The week of

November 25, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN K-12 Schools: Application to host AmeriCorps*VISTAs


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ATTN K-12 Schools: Application to host AmeriCorps*VISTAs PHENND is pleased to invite traditional public schools in Philadelphia to apply for a Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA position for a...

K-16 Partnerships October/November Newsletter


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Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships October/November 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

Impact of Unconventional Natural Gas Drilling Operations on the Environment and Public Health


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February 18, 2014 SAVE THE DATE: Impact of Unconventional Natural Gas Drilling Operations on the Environment and Public Health Location: Smilow Center for Translational Research at the University of...

CONNECT Philly Youth Development Consultants Networking Meeting


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Join other youth development professionals and consultants at this monthly networking meeting. No previous participation/attendance is required. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must...

HIV+ and Aging


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Event to discuss HIV disease among the aging The LGBT Elder Initiative will sponsor a workshop on HIV+ and Aging on Wednesday, December 11th from 5:30-8:30pm at the William Way LGBT Community Center,...

New Resources

Opening a Pipeline from National Service to Federal Service


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Whether it’s creating new pathways to employment, helping mayors improve their cities, or uniting Americans around an historical event, service weaves through the fabric of American life. We know...

School Self-Evaluation and Inspection for Improving U.S. Schools


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School assessment for school improvement School Self-Evaluation and Inspection for Improving Schools A new report from the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) describes a system of school...

Helping Black and Latino Males Succeed in High School


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In Plain Sight September 30, 2013 By Scott Jaschik Shaun Harper started his presentation at a meeting here Saturday with a slide showing interior photographs of two high schools. One showed students...

Public Education In Montgomery County


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The Bottom Line is Children Public Education In Montgomery County Changes need to be made to preserve the great reputation of Montgomery County schools. In the first of a series of reports, Public...

State of Children’s Health Care in PA


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The State of Children’s Health Care in PA A statewide report issued last week by Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children reports that some, but not much, progress has been made insuring...

2013 Foreclosure Prevention Guide


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UAC issues 2013 Foreclosure Prevention Guide The Urban Affairs Coalition has released the fall 2013 edition of the Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide, which helps with understanding the...

Catchafire expands to Philadelphia region


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Catchafire expands to Philadelphia region Catchafire is the largest online pro bono community in the US. Its aim is to make it easy for people to donate their skills to nonprofits by matching these...

Partnerships Classifieds

college fair helpers needed, Kensington CAPA


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Kensington CAPA is holding a college fair for students on Friday, December 6th.  They need a handful of volunteers to help keep things running smoothly and make it successful for students. On...

Graduation Coaches, Workshop School


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The Workshop School Needs Your Help For the last several years the Workshop has partnered with the City of Philadelphia’s Graduation Coach Campaign. Giving the students the opportunity to get to...

Children’s Story Time Leader, Smith Memorial Playground


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Children’s Story Time Leader Position Summary: Select and read stories to children 5 years old and younger at Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse. Key Responsibilities: •    Read...

Arts and Crafts Leader, Smith Memorial Playground


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Arts and Crafts Leader Position Summary: The Arts and Crafts volunteer engages families and leads arts and crafts projects. Key Responsibilities: •    Lead arts and crafts activities for...

AARP seeks Presents for Patients


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AARP seeks gifts for nursing residents The holiday season is approaching, and AARP Pennsylvania is raising the awareness of long term care residents across the state that may be overlooked during...

Afterschool Ambassadors, PA Statewide Afterschool and Youth Dev Network


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PSAYDN seeks Afterschool Ambassadors The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool and Youth Development Network is seeking volunteers to be legislative champions advocating for support for afterschool and...

Grant Opportunities

Take Five Volunteer Respite Care Program Minigrants


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The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Family Health has contracted with the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University to help increase access to respite services to caregivers of...

Emergency Food and Shelter Program


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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals. Philadelphia County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of...

AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY 2014


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AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY 2014 In the FY 2014 AmeriCorps competition, CNCS seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources in economic opportunity, education, veterans...

Scattergood Innovation Award in Behavioral Health


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Scattergood announces second Innovation Award competition The Scattergood Innovation Award is designed to help identify, promote and reward innovative programs that demonstrably improve diagnosis,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Housing Program Manager, Clarifi


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Housing Program Manager, Clarifi Posted on: November 7, 2013 Job description SUMMARY The Manager of Housing Programs is responsible for the strategic direction, planning, implementation, tracking,...

Program Coordinator, Students Run Philly Style


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PROGRAM COORDINATOR FOR STUDENTS RUN PHILLY STYLE Posted on: November 7, 2013 Job description National Nursing Centers Consortium () is an umbrella organization representing 200 nurse-managed health...

Project TEACH Facilitator, Philadelphia FIGHT


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Project TEACH Facilitator, Philadelphia FIGHT Posted on: November 7, 2013 Job description Position: Project TEACH Facilitator Reports To: Project TEACH Supervisor Hours Weekly: 40. This is an exempt...

Senior Specialist for Communications and Marketing, University of the Arts


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Senior Specialist for Communications and Marketing, University of the Arts Posted on: November 6, 2013 POSITION: Senior Specialist for Communications and Marketing DEPARTMENT: Pew Center for Arts...

Program and Quality Manager, Public Health Management Corporation


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Public Health Management Corporation 260 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 215-985-2500 JOB DESCRIPTION PROGRAM AND QUALITY MANAGER OST – Strategy – Management Services *POSTING DATE:...

Development Manager, Playworks


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The Development Manager is directly responsible for identifying and attracting various funding sources including Foundation and Corporate Partnerships, Public Funding and individual donors. The...

Director of Development, WOMEN’S WAY


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Director of Development, WOMEN’S WAY Posted on: November 6, 2013 Position Summary: The Director of Development provides leadership and oversight of all of the organization’s fundraising...

Part Time Program Coordinator, Sunday Suppers


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Part Time Program Coordinator Sunday Suppers is an innovative community based program for families in the Kensington area Philadelphia where healthy family dinners are served in a restaurant like...

Miscellaneous

Developing “Grit” to Increase College Readiness


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Developing “Grit” to Increase College Readiness Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 1:00-2:00 PM EST Price: $ Use coupon code LEAD13 at checkout for 15% off. Join Foundations, Inc. and guest expert Dr....

Online Course: Student Thinking at the Core


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Session Description: Go Global in the new year: Join us for an exciting opportunity to connect with diverse educators from around the world.  Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is offering a free...

President’s Higher Education Honor Roll webinar and application


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Join us for Webinars to Learn about the 2014 Honor Roll The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll highlights the role that colleges and universities play in solving community...

Supporting STEM Education: What Afterschool Programs Can Do


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Workshop supports STEM education in afterschool The “virtual quarterly meeting” of the Pennsylvania Afterschool and Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) will spotlight the topic, Supporting...


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