The week of

December 18, 2018

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA, Office of College and Career Readiness, School District of Philadelphia

PHENND

[Note: this position was filled December 21st] PHENND seeks a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA to serve in the School District of Philadelphia’s Office of College and Career Readiness to start in early...

Other Local Events and Workshops

2019 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation Campus Centers – Jun 25

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 25–28, 2019 Villanova University Villanova, Pennsylvania Applications Due March 14, 2019 Apply: Institute Details AAC&U is partnering with higher education institutions to develop Truth,...

Real Talk: Understanding, Leading, and Engaging Diversity Through Dialogue – Jan 7

Blue Door Group

During a full day workshop in the Lehigh Valley, participants will: ● Engage in open, honest dialogues about social identities like race, gender, and socioeconomic status (that could also be...

ENGLISH & Home Health Aide Training

District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

Start a Path to a Health Care Career Our free ESL/Home Health Aide class begins in April, combining Home Health Aide training with English tailored to the medical language needed for success in the...

2019 Greater Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards – Jan 24

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

The 2019 Greater Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards celebrates Greater Philadelphia Social Innovators. We are driven by the belief that the potential for good ideas to inspire more good ideas...

Mighty Toddler Wednesdays

Mighty Writers

Wednesdays at Mighty Writers West 3861 Lancaster Ave., Philadelphia Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am Now through June 5, 2019 Parents with toddlers & small daycare groups with transportation are...

MLK Day film screening: PERSONAL STATEMENT – Jan 21


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DATE AND TIME Mon, January 21, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST LOCATION Zellerbach Theater Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania 3680 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA...

Perry Outreach Program for high school women interested in STEM – Feb 2

The Perry Initiative

We’re very excited to announce an upcoming Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day,...

Young, Smart and Local Conference – April 2019

Campus Philly

When: Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:00pm–7:00pm and Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 8:00am–1:30pm Where: Convene, 30 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA Young, Smart and Local is a two-day conference...

New Resources

Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound: Impacts on Steps Toward College

U.S. Department of Education

ED’s ‘Find the Fit’ Intervention Shows Early Promise in Helping Students Apply to College By Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation, National College Access Network Find the Fit, a...

Issue 52 | From Social Entrepreneurship to Everyone a Changemaker – 40 Years of Social Innovation

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

The Social Innovations Journal is driven by the belief that the potential for good ideas to inspire more good ideas cannot be underestimated. We must ask the question whether this belief holds true...

Report: Teachers of color have increased but are also more likely to quit

Consortium for Policy Research in Education

New data paints a picture of an increasingly unstable teaching force of rookies Hechinger Report Column by JILL BARSHAY November 19, 2018 There’s been a lot of hand-wringing over the fact that the...

How to Use Data to Engage and Upgrade Donors

Network for Good

[eGuide] Embrace a data-driven approach to fundraising While charitable giving in America is at an all-time high, individual giving and retention rates are not increasing. Your primary goal is to...

The Tamarack Institute ENGAGE! e-magazine

Tamarack Institute

The Tamarack Institute is a connected force for community change. We work with leaders in non-profits, governments, businesses and the community to make work of advancing positive community change...

Addressing College Student Housing Insecurity

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is dedicated to creating equitable and accessible educational opportunities for all students by helping institutions of higher education to fulfill their public purposes. We recognize...

Videos to Spur Classroom Dialogue

PBS

These visually rich and informative videos offer wonderful prompts to open classroom dialogue on a variety of issues related to civic-learning/awareness/engagement and...

Book: The Student Companion to Community-Engaged Learning, What You Need to Know for Transformative Learning and Real Social Change

Stylus Publishing

Recent Publication: The Student Companion to Community-Engaged Learning, What You Need to Know for Transformative Learning and Real Social Change By David M. Donahue and Star Plaxton-Moore Afterword...

Partnerships Classifieds

Puentes Youth Education: Extended Volunteer Recruitment

Puentes de Salud

Puentes de Salud’s Youth Education Team continues to seek volunteers for our Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, and High School afterschool programs for the spring semester. We have extended...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2019 Summer Institute on General Education and Assessment

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 3–7, 2019 University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont Applications Due February 8, 2019 Apply Institute Details The Institute on General Education and Assessment provides campus teams with...

Grant Opportunities

Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program

Mary Kay Foundation

Mary Kay Foundation Accepting Applications for Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program The goal of the Mary Kay Foundation is to eliminate domestic violence. As a part of that effort, the foundation...

Projects That Address Homelessness

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Issues Request for Proposals for Projects That Address Homelessness To honor the legacy of William G. McGowan, who believed that every person has the potential to...

Community Access to Child Health

American Academy of Pediatrics

Community Access to Child Health Seeks Applications for Community Health Programs Community Access to Child Health, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics, provides support to pediatricians...

K-12 Classroom Strategies Grants

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Accepting Applications for K-12 Classroom Strategies The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation believes that continuous, insightful, and innovative...

Signature Employment Grants for people with disabilities – Feb 22

Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation Invites Applications for Signature Employment Grants The Kessler Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities through discovery,...

Traditional Community Employment Grant for people with disabilities

Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation Invites Applications for Traditional Community Employment Grant The Kessler Foundation is a public charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with...

Building Rigorous Evidence about How to Improve Postsecondary Success

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Laura and John Arnold Foundation RFP: The Laura and John Arnold Foundation announced the launch of a new request for proposals to solicit innovative ideas to improve outcomes for students in higher...

