The week of

September 02, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Open House for new Veterans Housing


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“At Ease.” Veteran Supportive Services Newly renovated Housing Bridges4Change has collaborative partners in the communities who want to aid Our Veterans in their time of need. Incorporating ...

Tree House Books Open House & Book Sale


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Join us for an Open House & Book Sale With the threat of Philadelphia schools not opening on time and several schools in our community not opening at all, our neighborhood needs Tree House Books...

reVITAlize Volunteer Income Tax event


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reVITAlize Saturday, 9/28/13 9:30 – 11:30 am Join VITA volunteers for an interesting and educational morning. Participate in an exercise to learn more about low income living. Find out things you...

Tree Tenders Basic Training


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Tree Tenders’ Basic Training Scheduled for Fall The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will offer its nine-hour Tree Tenders training course, which empowers and teaches concerned residents how to...

Eastern U School of Leadership and Development Info Sessions


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Eastern University invites you to an Information Session for graduate programs in their School of Leadership and Development. The session will focus on: MS in Nonprofit Management MA in...

Essential Grant Skills Workshop


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Two day Essential Grant Skills Workshop co-hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Grants and Philadelphia Works When: October 29-30, 2013 8:30AM-4:30PM Location: Philadelphia Works @1617 JFK Blvd, 13th...

Out of School Time Peer Networking Meetings


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2013-14 PEER NETWORKING MEETING SCHEDULE Mark your calendars for the following dates! Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners Tuesday, September 24, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Classroom and...

Bring Back Childhood Conference on Importance of Play


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Logic will get you from A to Z. Imagination will get you everywhere. – Albert Einstein Play is the way all new things come about. – Jean Piaget PHILADELPHIA DECLARATION OF PLAY proudly...

First, Do No Harm: Putting Health First in Climate & Energy Issues


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From Physicians for Social Responsibility: “First, do no harm,” is a quote by Hippocrates, with which most health professionals are familiar.  We understand that before launching into a new...

Growing Up Homeless forums


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Save the Dates for Growing Up Homeless forums from People’s Emergency Center Don’t Miss the Next Two Forums Thursday, September 26, 2:00 PM The SHiFT Report with Dr. Maureen Hayes,...

The Importance of Exercise


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You are invited to join Women and Faith and Hope, Inc. as we host our third 2013 Community Health Event, The Importance of Exercise, on September 14, 2013 from 11:00 to 1:00 at The Salvation Army...

College Day on the Parkway


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Save the date. College Day, September 28 Meet your city on September 28th at Campus Philly’s College Day. Enjoy music, food, free museums, local vendors and giveaways. Meet at the steps of the...

Introduction to Finding Funders


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1901 Vine Street | Ground Floor | Tech Lab September 17 | 9:30 – 11:00 This workshop provides an introduction to the Foundation Center’s database, Foundation Directory Online...

Nonprofit Sustainability Training


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The Building Blocks for Organizational Success 1901 Vine Street | Room 108 September 24 | 10:00 – 11:30 Learn what you can do to increase your organization’s competitiveness and...

Out of School Time Resource Center Academy


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The OSTRC Academy is a special workshop series that covers a range of professional themes and is available to all OST staff. OSTRC Academy workshops address OST professional development content, such...

Public Health Seminars


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Tuesday, September 17th, 12 – 1:30pm Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium 34th and Spruce Streets Can increasing taxes change behavior and improve health? Speakers: Giridhar Mallya, MD, MSHP...

Black Tie Gala Friendraiser


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September 21, 2013 from 5pm-10pm At the Hilton Double Tree Hotel Avenue of the arts Broad and Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Jobs for Pennsylvania’s Graduates, Inc. (JAG Pennsylvania), a...

New Resources

New Report on Low Income Housing Tax Credits


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Choice Constrained, Segregation Maintained The Fair Housing Justice Center released a report on the distribution of Low Income Housing Tax Credits in the New York City Region called “Choice...

New Book: Journey to a High-Achieving School


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New Book: Journey to a High-Achieving School Journey to a High-Achieving School: Eliminate Destructive Excuses examines the range of devastating excuses often expressed for failure to attain...

Free Adult Education in Philadelphia


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The AIDS Library just updated one of our most popular small publications. It collects places to find free adult education programs in Philly, with names and phone numbers for organizations that offer...

Bring journalists to your classroom


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I’m writing because you’ve either worked with the Pulitzer Center in the past, or have expressed an interest in doing so. With the 2013-2014 school year about to begin, I’d like to invite you...

