The week of

February 23, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Seeks Pt-time Recruitment and Communications Assistant

PHENND

The PHENND Fellows VISTA project recruits ~40 people every year in order to serve in local Philadelphia nonprofits and schools. Recruitment for these positions is a complex and multi-month...

PHENND Seeks Next Steps AmeriCorps Team Leaders

PHENND

PHENND seeks 4-5 full-time AmeriCorps members to serve as Next Steps Team Leaders and help support low-income first generation college students who are themselves enrolled as part-time AmeriCorps...

PHENND Seeks Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTAs

PHENND

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in local Philadelphia schools. PHENND seeks 20 full-time AmeriCorps VISTAs: 16 serve as Community Partnership...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Webinar: Helping Gun Violence Survivors – Mar 3

CeaseFirePA

Every year about 1,600 Pennsylvanians’ lives are taken by gun violence. Thousands more are injured. Victims and their loved ones are left to navigate a complicated web of resources to get them...

Back to Work: Leveraging Your Skills to Find Better Opportunities – Mar 3

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

As we look ahead to recovery and consider the impacts of automation on many jobs in our area, join us for Back to Work: Leveraging Your Skills to Find Better Opportunities, Wednesday, March 3, 10:00...

Webinar: All About Logos – Feb 25

Iris Creative Group

Logos play a central role in your visual identity. But if you’re like many organizations, there’s a good chance that you’re struggling with one of the common logo problems we see all the time....

Educating for a Just Ecological Transition: Building Higher Educational Alliances in a Time of Climate Crisis – Mar-May

Haverford College

The virtual summit “Educating for a Just Ecological Transition: Building Higher Educational Alliances in a Time of Climate Crisis” engages emerging responses to the climate crisis in higher...

Paper Tigers Movie Screening – Apr 7

Cabrini University

Join the Barbara and John Jordan Center for Children of Trauma and Domestic Violence Education for a virtual screening of the movie Paper Tigers. We will have a live Q&A with the principal...

Moonstone Virtual Poetry Events: Feb 27, Mar 2,3,6,7

Moonstone Art Center

Saturday February 27, 2021 – 2pm EST Martín Espada, Afaa M. Weaver (尉雅風) Meeting ID: 828 5509 3815 – Passcode: 838862 Tuesday March 2, 2021 – 6:30pm EST 2021 Philly Loves...

Savings Week: Financial Literacy Education for Pennsylvania Youth, Grades K-12 – Feb 23-26

Center for Schools and Communities

Despite a growing push for financial literacy classes to be offered in schools, many youth across the state still do not have access to the resources that they need to prepare them for the future....

New Resources

A Primer on the Benefits and Value of Civic and Community Engagement in Higher Education

North Carolina Campus Compact

Released in February 2021, the Primer on the Benefits and Value of Civic & Community Engagement in Higher Education, was created by the NC Campus Compact Community of Practice, Inquiry &...

Campus Philly’s Spring 2021 Resource Guide

Campus Philly

Campus Philly’s Spring 2021 Resource Guide is ready for your students. From safe ways to explore the city to must-haves for a semester of remote learning, our seasonal guide highlights lots of...

Racial Justice Curriculum Created by Teachers FOR Teachers

Pulitzer Center

Many educators who were part of our fall 2020 Teacher Fellowship track on Arts, Journalism, and Justice developed and modeled fantastic units exploring racial justice. These lessons encourage...

Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery – February 2021

Center City District

This Center City District (CCD) and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) monthly report on the Philadelphia economy and the vitality of Center City describes the transitional moment we...

New Report: Aligning Systems with Communities To Advance Equity through Shared Measurement

American Institutes for Research

Developing and using a common set of measurable goals that reflect shared priorities across systems and communities can help align decisions, policies, and practices—and achieve more equitable...

