The week of

December 15, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region

PHENND

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region Due: January 30, 2015 The Phillip B. Lindy Award for Excellence in K-16 Partnerships The Phillip B. Lindy Award aims to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Admission Office Trends

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

What: PCPR December Network Meeting When: December 18th, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM *(Please note the different start and end times) Where: Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships Registration:...

Winter Institute on Qualitative Research Methods

University of Pennsylvania

2015 Winter Institute on Qualitative Research Methods January 7-10, 2015 Course Director: Rosemary Frasso, PhD, MSc, CPH Reserve your spot for this comprehensive institute designed to develop skills...

Convergence of Childhood Obesity and Hunger: A Forum for Response

Cabrini College

Friday, February 20, 2015 • 9 –4:30 • Cabrini College This one-day symposium at Cabrini College will address the importance of connecting childhood obesity and hunger—two leading public...

Grant Management Class

Grant Writing USA

MCCC hosts grant management workshop Grant Writing USA will offer a two-day grant writing workshop January 8-9 at Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Room ATC 101 in Blue Bell. The...

RSVP of MontCo: New Volunteer Orientation Meetings

RSVP of Montgomery County

RSVP holds orientation sessions RSVP of Montgomery County will host New Volunteer Orientation Meetings to introduce the public to the many benefits and choices of volunteering. The meeting will be...

Homeless Memorial Day 2014

Project H.O.M.E.

Memorial for homeless set for December 18th As we approach the first official day of winter, hundreds of Philadelphians will gather to remember those homeless and formerly homeless Philadelphians who...

New Resources

Local campuses make President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Corporation for National and Community Service

PHENND congratulates the University of Pennsylvania and Bryn Mawr College, which were both selected as Finalists in the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.  Other...

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Youth Service America

As a Certifying Organization of the PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD, Youth Service America awards the PVSA to those who meet or exceed the award criteria. Established in 2003, the PVSA is given...

#BlackLivesMatter #FergusonSyllabus

Rethinking Schools

Widespread protests have swept the country under the rallying cry “Black Lives Matter” after the failure of the grand juries to indict the police officers responsible for the deaths of...

Community Health Workers Training Program

Temple University

Through a DHHS/HRSA grant, Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development and District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund are offering a Community Health Workers (CHW)...

How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?

National Bureau of Economic Research

The mighty impact of peer pressure Depending on context, the rate at which students sign up for SAT prep can dramatically differ, according to a new National Bureau of Economic Research working...

Closing the College Graduation Gap

National College Access Network

NCAN Students Closing the College Graduation Gap First Annual Benchmarking Report Finds Strong Outcomes NCAN is pleased to release “Closing the College Graduation Gap,” the 2014 national college...

Fresh Start Foods West Philadelphia

Fresh Start Foods

New program to offer healthy food in schools People’s Emergency Center (PEC), Fresh Start Foods and Drexel University have announced they are joining forces to launch a multi-purpose food service...

New Results from Early Warning Response System in Philadelphia

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Early warning response system helps middle schoolers Through the Early Warning Response System (EWRS), United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and the Philadelphia...

Partnerships Classifieds

SDP seeks partnership with Job Placement programs

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is looking to partner with adult job placement programs The School District of Philadelphia has many openings for its instructional support and school based...

Financial Coaches, FinanciallyHers Boot Camp

Clarifi

CLARIFI RECRUITING VOLUNTEER FINANCIAL COACHES Clarifi’s FinanciallyHers program is currently looking for volunteer financial coaches for their winter ‘New Year, New Financial You’ boot camp....

Picasso Project Internship, Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

PUBLIC CITIZENS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (PCCY) Picasso Project INTERNSHIP – Arts Education Coordination and Advocacy PCCY is the region’s leading children’s advocacy organization, working to...

volunteers needed, EducationWorks

EducationWorks

EducationWorks is looking for volunteers to support K-8 grade students during the homework help portion of its after school program. Volunteers will work with students one-on-one and in small groups...

volunteers needed, SquashSmarts

Squash Smarts

SquashSmarts, a nonprofit urban squash program in North Philadelphia, is looking to add new volunteers for academic sessions that are held Monday-Thursday from 3-6 pm for middle school students. For...

Volunteers needed, United Way Holiday Network

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

UW Holiday Network offers volunteer opportunities Make a difference in the life of a child, family, older adult, organization or individual in our region during this holiday season. United...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Physical Activity Plan Congress

Physical Activity Plan Alliance

Have you heard of the 2015 National Physical Activity Plan Congress? It’s an event being held on February 23-24, 2015 in Washington, DC focusing on The National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP). This...

Global Health & Innovation Conference

Unite for Sight

Do you or your colleagues or students have an early-stage idea, program, or organization? The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale offers a unique opportunity for professionals and...

Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed 16th Annual Conference

Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

January 15-17, 2015 — College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center For farmers, food activists, food lovers 8 pre-conference, how-to, skill-building workshops. 7 tracks. 42 conference...

Agents of Change Conference

Allegheny College

Please Save the Date for the AGENTS of CHANGE CONFERENCE!!! The Agents of Change conference will take place at Gannon University in Erie, PA, on March 27-28th. The conference is for students, campus...

Grant Opportunities

Healthy Kids Grants

General Mills Foundation

Healthy Kids Grants promote healthy eating and active lifestyles for kids and families. This year, the General Mills Foundation is offering $1 million in grants, awarding 50 grants of $20,000....

