The week of

October 3, 2016

PHENND Events/Activities

2016 Service Leaders Summit

PHENND

Drexel’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and PHENND are pleased to host the 2016 Service Leaders Summit. STILL HAPPENING DESPITE THE STRIKE.  SEE TRAVEL SECTION BELOW Saturday, November 5,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Student Life Symposium

Chestnut Hill College

Student Life Symposium – Friday, October 14, 2016 The Chestnut Hill College Student Life Symposium is designed as a time for personal and professional enrichment in a collegial atmosphere. One of...

Alliance for Catholic Education Fellows Info Session

Saint Joseph's University

The Alliance for Catholic Education at Saint Joseph’s University (ACESJU), is an innovative two-year service program that provides recent college graduates the opportunity to serve as full-time...

Net Impact Conference

Net Impact

The Net Impact Conference is the premier gathering of students and professionals who are committed to making a lasting social and environmental impact now and for a lifetime. Join us November 3-5 in...

New Realities of Latin American Migration to the United States

University of Pennsylvania

New Realities of Latin American Migration to the United States: Implications for Policy Discussions Emilio Parrado Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania Migration...

Building a Product Definition Document

Interactive Mechanics

Building a Product Definition Document Craft a clear project vision to share with funders, stakeholders & vendors Wednesday, October 12, 2-5 PM ET Where do you start if you want to build a new...

Fourth Annual Federal Reserve Financial Education Day

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Fourth Annual Federal Reserve Financial Education Day Description This one-evening professional development program provides grades 7-12 teachers with new materials, activities, and content for...

The Essence of Program Design

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Turning Mission into Action Your organization’s programs translate your mission into action and are its very lifeblood. Program planning is essential to demonstrate that you understand and meet...

Nadinne Cruz: Centering Communities in Search of Moral Brilliance

University of Pennsylvania

3rd Annual Alvin Gutman Public Scholar Lecture Join Civic House for our this year’s Gutman Lecture, presented by Nadinne Cruz titled “Centering Communities in Search of Moral...

Gesu School Symposum: Cultural Responsiveness in the Urban Classroom

Gesu School

Gesu School’s 19th Annual Symposium on Transforming Inner-City Education is November 4, 2016. Topic: Cultural Responsiveness in the Urban Classroom, with Keynote Speaker Christopher Emdin, The...

Adult Education Tutor Institute 2016

City of Philadelphia

Office Of Adult Education Tutor Institute 2016 – “Making Impact that Matters” Registration for the 2016 Tutor Institute is now open. The institute is open to instructors, program...

PA Right to Know Law 101

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

PA Right to Know Law 101 Join staff attorney Ben Geffen on Thursday, October 26, 2016, for a free training to learn how to use Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law to request documents from state and...

Policy Report: High School Career and Technical Education

Education Policy and Leadership Center

PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATION POLICY FORUM Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Coffee and Networking – 9:30 Program – 10:00 to Noon Technical College High School (Brandywine Campus) – 443 Boot...

New Jersey Community Schools Convening

New Jersey State Community Schools Network

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University and the Montclair State University’s Center for Community Engagement will co-host a statewide convening on October...

Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street, Room 1080; Philadelphia, PA 19130...

New Resources

Step Up to College Guide

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures is proud to announce the release of the 27th edition of Step Up to College. Copies of the guide are available to government offices, community-based organizations and...

Important Changes to FAFSA: Prior Prior Year & Early Start

U.S. Department of Education

There are two major changes coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process this year. First, the 2017-18 FAFSA will be available to students and families earlier. Students can...

Healthy Campus Challenge

White House

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 20 million more Americans have gained coverage, and the nation’s uninsured rate now stands at its lowest level ever. At the same time, we have seen the...

Optimal College Town Assessment

Optimal College Town Assessment

School is back in session and I’m sure your community is even more alive. Are you considering the state of your town-gown relationship? Is this the right year to show your campus and community...

Your 6-Step #GivingTuesday Game Plan

Network for Good

If you haven’t started prepping yet for #GivingTuesday, today is the perfect day to begin. Here are six steps to get rolling toward your best #GivingTuesday yet....

