The week of

January 8, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA Program Coordinator

PHENND

PHENND is hiring! The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) is a consortium of institutions of higher education in the Philadelphia region. The VISTA Program...

MLK Community Forum: Getting Involved in Education

PHENND

The Fierce Urgency of Now Series University of Pennsylvania Hillel 215 S 39th St Philadelphia PA, 19104 Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:00PM-8:00PM Refreshments will be served at 5:00PM Last year, we...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sowing Change Community Gardening Conference – Feb 15

Susquehanna University

Sowing Change is a network of community and campus gardens that seeks to share and expand our knowledge of sustainable growing practices and nutritious food, strengthen food security for our...

Learn to Love Program Evaluation – Jan 25

La Salle Nonprofit Center

When the question is ask, how do we know this program is working, the answer can’t be. “I just know it is.” We have to be able to prove it. How many times have you gone back to the...

Formulating Workforce Solutions: A Focus on North Philadelphia – Jan 16

Temple University

Date And Time: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM EST Location: Temple University, Howard Gittis Student Center 1755 North 13th Street, 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19122 Formulating...

Professional Development for Music Educators – Jan 18

Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth

Calling All Music Educators! The School District of Philadelphia and PMAY (Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth) are presenting a free day of professional development for music educators on Friday,...

Books & Words: Bookbinding & Poetry Workshop – Jan 22

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Free Interested in adding or expanding the literacy component of your teaching artistry? Join Candy Alexandra González (a Latinx paper-maker,...

Lesson Planning for Engagement & Belonging – Jan 15

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Free Dig into the “why” as well as the “how” of strong lesson planning. Join Julia Katz, ArtWell Associate Executive Director and Sarah...

Facilitating Change in the Workplace: Creating a Culture of Connection – Feb 1

The Blue Door Group

Date and Time: Fri, February 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM EST Location: Oxford Mills, 100 W. Oxford St., Philadelphia, PA 19122 How do we build a culture that reflects...

Intermediate Grants & Arts Funder Panel – Jan 23

Vision Driven Consulting

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM Location: Cultureworks Greater Philacelphia, 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19107 – Learn about local arts funding...

Free Workshops! Taxes for Artists & Introduction to Arts Grants – Jan 28

Vision Driven Consulting

Location: The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Vision Driven Artists has teamed up with The Rotunda to bring resources and capacity-building workshops to self-producing...

New Resources

Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations

Center for Effective Philanthropy

Philanthropy group encourages greater nonprofit diversity Nonprofits are often cash strapped, which means they need to get a lot of good out of a small number of staff members. That can require...

Youth Matters: Philly Newsletter Distribution List

Juvenile Law Center

Youth Matters: Philly is a web based app designed to help Philly youth and those that work with them find and access local resources, like shelters, housing, foodbanks, healthcare providers, and...

Brief: Effective CNCS-Funded Education Programs

Corporation for National and Community Service

Class is in Session: The Education Evidence Brief As the leading federal agency and largest grant maker for service and volunteering in the United States, CNCS helps millions of Americans through...

Report: State Underfunding of Special Education in Pennsylvania

Education Law Center of Pennsylvania

Shortchanging Children with Disabilities: State Underfunding of Special Education in Pennsylvania October 2018 The trajectory of a person’s life is profoundly shaped by what happens in school. For...

Advancing Community-Engaged Scholarship and Institutional Change

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Vol. 29, No. 4, Legacy Lived: A Generation of Ernest A. Lynton Award Recipients Advancing Community-Engaged Scholarship and Institutional Change Dear Readers,In 1990, soon after the founding of CUMU,...

Drexel University’s Emerging Voices in Education (EViE) Journal – Call for Papers

Drexel University

The Emerging Voices in Education (EViE) journal has issued its inaugural Call for Papers for February 1, 2019. EViE invites graduate students and emerging scholars — individuals who defended their...

Partnerships Classifieds

Financial Coach Volunteer

Clarifi

Do you have a spirit for helping people? When you volunteer as a coach with Clarifi, you will make a real impact in your community and motivate individuals to achieve financial stability. Our clients...

Cooper River Park Litter Clean-up and Invasive Plants Removal

Delaware Riverkeeper Network

2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 – 8:30AM – 12:30 PM South Park Dr. and Cuthbert Blvd (southeast side of Cuthbert Blvd Bridge in Haddon Township, NJ) What:...

Volunteer professionals needed to lead public health webinars

Community Health Training Alliance

Suggest a Webinar! We want to work with you! The Community Health Training Alliance is now accepting webinar submissions for the 2019 calendar year. Webinar submissions are accepted on a rolling...

