The week of

June 2, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

Exploring Youth Entrepreneurship & Youth Marketplaces

Red Hen Productions

Exploring Youth Entrepreneurship & Youth Marketplaces The Youth Entrepreneurship & Youth Marketplace is a summer program hosted by Reconstruction Inc. and Villanova University, Project Home...

Graduate! Philadelphia Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia

Our Mission Is To Increase The Number Of Adults With College Degrees In Greater Philadelphia. We Provide Free Of Charge Advising, Guidance, Coaching And Supports To Adults Who Seek To Return To...

New Resources

Report from My Brother’s Keeper Task Force

White House

Remove Systemic Barriers So Boys and Young Men of Color Can Succeed: President Receives Report from My Brother’s Keeper Task Force Earlier today, the Obama administration released My...

Don’t Call Them Dropouts: Understanding Experiences of Young People

America's Promise Alliance

What prompts students to leave A new report from America’s Promise Alliance details experiences that lead youth away from school before graduating. It expressly avoids the term...

Suburban Poverty Authors Share A Year of Lessons

Brookings Institution

Suburban Poverty Authors Share A Year of Lessons On the first anniversary of the release of their book Confronting Suburban Poverty in America, Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube share their...

Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

Rockefeller Foundation

Digital Storytelling for Social Impact The Rockefeller Foundation has launched a project to consider the role that digital technology can play in elevating the practice of storytelling as a means to...

Guide to Evaluating Collective Impact

Issue Lab

As collective impact has gained traction across the globe, demand has grown for an effective approach to evaluating collective impact initiatives that meets the needs of various interested parties....

Social Indicators Predicting College Success

Child Trends

Social Indicators Predicting College Success In a recent study funded by Lumina Foundation, Child Trends found that four social indicators are related to the odds of postsecondary completion:...

Cost-Benefit Study of School Nurses

Journal of the American Medical Association

School Nurses Save Money School nurses save school districts money, according to a new study posted this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Pediatrics....

Summer Learning Day

National Summer Learning Association

Summer Learning Day set for June 20th Summer Learning Day, lead by the National Summer Learning Association, is June 20th. Summer learning programs are an important link in the safety net, supporting...

Out of School Time Resource Center Summer Toolkit

University of Pennsylvania

OSTRC publishes summer staff development kit The Out of School Time Resource Center has bundled an assortment of professional development highlights, opportunities and general out of school time...

Aging at Home – A Community Network

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has launched a new model of community-based aging called Aging at Home – A Community Network to help seniors age in good...

Miscellaneous

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Webinar

National Skills Coalition

Webinar Tomorrow on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act From our friends at the National Skills Coalition On June 3 from 1:00 – 2:30, national experts from four leading organizations will...

Solutions to the Dropout Crisis: A Place Where They Want to Be

National Dropout Prevention Center

Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Wednesday, June 4, 2014 3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT Sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center presented by Dr. Mark Wilson 2009 National Principal of the Year A...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of STEM Initiatives, Mayor’s Office of Education

City of Philadelphia

The Director of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Initiatives is a new two year position that will launch Philadelphia’s brand new US2020 STEM Mentoring initiative beginning in July...

Research Coordinator, Out-of-School Time Resource Center

University of Pennsylvania

Job Opportunities at the OSTRC. This summer, the OSTRC will be seeking a Research Coordinator, a Work-Study Research Assistant, and a Work-Study Youth Sports Research/Administration Assistant (the...

Part-time online positions, GlobalSL.org

GlobalSL.org

– a site dedicated to careful and conscientious learning, partnership, and sustainable community development across cultures and around the world – is hiring for two part-time positions that...

VISTA, Program Empowerment Director, DREAM Program Philadelphia

DREAM Program Philadelphia

VISTA Program Empowerment Director, DREAM Program Philadelphia Now recruiting for 2 Program Empowerment Directors (PEDs) to work for the DREAM Program in Philadelphia. DREAM is a youth development...

Domestic Violence Counselor/Advocate, Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House

Under the supervision of the Counseling Supervisor, the Counselor/Advocate is primarily responsible for providing hotline, individual and group counseling, and advocacy services for domestic violence...

Research Associate, Research for Better Schools

Research for Better Schools

As Philadelphia’s longest operating educational research and evaluation firm, RBS conducts rigorous, independent social science research that produces useful and actionable results. Our work at...