PA STEM Coalition Listserv and Meetings

Pennsylvania STEM Coalition

The Pennsylvania STEM Coalition is a statewide, cross-sector network representing more than 430 stakeholders with a focus on equitable access to STEM learning experiences for every learner, from...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Opportunities at Long-Term Care Communities

Conversations to Remember

Conversations to Remember is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that matches college students with residents of long-term care, assisted living, and memory care communities for virtual visits. These...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Service-Learning Conference Student Showcase – Deadline Extended – Feb 26

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Service-Learning Conference deadline for student Showcase applications has been extended to Friday, Feb. 26th. Please encourage your students to apply! What’s a Student Showcase? A...

Frontiers of Social Innovation: People, Power, Resources: Enacting an Equitable Future – May 11-13

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Stanford Social Innovation Review is pleased to announce our latest virtual convening of Frontiers of Social Innovation: “People, Power, Resources: Enacting an Equitable...

Grant Opportunities

Litigation to Advance Social Justice – Apr 6

Impact Fund

The Impact Fund provides grants to organizations working to advance social justice in the United States. To that end, grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to nonprofit legal service providers,...

Innovative K-12 Education Practices – Mar 15

Braitmayer Foundation

Established in 1964, the Braitmayer Foundation in Marion, Massachusetts, supports and encourages innovative programs designed to enhance the quality of education at the pre-collegiate level. To...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Coastal Outreach Specialists (2 Positions), PA Sea Grant

Pennsylvania Sea Grant

Pennsylvania Sea Grant, a partnership of NOAA, Penn State University, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is dedicated to promoting the ecological and economic sustainability of Pennsylvania’s...

Education Lead Position, PA Sea Grant

Pennsylvania Sea Grant

Pennsylvania Sea Grant, a partnership of NOAA, Penn State University, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is dedicated to promoting the ecological and economic sustainability of Pennsylvania’s...

Case Manager/Program Counselor, St. Joseph’s House

Depaul USA

St. Joseph’s House operates on a 24/7 basis and provides accommodation and support to homeless college students while they complete their degrees. Residents can live in the program for 24 months....

Senior Evaluation Consultant, Equal Measure

Equal Measure

Equal Measure is a $6 million nonprofit evaluation and philanthropic services firm based in Philadelphia. Formally established as a nonprofit 501(c)3 in 1988, Equal Measure has maintained a strong...

Assistant Program Manager, PHDC

Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC)

Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), a non-profit organization funded primarily by the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is looking for an experienced...

Director of Student Affairs, Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine, a Commonwealth Campus of The Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for an innovative and inspiring leader for the position of Director of Student Affairs. The...

Campus Philly Paid Contributor Program

Campus Philly

Campus Philly is looking from student leaders: we are now accepting submissions for the  Campus Philly Contributor Program! Campus Philly is hiring contributors to write for the Campus Philly blog...

Community Organizer (Full-time), Urban Tree Connection – Mar 1

Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection (UTC)’s mission is to build a neighborhood rooted food and land system through community leadership development and land-based strategies in West Philadelphia. Position...

Safety Captain – Mar 8

Fab Youth Philly

We are now accepting applications for our afterschool job: The Safety Captain Initiative! The Safety Captain position is a paid job for teenagers, age 15-19, who are interested in learning new...

VISTA Program Equity Fellow

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer service is excited to announce a contract role for a yearlong Equity Fellow to do strategic planning and implementation of anti-racist practices...

SEAMAAC Seasonal Canvasser for 2021 Primary and/or General Election

SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC welcomes applications for a Civic Engagement Canvasser. SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve immigrants and refugees and other...

Managing Director, Knowledge Center, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey’s mission is to end intergenerational poverty in our region by harnessing, leveraging and strategically investing the collective power...

COVID-19 Information Specialist, Seeking Spanish Speakers

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), through its newly created Division of COVID-19 Containment, is responsible for monitoring COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 exposure within Philadelphia and...

Chief Executive Officer, Boys’ Latin of Phila.

Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia

Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia is seeking an experienced, dynamic leader to become its next Chief Executive Officer. History Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia (Boys’ Latin), the first and only...

Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware seeks an Executive Director who will lead the agency to ensure that the mission, strategy, and values are carried out through responsible program administration...

Miscellaneous

Critical Methods in Service Learning – Feb 25 & Mar 4

Indiana University School of Medicine

Overview: This professional development series will provide attendees with practical and theoretical tools for enhancing their service learning and community engagement work. The curriculum will...

NASA Webinar Series for Rural Educators (Encouraging Girls in STEM) – Mar 4

It is no secret that both girls and rural students are underrepresented in the STEM pipeline. Rural girls experience unique barriers with their intersecting identities and experiences, and may...

Emerging Voices Fellowship – Mar 17

PEN America

The Emerging Voices Fellowship is an immersive mentorship program for early-career writers who are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world. The program is committed to cultivating...

Fund Raising Fellowship for Community Based Organizations – Feb 24 or 26

Securing the Roots

Apply for a 2021 Securing the Roots Cohort The public sector suffers from deep structural racism. Historically, wealth, land, and power have been taken away from and made systematically inaccessible...

Philadelphians, Please Share Your Thoughts on the City Budget Priorities and Preferences – Feb 28

City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

On April 15, 2021, Mayor Kenney will propose a budget to City Council for the coming fiscal year which starts July 1, 2021. Due to COVID-19, the City is facing difficult budget choices this year....

Drive for SEPTA as a Bus Operator + Free CDL Training – Mar 2

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

WPSI is recruiting across Philadelphia for no cost CDL training and job opportunities as a SEPTA Bus Operator. Who Should Apply? Customer-service superstars who have had a valid driver’s license...

Progress through Partnerships: Advancing Community Resilience – Mar 2

University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh Community Engaged Scholarship Forum (CESF) elevates, celebrates, and reflects on collective approaches to community-engaged scholarship and practices that advance...

Summer Research Experiences for STEM Teachers Program @Home – Interest Meeting – Mar 1

Penn State College of Education

Find out more about the RET program during our webinar on March 1 from 4 – 5 PM! Register now! Our RET program is a 7-week full-time VIRTUAL research experience (June 14 – July 30, 2021) where...

Mutualism: Building a New Economy from the Ground Up – Mar 10

Aspen Institute

You are invited to a conversation featuring Sara Horowitz, Advisor to Ascend’s Family Prosperity Innovation Community and Founder of the Freelancer’s Union to discuss her new book,...

Webinar: Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why – Feb 24

Stylus Publishing

Author Christine Harrington gives us a preview of her new book, Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why, and shows us student engagement ideas...

Free ONLINE GED and Academic Preparation Classes for Returning Citizens, Temple University

Temple University Center for Community Partnerships

This program is made possible through a partnership between the Philadelphia Department of Prisons and Temple University’s WELL Program (Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning) What services are...

ESL Classes Are Now Available Online, Temple University

Temple University Center for Community Partnerships

Want to Improve your English skills? Enroll in an upcoming class: Beginner ESL Intermediate ESL Advanced ESL You must be able to do the following to enroll in the Temple WELL ESL class: Read, write,...

Faculty Updates

A Primer on the Benefits and Value of Civic and Community Engagement in Higher Education

North Carolina Campus Compact

Released in February 2021, the Primer on the Benefits and Value of Civic & Community Engagement in Higher Education, was created by the NC Campus Compact Community of Practice, Inquiry &...

Educating for a Just Ecological Transition: Building Higher Educational Alliances in a Time of Climate Crisis – Mar-May

Haverford College

The virtual summit “Educating for a Just Ecological Transition: Building Higher Educational Alliances in a Time of Climate Crisis” engages emerging responses to the climate crisis in higher...

Webinar: Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why – Feb 24

Stylus Publishing

Author Christine Harrington gives us a preview of her new book, Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why, and shows us student engagement ideas...


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