The week of

April 07, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Community Schools and Collective Impact

The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will present on the successes and challenges of efforts to transform neighborhood schools.

K-16 Partnerships February/March Newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships February/March 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

9th Annual National Fatherhood Conference

National Fatherhood Conference scheduled for June Daddy University’s School for Parent Education will sponsor the 9th Annual National Fatherhood Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center...

Clarifi College: Suburban Workshops

Free college planning workshops available The process of planning for college—and figuring out a way to pay for it—can keep a lot of parents and students up at night. That’s why local college...

2nd Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference

Child abuse prevention conference scheduled The 2nd Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference will be presented on April 25th by the Child Protection Program and The Family Safe Zone at St....

American Promise: Screening & Panel Discussion

“American Promise”: Screening & Panel Discussion Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School in conjunction with A Better Chance, Phi...

Teacher Voters Forum

TLP Teacher Voters Forum – Join us on Thursday, April 24th from 5pm-7pm at Impact Hub (1227 N. 4th St). Get educated on the race for governor and contribute to a press release that will let...

Blackjack Brain: A Neurological Perspective on Gambling

Blackjack Brain: A Neurological Perspective on Gambling Join us for a special look at Problem Gambling from a neuroscience standpoint Featuring Dr. Catherine Williams of the Office of Addiction...

Making the Most of Networking

OSTRC ACADEMY SESSION: Making the Most of Networking Professional networking is an important but sometimes overlooked component of OST staff development. The OSTRC will explore networking strategies...

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Open House

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Open House, Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10am. 800 Manchester Avenue, Media, PA 19063 ; 610-892-1500 -A private, non-profit, Middle States Accredited, two year...

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative: Working with At-Risk Populations

April Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Networking Seminar Monday, April 28th, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: “Working with At-Risk Populations” Register: Location:...

Challenged Youth: Risks, Traumas, and Special Needs

April Peer Networking Meeting Tuesday, April 22, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Challenged Youth: Risks, Traumas, and Special Needs Register: Location: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and...

Infant-Toddler Mental Health Conference

Infant-Toddler Mental Health Conference April 30, 2014 A not to be missed professional development event for directors and teachers working with infants and toddlers. The conference features two...

New Resources

Youth Health Empowerment Project Opens Health Clinic

Philadelphia FIGHT

The Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP), a project of Philadelphia FIGHT, has  announced the opening of a new family care clinic for youth at its facility at 1417 Locust Street in Center City...

Affordability of Rental Housing: Out of Reach 2014

Affordability of Rental Housing The National Low Income Housing Coalition has released Out of Reach 2014, which explores the continuing lack of affordable rental housing in the According to the...

Civic Education State-by-State: Interactive Map

New Interactive Map Explores Civic Education State-by-State Many states have recently updated K-12 Civics curricula to conform with Common Core standards. CIRCLE has created a new interactive map...

Collective Impact: Stronger Results with Community-Based Organizations

Collective Impact: Stronger Results with Community-Based Organizations Cross sector cradle-to-career initiatives are increasingly central to communities’ strategies to support children and youth....

PA Youth Experiencing Homelessness Task Force Report

In July 5, 2012, the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed and Governor Tom Corbett signed Act 123 of 2012 creating a Task Force within the Pennsylvania Department of Education...

Participation in Out-of-School Time Activities and Programs

Participation in Out-of-School Time Activities and Programs Publication number: 2014-13 Author(s): Kristin Anderson Moore; David Murphey; Tawana Bandy; P. Mae Cooper Publication date: Mar 2014 Doc...

Miscellaneous

Webinar on National Study on Learning, Voting & Engagement

National Study on Learning, Voting & Engagement Announcement Some of you have your reports from CIRCLE’s National Study on Learning, Voting, & Engagement (NSLVE).  These reports are full...

Unpacking the Nonprofit Manager’s Toolbox

NFF offers popular webinar series The Nonprofit Finance Fund is once again offering its popular series of six online workshops, Unpacking the Nonprofit Manager’s Toolbox, beginning on April...

