The week of

May 4, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

College Completion and Success Event for Current Students


PHENND is hosting a one-of-a-kind event for current college students. Come join us on Tuesday, May 19th at Temple University to learn: • Engagement with Academic Professionals • Graduation Skills...

Mentors available for college freshmen


NEED A MENTOR? NEED HELP SURVIVING THE FIRST YEAR IN COLLEGE? Rising college freshmen have the opportunity to be mentored individually by upperclassmen through the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program. The...

Next Steps AmeriCorps Program


WANT TO DO COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK STUDY? Want to earn an Education Award ? Want to be part of AmeriCorps? The Next Steps AmeriCorps program is a youth leadership development initiative that partners...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Meet the Funders: Corporate & Foundation Relations Panel

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Thursday, May 7 | 8:30 to 12:00 | $40/Non-Members Temple University/Center City | 1515 Market St | Philadelphia The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Philadelphia Chapter...

Teens, Technology and Your Program: Some Social & Legal Implications

Philadelphia Youth Network

Teens, Technology and Your Program: Some Social & Legal Implications May 19, 2015 10:00 am to 11:15 AM What are your responsibilities if youth in your programs are engaged in cyber bullying? What...

College Access Workshops and College Fair


SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015 The Annual Access Workshops & College Fair The University of Pennsylvania Houston & Huntsman Halls College Workshops will be offered from 9:30 ‒ 12 Location:...

Applying GIS to Public Health Research, Practice, and Public Policy

University of Pennsylvania

2015 GIS Summer Institute GIS and Public Health Applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Public Health Research, Practice, and Public Policy By the end of the 3-day Institute, participants...

What Do We Tell the Children? Talking to Kids About Death and Dying

Center for Grieving Children

“What Do We Tell the Children? Talking to Kids About Death and Dying.” The Center for Grieving Children and Good Grief, Inc Monday, May 18, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT) Philadelphia, PA...

Linda Tirado Reading and Book Signing

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

The Coalition Against Hunger’s May 14th ‘Good Food For All’ conference is sold out, but we invite you to join us and keynote speaker Linda Tirado for a reading and signing of her...

New Resources

Fun Safe Philly Summer Guide

City of Philadelphia

Mayor Nutter wants you to have a Fun Safe Philly Summer! We have thousands of free and low-cost options for getting involved, staying active, and having fun in Philly this summer. Check back in May...

2015 Veterans Civic Health Index

National Conference on Citizenship

Veterans are leading the charge to strengthen America’s civic health. That is what our partners at Got Your 6 found in the 2015 Veterans Civic Health Index released today. Compared to the...

Latest Edition of Social Innovations Journal: Focus on Poverty

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Philadelphia’s population continues to grow for the seventh consecutive year after decades of decline, yet Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate of the ten largest cities. Twenty-eight...

Volunteering in Public Health

Without volunteers to rely on, it is hard to imagine how the public health industry could fulfill its mission. The impact of volunteerism goes far beyond the doctors and nurses who volunteer their...

Partnerships Classifieds

Youth Projects Assistant, Boat People SOS

BPSOS-Delaware Valley

Description: BPSOS-Delaware Valley is currently seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and responsible work-study student to support our various youth-related projects under our Southeast Asian...

IT Internship Placements needed, ITWorks Philadelphia

Tech Impact

Call to Action: We need 4 more internships for our ITWorks Philadelphia students! Let us help you and your organization by providing talented and proficient interns with technical expertise. Interns...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

CUMU Engagement Academy

Coalition for Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Register a team for the pre-conference CUMU Engagement Academy This year CUMU is offering a fantastic new opportunity for community engagement leaders: the CUMU Engagement Academy. This will be held...

Call for Proposals: Coalition for Urban and Metropolitan Universities Conference

Coalition for Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Deadline extended to next Friday, May 8th! The work of CUMU institutions to support their communities has never been more important. Join us in Omaha this October to connect with like-minded...

Grant Opportunities

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Projects

Foundation for Physical Therapy

Foundation for Physical Therapy Accepting LOIs for Research Projects The mission of the Foundation for Physical Therapy is to fund and publicize physical therapy research that determines the...

Woodard & Curran Foundation Environmental Grants

Woodard & Curran Foundation

Woodard & Curran Foundation Invites Applications From Environmental Organizations The Woodard & Curran Foundation, the charitable arm of integrated engineering, science, and operations...

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Invites Letters of Intent The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports innovative, creative projects, and programs designed to significantly enhance the...

Craft Research Fund

Center for Craft Creativity & Design

Center for Craft, Creativity & Design Seeks Proposals for Craft Research Fund The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design administers the Craft Research Fund program, which works to advance,...

Kendal Charitable Funds: Innovations in Aging

Kendal Charitable Funds

Kendal Charitable Funds Accepting Applications for Promising Innovations As a system of nonprofit communities, programs, and services founded on the principles of the Religious Society of Friends...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Youth Programs Coordinator, Department of Making + Doing

Department of Making + Doing

Youth Programs Coordinator – Department of Making + Doing Department of Making + Doing The Department of Making + Doing is a partnership of four Philadelphia-based organizations: STEAM...

Information Services Associate, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

The Information Services Associate provides administrative and project support for the PHS Information Services Center, including specific responsibilities within the areas of customer service, data...

Outreach Coordinator, Greensgrow Farms

Greensgrow Farms

Greensgrow Farms has been a leader in the urban agriculture movement since 1998. Along with our urban crop production, Greensgrow is a trailblazer for urban sustainability, a champion of...

Program Coordinator, Spark Philadelphia

Spark Philadelphia

Work differently. Join Spark. Are you ready to work for a different type of nonprofit? Spark offers rewarding careers for hardworking professionals who want to bridge the opportunity gap for...

various AmeriCorps VISTA positions, DREAM Project

DREAM Program Philadelphia

Passionate about youth mentoring and improving the life outcomes of children living in low-income housing communities? Join the DREAM team in Philadelphia, PA. We are seeking three AmeriCorps VISTA...

Career Path Advisor – Re-Entry Program, ResCare Workforce Services

ResCare Workforce Services

Title: Career Path Advisor – Re-Entry Program Location: Norristown, PA Job Responsibilities: • Develops career services and career counseling approaches for re-entry populations in Montgomery...

Financial SELF Empowerment Facilitator, Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Drexel University

Job Title: Financial SELF Empowerment Facilitator Project Name: The Building Wealth and Health Network About The Center The Center for Hunger-Free Communities, established in 2004, is a research,...

Witnesses to Hunger® Program Manager, Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Drexel University

Position Description: Witnesses to Hunger® Program Manager – Full Time Drexel School of Public Health- Center for Hunger-Free Communities The Center for Hunger-Free Communities, established in...

Digital Service Fellows AmeriCorps program

Communities in Schools of Philadelphia

The Digital Service Fellows (DSF) AmeriCorps program is an award-winning, year-long service-learning experience for recent Philadelphia high school graduates who are interested in serving their...


various recognition awards, Research on SL and Community Engagement

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

IARSLCE is pleased to announce that nominations and applications are now being accepted for the 2015 recognitions and graduate student scholarships. We also invite members to participate in the...

TeenSHARP recruiting youth for college prep program


TeenSHARP is looking for motivated, intellectually curious and passionate students in grades 6th through 11th (preference to students in grades 6th through 9th) for its 9-months-long programs held on...

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