The week of

October 23, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Empowering Children to Cope with Bullies, Teasers, and ‘Impossible Kids’

The Quaker School

Please join The Quaker School at Horsham for an evening with Mike Fogel, Founder and Clinical Director of the Art of Friendship Social Skills Program, Camp Pegasus, and Child and Family Art Therapy...

Día de los Muertos Procession / Procesión de Día de Muertos

Fleisher Art Memorial

Our Dia de los Muertos celebration is just a little over two weeks away! Our main celebration on Sunday, October 29, begins with a procession down 9th Street and we hope you will be a part of it....

Census Data for Business Owners and Grant Writers

Free Library of Philadelphia

Wednesday, November 8 | 6:00 – 8:00 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Rooms 405/406/407 Learn how you can use free census data and online tools to get demographic and economic data for...

Risk Assessment: The Key to Both Large and Small Nonprofit Organizations

Free Library of Philadelphia

Tuesday, November 7 | 10:00 – 12:00 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Skyline Room During this workshop we will discuss the critical function of enterprise risk management (ERM) as a key...

Nonprofit Job Fair

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library is excited to announce a series of Job Fairs for 2017, made possible by the generous support of Citizens Bank. Join us at Parkway Central Library on Thursday, October 26th from 4:00...

Girl Code program

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission

Know a tween or teen girl interested in learning how to make your own website, app or video game?   New to digital technology and want to learn how to navigate what you can create and develop? ...

Sourcing Untapped Talent & Closing the Opportunity Divide

Year Up Philadelphia

Hear from our Keynote Speakers about the importance of finding untapped talent, the city’s efforts towards Diversity and Inclusion, and learn how Year Up can assist in accessing talent through...

The Evolving Nature of Senior Living

Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance

Dr. Bill Thomas, physician, author, health care system innovator speaking on the changing future of senior living and senior communities. When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:30 am – 11:30 am...

Family Engagement Conference: Roadmap to Navigating the School District

School District of Philadelphia

Do you have questions about the District?…Do you want to win a laptop or tickets to Disney on Ice?! Come to our conference: A Roadmap to Navigating the School District of Philadelphia! WHAT:...

Building Design and Health

Delaware Valley Green Building Council

Friday, November 3rd, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm We spend the majority of time indoors – shouldn’t we be building for health? Join Delaware Valley Green Building Council for their Building...

Conference: The Evolving Role of Urban Landscapes

Ecological Landscape Alliance

November 14 @ 8:00 am EDT – 4:30 pm EDT Increasing urban growth continues to raise concerns about biodiversity, ecosystem function, and ultimately, sustainability. Ecological designers are...

7th Annual Small Business Conference

Community College of Philadelphia

CCP’s 7th Annual Small Business Conference The event is complete with a keynote speaker, six workshops, networking, and a dynamic business panel discussion. Hosted at the Northeast Regional...

Life Without Borders: Immigration and Human Rights

La Salle University

Join us on Thursday, October 26th from 5-7pm in Founders’ Hall Auditorium for a conversation with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid immigration attorney Jennifer Harbury. Jennifer will speak to the lived...

Effective Nonprofit Governance: How Boards Should Work

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Effective board membership requires more than good intentions and meeting attendance. This impactful board training is the first step in appreciating the objective and true roles and responsibilities...

Sparking Innovation: Personalized Learning, STEM, 4C’s

Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Registration now open for the 67th Annual PASCD Conference November 12-13 Harrisburg: Sparking Innovation: Personalized Learning, STEM, 4C’s This year’s conference will begin on Sunday,...

Skill Building for Community Organizers and Neighborhood Leaders

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Iron Sharpens Iron 2017: Effective Capacity & Skill Building for Community Organizers and Neighborhood Leaders Zion Baptist Church November 11, 2017 8:30am – 12:00pm Join engaged...

SAFE Training: Prioritizing Youth Safety with Research-Based Mentor Screening

MENTOR Independence Region

DATE AND TIME Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM EST LOCATION Temple University Center City Campus 1515 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 Join Child Safety Expert Judith Dunson...

Motivos Fall 2017 Edition Launch Party

Motivos Magazine

Date and Time Fri, October 27, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT Location Esperanza College 4261 N. 5th Street Philadelphia, PA 19140 Join us for the unveiling of Motivos magazine’s Fall 2017...

New Resources

A running START for every child, birth to 5

City of Philadelphia

an agenda for health in early childhood Health and learning are deeply connected, especially in young children. In 2015, Philadelphia adopted the city-wide plan A Running Start (now called A...

Elementary School Principals Resoundingly Support Pre-K Investments

Pre-K for PA

Tells a story. Demonstrates self-confidence. Counts to 10. Completes a puzzle. Listens to directions. Recognizes colors and shapes. Demonstrates self-help skills. Aware of weather changes and...