BTtoP Multi-Institutional Innovation Grants – Call for Proposals

Bringing Theory to Practice

Proposal Deadline: Monday, February 4, 2019 Awards Announced: By Friday, March 15, 2019 See the full RFP here. Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-time Early Childhood Education Specialist, Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center is seeking an early childhood education specialist for a part-time independent contracted position to lead the “The Watershed is an Open Book” program, a...

Social Service Coordinator – Part-time

Communities in Schools of Philadelphia

This Social Services Coordinator position focuses on serving in our Employment 2Day For A Better 2Morrow program. The top skill needed is an interest in serving opportunity youth, and an ability to...

Vice President of Advancement and Strategic Partnerships, Girard College

Girard College

Girard College is a full-scholarship boarding school for academically capable students from qualified families of limited financial resources. Girard College’s mission is to prepare scholarship...

National Health Corps Philadelphia/AmeriCorps (Bi-Lingual Spanish ) Patient Navigator (stipend position)

National Health Corps

National Health Corps is recruiting for two Care Coordinator positions. Here is a link to our posting on indeed. . Care Coordinators (2 positions available) Spanish Language speaking proficiency...

IT Lead Instructor – Orleans Technical College

JEVS Human Services

Our Youth & Gateway programs division is expanding and is looking to hire an experienced IT Lead Instructor to provide skills training to our students. The IT Lead Instructor will provide...

Philadelphia Youth Network – Data Intern, Part-time Temporary

Philadelphia Youth Network

General Description: This position is funded from November, 2018 – June, 2019 The Data Intern joins the Program Learning and Development (PLD) team at PYN to support the expanding data needs of the...

Director of Operations – Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice

Temple University

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice launched in September 2018 in the College of Education at Temple University. It is an action research center focused on rethinking and...

Director of Communications – Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice

Temple University

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice launched in September 2018 in the College of Education at Temple University. It is an action research center focused on rethinking and...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: King Day of Service Planning Workshop

Global Citizen

Join Global Citizen for the next King Day of Service Planning Workshop! These workshops will help participants identify how they may organize service projects and utilize Global Citizen in a...

Webinar: A Master Guide to Acquiring New Donors

Network for Good

You’re invited to join us for a Network for Good Webinar: A Master Guide to Acquiring New Donors. Wednesday, December 19 1:00pm ET 2019 is approaching quickly, and many nonprofits are wondering how...

Philadelphia VIP – Summer 2019 Legal Internship

Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services to low-income clients. POSITION SUMMARY: VIP seeks highly...

AstraZeneca Healthcare Foundation Awards over $1.16 million to Innovative Heart Health Programs

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation

Eleven community-based heart health programs with innovative approaches to help prevent and control heart disease received grants totaling over $ million from the AstraZeneca HealthCare...

College Success Network

2019 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation Campus Centers – Jun 25

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 25–28, 2019 Villanova University Villanova, Pennsylvania Applications Due March 14, 2019 Apply: Institute Details AAC&U is partnering with higher education institutions to develop Truth,...

Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound: Impacts on Steps Toward College

U.S. Department of Education

ED’s ‘Find the Fit’ Intervention Shows Early Promise in Helping Students Apply to College By Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation, National College Access Network Find the Fit, a...

2019 Summer Institute on General Education and Assessment

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 3–7, 2019 University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont Applications Due February 8, 2019 Apply Institute Details The Institute on General Education and Assessment provides campus teams with...

Call for Proposals: BTtoP Multi-Institutional Innovation Grants

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Proposal Deadline: Monday, February 4, 2019 Awards Announced: By Friday, March 15, 2019 See the full RFP here. – Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) is pleased to announce a new funding...

Faculty Updates

2019 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation Campus Centers – Jun 25

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 25–28, 2019 Villanova University Villanova, Pennsylvania Applications Due March 14, 2019 Apply: Institute Details AAC&U is partnering with higher education institutions to develop Truth,...

2019 Summer Institute on General Education and Assessment

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 3–7, 2019 University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont Applications Due February 8, 2019 Apply Institute Details The Institute on General Education and Assessment provides campus teams with...

Addressing College Student Housing Insecurity

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is dedicated to creating equitable and accessible educational opportunities for all students by helping institutions of higher education to fulfill their public purposes. We recognize...

Videos to Spur Classroom Dialogue

PBS

These visually rich and informative videos offer wonderful prompts to open classroom dialogue on a variety of issues related to civic-learning/awareness/engagement and...

Book: The Student Companion to Community-Engaged Learning, What You Need to Know for Transformative Learning and Real Social Change

Stylus Publishing

Recent Publication: The Student Companion to Community-Engaged Learning, What You Need to Know for Transformative Learning and Real Social Change By David M. Donahue and Star Plaxton-Moore Afterword...

BTtoP Multi-Institutional Innovation Grants – Call for Proposals

Bringing Theory to Practice

Proposal Deadline: Monday, February 4, 2019 Awards Announced: By Friday, March 15, 2019 See the full RFP here. Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for...

Spring and Summer 2019 Job Opportunities in Service-Learning

Civic Engagement Program

The Civic Education Project (CEP), a leadership and civic engagement program at Northwestern University, is NOW HIRING exceptional staff for our Spring & Summer Service-Learning Programs in...


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