The week of

June 30, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Pivoting to Virtual Volunteering – Recording and Slide Deck

PHENND

On June 25, PHENND hosted an open brainstorming conversation about how to transform your organization’s traditional face-to-face volunteer opportunities into virtual ones. Here is a link to the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Webinars: Preparing 9th and 10th Graders for the College Admissions Process

Temple University

Temple University ensures that prospective students have a clear understanding of the important steps required when applying to college. You don’t have to wait until you are a senior in high school...

Webinar: Hunger Free Campus Legislation – Jul 9

Challah for Hunger

What can you do at the state level that you can’t at the federal level? Join us to learn! We’ll be talking about Hunger Free Campus legislation, why we’re advocating for it, and how you can...

Webinar: Market Your Virtual Programs Digitally – Jul 9

Iris Creative Group

If you found marketing your events and programs challenging before quarantine, the difficulty dial might feel like it’s been turned up to 11 over the past few months. As you shift the new...

New Resources

COVID-19 Job Recovery Program

T.C.F.E. Inc.

Inc. COVID-19 Job Recovery Program Many states and countries are being affected by the Coronavirus. People are worried about paying rent, not having a job to return to or having to start all over....

COVID and Community Engagement for Nonprofits and Governmental Agencies

Sonoma State University

Sonoma State University made this webpage () and are working on a series on infographics about community partners during COVID modeled on CalState LA’s. The website includes remote ways to...

What is Structural Racism, and How Has it Affected the #Philly Region?

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

At Haverford College, when we began flipping our summer orientation for local and international internships to an online experience, we intentionally did so through Haverford’s hosting of the...

Surviving COVID-19: A #RealCollege Guide for Students

The Hope Center

This guide addresses common needs and offers resources for college students. We urge college students to seek support from their college or university. We want students to be healthy and continue...

New Report: #RealCollege During the Pandemic

The Hope Center

Our #RealCollege During the Pandemic report details basic needs insecurity for 38K+ students at 54 institutions due to #COVID19 and offers actionable suggestions for institutions and policymakers....

Service-Learning Journal Recommendations

HE-SL Listserv

The following peer-reviewed journals publish community-engaged research, including research related to civic engagement and service-learning in higher education. Education, Citizenship, and Social...

A National Guide for Student Voting

Franklin and Marshall College

F&M Votes Coalition, a nonpartisan coalition of Franklin & Marshall College students, faculty and professional staff engaged in voter registration, education and motivation activities, have...

Beyond the College Bill: The Hidden Hurdles of Indirect Expenses

uAspire

Indirect expenses, non-tuition costs like textbooks, laptops, transportation, off-campus housing, and food, make up more than half the cost of college, yet colleges fail to give students essential...

Virtual Summer Camp Guide

Fab Youth Philly

Many organizations are are planning to develop and offer virtual summer camp, so Fab Youth Philly created this guide based on a workshop we created years ago called “That Old Camp Magic”...

Miscellaneous

Research for Equity in Recovery Webinar series

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The COVID-19 pandemic is also a job reallocation shock. It could leave a mass of displaced workers with the wrong skills. Join us for a webinar that will explore the job training needs in the...

Certificate in Service-Learning Instructional Leadership – Jul 7

National Youth Leadership Council

The Certificate in Service-Learning Instructional Leadership course is designed for individuals passionate about the benefits and engagement of students in service-learning and supports organizations...

Spark the Wave’s Summer of Service 2020

Spark the Wave

Spark the Wave strives to empower, train, and mentor the next generation of leaders who will impact the world through a lifelong commitment to community service. Spark the Wave’s educational...

Free Online ESL Classes at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund – Jul 13

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

Free online ESL classes for learners of English as a second language to improve English reading, language, citizenship,  and workforce & civics skills. Schedules: Mondays and Wednesdays,...

Webinar: Getting to September: What it will take to reopen schools

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

In March, schools closed en masse and transitioned to remote instruction. In April, students and teachers stepped gingerly through online learning while school leaders tried to figure out how they...

Service-Learning and Community Engagement Virtual Bookshelf

Stylus Publishing

What are you reading this summer? Whether it is on the beach, or in a treehouse, or with a book group, we will all be reading this summer and prepping for the fall. Here are some new SLCE titles to...

Webinar: Student Leadership in a Time of Global Crisis: From Ideas to Action for Full Participation in the 2020 Census & Elections – Jul 23

Campus Compact

Democracy works best when all perspectives are included, but college students face unique barriers to participating in civic life. This panel will present how the James Madison Center for Civic...

Fusion Course: Enhancing Online Education through Community-Based Learning – Jul 13

Maine Campus Compact

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many institutions had to rapidly shift from in-person to online learning. The Fusion Course aims to provide critical training and support for faculty as they adapt to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

National Procurement Director, Resources for Human Development

Resources for Human Development

Description/Job Summary The National Procurement Director is responsible for developing a strategic approach to procurement for the purchase of goods and services. In this leadership role, the...

Director of Instructional Technology

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...

Development Coordinator

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...

Director of Development and Communication

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...

Grant Opportunities

Leadership, Management for Culture of Health Prize – Jul 31

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Seeks Proposals for Next Phase of Leadership, Management for Culture of Health Prize The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a call for proposals aimed at identifying the next phase of...

2020 TD Ready Challenge – Aug 13

TD Bank

TD Bank Invites Applications for 2020 TD Ready Challenge The TD Ready Challenge is an annual North American initiative that supports organizations working to develop innovative solutions for a...

