The week of

January 7, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Eastern Pennsylvania Student Voting Summit – Feb 22

ALL IN Democracy Challenge

The Eastern Pennsylvania Student Voting Summit will convene Pennsylvania campus communities and partners to discuss democratic engagement on campus. These summits are an opportunity for colleges and...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Join PCCY to Hear about Aspire to Education – Jan 10

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Join PCCY as we welcome Saxon Nelson from the Office of Postsecondary & Higher Education at the Department of Education to talk about Aspire to Educate (A2E) – a historic and first-of-its kind...

Big Picture Philadelphia: Mentor Mixer 2020, Jan 16

Big Picture Philadelphia

Big Picture Philadelphia is hosting a mentor mixer on Thursday 1/16 at 6 pm at The Discovery Center, 3401 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19121. During this celebration of mentoring we hope to...

Human Centered Design for Youth Programs Professional Learning Community (PLC), Feb thru Apr

Center for Youth Development Professionals

The Center for Youth Development Professionals is excited to offer a mini-professional learning community (PLC) on the topic of Human Centered Design (HCD)! And they’ve got (at least!) four...

Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising – Jan 29

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 – 09:00 am to 04:00 pm Location: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia – 2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 REGISTER To be successful...

Fundraising Without a Fundraising Team – Feb 19

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Fundraising Without a Fundraising Team – Small Nonprofit Learning Center Date and Time: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 09:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Pennsylvania Humanities Council –...

Asset Building Strategies to Bridge the Racial Wealth Gap, Jan 17

City of Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

January 17 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Philadelphia City Archives, 548 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. This event is co-sponsored by the City of Philadelphia, Department of...

Philadelphia VIP Nonprofit Legal Assessment Clinic, Feb 13

Philadelphia VIP

Our next Nonprofit Legal Assessment Clinic will take place on Friday, February 14, 2020,  10am–12pm, at a Center City location. Free Legal Clinic for Local Nonprofit Organizations – Are you...

Save the Date: Campus Connections Forum: High School to College Partnerships to Serve At-Risk Students, Mar 12

West Chester University

Please Save the Date to join us for the forum “Campus Connections: High School to College Partnerships to Serve At-Risk Students,” March 12, 2020, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, West Chester...

New Resources

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program Info Calls

Bryn Mawr College

Save the Date for NELI’s Executive Leadership Program Ready to take the next step in your career? The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Certificate program targets the professional needs and...

Philadelphia a city of extremes: High incomes, high poverty

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Philadelphia is becoming more and more a city of extremes, with prosperity growing in some neighborhoods and poverty deepening in many others. That’s the takeaway from the Census Bureau’s...

New Issue: Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

JHEOE SPECIAL ISSUE PUBLISHED: Global Perspectives of Service-Learning and Community Engagement in Higher Education (Vol. 23, No. 3 Dec. 2019) The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and...

Mitchell Center Podcasts: Reverberations of Inequality

University of Pennsylvania

As we take a pause in the academic year, it is a great opportunity to view last semester’s Mitchell Center events on video, from Raj Chetty’s keynote address at the Reverberations of...

Listen to our Basic Education Funding Webinar

PA Schools Work

Our basic education funding webinar was a success – we had 130 participants sign up – a huge increase over last month’s webinar! Learn the basics of PA’s Basic Education...

Miscellaneous

Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM (TIDES) Summer Institute, Register by Feb 4

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Register Today for American Association of Colleges & Universities’ (AAC&U) Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM (TIDES) Summer Institute, June 8–12, 2020, Landsdowne...

Weiss Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship, UPenn

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The Weiss Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching...

Digital Service Learning Informal Virtual Gathering, Feb 7

Digital Service Learning Listserv

The folks on the Digital Service Learning listserv will be having an informal virtual meeting to discuss interests, challenges, projects, etc  focusing on Digital Service Learning on Friday,...

Webinar – Community Lawyering: Bridging the Gap Between Need and Greed, Feb 5

Philadelphia FIGHT

The Community Health Training Alliance presents the webinar  “Community Lawyering: Bridging the Gap between Need and Greed,” February 5, 2020, 12-1:30 PM. Join us as we review how...

Webinar: Building Democratic Skills Through Deliberative Dialogue, Jan 30

Campus Compact

In the face of ever-increasing polarization and divisiveness, there is a great need and desire for an effective, accessible, and inclusive tool for diverse people to engage across difference in...

Community Engagement Master’s Degree and Fellowship Program, Merrimack College

Merrimack College

Do you know college seniors with a passion for community engagement?  Please encourage your students to apply for Merrimack College’s one-year Community Engagement Master’s...

Webinar: Special Education Funding, Jan 14

PA Schools Work

PA Schools Work will hold its next webinar on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at from 12 PM – 12:30 PM to discuss special education funding with our partners at the Education Law Center. You can...

