The week of

June 16, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Awarded Next Steps AmeriCorps Grant

PHENND

PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service recently announced that PHENND will be awarded a new AmeriCorps program for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Next Steps AmeriCorps Program...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Calling All Interns: My Philly Summer Party

Campus Philly

Calling All Interns: My Philly Summer Party Thursday, July 17, 2014, 5:30 – 7:00 Independence Seaport Museum Campus Philly’s My Philly Summer Party is the premier regional event for...

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...

Call for Presenters: Declare! 2014: A Youth Empowerment Skill Share

University of Pennsylvania

Make your voice heard! On Friday, August 1, 2014, the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative will host its first annual Declare! Youth Skill Share. This youth-led conference will feature organizations...

Veteran’s & Family Backyard BBQ

CADCOM

On June 21, 2014 from 10AM – 2PM at the Montgomery County Community College, CADCOM will be hosting a Veteran’s & Family Backyard BBQ with FREE food, vendors and children’s activities. The...

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute Networking Event

Bryn Mawr College

NELI hosts networking event The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute is hosting a summer networking event on Tuesday, June 24th from 5-7pm at United Way, 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway in...

Freedom and Its Aftermath: Black Education from Emancipation to the Present

Library Company of Philadelphia

Library Company celebrates Juneteenth The Library Company of Philadelphia will hold its annual Juneteenth Freedom Seminar on the topic, Freedom and Its Aftermath: Black Education from Emancipation to...

Screening: Muslim Voices of Philadelphia

Scribe

Scribe to screen Muslim Voices of Philadelphia Muslim Voices of Philadelphia is a new community history project exploring the rich histories of Muslim communities. Featured are short documentaries...

Nonprofit Government Relations Roundtable

Urban Affairs Coalition

Coalition U sponsors government relations roundtable The Urban Affairs Coalition’s Coalition U will sponsor a Nonprofit Government Relations Roundtable on Wednesday, June 18th at 11:30am at...

My Life, My Future Teen Conference and Rally

Inc.

YSI sponsors citywide teen conference Youth Service, Inc. has announced that the My Life, My Future Teen Conference and Rally will take place on Wednesday, June 25th at Temple University’s Howard...

Fostering Resilience Among African American Boys Experiencing Homelessness

People’s Emergency Center

PEC workshop discusses homeless black boys The People’s Emergency Center’s Growing Up Homeless Forum Series will next discuss the topic, Fostering Resilience Among African American Boys...

New Resources

New Research Shows Success of Tutoring Program

Corporation for National and Community Service

I am excited to share a new report that shows encouraging findings from a rigorous evaluation of Reading Partners. This one-on-one tutoring program engages AmeriCorps members to lead volunteers who...

The Extent and Impact of U.S. Infrastructure Jobs

Brookings Institution

How Infrastructure Jobs Can Reduce Inequality More than one in 10 workers in the United States are employed in building, operating, and maintaining our water pipes, power grids, transit lines, and...

Economic Burden of Men’s Health Disparities in the United States

Johns Hopkins University

Health Equity Is the Superior Growth Model A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins puts a price tag on ignoring health inequities. Looking specifically at men’s health, they found that health...

Reforming Taxation to Promote Growth and Equity

Roosevelt Institute

Tax Policy for an Equitable Economy In a new paper, Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz lays out a tax reform strategy to restore equitable and sustainable growth. Proposals cover reforming...

Immigrant Parents and Early Childhood Programs

Migration Policy Institute

Immigrant Parents and Early Childhood Programs: Addressing Barriers of Literacy, Culture, and Systems Knowledge A new report from the Migration Policy Institute identifies the unique needs of...

Studies of STEM-Focused Schools Yield Mixed Results

Education Week

Does STEM work? Several recent studies question the efficacy of STEM-focused schools, writes Holly Yettick for Education Week. A report in The Journal of Educational Research indicated that students...

Fun Safe Philly Summer program guide

City of Philadelphia

Fun Safe Philly Summer campaign begins Fun Safe Philly Summer is a collaborative project across city agencies, departments and external partners. The Mayor’s Office and the City of Philadelphia...

Out-of-School Time Toolkit

United Way Worldwide

United Way launches OST toolkit Students spend only 20 percent of their waking hours in school, so afterschool, weekend and summer programs can make a difference in boosting academic outcomes,...

State of Homelessness in America 2014

National Alliance to End Homelessness

“The State of Homelessness in America 2014” from the National Alliance to End Homelessness is the fourth in a series of reports that chart progress in ending homelessness in the United...

Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy

National Low Income Housing Coalition

Advocates’ Guide The National Low Income Housing Coalition has released its annual Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy to educate advocates of all kinds about the...

Miscellaneous

John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards

Council for Economic Education

CEE: John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards The Council for Economic Education John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards promotes economic education at the K-12...

Summer Arts Camp

Village of Arts and Humanities

SUMMER 2014 free VILLAGE ARTS CHALLENGE ART + ENTREPRENEURSHIP + LEADERSHIP + FUN june 30 – august 8 ages 9-12 ….. 9-1:30 pm ages 13-19 … 9-3:00 pm MUSIC PRODUCTION – HIP-HOP...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, Business Support Coordinator, Phila. Department of Commerce

Philadelphia Department of Commerce

AmeriCorps VISTA: City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce Business Support Coordinator Application deadline: June 27, 14 Start date: August 26, 14 Number of positions available: 1 Interested in...