Funding and Learning Initiative: Faith In/And Democracy

Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement

Last week, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) relaunched its Faith In/And Democracy—a funding and learning initiative to invest in and promote engagement at the intersection of faith...

+1 THE POLLS – College Student Mini-Grants: Poll Defenders

Alliance for Youth Organizing

+l the Polls is launching a mini-grant program for college students who are interested in helping their campus provide easy access to the ballot box this Fall. Interested college students can apply...

Faculty Updates

COVID and Community Engagement for Nonprofits and Governmental Agencies

Sonoma State University

Sonoma State University made this webpage () and are working on a series on infographics about community partners during COVID modeled on CalState LA’s. The website includes remote ways to...

What is Structural Racism, and How Has it Affected the #Philly Region?

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

At Haverford College, when we began flipping our summer orientation for local and international internships to an online experience, we intentionally did so through Haverford’s hosting of the...

Surviving COVID-19: A #RealCollege Guide for Students

The Hope Center

This guide addresses common needs and offers resources for college students. We urge college students to seek support from their college or university. We want students to be healthy and continue...

Service-Learning and Community Engagement Virtual Bookshelf

Stylus Publishing

What are you reading this summer? Whether it is on the beach, or in a treehouse, or with a book group, we will all be reading this summer and prepping for the fall. Here are some new SLCE titles to...

Community Works Institute: Summer East Virtual Institute – Aug 10-14

Community Works Institute

CWI’s 2020 VIRTUAL Summer EAST Institute on Place Based Service-Learning, Sustainability, and Global Citizenship Teach for Social Justice Through Experiential Learning – August 10-14, 2020,...

+1 THE POLLS – College Student Mini-Grants: Poll Defenders

Alliance for Youth Organizing

+l the Polls is launching a mini-grant program for college students who are interested in helping their campus provide easy access to the ballot box this Fall. Interested college students can apply...

Webinar: Student Leadership in a Time of Global Crisis: From Ideas to Action for Full Participation in the 2020 Census & Elections – Jul 23

Campus Compact

Democracy works best when all perspectives are included, but college students face unique barriers to participating in civic life. This panel will present how the James Madison Center for Civic...

Fusion Course: Enhancing Online Education through Community-Based Learning – Jul 13

Maine Campus Compact

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many institutions had to rapidly shift from in-person to online learning. The Fusion Course aims to provide critical training and support for faculty as they adapt to...

Service-Learning Journal Recommendations

HE-SL Listserv

The following peer-reviewed journals publish community-engaged research, including research related to civic engagement and service-learning in higher education. Education, Citizenship, and Social...

Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement – “Community Engagement in the COVID-19 Reality”

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The mission of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) is to serve as the premier peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms...

Call for Proposals: Annual Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios – Jul 20

American Association of Colleges and Universities

12th Annual Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios – Digital Learning in a Time of Transformation: Leveraging What We Know About Learning for the Future of Higher Education Call for...

Democratic Engagement

+1 THE POLLS – College Student Mini-Grants: Poll Defenders

Alliance for Youth Organizing

+l the Polls is launching a mini-grant program for college students who are interested in helping their campus provide easy access to the ballot box this Fall. Interested college students can apply...

Webinar: Student Leadership in a Time of Global Crisis: From Ideas to Action for Full Participation in the 2020 Census & Elections – Jul 23

Campus Compact

Democracy works best when all perspectives are included, but college students face unique barriers to participating in civic life. This panel will present how the James Madison Center for Civic...

A National Guide for Student Voting

Franklin and Marshall College

F&M Votes Coalition, a nonpartisan coalition of Franklin & Marshall College students, faculty and professional staff engaged in voter registration, education and motivation activities, have...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Virtual ASCD Conference: Respond, Reimagine, Restart – Jul 16-17

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

With so many service year programs working in schools or providing support to schools and students (Service Years + Education), we know many of you are thinking through what Fall 2020 and beyond will...

Community Works Institute: Summer East Virtual Institute – Aug 10-14

Community Works Institute

CWI’s 2020 VIRTUAL Summer EAST Institute on Place Based Service-Learning, Sustainability, and Global Citizenship Teach for Social Justice Through Experiential Learning – August 10-14, 2020,...

Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement – “Community Engagement in the COVID-19 Reality”

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The mission of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) is to serve as the premier peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms...

Call for Proposals: Annual Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios – Jul 20

American Association of Colleges and Universities

12th Annual Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios – Digital Learning in a Time of Transformation: Leveraging What We Know About Learning for the Future of Higher Education Call for...

College Success Network

Webinars: Preparing 9th and 10th Graders for the College Admissions Process

Temple University

Temple University ensures that prospective students have a clear understanding of the important steps required when applying to college. You don’t have to wait until you are a senior in high school...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeking Participants, Partners, and Host Sites: Free Literacy Program for Grandparents & their Grandchildren

SOWN

Philly Families Read Together, a program of SOWN, supports grandparents who are deeply involved in the lives of their grandchildren, 3-8 years old, including early literacy. This free 18-week program...

Mentor with Building Bridges Mentoring Program

West Kensington Ministry

This program offers the opportunity to mentor a child for one year in the lower Kensington neighborhoods. Our program reaches 80% Latino and 20% Black youth. The children are between the ages of 10...


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