Call for Applications: Penn MPH Fieldwork Host Sites for 2020

University of Pennsylvania - Master of Public Health

We are accepting MPH fieldwork host site applications for 2020 and would like to welcome you to submit an application to host a fieldwork student. As always, we accept site placements on an...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Administrative Support Assistant – Penn State Brandywine, Center for Ethics & Civic Engagement

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Administrative Support Assistant for its Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement. This position provides administrative support to the...

Literacy Volunteer Coordinator, RSVP Philadelphia at KleinLife (Part-time)

RSVP Philadelphia

RSVP is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service RSVP is dedicated bringing together volunteers and...

SERVE Philly Community Organizer, City of Philadelphia

SERVE Philadelphia

The Managing Director manages and oversees the operations of the City. Working with five Cabinet-level Deputies, operational oversight is divided into specific departmental clusters: Health and Human...

Community School Coordinator – Tilden, Mayor’s Office of Education

City of Philadelphia

The Mayors Office of Education (MOE) provides leadership to improve education in the City of Philadelphia. To achieve this mission, MOE creates policies and programs to expand access to quality pre-K...

Project Manager, Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

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

IMPaCT Assistant Director

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

About the position: If you want to lead expansion and continued quality of a transformational healthcare program to improve health disparities in the Philadelphia region, this is the job for you! We...

Development Officer, Clean Air Council

Clean Air Council

Description of Responsibilities: The Development Officer is responsible for individual giving and stewardship of the Council’s members. The Development Officer’s fundraising responsibilities...

Behavioral Health Worker

School Therapeutic Services

RHD’s School Therapeutic Services (STS) is an intensive, short-term service offered in selected schools in the Philadelphia School District. This program was developed to support students whose...

Chief Program Officer, Resources for Human Development

Resources for Human Development

The Chief Program Officer (CPO) will serve as a member of the Executive Team. In collaboration with the CEO and the Executive Team, the CPO will articulate, implement, and periodically reevaluate the...

Pennsylvania & Delaware Executive Director, The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative,...

Chief Schools Officer, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

Reporting directly to the Superintendent, the Chief Schools Officer (CSO) is responsible for managing and developing the District’s Assistant Superintendents to ensure the academic progress and...

AmeriCorps & HR Program Manager, SBP New Jersey

SBP

About SBP SBP is an award-winning, innovative nonprofit organization that shrinks the time between disaster and recovery. A leader in volunteer-driven, post-disaster rebuilding; SBP educates,...

Dornsife Center: Community Wellness HUB hiring for Neighborhood Health Ambassador Positions

Drexel University

ARE YOU…? Someone who has been impacted by cancer and want to do something about it? Someone who would like to be trained to work on cancer prevention and cancer awareness initiatives in your...

Nonprofit Coffee Shop: General Manager, Apply by Jan 15

The Monkey & the Elephant

The Monkey & The Elephant – a non-profit coffee shop operating a transitional employment program for young adults who have histories in the foster care system – is seeking a General...

Assistant Director: Information Technology Apprenticeship

School District of Philadelphia

Job Summary Assists with the development and coordination of programs and activities for the Urban Technology Project, one of the nation’s longest continuously operating Information Technology...

Grant Opportunities

Request for Proposals: AAPI Civic Engagement Projects in Pennsylvania

SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC (Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition, Inc.) is pleased to announce a Request For Proposals (RFP) for 2020 Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Projects to Support...

Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award for Philly Girls, Apply by Mar 1

Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award

The Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award is an award for Philadelphia “girls with grit.” Our mission is to equip ambitious, resilient young women from Philadelphia with the tools and support to advance their...

ILA Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher Grant

International Literacy Association

This US$5,000 grant is given to teachers who conduct research inquiries in their classrooms and show outstanding leadership in translating theory and current research into practice in developing...

Valentine Foundation Leadership Training Applications are Open, Apply by Feb 28

Valentine Foundation

The Valentine Foundation, through its Valentine Fund for Visionary Leadership, is committed to supporting leadership development for women leaders of those nonprofit organizations in Southeastern...

Philanthropitch Philadelphia Nonprofit Pitch Competition

Philanthropitch

Philanthropitch Philadelphia sets nonprofit pitch competition Philanthropitch Philadelphia, a social impact fast pitch competition helping innovative nonprofits scale and expand impact, will be held...

Aim High grants for middle school after school programs – Jan 24

New York Life Foundation

The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant...

Faculty Updates

Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM (TIDES) Summer Institute, Register by Feb 4

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Register Today for American Association of Colleges & Universities’ (AAC&U) Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM (TIDES) Summer Institute, June 8–12, 2020, Landsdowne...

Digital Service Learning Informal Virtual Gathering, Feb 7

Digital Service Learning Listserv

The folks on the Digital Service Learning listserv will be having an informal virtual meeting to discuss interests, challenges, projects, etc  focusing on Digital Service Learning on Friday,...

The NEXT Institute: An Experiential Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Feb 29

Community Works Institute

The NEXT Institute on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, From Classroom to Community, Moving Toward Social Justice February 29, 2020, 8:30am-4pm, Brooklyn, NY During this one-day intensive Institute we...