Maximizing Effective Service in Nonprofit Boards

Heidrick & Struggles International

ASSOCIATION AND NONPROFIT BOARDS: MAXIMIZING EFFECTIVE SERVICE by Julian Ha, Bill Hudson and David Rehr This country would not be what it is without the volunteer spirit of its people. At the highest...

Social Entrepreneur and Not-for-Profit Leadership Competencies

Social Innovations Institute

Increase you Social Entrepreneur and Not-for-Profit Leadership Competencies Enroll NOW in our Virtual Trainings We believe the best strategy to increase SOCIAL IMPACT is to provide SOCIAL SECTOR...

Book: Enhancing Assessment in Higher Education

Association of American Colleges and Universities

New Publication from Stylus and AAC&U: Enhancing Assessment in Higher Education Published by Stylus in association with AAC&U, Enhancing Assessment in Higher Education: Putting Psychometrics...

Miscellaneous

Temple Teacher Residency

Temple University

Fewer than 18% of PA’s 8th graders are taught math by teachers with undergraduate math degrees Inspire the Future…Teach Join us for a webinar on the Temple Teacher Residency October 25,...

Service-Learning by Design

National Youth Leadership Council

Backward design is an approach to service-learning which yields more powerful student learning. It’s what we use in schools — because we know it works. Now we want you to know what we know....

Customer Service Training

PA CareerLink®

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE TRAINING At PA CareerLink® Suburban Station Interested in earning a certification in a fast-growing field? Unemployed or underemployed and need more training? If your...

2018 Newman Civic Fellowship

Campus Compact

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship The nomination period is now open for the Newman Civic Fellowship, which recognizes community­-committed students from Campus Compact...

Year-End Multichannel Fundraising Campaigns

Network for Good

NFG Masterclass: Year-End Multichannel Fundraising Campaigns Thursday, October 26 at 1pm EDT Oh, the sweet sound of end-of-year fundraising! It’s another opportunity to invite donors to support...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Truancy Case Management Supervisor, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Social Work or related field ( related fields are social services, sociology, psychology, theology, education, and public administration). Minimum two years of...

Truancy Case Manager, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college/university. Minimum two years’ experience in social work or related field that includes case management and child welfare...

Truancy Case Aide, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college/university. Experience in social work or related field that includes case management and child welfare experience working with...

Training Specialist, Center for Community Health Workers

University of Pennsylvania

The mission of the Center is to improve health in low-income, high-risk populations through the effective use of Community Health Workers (CHWs). CHWs, hired from within local communities, provide...

Development Manager, Back on My Feet

Back On My Feet

Back on My Feet is run like a fast paced, innovative, corporate start-up. The majority of the organization’s senior leadership team originate from corporate backgrounds and are relentlessly focused...

National Director of Development, Children’s Literacy Initiative

Children's Literacy Initiative

Award-winning, national nonprofit Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI) seeks a National Director of Development to help build the systems, processes and partnerships that will financially support...

Individual Giving Assistant, The Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, seeks an Individual Giving Assistant to join its External Affairs team. The Individual Giving Assistant is part of...

PT Youth Coordinator, ResCare Workforce Services

ResCare Workforce Services

Location: Norristown PA • Conducts orientation for participants [9th – 12th grade] to explain the benefits of the work experience program. • Interviews participants to gather information on...

Project Director, Pew Fund

Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and...

Part-Time STEM Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Part Time STEM Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of school year STEM programming through Congreso’s afterschool programs. The Coordinator will work with families and schools...

Operations Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Operations Coordinator is responsible for providing fact paced project management support to the Chief Operations Officer. The position is responsible for driving results and timely...

Grant Opportunities

Jumpstart Your Neighborhood!

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

Jumpstart Your Neighborhood! Information Session and Seed Grant Competition Monday, November 13, 2017 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Bellevue Building – 200...

Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle

The Philadelphia Foundation

Fund at The Philadelphia Foundation Allows Individual Donors To Pool Dollars For Greater Impact The Public School Giving Circle was formed in 2016 to provide grants that help teachers, principals,...

Middle School Course Work Scholarships

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Middle School Course Work Scholarships The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications from prospective middle school mathematics teachers...

Mini-Grant Applications

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Accepting Mini-Grant Applications Established by children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is accepting applications from...

Early Childhood grants

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Invites Letters of Intent The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports creative, innovative projects and programs designed to significantly enhance the...

Community Change Grants

America Walks

America Walks Accepting Applications for 2017 Community Change Grants America Walks provides a voice for walking and walkable communities as well as strategy support, training, and technical...

Small Grants Program

Clif Bar Family Foundation

The Clif Bar Family Foundation is accepting applications for its Small Grants program. Through the program, the foundation will award general support grants of up to $7,000 as well as funding for...

Shade Structure Program

American Academy of Dermatology

The AAD Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants of up to $8,000 to public schools and non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not...

Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Grants

PennSERVE

Each year, PennSERVE supports over 1,300 individuals in Pennsylvania as they meet critical community needs through service in AmeriCorps. With funding from the Corporation for National and Community...


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