Election Ambassador Corps for high schools

Committee of Seventy

The nonpartisan Committee of Seventy is offering high school students the opportunity to visit polling places and learn about elections as part of the Election Ambassador Corps. Training sessions can...

Early Warning Systems Learning Series

Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory

An important part of keeping students on track for graduation and postsecondary success is to identify and address problems before they grow into major obstacles. For that reason, many schools and...

Increasing Student Success in STEM

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Increasing Student Success in STEM: A Guide to Systemic Institutional Change By Susan Elrod and Adrianna Kezar This publication is for faculty, administrators, and other academic leaders who are...

Miscellaneous

VotePlz Million Dollar National Sweepstakes

VotePlz

As you know, voter registration is an essential step in being able to vote. A nonprofit called VotePlz just launched a Million Dollar National Sweepstakes to encourage you and your friends to check...

Stories from the (poverty) Line national filmmaking challenge

Impact America

Impact America is launching the inaugural Stories from the Line national filmmaking challenge and invites undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to submit four-minute documentary...

The Year-End Game-Changer: Your Team of Messengers

Network for Good

Thursday, October 6 at 1pm EDT Join us to learn how to turn your board, staff, and loyal volunteers into your team of passionate messengers and fundraising ambassadors for your organization....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Medical Case Manager, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Medical Case Manager for the Esfuerzo Program within the Health Promotion and Wellness division at Congreso. The Medical Case Manager...

Community Relations Coordinator, DE WONDER

State of Delaware

Please see the information below regarding a current opening for a Community Relations Coordinator in the DE WONDER employment and training program. This is a temporary position hired through...

part-time Executive Coordinator, Red Cross

American Red Cross

Job description By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the...

Program Director, Fatherhood Empowerment Center

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)

DESCRIPTION The Program Director for the Fatherhood Empowerment Center () will be primarily responsible for the administration and continuous development of the Fatherhood Initiatives Program....

College Retention Advisor, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures, a nonprofit organization committed to improving the educational opportunities for low income, first-generation-to-college students, has an opening for a College Retention...

Bilingual English/Spanish Field Interviewer, Mathematica Policy Research

Mathematica Policy Research

Bilingual English/Spanish Field Interviewer (PA-Philadelphia) Position Description Mathematica is working on a new public health study to better understand families’ food shopping choices. Data...

Assistant Director, Center for Student Professional Development

Temple University

Under general supervision of and in collaboration with the Associate Director of Career Competencies, the incumbent prepares; coaches and counsels BBA students for internship and permanent job...

College and Career Coordinator, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

The College and Career Coordinator is responsible for supporting students and workshop activities in order to ensure high quality program operations, while also building strong relationships with...

Group Aide, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

The Group Aide is responsible for providing support to students with special needs and assisting Lead Teacher to achieve program objectives in order to ensure high quality program operations, while...

Middle School Lead Teacher, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

The Middle School Leader Teacher is responsible for developing and ensuring high quality out-of-school time activities in accordance with all grant requirements and the strategic goals defined by...

Teaching Artists, Art Sanctuary Saturday Academy

Art Sanctuary

Are you an artist & educator? For the past three years, Pedalogical has worked with Art Sanctuary – a nonprofit and gallery committed to using the power of Black Art to transform...

PT GED Instructor, ResCare

ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples’ lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities,...

County Director, Center for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities

CEO is currently seeking an innovative leader with extensive performance management experience to lead its operation and growth in Philadelphia. The Director is responsible for the monitoring and...

Employment Specialist, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians () accelerates immigrant integration and economic advancement through education and training, job placement, and small business development. We are seeking...

Childcare Development Associate Instructor, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a Full-time CDA Instructor for their Education and Workforce Division (EWS). Congreso is seeking a full-time Instructor for its Childcare...

Part-time HIV Counselor, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a Part-time HIV Counselor for their Health Promotion and Wellness Division (HPW). The HIV Counselor is responsible for providing...