Lead360 Challenge

Lead360 Challenge Deadline: April 25 The Lead360 Challenge is a contest where young people tell others about how they give back. Anyone under 25 can get involved: individuals, schools, clubs,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Delaware Housing Coalition

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Delaware Housing Coalition  ·  Dover, DE  ·  Posted on March 31 Position Overview The Delaware Housing Coalition (DHC) is dedicated to making sustainable housing available in...

Executive Director, Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance

Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) is seeking a full time Executive Director.  Comprised of a cross sector of cooperatives, PACA’s mission is to grow the cooperative economy by...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Lindy Center, Drexel University

We are currently in the process of recruiting for an AmeriCorps VISTA position to work with our Lindy Scholars Middle School Tutoring & Mentoring Program. Please share this job description with...

Executive Director, The Doe Fund

Executive Director, The Doe Fund, Philadelphia, PA &t=2 The Doe Fund’s Philadelphia chapter recently received 501(c)(3) status, established its first Board of Directors, and is presently...

Executive Director, Teach for America Philadelphia

[This position is now filled as of 4/10/14] Executive Director, Teach for America, Philadelphia, PA +ED+Job+ Teach for America is seeking an executive director to maximize Teach For America’s...

Director of Farm & Education Programs, Mill Creek Farm

A Little Taste of Everything – Mill Creek Farm Director of Farm & Education Programs Job Description A Little Taste of Everything is a non-profit that runs Mill Creek Farm in West...

Program Manager, Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC)

Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) Program Manager Position PACC is searching for a full‐time Program Manager to lead, guide and support the AmeriCorps- funded PACC*VISTA program which is aligned...

Various teaching positions, Learning in New Contexts (new SDP High School)

Various teaching positions, Learning in New Contexts (new SDP High School) WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR TEACHERS AND COUNSELORS WHO WANT TO JOIN THE FOUNDING STAFF OF THE LINC AND BE A...

Executive Director, Youth United for Change

YUC is now seeking a new Executive Director.  Please help us find someone who is passionate about school reform, has organizing experience and has the skills to run a non-profit organization. ...

Program Assistant, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and wellbeing through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and communities....

Summer Camp Lead Counselor West Philly, Neighborhood Bike Works

Summer Camp Lead Counselor West Philly – Neighborhood Bike Works Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW) is a nonprofit organization that provides educational, recreational, and career-building opportunities...

Executive Director, Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia

Executive Director, Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia Posted on: March 25, 2014 The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP) is searching for an Executive Director. Founded over 30...

Membership Manager, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Membership Manager, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia Posted on: March 25, 2014 Job Title: SBN Membership Manager Reports to: Executive Director Term: Full-time, Permanent...

Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Posted on: March 25, 2014 AGENCY OVERVIEW AND JOB DESCRIPTION Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA is the largest BBBS...

Director of Development, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Position: Director of Development (full time) Location: Philadelphia including travel to the four county region AGENCY OVERVIEW AND JOB DESCRIPTION Big...

Director of Development, International House Philadelphia

Director of Development, International House Philadelphia Posted on: March 26, 2014 The Director of Development bears the leadership responsibility for all development programs of IHP as adopted by...

Deputy Chief Financial Officer, School District of Philadelphia

The Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) is a key supporting role for the Chief Financial Officer and assists the CFO in managing the Financial Planning and Analysis function, and the Financial...

Development Director, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children

Development Director, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children Posted on: March 26, 2014 St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children (SCFC), a grant making public charity in Philadelphia,...

Pt-time Volunteer Coordinator, Face to Face

Volunteer Coordinator, Face to Face Posted on: March 26, 2014 Title: Volunteer Coordinator (P/T 20 hours per week; some weekend and holiday work required) Reports to: Executive Director Summary: Face...

Pt-time Education and Events Manager, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Education and Events Manager, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Posted on: March 26, 2014 Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Seeks Part Time Education and Events Manager Based At: 100 North 20th Street...

Early Childhood Education Teacher, Women’s Christian Alliance

Early Childhood Education Teacher, Women’s Christian Alliance Posted on: March 26, 2014 WCA is seeking a Lead Teacher for Head Start/Early Childhood Education in our Learning Development...