Spruce Foundation

Spruce Foundation

SPRUCE FOUNDATION OPENS 2015 GRANT APPLICATION CYCLE Applications Now Being Accepted for Organizations Serving Philadelphia’s Youth On #GivingTuesday, December 2nd, the Spruce Foundation opened up...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Certified Teachers, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia has immediate vacancies for PA certified teachers The School District of Philadelphia has immediate need for PA certified teachers to fill its mid-year vacancies...

Cadence Youth Cycling Coach, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Cadence Youth Cycling Coach COMPENSATION: $ to $15 per hour START DATE: February 2, 2015 PURPOSE AND GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, a non-profit...

Shriver Corps Program Fellow, LIFT-Philadelphia

LIFT

Moving out of poverty is difficult. Shriver Corps Program Fellows work to lift families out of poverty – for good – by building capacity for LIFT’s regional offices. We are seeking emerging...

Shriver Corps Development Fellow, LIFT-Philadelphia

LIFT

Moving out of poverty is difficult. Shriver Corps Development Fellows work to lift families out of poverty – for good – by building capacity for LIFT’s regional offices. We are seeking...

AmeriCorps Member Service Fellow, LIFT-Philadelphia

LIFT

Moving out of poverty is difficult. LIFT Member Service Fellows work to lift families out of poverty – for good. LIFT takes a people-powered approach to fighting poverty: A network of Community...

Bilingual (Spanish) Registered Dietitian, Manna

MANNA

MANNA Position Title: Bilingual (Spanish) Registered Dietitian Employment Category: Full Time Reports To: Nutrition and Client Services Manager General Description: The Nutritionist participates in...

Garden and Cultural Director, Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Norris Square Neighborhood Project seeks a dynamic and energetic bilingual educator / community organizer to fill the newly created Director of Gardens and Culture (DGC) position. Formerly the Urban...

Volunteer Coordinator, Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center, an outcome-driven nonprofit adult literacy organization, seeks a volunteer coordinator, up 28 hours/week, to manage its volunteer tutor program, based primarily at its West...

Program Manager-Philadelphia, After-School All-Stars

After-School All-Stars

Organization Background: After-School All-Stars (ASAS) is one of the leading national after-school program providers in the country. Our comprehensive school-based programs combine academics,...

After School Program Lead Teacher, Providence Center

Providence Center

Providence Center’s youth program, called Power, creates a tight-knit community of children and Teen Leaders who strive to achieve their full potential and who assist their peers to do the...

Executive Director, Education Law Center of Pennsylvania

Education Law Center of Pennsylvania

The Board of Directors of the Education Law Center-PA (ELC) seeks a new Executive Director who will be charged with promoting the mission, vision, and values of ELC and leading the organization...

Science Education Director, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory

Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory

The Science Education Director is a managing director and the lead direct service provider for the organization’s Riverguides out-of-school time program. The Science Education Director reports...

Outreach Coordinator (Drug Free Communities), Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

Reports To: SEPC Director Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt 20-25 hrs/week Hours: Flexible with some evening and weekend hours required SUMMARY: The Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative informs, educates...

Program Coordinator (Drug Free Communities), Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative

United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia

Status: Full-time, 40 hrs/wk; Non-Exempt (With Benefits) Reports To: SEPC Director Hours: 9am-5pm with flexible evening hours required Posted: November 3, 2014 Closing: December 30, 2014 Summary of...

Peer Specialist, Pathways To Housing Inc. – PA

Pathways to Housing

The Group Lifestyle Balance (GLB) Peer Specialist provides education, support, and coaching for clients participating in the Peer GLB study in partnership with Columbia University. The Peer GLB study...

Grant Officer, US Programs, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization, which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the...

Compliance Officer, Northern Children’s Services

Northern Children's Services

The Compliance Officer is responsible for programs, policies, and practices that ensure that all departments are in compliance with Funding Source, HIPAA, and accreditation standards. This position...

Program Coordinator, Rutgers Future Scholars – Camden

Rutgers University

Reports to the Rutgers Future Scholars Program Director at Rutgers University and the Director of Public School Partnerships at Rutgers University – Camden Campus. Coordinates and implements all...

Miscellaneous

Everyday Young Heroes

Youth Service America

Everyday Young Heroes are young people, ages 5-25, who are improving their communities through service to others. Each week, the YSA Team selects one young person to receive this honor. The chosen...

Survey for Delaware Valley Nonprofit Leaders

Fairmount Ventures

Do Philadelphia area nonprofits need another voice? Take the survey by January 15. A group of nonprofit leaders with the support of The Philadelphia Foundation are evaluating whether to form a new...

2015 Afterschool Champion Awards

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN)

Deadline: Friday, January 23, 2015 PSAYDN is accepting nominations for the 2015 Afterschool Champions. The champion should demonstrate outstanding work in developing, supporting and promoting...

IT Works Job Training Program

Tech Impact

ITWorks program recruiting young adults for free IT job training program ITWorks is recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Spring 2015 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington, beginning in...

TEDx Philadelphia seeks topic ideas

TEDx Philadelphia

TEDx Philadelphia surveys participants for topics Planners of the 2015 TEDx Philadelphia event are conducting a survey to determine the theme of next year’s event. The event will take place on...


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