The week of

November 3, 2014

Other Local Events and Workshops

PACDC Symposium on Equitable Development

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

PolicyLink Founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell will keynote PACDC’S 2nd Annual Symposium as part of our Philadelphia Community Development Leadership Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Community Collaboration If your neighborhood is plagued by persistent crime, this session will reveal environmental factors...

Free Art and Writing Workshops

Girls on Fire

Free Art and Writing Workshop For Girls in Grades 7-12 Calling all makers… daughters, sisters, coders, scientists, artists, crafters, poets, musicians, dancers, athletes, collaborators,...

Using Technology in Your Programs: A Resource and Share Fair

Philadelphia Youth Network

Using Technology in Your Programs: A Resource and Share Fair November 25, 2014 1:00pm to 2:30pm Register here We all know that the ability to use technology is a 21st century skill that young people...

A Conversation About Women in the Nonprofit Workplace

Montgomery County Foundation

Event focuses on women in nonprofits A decade of research has consistently confirmed a persistent troubling truth: women make up the majority of the regional nonprofit workforce and are both...

Graduate & Professional School Fair

Temple University

Temple sponsors graduate and professional school fair Temple University’s Career Center will host its second Graduate & Professional School Fair on Thursday, November 6th from 1 pm to 4 pm, in...

Immigrant Professionals Program

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Briefing offers info on Immigrant Professionals Program The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians will offer a briefing for nonprofits and community advocates on how to refer to its Immigrant...

One Book, One Philadelphia: Orphan Train

Free Library of Philadelphia

Orphan Train selected as One Book, One Philadelphia novel One Book, One Philadelphia is a nonprofit founded by the Mayor’s Office and the Free Library of Philadelphia in 2003 to promote reading,...

Less Busy, More Engaged

Philadelphia Youth Network

Less Busy, More Engaged November 10, 2014 10:00pm to 12:00pm Register here Begone, ubiquitous to-do list! Let’s get you using your time in a way that feels more fulfilling. In this 2 hour...

Pennsylvania Digital Badging Summit

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network

The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) is sponsoring a Pennsylvania Digital Badging Summit on Monday, November 17, 2014. The event will be held at the PSECU...

5th State of Young Philly

Young Involved Philadelphia

Young Involved Philadelphia Presents State of Young Philly 2014 Join us this November for our 5th State of Young Philly, an annual event series that brings together and leverages the voice of young...

Let’s Read Math Workshop

Let's Read Math

Let’s Read Math WORKSHOP on Thursday NOV 6! Introducing… FIESTA CON PIZZA: PIZZA PARTY and A QUARTER FROM THE TOOTH FAIRY Two great lessons developed for the Philadelphia OST Literacy...

Children with Autism: Who’s Eligible? How to get ABA services?

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Children with Autism Who’s Eligible? How to get ABA services? Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:00 – 4:00 United Way Building 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, 19103 Join us on November...

Minimum Wages: Setting a Higher Bar

University of Pennsylvania

Minimum Wages: Setting a Higher Bar (Arindrajit Dube) in 2014-15 Workshops Friday, November 14, 2014 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm College Hall, Room 205 University of Pennsylvania AS THE FEDERAL...

Rethinking the Demographic Risks of Poverty

University of Pennsylvania

Rethinking the Demographic Risks of Poverty: Prevalences and Penalties in a Comparative Global Perspective (David Brady) in 2014-15 Workshops Wednesday, November 5, 2014 – 12:00pm –...

New Resources

New Report: National College Progression Rates

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

The correlates of transitional success The latest report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center offers high school-to-college transition rates for public, non-charter high schools...

Unequitable Private Money in Public Schools

New York Times

What price fundraising drives? From bake sales to gala auctions, private groups are raising increasing amounts of money for public schools in wealthier communities, spurring inequities, writes Motoko...

America After 3PM

America After 3PM

Survey shows need for OST programs America After 3 PM surveyed parents in Pennsylvania to examine how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – the hours after school ends and before parents...

Community Development Financial Institutions Coverage Map

Opportunity Finance Network

Community Development Financial Institutions Coverage Map This map will help measure CDFI coverage-where CDFIs are located, providing financing and other services, the sectors they are serving, and...

Pennsylvania State of the Child County Reports

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

State of the Child by County Do you know how your county compares to Pennsylvania counties when it comes to child poverty, health insurance coverage, educational opportunities and other important...

My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge

The White House

The White House launches the “My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge” The White House announced the MBK Community Challenge, an effort to encourage communities to implement a coherent...

Bucks County Youth Center

Bucks County Career Link

Attention Out-of-School Youth! Get free education at PA CareerLink® Bucks County Youth Center The Youth Center is recruiting now for 16-21 year olds who are in a limited income households, a High...

Youth In the Driver Seat: A Teen Driver Safety Project Toolkit

Youth Service America

Youth In the Driver Seat: A Teen Driver Safety Project Toolkit This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week and State Farm is encouraging teen drivers to Celebrate My Drive! To help students lead...

Impact of High-Quality Pre-K on K-12 Education

Pre-K for PA

Pennsylvania stands to reap significant benefits in the form of reduced costs to taxpayers and the state budget as a result of expanded access to pre-kindergarten programs for the...

Report: Change Elections to Change America

Democracy Matters

Change Elections to Change America by Jay R. Mandle and Joan D. Mandle forward by Adonal Foyle Change Elections to Change America is a report on the ongoing experiences of Democracy Matters. It was...

Miscellaneous

Service-Learning for Pre-Schoolers

National Youth Leadership Council

The first of five webinars exploring the IPARD/C student experiences cycle, participants will explore the role inquiry plays in service-learning projects. How do we get students interested in a...