Development Director, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

Development Director, Urban Tree Connection About Us: Urban Tree Connection is an urban farming nonprofit committed to revitalizing and empowering Philadelphia communities. For over 25 years, UTC...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Project Coordinator, Global Citizen

Global Citizen

Global Citizen is hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA, who will serve as Project Coordinator. The VISTA will play a crucial role in sustaining and expanding Global Citizen’s newest program, Mission365,...

2014-2015 SERVE Philadelphia VISTAs

Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service

Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service now recruiting 2014-2015 SERVE Philadelphia VISTAs Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer...

Science Teacher, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is a nationally-recognized leader in alternative education. We help transform the lives of older (18 – 21), urban youth through a holistic approach that...

Math Teacher Leader, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is a nationally-recognized leader in alternative education. We help transform the lives of older (18 – 21), urban youth through a holistic approach that...

Out of School Time Program Director, Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services (CSS) is looking for an energetic and organized Program Director to manage and supervise an Out of School Time (OST) Program that includes an Extended Day / After-school...

Benefits Outreach Specialist, Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust, a rapidly growing, national not-for-profit organization, is committed to transforming how people in need access public benefits. Located in Center City Philadelphia, our diverse...

Unit Director, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

Unit Director, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia Under general supervision, the Unit Director is primarily concerned with the overall program and building operations of an assigned Unit. This...

Executive Director, Fairmount CDC

Fairmount CDC

Executive Director, Fairmount CDC Fairmount CDC seeks a dynamic, driven leader with a successful track record in managing large programs or non-profit organizations to fill the role of Executive...

Executive Assistant-Board Liaison, Women Against Abuse

Women Against Abuse

Executive Assistant-Board Liaison, Women Against Abuse Women Against Abuse, Inc. (WAA) is currently recruiting for an Executive Assistant/Board Liaison. Are you looking for a meaningful career...

College Readiness Coordinator, The Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network

College Readiness Coordinator, The Philadelphia Youth Network About PYN: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a nationally-recognized intermediary organization dedicated to improving the economic...

Mentor Coordinator, U.S. Dream Academy

U.S. Dream Academy

Mentor Coordinator, Dream Academy Under the Direction of the Center Director, the Mentor Coordinator is responsible for managing the mentoring program on the local level. The Mentor Coordinator is...

Job Developer, Depaul USA

Depaul USA

Job Developer, Depaul USA Depaul USA is the US affiliate of an international organization that supports homeless and marginalized people around the world. Depaul USA operates 7 projects in 4 cities...

Research Analyst, Philadelphia Works, Inc.

Inc.

Research Analyst, Philadelphia Works, Inc. The Research Analyst provides support for data and analytic projects in Research Policy & Innovation and as support to flexible teams across the...

Service Coordinator (Case Manager), JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

Service Coordinator (Case Manager), JEVS Human Services Under the supervision of a Program Manager, he/she performs a variety of case management and consumer/employer support services necessary to...

Self-Sufficiency Coach, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

Self-Sufficiency Coach, ACHIEVEability Help break the cycle of poverty for low income, single parent, formerly homeless families. We are looking for an organized, hardworking, multi-tasking,...

Grant Opportunities

Healthcare Navigator grants

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a funding opportunity for organizations and individuals to operate as Navigators in Federally-facilitated Marketplaces (FFMs) and State...

Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry Grants

Share Our Strength

Share Our Strength awards grants to eligible organizations involved in increasing access to summer meals programs supported through the Summer Food Service Program or the National School Lunch...

Crayola/NAESP: Champion Creatively Alive Children Grants

Crayola

Crayola/NAESP: Champion Creatively Alive Children Grants The Crayola Champion Creatively Alive Children program provides grants for innovative, creative leadership team-building within schools....

Delaware Valley Legacy Fund

Delaware Valley Legacy Fund

DVLF announces emerging needs grants The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund was created over twenty years ago to support vital programs for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. It invests...

Partnerships Classifieds

camp volunteers needed, I Can Shine

I Can Shine

How To Volunteer Camp Info Where: St. Joseph’s University- Hagan Arena 2450 N. 54th St., Philadelphia, PA 19131 When: August 18-22, 2014 Description of Organization: iCan Shine is a non-profit...

volunteer mentors and teachers, And Still I Rise

KMC Empowering Educational Corporation

Help Us Make a Difference in Strawberry Mansion!!! “AND STILL I RISE” YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM needs YOU! We are looking for volunteers, mentors and teachers for our ASIR Program. If you are...

volunteers needed, book levelling

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Volunteers need for book leveling Several Philadelphia elementary schools have books that can be used in the classrooms once the reading levels are determined. It’s simple to do. Using a...

volunteers needed, community clean-up

PhillyRising Collaborative

Clean-up needs volunteers Join AFL-CIO/United Way Community Services, in partnership with the PhillyRising Collaborative and Global Citizen, for a community clean-up and resource day on June 21st...

volunteers needed, Food Bank of South Jersey

Food Bank of South Jersey

S. Jersey food bank needs volunteers The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) is sponsoring the Summer Feeding Program to help food-insecure children who rely on the free and reduced price meal program...


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