Grant Opportunities

Call for AmeriCorps VISTA Concept Papers

Corporation for National & Community Service

The Pennsylvania State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service announces an opportunity to develop new AmeriCorps VISTA projects in Pennsylvania. To start the process of seeking...

Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants

PennSERVE

PennSERVE is pleased to share information two opportunities to develop and operate AmeriCorps programs or projects. PennSERVE Announces a Request for Applications for 2017-2018 Pennsylvania...

Call for host sites, National Health Corps

National Health Corps

National Health Corps Request for Proposals 2017-2018 Full Application: Due: Friday, November 11, 2016 8 pm EST/5 pm PT A. Overview National Health Corps (NHC) is an AmeriCorps service program that...

Ideas to Improve Mental Health Research

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Laura and John Arnold Foundation Accepting Proposals for Ideas to Improve Mental Health Research DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2016 (LETTERS OF INTENT) The core objective of the Laura and John Arnold...

Health Policy Fellows program

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program Issues Call for Applications The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program is designed to provide a comprehensive fellowship experience at the...

Honey Bee Hive Program

Whole Kids Foundation

Whole Kids Foundation Accepting Applications for Honey Bee Hive Program The Whole Kids Foundation, in partnership with the Bee Cause Project, is accepting Letters of Intent for its Honey Bee Grant...

Social Justice Arts Projects

Puffin Foundation West

Puffin Foundation Issues RFP for Social Justice Arts Projects Puffin Foundation West seeks to open the doors of artistic expression by providing grants to artist-activists and arts organizations...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2016 Annual Conference on Citizenship

National Conference on Citizenship

Are you concerned about civic life in America? Are you frustrated by fractured communities, divisive politics, and processes that exclude many of our people? Do you feel we can do better? Do you have...

SMALLIFY Rapid Innovation Lab

Presidio Institute

The Presidio Institute presents: SMALLIFY Rapid Innovation Lab in Washington, DC Apply Today! Monday, November 14, 2016 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pepperdine University 2011 Pennsylvania Ave NW...

Call for Proposals: The Whole Student: Intersectionality and Well-Being

Bringing Theory to Practice

The Whole Student: Intersectionality and Well-Being A Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) Project National Conference May 24–26, 2017 W Hotel City Center | Chicago, IL Call for Proposals Proposals...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for FAFSA workshops

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

Citywide FAFSA/Financing College Campaign 2016 -2017 Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR) plans to publish a list of all FAFSA completion workshops in the greater Philadelphia area that are...

Membership/Communications Intern, Sustainable Business Network

Sustainable Business Network

Expected Commitment: 20 hours per week Compensation: Unpaid Term: Four months (September through December) Start date: ASAP Reports to: Wendy Metzgar, Member Services Manager Description: The...

Host a Technology Intern

Tech Impact

ITWorks Technology Interns available this Fall! Please consider hosting a young person from our ITWorks program as an intern at your organization. ITWorks is Tech Impact’s free 16-week IT...

volunteers needed, Forced From Home exhibit

Doctors Without Borders

What is Forced From Home? Forced From Home is an interactive, free, educational exhibition presented by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to raise public awareness about the...

Community and Economic Development Internship, Urban Affairs Coalition

Urban Affairs Coalition

Job Description Community and Economic Development (CED) Internship Special Projects in Economic Development, Financial Education and Community Reinvestment 2016 -2017 Urban Affairs Coalition...

volunteers needed, Read for the Record

Jumpstart

Jumpstart is a national early literacy organization that works toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Through one-to-one relationships between preschool aged...

Debate judges needed, After School Activities Partnership

After School Activities Partnership

Do you have good judgement? Are you looking for a way to support education in Philadelphia? ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is looking for volunteers to act as Debate Judges so that more of...

volunteers needed, College Essay Writing Coaching – new dates

Mighty Writers

WANTED: College Essay Volunteers for Mighty Writers (One-Time Opportunity) We know that college essays are most effective when they are clear, honest and personal. Join us as a volunteer to work 1:1...


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