The week of

October 14, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Growing Up Homeless: Promoting Well-Being Among Children Experiencing Homelessness


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Growing Up Homeless: Promoting Well-Being Among Children Experiencing Homelessness November 1, 2013 United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern NJ 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia,...

Journey into Dyslexia


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Please join the School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Specialized Services, PhillyGoes2College, Councilman Dennis O’Brien and Vessels of Hope for an important screening of Journey into...

The Sustainability Question: Nonprofit Workshop


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PANO holds webinar on sustainability The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will hold a workshop on The Sustainability Question to look at what it takes to build real sustainability...

Hosts for Hospitals Training Session


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CHOP seeks volunteer hosts The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Hosts for Hospitals are partnering to invite members of the community to become hosts. A new host training session, with...

2013 Migrant Education Program and English as a Second Language Conference


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Education without Borders: Pursuing Excellence and Exploring Possibilities October 16-18, 2013 | Harrisburg, Pa. Plan now to attend the 2013 Migrant Education Program and English as a Second Language...

Social Thinking Providers Conference


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Social Thinking Providers Conference coming to city The Social Thinking Providers Conference is coming to the Philadelphia area on October 23-25. The conference is designed for professionals and...

Weathering Winter’s Worst workshop for elderly


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Workshop describes winter resources for the elderly The Emergency Fund Coalition for Older Philadelphians will hold its 6th Annual Weathering Winter’s Worst workshop on winter resources for...

Eat. Right. Now., Nutrition Workshop Schedule


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Join Parent University and Eat. Right. Now. Nutrition Education Program in these free interactive workshops where you will learn the fundamentals of good nutrition and participate in a food...

New Resources

Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Evaluation Metrics Manual


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Just Published: Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Evaluation Metrics Manual! The latest product of community-engaged scholarship to be peer-reviewed & published through CES4Health...

Community-Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education: An Action Agenda


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The latest issue of Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning includes “Community-Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education: An Action Agenda” co-authored by CCPH senior consultant Sherril...

Preparing and Advancing Teachers and School Leaders, New Report


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A new report by the Education Trust finds too many educator-preparation programs inadequately train teachers for real-world challenges in the classroom or for districts’ hiring needs. It...

Pricing Strategies for Nonprofits


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Pricing Strategies for Nonprofits In the wake of the Great Recession, and the challenges nonprofit organizations continue to face with raising funds through charitable contributions, there is general...

Nutrition Among Residents in Southeast PA


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Nutrition Among Residents in SEPA Using data from the Community Health Data Base’s 2012 Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) Household Health Survey, a telephone survey in more than 10,000 households...

Young People As a Philanthropic Force


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Young Philanthropists A first-of-its-kind study conducted by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University reports that nearly 9 out of 10 American youth between the ages 8 and 19...

Important Changes to COMPASS system


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DPW launches webinar on changes to COMPASS The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the federal health care reform law, signed into law by President Obama in 2010. The ACA includes...

No Slack: The Financial Lives of Low-Income Americans


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No Slack: The Financial Lives of Low-Income Americans The financial crisis lay bare how the financial system failed the nation but left hidden the many ways in which that system still fails the most...

Early Childhood Community School Linkages: Advancing a Theory of Change


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Early Childhood Community School Linkages: Advancing a Theory of Change This new publication highlights the work of the Early Childhood and Community Schools Linkages Project and the lessons learned...

Service learning’s ripple effect: Millennials and public service


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Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that “integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and...

Online Communications Toolkit for Leaders


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The Opportunity Agenda launched its online communications toolkit: Vision, Values, and Voice, a new resource for social justice leaders. This publication offers tips and ideas on developing a...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed for Fall Tree Planting, Tree Tenders


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If you love trees, consider volunteering to help with the East Falls Tree Tenders fall planting. Forty bare root street trees will be planted by Tree Tenders volunteers on Saturday November 23, 2013...

Free Netbooks and Internet Access for low-income families


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UAC, Comcast offer 9 months of free internet access, netbook The Urban Affairs Coalition is looking for organizations to help provide eligible families with 9 months of free internet and a free...