Various opportunities with TechGirlz

TechGirlz

January 12th, 1:30-4:30 PM, Designing Mobile Apps (view lesson plan) Volunteers Needed: Teaching Assistants Location: Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 Volunteer! January...

Apply to host an AmeriCorps NCCC team

Corporation for National and Community Service

What is AmeriCorps NCCC? AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is a federal team-based national service program for young adults between the ages of 18 and 24. Members serve a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Conference on Community Writing in Philadelphia – Feb 2

Conference on Community Writing

This year’s Conference on Community Writing will be in Philadelphia, October 17-19, 2019.  The theme is “Doing the Work.” The deadline for submitting a proposal is February 2,...

Call for Proposals: 2019 Engage for Change Conference – Mar 1

Siena College

The Regional Council for Community Engagement is pleased to launch the 2019 Engage for Change Conference. Mark your calendars for May 22nd and 23rd at Siena College (Loudonville, NY). This year we...

Creating a 21st-Century General Education: Responding to Seismic Shifts – Feb 14

Association of American Colleges and Universities

February 14–16, 2019 San Francisco, California General Education and Assessment Network Conference Register by January 14, 2019 for best rates. AAC&U’s 2019 Network for Academic Renewal...

National Mentoring Summit – Jan 29

Mentor

The ninth annual National Mentoring Summit will take place January 30th – February 1st, at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown. Convened by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, and...

2019 Summer Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work – apply by Mar 1

Association of American Colleges and Universities

July 16–19, 2019 Emory University Atlanta, Georgia Applications Due March 1, 2019 Apply: Institute Details The Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work (ILSW) will assist college and...

Call for Proposals: Western NY Service-Learning Coalition Conference – Mar 1

Western New York Service-Learning Coalition

The Western New York Service-Learning Coalition invites service-learning and community-engaged faculty, staff, and administrators to submit workshop proposals for a March 1, 2019 conference entitled...

STEM for All Video Online Showcase 2019: Innovations in STEM Education – Call for Presenters

TERC

STEM for All Video Showcase 2019: Innovations in STEM Education – May 13th – 20th, 2019 Call for Presenters! If you are engaged in a federally-funded project to improve Science,...

Call for Proposals: Pipelines, Pathways, and Institutional Leadership in a Changing Climate – Jan 30

Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education

49th Annual Conference Embassy Suites Philadelphia Airport, Philadelphia, PA March 7-9, 2019 “Pipelines, Pathways, and Institutional Leadership in a Changing Climate” Call for Proposals –...

Grant Opportunities

Nonprofit Application for Pro Bono Consulting – Jan 11

University of Pennsylvania

PennPAC Philadelphia Nonprofit Application Passionate alumni volunteers making a measurable impact: University of Pennsylvania Pro bono Alumni Consulting (PennPAC) brings together teams of...

RFP: Opportunity Youth Research Project – Jan 23

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Overview CUMU is partnering with the Community Change Influence Unit of the Annie E. Casey Foundation to commission a research project focused on programs being undertaken by members of the Coalition...

AmeriCorps VISTA Concept Papers – Jan 14

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is seeking concept papers for the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. Concept Papers are due on Monday, January 14,...

Request for Information: All Learning Counts – Jan 14

Lumina Foundation

Lumina Foundation is proud to announce a Request for Information (RFI) that is designed to solicit ideas for building the learning-based system the nation needs. We want you to suggest promising...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Early Childhood Educator, GrandFamily Literacy Program

SOWN

Full Time Job Announcement:  Early Childhood Educator, GrandFamily Literacy Program, Grandfamily Resource Center at SOWN The GrandFamily Resource Center, a program of SOWN, is excited to announce...

Financial Counselor Positions

Clarifi

Clarifi is a nonprofit organization celebrating 50 triumphant years of helping clients identify and secure their most important assets and is looking for a number of financial counselors for a few of...

Executive Director, Hope Loves Company, Inc.

Hope Loves Company

The Executive Director is the key management leader of Hope Loves Company. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization....

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem – AmeriCorps Vista

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem is one of 63 national STEM Ecosystems, supported by the STEM Funders Network and based on a collective impact model. The purpose of the STEM Ecosystems is to...

Children’s Educator – Wagner Free Institute of Science

Wagner Free Institute of Science

Do you love science? Are you full of questions and curiosities? Are you concerned about the science literacy of future generations? For over 160 years, The Wagner Free Institute has been contributing...

