The week of

June 30, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Temple University

Did you know that you are more likely to encounter a person in a mental health crisis than someone having a heart attack? Learn the warning signs and how YOU can help! Temple University’s...

Boys Write Now


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Boys Write Now Philadelphia – Boys in grades 7-12- Dads, Big Brothers too! Free Art & Writing Workshop with ASPCP ( strosteez Pretty Cool Peasant hip hop collective), WragsInk (designers...

SERVE Philadelphia VISTA Open House

City of Philadelphia

SERVE Philadelphia is pleased to announce the official launch of our VISTA produced website! Additionally, we are excited to announce that our office is hosting a SERVE Philadelphia VISTA Open House...

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Workshop

University of Pennsylvania

The TESOL Workshop is an intensive three-day, fifteen-hour introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages that is offered during the academic year and the summer at the Graduate...

Science Inquiry Institute for K-5 Teachers

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Join Riverbend Environmental Education Center and the Franklin Institute for… Science Inquiry Institute Professional Development Opportunity for School District of Philadelphia K-5 Teachers...

MLK365 & Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshops

Global Citizen

Global Citizen offers leadership workshops Global Citizen will sponsor three MLK365 & Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshops this summer to help participants identify how they may...

New Resources

Student-Centered Schools: Closing the Opportunity Gap

Stanford University

The rich potential of a student-centered approach A new research brief from the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) documents practices and outcomes of four urban high schools...

NCTQ Teacher Prep Review

National Council on Teacher Quality

Teacher prep nationwide The latest review from the National Council on Teacher Quality of teacher-preparation programs finds that of 1,668 programs in 836 institutions, only 26 elementary and 81...

Report from DHS Community Oversight Board

City of Philadelphia

DHS Community Oversight Board Report The 2014 annual report of the Community Oversight Board of the Philadelphia Dept. of Human Services reviews the implementation of 37 recommendations by the Child...

Report: Health Status of Men in SE PA

Public Health Management Corporation

THE HEALTH STATUS OF MEN IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA:  HEALTH BEHAVIORS AND ACCESS TO CARE June is Men’s Health Month, which is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media...

Presentations from Youth Sexual Health Symposium

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

City posts presentations from youth sexual health event The Philadelphia Department of Public Health hosted a Youth Sexual Health Symposium promoting healthy sexual decisions among adolescents in...

Supporting the Needs of Students Involved with the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice System

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Report: 1 in 5 high schoolers involved with DHS Children’s Hospital’s Policy Lab has released a report, Supporting the Needs of Students Involved with the Child Welfare and Juvenile...

Ireland launches Campus Engage Charter on Civic and Community Engagement

Campus Engage

At a landmark event in Dublin Castle recently 20 Presidents of Higher Education Institutions came together as leaders of higher education in Ireland, to publicly sign up to the 10 point Campus Engage...

CFED Microbusiness Financial Capability Call for Solutions

CFED

CFED will collect and vet the submitted ideas, products and services in partnership with our Advisory Network of funders, investors, developers and advocates seeking to build the financial capability...

Redistricting Principles For a More Perfect Union

ACLU

Redistricting Guidelines A diverse coalition of 16 civil rights and democracy organizations, including the Advancement Project, ACLU, Demos, Common Cause, and the Brennan Center for Justice, unveiled...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Philabundance Seasonal Gleaning Program

Philabundance

Looking to get your hands dirty, all while fighting hunger? Gleaning is the practice of harvesting leftover crops from a farmer’s field. Currently in its 3rd year, the Philabundance seasonal...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Moving Us Forward – Fifty Years On: From Civil Rights to Critical Engagement

Eastern Region Campus Compact

Remember that the Early Bird registration price for the Fourth Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference ends July 15! Register now for significant savings! Florida is the 2014 host state for...

Grant Opportunities

Jazz Education Programs

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Invites Applications for Jazz Education Programs DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2014 Since 1979, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation has reinvested the...

Pay for Success Grant Competition

Social Innovation Fund

SIF To Provide $ Million in Pay For Success Funding The Corporation for National and Community Service is pleased to announce the launch of the Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success Grant...

Kynett Memorial Foundation: Heart Disease

Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation

Kynett Foundation issues RFP To celebrate its 60th anniversary, the Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation has announced a special grant opportunity. The Foundation is seeking proposals for interventions...

Early Childhood Education Community Innovations Zone Grant

U.S. Department

OCDEL releases ECE grant The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) has released the Early Childhood Education Community Innovations Zone Grant Request for Applications. In phase I,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Project H.O.M.E.

Project H.O.M.E.

The Environmental Sustainability Coordinator will coordinate and implement all aspects of the Sustainability Program at Project HOME. Responsibilities: • Coordinate implementation of the Project...

Program Director, PowerCorpsPHL

City of Philadelphia

PowerCorpsPHL is seeking a strong leader with a proven track record in program management to serve as Program Director.   A joint initiative of the City of Philadelphia, EducationWorks, and the...

