The week of

September 5, 2016

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA, Attendance and Truancy

PHENND

One AmeriCorps VISTA sought for this school year to work with the Office of Student Services to coordinate the School District of Philadelphia’s efforts with other Philadelphia agencies around...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Planning for Retirement

Clarifi

Planning for Retirement – Have you given enough thought to your retirement? Many Americans fail to plan for this very important stage of their lives. Join us for this free workshop and learn...

Author of Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul at La Salle

La Salle University

Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. will be speaking on his new book, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul at the La Salle School of Business Auditorium at 723 North Wister on Thursday,...

NBW Bike Drive & 20th Birthday Party

Neighborhood Bike Works

NBW Bike Drive & 20th Birthday Party Saturday, September 10, 3 PM – 7 PM Details Neighborhood Bike Works, the West Philly youth bike-education nonprofit, invites you to a Bike Drive &...

Website Maintenance for Arts & Culture

Interactive Mechanics

Interactive Mechanics is a digital design firm that partners with cultural, educational, and care organizations on design, development, user experience, and strategy. We’ve learned a lot from...

Ta-Nehisi Coates at Temple

Temple University

The College of Liberal Arts Presents: Ta-Nehisi Coates “A Deeper Black: Race in America” When: Wednesday, October 26, 6 (doors open at 5 ) Where: Liacouras Center Ta-Nehisi Coates does not...

Philadelphia National College Fair

National Association of College Admissions Counselors

Attention, students in Philadelphia and the surrounding region, as you begin making plans for college, make sure not to miss the Philadelphia National College Fair. It is important that the decision...

Bridging the Gaps Annual Symposium

University of Pennsylvania

RSVP for the 26th Anniversary Symposium Friday, September 16, 2016 8:30 to 12:30 The BTG Annual Symposium is held each fall in Philadelphia. Students present their projects as poster displays and...

PA School Leadership Conference

Pennsylvania School Boards Association

Registration for the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference October 13-15 is now open The conference is your opportunity to learn, network and be inspired by peers and experts. TO REGISTER: See (you...

Student Debt Roundtable and Workshop

Higher Ed Not Debt

STUDENT DEBT ROUNDTABLE AND WORKSHOP WHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Doors open at 5:30 PM WHERE: Make the Road offices 501 Washington Street Reading, PA 19601 With over $...

Protecting Our Most Precious Resource: Fossil Fuel vs Clean Water

Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia

  Join us in “Conversations Toward A Sustainable Philadelphia”, a series of talks hosted by Judy Wicks and Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia, in collaboration with a...

March to End Rape Culture

March to End Rape Culture

MARCH TO END RAPE CULTURE 2016 – PHILADELPHIA BEGINS ORGANIZING & PLANNING FOR THIS YEAR’S EVENT WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11:00 WHERE: Thomas Paine Plaza (Across from Love...

Fall 2016 Camden Code Day

Hopeworks 'n Camden

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 2016 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM CAMDEN COLAB 200 Federal St, Camden, NJ 08103 Come to Camden’s third hackathon and Code Day! Learn about basic, intermediate and advanced coding...

Blueprint: Homelessness

Generocity

Blueprint: Homelessness is a 3-hour intensive workshop convening Philly leaders around homelessness to answer these questions: What’s the big picture of homelessness right now? Who’s doing what?...

Hopeworks Tech Talks

Hopeworks 'n Camden

Come Learn with Hopeworks Tech Talks! Is your website effective? Attractive? Up to date? Is it responsive, mobile ready, and inclusive? Do you know the answers to these questions? Most business and...

Customer Service Training

Lutheran Settlement House

By 2022 there will be 50,000 projected new jobs in the field of customer service. Lutheran Settlement House Pathways to Employment Program CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING Dates: October 17 to November 9,...

Out-of-School Time Peer Networking Meetings

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

It’s that time again — here is our upcoming schedule of free monthly Peer Networking Meetings (PNMs)! To help us maintain high-quality discussion, please look through the schedule and...

New Resources

Recognizing Engaged Scholarship in Faculty Reward Structures: Challenges and Progress

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Welcome to Metropolitan Universities Vol. which focuses on practical and diverse approaches to the challenge of integrating engaged scholarship into academic culture and policies. The articles offer...

Fall course catalog available, the Nonprofit Center

La Salle University

Take Charge of your Career Your Staff Your Organization… with professional development that makes an impact. Online Registration for 50 classes in essential nonprofit skills is now open. Take...

Preparing Critical Faculty for the Future: Enlisting the Voices of STEM Women Faculty of Color

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Preparing Critical Faculty for the Future: Enlisting the Voices of STEM Women Faculty of Color By Alma R. Clayton-Pedersen, Terrel L. Rhodes, Patricia M. Lowrie, and Jennifer M. Blaney Preparing...