United Way’s Holiday Network


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Join UW’s 2013 Holiday Network! Would you like to recruit volunteers to work with your organization over the holidays?  Are you in need of specific items for your organization this holiday...

Seeking Volunteer Tutors for New Immigrants, The Welcoming Center


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The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, founded in 2003, is a nonprofit organization that promotes immigrant participation in the Philadelphia region’s economic, political, and social...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Research


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The 3rd National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Research will be held April 29-30, 2014 in Chicago right before the Campus Community Partnerships for Health conference. Supported in...

Grant Opportunities

Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Award


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IRA: Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Award The International Reading Association Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Award honors an outstanding elementary teacher of reading and language arts...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Child Welfare Case Manager, Turning Points for Children


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Child Welfare Case Manager, Turning Points for Children Posted on: September 26, 2013 Job description This is child welfare case management work at the full performance level. An employee in this...

Engagement Specialist, Bethesda Project


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Engagement Specialist, Bethesda Project Posted on: September 20, 2013 Job description NOTE: This position is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Relocation assistance is not available for this...

Director of Systems, Process & Data, United Way of Greater Phila and South NJ


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Director of Systems, Process & Data (Community Impact), United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Posted on: September 24, 2013 Job description Director of Systems, Process &...

Bilingual Parent Educator, Concilio


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Bilingual Parent Educator, Concilio Posted on: September 24, 2013 Job description Concilio, a not for profit social services agency in Philadelphia, is looking for a Part-time Parent Educator to...

V.P., Development, Nueva Esperanza


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, Development, Nueva Esperanza, Esperanza Posted on: September 24, 2013 Job description Esperanza has an immediate opening for a full-time Vice President, Development that would lead, develop, and...

Bilingual Family Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition


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Bilingual Family Advocate (English/Spanish), Maternity Care Coalition, Phila/Delaw/Montgo Counties Posted on: September 16, 2013 Job description Maternity Care Coalition, a dynamic $ nonprofit, works...

Assistant Budget Director, Resources for Human Development


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Assistant Budget Director, Resources for Human Development, Inc. Posted on: September 24, 2013 Job description Resources for Human Development (RHD) () is a large and diverse nonprofit social service...

Membership Representative, Zhang Sah Martial Arts


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Membership Representative, Zhang Sah Posted on: September 24, 2013 Job description The membership Representative is responsible for the overall administration and communication for center based...

Individual Giving Officer, Episcopal Community Services


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Individual Giving Officer Episcopal Community Services (ECS), a faith based, Philadelphia non-profit social services agency that has been affirming human dignity and promoting social justice since...

Program Manager, Project HOME


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Program Manager – Multiple Sites, Project HOME Posted on: September 25, 2013 Job description DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Program Manager is responsible for the creation of a caring,...

Out-of-School Time Assistant Group Supervisors, United Communities of Southeast Phila


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[posted 10/1/2013] United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has openings for Assistant Group Supervisors in our Out-of-School time Program. This position involves the care of children in an assigned...

Pro Bono Case Manager, LawWorks Project


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JOB DESCRIPTION – Pro Bono Case Manager, LawWorks Project Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services...

Miscellaneous

Riverbend Environmental Education Center Seeks Input on Aquaponics Program


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Riverbend Environmental Education Center Seeks Input on Aquaponics Program Riverbend Environmental Education Center, located in Gladwyne, teaches environmental principles through a direct connections...

Review of books by Michelle Rhee and Diane Ravitich


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Rhee vs. Ravitch In an article in The New York Review of Books, Andrew Delblanco discusses new books by Michelle Rhee and Diane Ravitch, one epitomizing the prevailing education reform movement, the...

TreePhilly Yard Tree Program


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TreePhilly offers free trees to city residents Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has announced the return of its popular TreePhilly Yard Tree Program. Registration for the fall program is open...

YOUTHadelphia is Recruiting New Committee Members


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Please Forward to Interested Youth YOUTHadelphia Spring 2014 is Forming Now! YOUTHadelphia , the youth advisory committee of the Fund for Children, includes up to 22 high school students from a wide...


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