Organizer/Advocate, Asian Youth Empowerment Project (AYEP)

BPSOS Asian Youth Empowerment Project (AYEP) Organizer/Advocate, BPSOS, Inc. Posted on: March 26, 2014 DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: BPSOS– Delaware Valley is the local affiliate of a national...

Permanency Specialist, CONCILIO

Permanency Specialist, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. Posted on: March 26, 2014 The Permanency Specialist provides case management services under contract from the...

Development and Operations Assistant, Philadelphia, Summer Search National

Development and Operations Assistant, Philadelphia, Summer Search National Posted on: March 26, 2014 WHY WORK AT SUMMER SEARCH Summer Search is a dynamic, national nonprofit organization that...

Development and Communications Associate, Center for Grieving Children

Development and Communications Associate, Center for Grieving Children Posted on: March 27, 2014 Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development and Communications Associate is responsible for...

Membership Director, National Liberty Museum

Membership Director, National Liberty Museum Posted on: March 27, 2014 Job description The National Liberty Museum in historic Philadelphia seeks an energetic and goal-oriented Membership Director....

Chief Operating Officer, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Chief Operating Officer, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Posted on: March 27, 2014 Focus: Small business education, trade and marketing Job Type: Full time employee Experience : 5+...

Pt-time Grant Writer, Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Pt-time Grant Writer, Jewish Family & Children’s Service Posted on: March 27, 2014 Job description Identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program...

Community Liaison, ResCare Workforce Services

POSITION:            Community Liaison, ResCare Workforce Services, Inc. REPORTS TO:            Program Manager Serve as the Point of Contact for WIA (Workforce Investment Act)...

Grant Opportunities

Jewish Funders Network Workforce Development Programs

Jewish Funders Network Accepting Applications for Workforce Development Programs DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2014 The Jewish Funders Network, in partnership with the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation,...

Outreach Grants, Academy of General Dentistry Foundation

Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Accepting Applications for Outreach Grants DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2014 The mission of the Academy of General Dentistry Foundation, the philanthropic partner of...

School Breakfast and Physical Activity Grants

Action for Healthy Kids Issues RFP for School Breakfast and Physical Activity Grants DEADLINE: MAY 2, 2014 Action for Healthy Kids works to combat childhood obesity, undernourishment, and physical...

High School Financial Education

Pathway to Financial Success Invites Applications for High School Financial Education Pathway to Financial Success, a charitable program administered by Discover Financial Services, aims to arm...

National Storytelling Network Brimstone Award

National Storytelling Network Seeks Applications for Brimstone Award DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2014 The National Storytelling Network is accepting applications for the 2014 Brimstone Award for Applied...

Sunoco Foundation

Mission & Funding Sunoco is proud of its long-standing commitment to corporate citizenship. The Sunoco Foundation supports the belief that Sunoco’s success is determined not only by investing...

Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants

Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants Deadline: May 22 Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or...

Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program

The Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program The Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program plays an essential role in the Foundation’s mission to create opportunities so people can live...

Union Benevolent Association

UBA announces spring grant cycle Union Benevolent Association (UBA) is now accepting applications for its Spring 2014 grant cycle. Online applications for microgrants, general operating or project...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Low Income Housing Coalition Housing Policy Conference

National Low Income Housing Coalition 2014 Housing Policy Conference and Lobby Day April 27-30, 2014 Washington, DC Join with us as we imagine a time when no parent has to choose between rent and...

STEMathon 2014: Dive into STEM

STEMathon 2014: Dive into STEM August 5-6, 2014 Camp Hill, Pa. Bringing together STEM education professionals to network, collaborate, learn and share ideas in order to improve and enhance STEM...

Partnerships Classifieds

Communication and Policy Interns, Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Intern Posting: Unpaid Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is the region’s leading child advocacy organization. For over thirty years, we have advocated to improve the lives and life...

Call for Nominations: Mill Creek Farm Board of Directors

Mill Creek Farm Board of Directors Call for Nominations 2014 Mill Creek Farm is an educational urban farm located in West Philadelphia that is dedicated to improving local access to fresh produce,...


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