The week of

December 5, 2023

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Fellows VISTA Program Information Virtual Session – Dec 11

PHENND

Interested in making an impact on students, families, and communities in Philadelphia? Become an AmeriCorps VISTA and support local nonprofits and schools in the fight against poverty. Join us for a...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Computer Science Ed Week 2023 – Virtual Community Forum – Dec 6

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem’s Computer Science Workgroup announces the Computer Science Education Week 2023 – Virtual Community Forum. CS4Philly & Jumpstarting Philadelphia CS for...

BUILT TO HEAL: ARCHITECTURE AS AN ENGINE FOR CHANGE – Dec 14

The Philadelphia Citizen

Another installment of The Citizen’s Real Estate Development… for Good, powered by Drexel University’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and Fitler Club, on—literally—building a better,...

Business on Board: Training for Nonprofit Board Service

Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia

The Arts + Business Council is excited to launch the next season of Business on Board, a program that trains professionals in nonprofit board service and matches them with arts and culture nonprofits...

Community Tech Resource Fair and Public Comment Session – Dec 16

PA Broadband Development Authority

On Saturday, December 16, PA Broadband Development Authority and Called To Serve will be hosting a  Community Tech Resource Fair and Public Comment Session at Zion Baptist Church on North Broad St....

Philly Student Art Winter Sale – Dec 9

Philly Student Art

This is the inaugural Philly Student Art Winter Sale at Moore College of Art. The sale features are created exclusively by high school students in Philadelphia. There will be more than 30...

FACT Workshop: Unscripted Project: Improv for Families – Dec 16

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

FACT Workshop: An Introduction to Trauma for Parents & Caregivers – Dec 16

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

FACT Workshop: Life’s a Game: Navigating Life with Asthma in Mind – Dec 16

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

Education First Compact – Improving Student Attendance through the New ABCs – Dec 7 (Change in Location)

Philadelphia Education Fund

It’s been three years since COVID forced the nationwide closure of school buildings. With the closures came virtual learning. And, with virtual learning came a dramatic decrease in school...

New Resources

New Resource from Every Campus a Refuge (ECAR)

Every Campus a Refuge (ECAR)

A new guide is available for higher education institutions seeking to welcome and support refugees on campus, as well as engage surrounding communities on refugee issues. The AHLAN Manual (ahlan is...

New Survey Results: Prevalence of Youth Participation in Out-of-School Time, Youth Development, Community-Based, and Faith-Based Programs

Youth Service America

Earlier this year, with the support of The Allstate Foundation, Youth Service America (YSA) partnered with Qualtrics XM to survey 2,017 individuals associated with organizations that work with youth...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mayor’s Volunteers Portal, City of Philadelphia

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service

The Mayor’s Volunteers is open to anyone interested in serving in Philadelphia. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3: Search and sign up to volunteer – start by clicking on one of the buttons below!...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Free Virtual FGLI Conference for Students – Nov 1 (Registration Deadline)

FGLIstudents.org

is hosting their first annual virtual conference on Saturday, November 4, 2023. Why should you attend this conference? Join a national community of FGLI (first generation, limited income) students...

AAC&U 2023 Transforming STEM Higher Hybrid Education Conference – Nov 2-4

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and its Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) are pleased to present the annual Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference, a seven-star...

Call for Proposals: Directions for Higher Education – Dec 1

Wiley Online Library

A special edition of New Directions for Higher Education is accepting article proposal abstracts for their special issue on “Humanizing Higher Education” until December 1, 2023. In the wake of...

Call for Proposals: The Sustainable Development Goals and Global Progress: Perspectives from the Multidisciplinary Village – Nov 15

Global Awareness Society International

***Deadline has been extended to November 15, 2023*** The Global Awareness Society International’s 32nd Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference will be held in Seoul, South Korea, May...

Grant Opportunities

Alternative Fuel Foundation Grant

Alternative Fuel Foundation

The Alternative Fuel Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization that connects food service providers with cooking oil collection and recycling companies throughout the northeast....

Community Energy Innovation Prize, U.S. Department of Energy – Oct 2

U.S. Department of Energy

Department of Energy Launches Prize to Support Clean Energy Innovation in Underserved Communities: Community Energy Innovation Prize Expands Support for Community-Led Solutions Including New...

Request for Applications: 2024-2025 Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Grants (Fall Competition) – Oct 18

PennSERVE

PennSERVE announces the opportunity to apply for grant funding for the operation of AmeriCorps national service programs by community and faith-based organizations, government agencies, and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time), Center for Peace and Global Citizenship – Sep 27

Haverford College

This position is a two-year, fixed-term appointment with the possibility of additional years, contingent upon funding and successful performance in the position. Reporting to the Operations Manager...