Program Coordinator, South Kensington Community Partners

South Kensington Community Partners

Below is a breakdown of the Program Coordinators responsibilities; as this position encompasses a broad field, this list is not all-inclusive and is subject to amendments. Organize, promote and...

Director of Project Planning, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

Director of Project Planning, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Reports directly to: Executive Director Service week (days/hours): M-F, 40 hours/ week with frequent evening meetings, some weekend...

Part-Time Social Service Coordinator, Better Tomorrows

Better Tomorrows

This position is for a privately owned affordable housing development for families. The position includes planning and implementing programs for the residents of the community, assisting residents...

Program & Trek Coordinator (PA), buildOn

buildOn

buildOn is a not for profit organization working to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through education and service. The mission of buildOn is to enhance education and...

Program Coordinator (PA), buildOn

buildOn

buildOn is a not for profit organization working to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through education and service. The mission of buildOn is to enhance education and...

Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA

Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA

The Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, under the direction of and in cooperation with the Vice President of Financial Development, is responsible for ensuring the thoughtful, detailed and...

Volunteer Services Program Coordinator, Bethesda Project

Bethesda Project

NOTE: This position is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Applicants must be available to interview at our Administrative Offices, no...

Donor Relations Director, Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

The Donor Relations Director (DRD) will play an integral role in the success of the Pendel Divisions’ fund development efforts, specifically in major gift strategies and communication with a...

Impact and Analytics Manager, Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

The Associate Director of Analytics & Impact is responsible for driving and supporting the development and maintenance of all strategic outcome-based program initiatives and partnerships which...

Vice President of Development, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Posted on: May 22, 2014 COME JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING AGENCY THAT IS HELPING MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN CHILDREN’S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania (BBBS SEPA), the premier...

Job Developer, Nationalities Service Center

Nationalities Service Center

Job Developer, Nationalities Service Center Posted on: May 22, 2014 NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the greater...

Executive Director, YWCA Tri-County Area

YWCA

YWCA Tri-County Area Executive Search We are pleased to announce that we have launched our search for a full-time, permanent Executive Director. We are seeking a seasoned professional ready to lead...

Executive Director, Girls on the Run Philadelphia

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run Philadelphia (GOTR) is a 501c3 organization established in 2012 as an independent council of Girls on the Run International. GOTR is a youth development program (for girls in grades...

Grant Opportunities

Boeing Company

Boeing Company

Boeing’s journey as a global industry leader and corporate citizen parallels its nearly 100-year history of building better communities worldwide. As we contribute toward sustainable growth and...

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

National Science Foundation

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Science Learning+ will provide up to $ million to support research into how learning happens outside the classroom, exploring the most effective practices and...

Prudential Leadership Awards for Board Governance

Prudential

2014 Prudential Leadership Awards will be given to nonprofit boards that exemplify exceptional governance as well as demonstrate the concept of “Governance by Design” for their...

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation Offers Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to promote and support...

Hands-on Opportunities to Promote Engagement in Sciences

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Accepting Applications for HOPES Seed Grants DEADLINE: JUNE 27, 2014 The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is accepting...

Pedigree Foundation: Animal Welfare

Pedigree Foundation

Pedigree Foundation Invites Applications for 2014 Innovation and Operation Grant DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 The Pedigree Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit animal shelters and dog...

Awesome Foundation: Grants for Projects

Awesome Foundation

The Awesome Foundation: Grants for Projects The Awesome Foundation funds projects that challenge and expand our understanding of our individual and communal potentials, bringing communities together,...

Lois Lenski Covey Foundation: Grants for Libraries

Lois Lenski Covey Foundation

LLCF: Grants for Libraries The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation, Inc. annually awards grants to libraries and other institutions that operate a library for purchasing books published for young people...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Statewide School-Age Child Care Alliance

Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Alliance

Mark Your Calendars!! PENN SACCA’s 17th Annual Statewide Conference November 14th & 15th Holiday Inn at Grantville (Hershey) “Out of School Time—STEM Building Skills for the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Arts Education Internship, Picasso Project

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

PCCY is the region’s leading children’s advocacy organization, working to improve the lives and life chances of children in Southeastern Pennsylvania. PCCY seeks highly organized, motivated...

Volunteer Youth ESL Instructor/Tutor, Refugee Resettlement Program

HIAS Pennsylvania

HIAS Pennsylvania Refugee Resettlement Program Volunteer Youth ESL Instructor/Tutor Mission Driven by the Jewish value of welcoming the stranger, HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal and supportive...


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