The week of

April 27, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Need in Deed Shout Out

Need In Deed

Come celebrate the accomplishments of Need in Deed students and teachers representing 54 projects at the Need in Deed Shout Out! Thursday, May 21, 2015 4:00 – 6:00 PM The Franklin Institute...

Festival of Play Training for Youth Workers

Sandbox Collective

Pop-up Play Festival of Play Training for Youth Workers/Youth Programs Join us for an orientation and training at the Independence Seaport Museum in preparation for the upcoming Philadelphia Festival...

Sandbox Collective Happy Hour

Sandbox Collective

You’re invited to the Monthly Sandbox Gathering. On May 14, we are hosting an EVENING/HAPPY HOUR event. And at this event, in addition to networking (and mini-golf!) we will be celebrating the...

Poem in Your Pocket Day

U School

POVERTY IS THE ABSENCE OF POETRY… On Thursday, April 30th, U School students will celebrate, Poem in Your Pocket day. The U School is a new innovative Philadelphia Public School located in...

Teacher Professional Development, National Museum of American Jewish History

National Museum of American Jewish History

National Museum of American Jewish History is inviting preschool and primary teachers to attend an interactive professional development session highlighting current and upcoming programs on Tuesday,...

Training: Best Practices for Engaging School Volunteers

School District of Philadelphia

On Wednesday, May 13 from 3:00-6:00pm, in Conference Room 1075 at the District, we invite you to join the Office of Strategic Partnerships and United Way for a training on “Volunteer...

Youth Sports – Parent and Community Engagement

University of Pennsylvania

Youth Sports Networking Seminar May PYSC Networking Seminar Thursday, May 14th 9:30-11:30am At SquashSmarts, 3890 N 10th Street – Philadelphia, PA 19140 Topic: “Youth Sports –...

Toast250 Event

USA250

USA250 has big news. We are proud to announce our Toast250 speakers for this Thursday, April 30, 6pm at the Independence Visitor Center: KATHLEEN MCGINTY Chief of Staff, Governor of Pennsylvania...

Computer classes at LIFT

LIFT

LIFT-Philadelphia, located at 5548 Chestnut Street, is hosting a basic computer class series in May and June. Topics range from typing practice to creating spreadsheets to applying for jobs online....

Creating a Financial Strategic Plan

Vision Driven Consulting

Join Brittany Campese (Vision Driven Consulting) and other AmeriCorps, Year of Service members, and new professionals to learn about Creating a Financial Strategic Plan on Tuesday, May 12th, 9:30...

Black Male Development Symposium Reception

Black Male Development Symposium

Join us as we say thank you to our sponsors, supporters and presenters at the African American History Museum in Philadelphia on Friday, May 1st. This year we are proud to announce that Black...

Creating Community Through Art: Exploring Philly with the Mural Arts Program

Repair the World

Thursday, May 7 – Cocktails with a Conscience Creating Community Through Art: Exploring Philly with the Mural Arts Program 6 – 8 pm RTW Workshop, 4029 Market St Please join Repair the...

Farming in Philly: An Interactive Panel Discussion

Repair the World

Tuesday, April 28, 6 pm RTW Workshop – 4029 Market St Join Repair the World Philadelphia, The Jewish Farm School, and the Philadelphia Orchard Project for a panel discussion about urban...

Graduate! Philadelphia April Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia

Graduate! Philadelphia April Open House Wednesday, May 6, 2015 (10:00 am-6:00 pm) Come meet our Partner College Advisors from regional institutions, have transcripts reviewed, and receive next steps...

New Leaders Council Northeast Conversation

New Leaders Council

New Leaders Council Northeast Conversation Saturday, May 9, 2015 The National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA Follow the action #NEConvo BECOME A SPONSOR: In light of the issues...

Nonprofits: The Key to Social Change

Resources for Human Development

Please join New Beginnings as we celebrate nonprofits being the key to social change and impact! There will be food, networking and an inspirational presentation given by Joyce Byrd, former Executive...

Great Fathers, Great Schools, Great Students

School District of Philadelphia

“Great Fathers, Great Schools, Great Students” Open Forum: Just For Men For Fathers With Children In Philadelphia Schools Thursday, April 30, 2015 Education Center, 440 N. Broad Street, Rm 1075...

Community Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)

It’s CADCOM’s 49th Anniversary: Come Celebrate with us! June 27, 2015 July 11, 2015, 12 Noon—5 PM Oak Street Park, Norristown, PA Join CADCOM as they celebrate 49 years of serving the...

Global Tastes Event

Nationalities Service Center

Global Tastes 2015 By Nationalities Service Center Presents Global Tastes Location: READING TERMINAL MARKET 51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 THURSDAY, MAY 14 2015 7:00 PM — 10:00 PM You...

Film screening: Crenshaw

Caucus of Working Educators

Come to the Screening of Crenshaw A Documentary by Lena Jackson What are the consequences of school closure? How does it affect a students’ education, daily life? Where:...

Theater of the Oppressed Workshops

Gas & Electric Arts

Theater of the Oppressed 1: Forum Theatre July 23-26, 2015 (NEW 4 day intensive) Our 10th annual Forum Theatre Summer Intensive is geared towards individuals seeking facilitation skills and training...

New Resources

Annual Report to the Community

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way issues annual Report to the Community United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has issued its annual Report to the Community for fiscal year 2014. In this...

New Volunteer Web Portal from United Way

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way launches new volunteer web portal! Volunteerism is at the core of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s mission. Throughout our region, more than 10,000 United Way...

Inde’go Comes to Philadelphia

Inde'go

Philadelphia becomes the 74th municipality in the USA to start bike sharing with Inde’go. The Indego system features hundreds of bikes available 24/7, 365 days a year. Station locations were...