Call for Manuscripts: The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions – Deadline Extended – May 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

Deadline for submissions extended to May 1, 2020 Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming issue, “The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban...

Webinar: Building Democratic Skills Through Deliberative Dialogue, Jan 30

Campus Compact

In the face of ever-increasing polarization and divisiveness, there is a great need and desire for an effective, accessible, and inclusive tool for diverse people to engage across difference in...

Community Engagement Master’s Degree and Fellowship Program, Merrimack College

Merrimack College

Do you know college seniors with a passion for community engagement?  Please encourage your students to apply for Merrimack College’s one-year Community Engagement Master’s...

2020 EPIC-Network Conference, Apr 5-7

Indiana University Bloomington

The 2020 EPIC-Network Conference brings together leaders to talk about their programs that break down the silos between universities, communities, departments, and neighborhoods.  Indiana...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: Building Democratic Skills Through Deliberative Dialogue, Jan 30

Campus Compact

In the face of ever-increasing polarization and divisiveness, there is a great need and desire for an effective, accessible, and inclusive tool for diverse people to engage across difference in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Urban Universities + Thriving Communities – Jan 28

Ohio State University

Communities flourish when everyone within them has the opportunity to flourish. When urban-serving universities and communities join forces, we can confront the complexities of education, healthcare,...

The NEXT Institute: An Experiential Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Feb 29

Community Works Institute

The NEXT Institute on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, From Classroom to Community, Moving Toward Social Justice February 29, 2020, 8:30am-4pm, Brooklyn, NY During this one-day intensive Institute we...

Call for Manuscripts: The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions – Deadline Extended – May 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

Deadline for submissions extended to May 1, 2020 Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming issue, “The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban...

National Partnership for Educational Access National Conf – Apr 15-17

National Partnership for Educational Access

Featuring 40 workshops and spark session presentations, three keynotes, two receptions, and ample time for networking, this is a valuable opportunity for those in the field of education to come...

2020 EPIC-Network Conference, Apr 5-7

Indiana University Bloomington

The 2020 EPIC-Network Conference brings together leaders to talk about their programs that break down the silos between universities, communities, departments, and neighborhoods.  Indiana...

College Success Network

Student Parent Success Initiative

Institute for Women's Policy Research

Many college students today are what used to be considered “nontraditional”: working adults who often have family care responsibilities. IWPR’s research shows that 22 percent of undergraduate...

Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEMS (TIDES) Institute

American Association of Colleges and Universities

June 8–12, 2020 Landsdowne Resort and Conference Center Leesburg, VA More information:   Register by February 4, 2020 Overview The changing demographic landscape of higher education indicates that...

Report: Addressing Food Insecurity Among College Students

Feeding America

About This Report – Addressing Food Insecurity Among College Students: The Landscape of the Feeding America Network The purpose of this report is to better understand the response of Feeding...

Save the Date: Campus Connections Forum: High School to College Partnerships to Serve At-Risk Students, Mar 12

West Chester University

Please Save the Date to join us for the forum “Campus Connections: High School to College Partnerships to Serve At-Risk Students,” March 12, 2020, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, West Chester...

Beyond Academics: SNAP Benefits for College Students

National College Access Network

Many college students have low incomes and unmet need even after financial aid, which leads to hunger and financial stress. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is our nation’s...

Report: Some College and No Degree – How individuals who attend and don’t graduate feel about education

Strada Education Network

In a collaborative study of more than 40,000 Americans who started attending college, but did not finish with a degree, this report from Strada Education Network, Lumina Foundation and Gallup...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentors Needed: Teen Leadership Development Program

Salvation Army Kroc Center

The Philadelphia Salvation Army Kroc Center LOFT Teen Leadership Development Program is currently recruiting adult volunteers to become Mentors, Guest Speakers and SAT/ACT College Prep Volunteers....

volunteers needed, Pathways to Success: Job and Career Fair – Jan 13

School District of Philadelphia

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! The School District of Philadelphia teamed up with The City of Philadelphia and PA CareerLink to bring you Pathways to Success: Job & Career Fair! The fair will take place on...

Call for Volunteers: STEM Is Everywhere – Feb 25

Philadelphia Education Fund

STEM is Everywhere provides 10th grade students, from PEF’s College Access Program, with up close and personal insight into STEM career fields. Students will be introduced to STEM professionals...

Call for Professional Volunteers: ExploreSTEMPhilly

Philadelphia Education Fund

The ExploreSTEMPhilly program pairs STEM professionals with high school students in order to increase student interest and success in STEM, and demonstrate that students can have a future in those...

Serve with City Year Philly on January 20 for MLK Day

City Year Greater Philadelphia

Come together with the Philadelphia community to beautify and transform Hartranft School, a K-8 in the Kensington neighborhood on Monday, January 20, 2020. Schedule: 8:00 AM Registration Opens 9:00...


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