Chief Development Officer (CDO), Special Olympics Pennsylvania

Special Olympics Pennsylvania

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced leader to serve as Chief Development Officer (CDO). This position will serve as a member of SOPA’s Senior Leadership Team...

Spanish Teacher – Green Woods Charter School

Green Woods Charter School

Organization Summary: Green Woods Charter School (GWCS) provides children in grades K through 8 with the opportunity to be active, knowledgeable, and conscientious young investigators by fostering a...

Paid Internship – Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

Organization Summary The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in...

Philadelphia School Partnership – GreatPhillySchools Intern (Paid)

Philadelphia School Partnership

Organization Summary The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in...

Education Programs Coordinator – Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Join this progressive team of educators, dedicated to ensuring that all children have access to nature. This position is critical in implementing a new strategic plan and delivering high quality...

Steppingstone Scholars is Hiring Graduate Students

Steppingstone Scholars

Steppingstone Scholars works with families and school partners to provide rigorous educational programming and support for talented underserved students in the Philadelphia region to achieve academic...

Program Coordinator – Ceiba

Ceiba

Job Title: Program Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director Job Description: Ceiba is a coalition of Latino non-profit organizations. Its mission is to promote the economic development and...

Miscellaneous

Philadelphia City Scholarship Program

City of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 scholarships to Philadelphia high school seniors each year. Scholarships are $1,000 each academic year for four consecutive years of...

Call for 2020 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

We’re pleased to announce the following opportunity for artists: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2020 season of site-specific artist...

Call for nominees: creative disruptors

Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

The Arts + Business Council Awards Celebration spotlights the Philadelphia region’s Creative Community and its leaders, volunteers, artists, organizations and partnerships, to illustrate the...

Webinar: Instagram for Nonprofits 201- Jan 9

CharityHowTo

You’ll learn from this Live Webinar: How to improve and optimize your nonprofit Instagram profile to make it easier for your supporters to find and follow you How to get more followers on...

College Success Network

Creating a 21st-Century General Education: Responding to Seismic Shifts – Feb 14

Association of American Colleges and Universities

February 14–16, 2019 San Francisco, California General Education and Assessment Network Conference Register by January 14, 2019 for best rates. AAC&U’s 2019 Network for Academic Renewal...

2019 Summer Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work – apply by Mar 1

Association of American Colleges and Universities

July 16–19, 2019 Emory University Atlanta, Georgia Applications Due March 1, 2019 Apply: Institute Details The Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work (ILSW) will assist college and...

Benefits Access for College Completion in Philadelphia – A Capacity-Building Meeting

and Justice

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 1-4 PM Temple University, Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 220 The new economics of college have left many of college students short of the resources they need to...

Webinar: Measuring Student Engagement

PHENND

Please join us for the first webinar in our new College Success Network series.  This webinar is part of the “Data & Information” group answering the question, “How do we...

Faculty Updates

Call for Proposals: Conference on Community Writing in Philadelphia – Feb 2

Conference on Community Writing

This year’s Conference on Community Writing will be in Philadelphia, October 17-19, 2019.  The theme is “Doing the Work.” The deadline for submitting a proposal is February 2,...

Call for Proposals: 2019 Engage for Change Conference – Mar 1

Siena College

The Regional Council for Community Engagement is pleased to launch the 2019 Engage for Change Conference. Mark your calendars for May 22nd and 23rd at Siena College (Loudonville, NY). This year we...

Creating a 21st-Century General Education: Responding to Seismic Shifts – Feb 14

Association of American Colleges and Universities

February 14–16, 2019 San Francisco, California General Education and Assessment Network Conference Register by January 14, 2019 for best rates. AAC&U’s 2019 Network for Academic Renewal...

2019 Summer Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work – apply by Mar 1

Association of American Colleges and Universities

July 16–19, 2019 Emory University Atlanta, Georgia Applications Due March 1, 2019 Apply: Institute Details The Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work (ILSW) will assist college and...

Call for Proposals: Western NY Service-Learning Coalition Conference – Mar 1

Western New York Service-Learning Coalition

The Western New York Service-Learning Coalition invites service-learning and community-engaged faculty, staff, and administrators to submit workshop proposals for a March 1, 2019 conference entitled...

Drexel University’s Emerging Voices in Education (EViE) Journal – Call for Papers

Drexel University

The Emerging Voices in Education (EViE) journal has issued its inaugural Call for Papers for February 1, 2019. EViE invites graduate students and emerging scholars — individuals who defended their...


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