New Issue: International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning

A new issue of the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (IJTLHE) is now available online: International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Issue 26...

America Goes to the Polls 2014

Nonprofit VOTE

Nonprofit VOTE Report Makes Headlines Since Nonprofit VOTE released America Goes to the Polls 2014 last month, numerous news articles and editorials have covered a range of the report’s...

Diving Deep in Community Engagement: A Model for Professional Development

Iowa Campus Compact

“Diving Deep in Community Engagement: A Model for Professional Development” is available for sale. Iowa Campus Compact has released a new collaborative publication, available for sale...

Stronger Nation through Higher Education

Lumina Foundation

With 10 years remaining towards Lumina Foundation’s goal of increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates, and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025, where do we...

Miscellaneous

Youth Work Courses

Community College of Philadelphia

Sign up for Summer AND Fall Youth Work Courses at the Community College of Philadelphia. Summer courses start the week of May 11th; you can take Youth Work 101 or Youth Work 110. Both are offered in...

Advancement of Knowledge Award

Conference on College Composition and Communication

Conference on College Composition and Communication Seeks Nominations for 2015 Advancement of Knowledge Award DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2015 The Conference on College Composition and Communication supports...

New York Life Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards

Washington Center

Nominations Due by May 22, 2015. AAC&U is pleased to share this announcement on behalf of one of our sponsors, The Washington Center. The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars,...

Five Disctinctive Components of Global SL: Framing a Research Agenda

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

IARSLCE is pleased to announce the second webinar in the Advancing Research Webinar Series. These webinars are free but space is limited. Please click here to reserve your space. A weblink will be...

Bringing the World to Pennsylvania: K-16 Collaboration Award

Pennsylvania Council for International Education

The Bringing the World to Pennsylvania: K-16 Collaboration Award gives support and visibility to international/multi-cultural collaborative projects between K-12 and higher education institutions in...

Thank an AIDS Advocate: Red Ribbon Award

University of Pennsylvania

Have you ever wanted to tell someone thanks in a very public way? Have you ever wanted to make sure that the person who inspires you to do the work that you do is honored in some way? Here is your...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive and Operations Coordinator, Village of Arts and Humanities

Village of Arts and Humanities

Executive and Operations Coordinator The Village of Arts and Humanities POSITION Executive and Operations Coordinator ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION AND PURPOSE The mission of The Village of Arts and...

Youth Engagement Coordinator (Temporary, Summer, Full-Time), Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Youth Engagement Coordinator (Temporary, Summer, Full-Time) About Us Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), a nonprofit organization with more than 160,000 members and supporters, is the nation’s...

Care Outreach and Resource Librarian, Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT

Care Outreach and Resource Librarian Opportunity Type: Job Reports to: Library and Digital Literacy Manager Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS service organization providing state of the art,...

Seasonal Part-time Garden Educator, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

JOB TITLE: Seasonal Part-time Garden Educator Time Commitment: 20-25 hrs/wk, beginning in May JOB DESCRIPTION: Urban Tree Connection works in Haddington, West Philadelphia to transform vacant land...

Grant Opportunities

Foundation for Women’s Wellness

Foundation for Women's Wellness

Foundation for Women’s Wellness Accepting Proposals for Research Projects The Foundation for Women’s Wellness is dedicated to improving women’s health by raising support for innovative...

Grants for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs

Internal Revenue Service

Each year SPEC announces the application period open for interested organizations to apply for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly grant programs. For the 2016...

Bringing Theory to Practice Seminar and Research Grants

Bringing Theory to Practice

New Funding Available from Bringing Theory to Practice First Deadline: August 1, 2015 Founded in 2003, Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) encourages and supports colleges and universities in...

2015 Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Grants

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has available funding for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The funding will mobilize more Americans to observe the Martin Luther...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Campus Compact Heartland Conference

Missouri Campus Compact

Call for Proposals We invite you to submit a presentation proposal for the Campus Compact Heartland Conference, October 29-30, 2015 in Kansas City, MO. This conference will bring together individuals...

Creating A Culture of Engagement

Robert Morris University

Creating A Culture of Engagement, The Robert Morris University Engaged and Service Learning Conference, October 8-9, 2015. Engaged learning, service learning and civic engagement are defined...

Alternative Break Citizenship Schools

Break Away

Alternative Break Citizenship Schools (ABCs) Deadline to register May 18, 2015 The annual gathering of active citizens has begun! Join the Break Away staff and campus leaders from colleges and...

Community Strategy Management & Collective Impact Training Program

InsightFormation

Insightformation, Inc. is pleased to announce its Summer 2015 Community Strategy Management & Collective Impact Training Program. Our 12-week program, which is offered both in-person and online,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tablers sought, Philadelphia Festival of Play

Philadelphia Festival of Play

Host a Resource Table at the Philadelphia Festival of Play on June 6th You are invited to host a resource table at the first annual Festival of Play. At Festival, which will be held at the...

Career Day Speakers needed, Blaine Academics Plus

Blaine Academics Plus

Blaine Academics Plus is seeking Career Day speakers! On Friday, May 8, from 8:30 am-11:30 am, professionals from various fields and career paths will share their inspiring stories to support student...

Postsecondary Success Coordinator, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

Postsecondary Success Coordinator (for Alumni) Full-time, 12-month position at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, an alternative 12th-Grade-only, diploma-granting high school for former...

Organizing Intern, Earth Quaker Action Team

Earth Quaker Action Team

Organizing Intern Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) – 10-20 hours/week Summer 2015 Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) is a grassroots nonprofit based in Philadelphia. Our mission is to build a just and...


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