Director of Development, buildOn

buildOn

Posted on: June 12, 2014 buildOn is expanding in Philadelphia! buildOn works to address the education crisis here in the United States and in developing countries around the world. We are seeking an...

Fundraising and Resource Development Manager, Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement

Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement

Posted on: June 12, 2014 Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement (PCCA), a regional non-profit housing and community economic development agency has an immediate opening for an experienced,...

Activities Coordinator, Nationalities Service Center

Nationalities Service Center

Posted on: June 12, 2014 NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the greater Philadelphia area. Our strength lies in the...

Bilingual Community Doula, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition

Posted on: June 16, 2014 Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) works to improve maternal and child health and well-being through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and...

Outreach Social Worker, Center in the Park

Center in the Park

In Home Support Program (IHSP) Outreach Social Worker Center in the Park, a nationally accredited community senior center, is seeking a candidate with a BSW/related degree to provide social services...

Development Director, Northern Children’s Services

Northern Children's Services

Posted on: June 17, 2014 The Development Director, under the direct supervision of the President/CEO,conducts and coordinates ongoing development efforts to raise funds and cultivate relationships...

National Health Corps Director, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Posted on: June 19, 2014 The National Director is responsible for managing the administration of the National Health Corps (NHC), an AmeriCorps program whose mission is to increase access to health...

Development Associate, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted on: June 17, 2014 The Development Associate is dedicated to increasing Congreso’s percentage of individual, corporate, and foundation gifts via the agency’s established Cultivando...

Grants Associate, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted on: June 19, 2014 The Grants Associate is dedicated to achieving fundraising goals for Congreso’s programmatic divisions. This position oversees the grant-writing process from the...

Practice Administrator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted on: June 19, 2014 The Practice Administrator is responsible for providing administrative support to Congreso’s Health Care Services Division. The Practice Administrator will focus on six...

Program Specialist, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Program Specialist (Community-Based Match Support), Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Posted on: June 19, 2014 Position: Full-Time Program Specialist (Community-Based Match Support) Location:...

Maintenance and Building Manager, Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House

Posted on: June 19, 2014 Under the supervision of the Program Director, Maintenance and Building Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of building operations at the shelter. This position...

Bilingual Resource Care Parent Coordinator, Concilio

Concilio

Posted on: June 12, 2014 The Resource Parent Coordinator provides recruitment, monitoring and support services in compliance with and as directed by contract through the Pennsylvania Department of...

Bilingual Parent Educator, Concilio

Concilio

Bilingual Parent Educator, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. Posted on: June 19, 2014 Concilio, a not for profit social services agency in Philadelphia, is looking for a...

Chef, Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Chef Part of the goal of the Sunday Suppers is to introduce families to healthier ways to prepare and cook food, introduce fresh and new foods, build cooking skills and enhance confidence in the...

Program Manager, Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Program Manager Sunday Suppers is an exciting community based program that works with families to improve their health and well-being through the family meal, hands-on cooking lessons, community...

Adult Education Teacher, Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center, an outcome-driven nonprofit adult literacy organization, seeks a full-time teacher. Responsibilities: – Teach reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, and...

Miscellaneous

Projects Connecting Mathematics to Other Subjects

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Projects Connecting Mathematics to Other 9-12 Grade Subject Areas DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2014 The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics works to ensure equitable...

Community Eligibility for School Lunch webinar

Food Research and Action Center

Community Eligibility: Everything You Want to Know but Were Afraid to Ask,” will be happening on Tuesday, July 8 at 3:00 PM (ET). Community eligibility will help eliminate hunger by allowing high...

National Youth Advisory Council seeks nominees

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council is seeking qualified young leaders between the ages of 14–21 to serve on its Youth Advisory Council for a two-year term from 2014–2016. The YAC is a team of...

Attracting and Retaining Immigrant Newcomers: What States and Cities Need to Know

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Attracting and Retaining Immigrant Newcomers: What States and Cities Need to Know New Report & July 8 webinar A brand-new study has documented for the first time what draws immigrants to a region...

Using Mathematics to Teach Music

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM: Using Mathematics to Teach Music The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Using Mathematics to Teach Music grant encourages the incorporation of music into the elementary school...

Planning a Lights On! Event: How to Engage your Policymakers and the Media

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN)

Join the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN), the Afterschool Alliance and hundreds of programs across Pennsylvania in celebrating the 15th Annual Lights On!...

Can You Hear Us Now? Amplifying Key Messages on Attendance

Attendance Works

Webinar focuses on anti-truancy efforts When parents and youth understand the link between good attendance and their hopes and dreams for the future, they are motivated to do whatever they can to get...

YOUTHadelphia seeks new youth members

Philadelphia Foundation

YOUTHadelphia seeks participants for next school year YOUTHadelphia, the youth advisory committee of the Fund for Children, includes high school students from a wide range of Philadelphia...

ITWorks Job Training Program for Youth

Tech Impact

ITWorks program recruiting yound adults for free IT job training program ITWorks is recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Fall 2014 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington, beginning in...


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