Making Food Drives More Meaningful & Effective

Youth Service America

Making Food Drives More Meaningful & Effective Wednesday, November 12 at 7:30pm Eastern 1 in 5 kids in America face hunger. One of the most popular ways to help end childhood hunger is by...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager of Workforce Development, PathWays PA

PathWays PA

PathWays PA is currently hiring a full time Program Manager to oversee multiple workforce development initiatives in Southeastern PA. The Manager of Workforce Development will work closely with the...

Executive Director, Art-Reach

Art Reach

With a mission of enriching lives by connecting underserved audiences with cultural experiences so that they may enjoy and benefit from the transformative power of the arts, Art-Reach programs are...

Bilingual Job Readiness Instructor, JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

Summary of Major Duties/Responsibilities Maintain a working knowledge of Philadelphia Districts’ Attorney Office, Public Defenders Association and the Philadelphia Criminal Court regulations....

Youth Organizer, Youth United for Change

Youth United for Change

RESPONSIBLE TO: Executive Director JOB SUMMARY: YUC’s Organizers are the heart of the organization. They maintain YUC’s chapters and build leadership and organizing skills among youth...

Housing Counselor/Unemployed Advocate, Philadelphia Unemployment Project

Philadelphia Unemployment Project

The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is hiring a Housing Counselor/Unemployed position entails providing advocacy and assistance to unemployed and lower income persons facing problems with mortgage...

Welcome Center Supervisor (WCS), Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

The Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

Welcome Center Supervisor (WCS), The Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware Location/Dept.: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Philadelphia PA Availability: Immediate Schedule: Full Time-...

Director of Marketing and Organizational Advancement (DMOA), Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

Salvation Army Eastern PA & Delaware

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The role of the Director of Marketing and Organizational Advancement for the Pendel Division will be the strategic coordination and implementation of the interrelated...

Job Developer, Nueva Esperanza

Nueva Esperanza

Esperanza has an immediate full-time opening for a Job Developer who will provide job placement services for participants of Esperanza’s EARN Center. Esperanza is a faith-based non-profit...

Bilingual Employment Paralegal, Community Legal Services

Community Legal Services

This is a full-time position that includes providing legal assistance on employment issues to individual clients and community education on employment issues. The position is challenging and...

Marketing Specialist, Penn’s Village

Penn’s Village

Mission Penn’s Village is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization, operated by and for residents of central Philadelphia (river to river and south of Girard Avenue to Washington Avenue) who wish to...

Client Outreach Specialist, Clarifi

Clarifi

The Client Outreach Specialist plays a critical role in the client experience and in helping Clarifi fulfill our mission of creating hope by helping people identify and secure the most important...

Purchasing Coordinator, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Health Federation of Philadelphia

JOB SUMMARY This position requires a trustworthy, detail oriented, highly organized person to perform purchasing functions within the organization. JOB SPECIFICATIONS Responsibilities/Duties Monitors...

School Based Enrollment Specialist, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA (BBBS SEPA) is the largest BBBS agency in the...

Bilingual Family Advocate/Breastfeeding Counselor, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition

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

State Program Specialist, Corporation for National and Community Service

Corporation for National and Community Service

Job Title: State Program Specialist Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service Hiring Organization: Office of Field Liaison Job Announcement Number: CNS-14-104-1244826 SALARY RANGE: $41,...

Director of Field Finance and Grants, Corporation for National and Community Service

Corporation for National and Community Service

Job Title: Director of Field Finance and Grants Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service Job Announcement Number: CNS-14-102-1240266 SALARY RANGE: $125, to $140, / Per Year OPEN PERIOD:...

Management & Budget Specialist, Corporation for National and Community Service

Corporation for National and Community Service

Job Title: Management & Budget Specialist Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service Job Announcement Number: CNS-14-101-1239362 SALARY RANGE: $61, to $63, / Per Year OPEN PERIOD:...

Grant Opportunities

Captain Planet Foundation: Grants for the Environment

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation: Grants for the Environment The Captain Planet Foundation funds hands-on environmental projects for to encourage youth around the world to work individually and collectively...

Pennsylvania Race to the Top Family Meals Workshops Grant

Pennsylvania's Promise for Children

Grant supports preschool nutrition education The Pennsylvania Race to the Top Family Meals Workshops Grant Opportunity is being offered by the Office of Child Development and Early Learning to early...

New Jersey Health Initiative

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Issues RFP for New Jersey Health Initiative The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for the NJHI: Building a Culture of Health in New...

Our Town Grant Program: Creative Placemaking

National Endowment for the Arts

NEA Invites Creative Placemaking Proposals for Our Town Grant Program The National Endowment for the Arts has published guidelines and an application for the next Our Town funding round. Through the...

15-16 PACC*VISTA Host Site Application Available

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

15-16 PACC*VISTA Host Site Application is Available! In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Conference on Community Writing

University of Colorado Boulder

Call for Papers: Conference on Community Writing The conference theme, Building Engaged Infrastructure, challenges attendees to build ethical and durable community-university partnerships through...

Partnerships Classifieds

Donate items to Yard Sale to Benefit Houston School Playground

West Mt. Airy Neighbors (WMAN)

COMMUNITY FUN DAY AND YARD SALE TO BENEFIT THE HOUSTON PLAYGROUND!! SATURDAY, NOVMBER 8TH 10 AM – 2 PM (Rain date November 9th) • Empty out your basements and attics to sell at our...

Waste Watchers needed at Philadelphia Marathon

Mayor's Office of Sustainability

In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service and the Philadelphia Marathon, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability is recruiting Waste Watchers volunteers!...


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