The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2016

ACT

Average ACT Scores Drop; Racial and Ethnic Gaps Remain An annual report shows that average ACT scores fell in 2016, and while the number of underserved students taking the ACT has increased...

The TalentED Project

TalentED Project

Introduce Your First-Gen, Lower-Income Students to Top Colleges with The TalentED Project The TalentED Project is a new, free digital platform that connects college access and admissions...

New College Access Toolkit: Early Awareness, Middle Grades

National College Access Network

  Over the past year, the National College Access Network (NCAN) has been researching and collecting information about early awareness strategies and programs. Early awareness programs typically...

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016

U.S. Department of Education

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016 Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups examines the educational progress and challenges students face in...

Discovering the Genome curriculum

University of Pennsylvania

We’re excited to let you know the University of Pennsylvania has launched Discovering the Genome, free web-based curriculum for teachers everywhere. Check it out here: The Discovering the...

Miscellaneous

Technology for University Economic Development

Rochester Group

Would you like to learn how other University Economic Development organizations are using technology to make their operations more effective? Join us for a webinar on: Technology for University...

Essentials of Service-Learning

National Youth Leadership Council

If you missed the spring session of Essentials of Service-Learning, you’re in luck. Starting September 12, we’re offering the eight-week online course again. Dive into service-learning research,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Site Coordinator, After-School All-Stars

After-School All-Stars

SITE COORDINATOR What Defines Our Culture: Entrepreneurial ∙Collaborative ∙Transparent ∙Accountable ∙Proactive Who We Are: Founded in 1992, After-School All-Stars (ASAS) is a national...

Operations Manager, Rescue Purrfect

Rescue Purrfect

We are looking for a Operations Manager with strong leadership qualities to help manage the day to day operations of our animal clinic as well as maintain the wellness and care of our in house rescue...

UACS High School Afterschool Instructor, Netter Center for Community Partnerships

University of Pennsylvania

University-Assisted Community Schools 2016-17 UACS High School Afterschool Instructor The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships University-Assisted Community Schools...

K-8th Grade UACS Afterschool Instructor, Netter Center for Community Partnerships

University of Pennsylvania

University-Assisted Community Schools 2016-17 K-8th Grade UACS Afterschool Instructor The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships University-Assisted Community Schools...

Young Quakers Community Athletics Boys Lacrosse Coach

University of Pennsylvania

Young Quakers Community Athletics (YQCA) is a partnership between the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships and the Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics....

Development Associate, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Development Associate COMPENSATION: $31,000 – $34,000 BENEFITS: Health Insurance, vacation, sick & personal leave START DATE: Immediate Opening ABOUT THE BICYCLE COALITION OF...

School Climate staff, Kirkbride School

School District of Philadelphia

SCHOOL DESCRIPTION: The Kirkbride School is a neighborhood public school within the School District of Philadelphia, located in South Philadelphia. Our school community is racially, culturally and...

Part-time Manager, Volunteer Services, Penn Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Manager, Volunteer Services – Part-time Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating...

Mid-Atlantic Access Director, Let’s Get Ready

Let's Get Ready

About Let’s Get Ready Let’s Get Ready addresses the inequalities and obstacles low-income students face in attaining a college education, empowering them to reach opportunity and success....

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Office, Drexel University

Drexel University

The Assistant Director of the Deborah and Dominic Caruso Undergraduate Career Services Office will work with internal and external stakeholders to empower undergraduate business students to explore...

Director, Curriculum and Instruction, Villanova University

Villanova University

Director, Curriculum and Instruction Villanova University The Director provides leadership in the areas of curriculum development, program revision, assessment, instructor evaluation and support, and...

Executive Director, 10,000 Small Business Grant

Community College of Philadelphia

Reporting to the Vice President of Workforce & Economic Innovation and under the leadership of the President, the Executive Director will lead the successful operation of the 10KSB program, a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers and Presentations: CNCS Research Summit

Corporation for National & Community Service

For researchers and practitioners – Help move the field from evidence to action! In anticipation of the 2016 CNCS Research Summit, taking place here in Washington, on December 14th and 15th,...

Call for proposals: 28th Annual National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is now accepting proposals for the 28th Annual National Service-Learning Conference — Dare to Dream, March 22-24, 2017, at Disneyland® Resort in...

2016 National Opportunity Summit

Opportunity Nation

The 2016 National Opportunity Summit, hosted by Opportunity Nation, will convene a bipartisan, cross-sector group of business leaders, nonprofits, elected officials and young people to restore the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Pro Bono Consulting Projects

Compass

Use your professional skills to make a valuable contribution to a local nonprofit. VOLUNTEER ON A PRO BONO CONSULTING PROJECT Application Deadline: October 5 Compass is seeking business professionals...

volunteers needed, FAFSA Completion Campaign

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

The Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable has received a grant from the National College Access Network to lead a citywide FAFSA Completion Campaign. The grant’s focus is twofold – 1) to help...


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