A Well-Educated Workforce Is Key to State Prosperity


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Investing in Education Will Build a Stronger PA Economy The best way for Pennsylvania to grow its economy is by investing in a well-educated workforce, according to a new study from the Economic...

Partnerships Classifieds

gala volunteers needed, Hopeworks N Camden


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Hopeworks N Camden, a youth development organization in Camden, NJ, needs help with one of it major fundraisers, it annual gala, taking place under the stars at Commerce Square on Saturday, September...

Content Reviewers, United Way Impact Grants


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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s (UWGPSNJ) Impact Fund invests in region, driving real, measurable change in the communities where we live, work and play. United Way’s...

Interns wanted, Dress for Success Philadelphia


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Dress for Success Philadelphia is the local affiliate of an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire,...

Regional Economic Justice Student Campaign Coordinator, Phila Jobs With Justice


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Philadelphia Jobs with Justice: Regional Economic Justice Student Campaign Coordinator About the Position Philadelphia Area Jobs with Justice is a coalition of labor unions and student, community,...

Mobilization and Campaign Support Intern, Phila Jobs With Justice


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Philadelphia Jobs with Justice: Mobilization and Campaign Support Intern About the Position Philadelphia Area Jobs with Justice is a coalition of labor unions and student, community, and faith...

Unpaid Intern, Career Development Services, Peirce College


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Peirce College Unpaid Internship Unpaid Intern, Career Development Services Mission of Internship: To prepare college students, graduate students or recent college graduates for entry level roles in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: SALSA Service-Learning Conference


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Southern Alleghenies Learn and Serve Alliance 6th Annual SALSA Service-Learning Conference Reach Out: Kaleidoscope of Service-Learning November 2, 2013 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Juniata College,...

Call for Proposals: National Service-Learning Conference


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The National Youth Leadership Council and Youth Service America are pleased to announce that the Call for Proposals is now open for MONUMENTAL, the 25th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®...

Early Childhood Education Summit


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Igniting the Imagination – Inspiring Action October 22-24 Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel State College Over 200 PD sessions offered. Great networking opportunity. Book your room today!...

2013 Imagining America National Conference: A Call to Action


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2013 Imagining America National Conference October 4–6, 2013 Syracuse, New York A Call to Action Hosted by Syracuse University with Colleges and Community Organizations in the Region CLICK HERE TO...

Call for Proposals: Community Schools, The Engine for Change


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NOW ACCEPTING WORKSHOP PROPOSALS Submission Deadline is Friday, October 4, 2013, 11:59 pm EST This April, the Coalition for Community Schools is partnering with Cincinnati Public Schools and the...

Grant Opportunities

Philadelphia Cultural Fund


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Philadelphia Cultural Fund The Cultural Fund’s website is up and running with current guidelines and the applications. Please follow the links below to the appropriate applications. Website...

Impact grants, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey


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UNITED WAY OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY LAUNCHES NEW 3-YEAR FUNDING CYCLE FOR LOCAL NONPROFITS For the first time as a regional organization, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-time Safety Monitor, Congreso


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Congreso de Latinos Unidos Position Description Position:  Safety Monitor (part-time)    Department: Out of School Time Reports to:  Site Coordinator    Division: Children and Youth Revised:...

Group Facilitator, K-8th grade, Congreso


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Group Facilitator Job Posting- K-8th grade Congreso North Star is a dynamic academic and enrichment-based after-school program that serves K-8th grade students in North Philadelphia. We are currently...

Group Facilitator, High School Programs, Congreso


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Group Facilitator Job Posting High School Programs Do you have a passion to help assist today’s youth explore who they are and set goals for the future?  If so, this may be the position for you! ...

Saturday Instructors, UPenn Upward Bound


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The University of Pennsylvania Upward Bound Program is looking for dedicated and experienced educators to serve as Saturday Instructors for 2013-2014.  Upward Bound is a federally funded college...

Campaign manager, Early Childhood Education


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JOB DESCRIPTION: ISSUES CAMPAIGN MANAGER: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION A new coalition formed by four leading Greater Philadelphia non-profit organizations is hiring a campaign manager to lead an...

Miscellaneous

Regional Equity Networks Webinar


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Regional Equity Networks Webinar Thursday, September 5, 2013 10:30 – 12:00 Pacific (1:30 – 3:00 Eastern) Equity networks are emerging as a successful strategy to influence policies and...

Community-Based Interpreter Trainings


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Bridging the Gap: Professional and high-quality foreign language interpreters are a crucial part of health care as hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices and schools serve a growing and diverse...


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