Program Director, Jewish Heritage Program


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Program Director, Jewish Heritage Program Posted on: June 5, 2013 Job description The Jewish Heritage Programs (JHP) is seeking a full-time Program Director to coordinate communications between all...

Legal Assistant, Domestic Violence Program, Nationalities Service Center


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Legal Assistant, Domestic Violence Program, Nationalities Service Center Posted on: June 5, 2013 Job description History and Mission NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social,...

Bilingual Parent Educator, Concilio


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Bilingual Parent Educator, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. Posted on: June 5, 2013 Job description Concilio, a not for profit social services agency in Philadelphia,...

Clinical Manager of Adult Behavioral Health Services, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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Clinical Manager of Adult Behavioral Health Services, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. Posted on: June 6, 2013 Job description The Clinical manager for Adult Behavioral health Services will oversee...

Stockton College seeks ‘Activist in Residence’


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ABOUT THE AIR PROGRAM The Activist in Residence (AIR) program brings a community activist to campus to work directly with the Stockton community. During the year-long position, the AIR will provide...

Miscellaneous

State of the Nation’s Housing 2013


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Live Webcast of Harvard JCHS State of the Nation’s Housing Report June 26, Noon-1pm EST The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University will release its annual report, The State of...

Do Something: Seed Grants


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Do Something: Seed Grants Do Something Seed Grants for youth can be used towards project ideas and programs that are just getting started, or to jump-start a program and realize ideas for the first...

Grants for Teachers of Children Who Learn Differently


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P. Buckley Moss Foundation: Grants for Teachers of Children Who Learn Differently P. Buckley Moss Foundation Education Grants aid and support teachers who wish to establish an effective learning tool...

The Philadelphia Partnership for Resilience webinar


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JUNE 26, 2013 1:00 – 2:00 EST The  Philadelphia Partnership for Resilience will host its first annual webinar detailing the status of immigrant and refugee survivors of torture in the...

Webinar: Building a Pathway to Financial Stability


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Social Works: How a Baltimore Network is Building a Pathway to Financial Stability In uncertain times, linked service delivery and resource-sharing among organizations can create a more supportive,...

Summer Digital Community Leadership Internship Program


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Urban Apps and Maps Studio is offering a six week Summer Digital Community Leadership Internship Program at Temple University for students ages 14-22. This opportunity provides hands-on experience...

Live United Summer Jam


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LOVE Park 15th & JFK Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19103 June 21, 12:00 – 2:00 PM June 21 is national United Way Day of Action, an annual event dedicated to uniting as a community and pledging...


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