Afterschool Group Leader (Part-Time), Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

Position Description: Sunrise Group Leaders are at the heart of our work with young people. Group Leaders work daily with youth, building relationships that endure and leading activities that open...

HS Group Supervisor (Part-time), Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

JOB DESCRIPTION: Sunrise Group Staff are at the heart of our work with young people. Group Supervisors work daily on site with youth, building relationships that endure and leading activities that...

Social Services Coordinator, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia is an out-of-school time provider that supports youth who face adversity in discovering their strengths, experiencing success and preparing for their futures. Since 1999,...

Senior Associate, Civic Initiatives, Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Charitable Trusts

The Philadelphia and Scientific Advancement Program Through the Philadelphia Program, Pew seeks to foster a vibrant civic life in our hometown by informing discussion on important policy issues...

Assistant Director of Admissions, Cheney University

Cheney University

Proudly standing as the nation’s oldest HBCU, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has been a stalwart and highly respected institution of higher education since our founding in 1837. For over 185...

Program Coordinator I, Dept. of Diversity, Inclusion & Civic Engagement, Rutgers Camden

Rutgers Camden

The Program Coordinator for Community Partnerships promotes community engagement and cultivates partnerships with external individuals, groups, and organizations to support Rutgers...

Miscellaneous

ACRES Virtual Training Cohort: Developing STEM Identities and Making Career Connections – Sep 20, Oct 4&18

Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance

How do you help youth recognize their role in STEM? How do you help youth learn about STEM careers? Participants experience several easy-to-implement strategies, including a photo-elicitation...

Join a group of committed service-learning professionals! – Sep 12

National Youth Leadership Council

If you’re implementing service-learning in or out of the classroom this school year, don’t do it alone. Join our Community of Practice to share knowledge, and wrestle with ideas like...

Jumpstart Virtual Service-Learning Series – Sep 21

National Youth Leadership Council

Enrich your professional toolkit, broaden your horizons, and ignite a spark of change with our Jumpstart Service-Learning series. Each session is led by esteemed experts in education, community...

Free Virtual Spotlight Series: Grow Your Service-Learning Practice – Sep 14

National Youth Leadership Council

Join us for an enriching series of free, 30-minute webinars that promise to illuminate the intersection of education and community, all while embracing the spirit of giving back. From...

Hear From Our Youth Campaign, Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective

Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective

As part of its social media, Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective (PSEC) is starting a “Hear From Our Youth” campaign in Instagram. We are seeking students of all ages who would like to share what...

Founders Fellowship, Impact100 Philadelphia – Oct 15

Impact100 Philadelphia

Impact100 Philadelphia is committed to addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion in our membership and our grantmaking. To support this goal, Impact100 sponsors a Founders Fellowship program to...

Webinar: AmeriCorps NCCC: A Resource Helping Communities Meet Critical Needs – Sep 15 or 19

AmeriCorps NCCC North Central Region

Need some extra assistance meeting critical needs in your community? Join one of the webinars below to learn about how AmeriCorps NCCC could be a resource to your community by sending a team of young...

Earn National Recognition for Your Work: Campus Compact Impact Award – Oct 25

Campus Compact

The Campus Compact Impact Awards are awarded each year to outstanding faculty, community engagement professionals, and campus teams that have demonstrated transformational leadership in pursuit of...

Online Symposium: Population Health Equity for People with Intellectual Disability, Autism, and Mental Health Challenges – Sep 14

Social Innovations Journal

Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible, while acknowledging that not everyone is the same or requires the same services. The issue of health...

Access Engineering Fall 2023 Program (Phila. High School Students) – Sep 22

Access Engineering

Access Engineering is a group of engineering students from Penn whose goal is to provide a free engineering education to students in the Philadelphia area. We provide lessons on multiple engineering...

For Students

Access Engineering Fall 2023 Program (Phila. High School Students) – Sep 22

Access Engineering

Access Engineering is a group of engineering students from Penn whose goal is to provide a free engineering education to students in the Philadelphia area. We provide lessons on multiple engineering...

Sustainability

Community Energy Innovation Prize, U.S. Department of Energy – Oct 2

U.S. Department of Energy

Department of Energy Launches Prize to Support Clean Energy Innovation in Underserved Communities: Community Energy Innovation Prize Expands Support for Community-Led Solutions Including New...

New Publication: Common Cause: environmental sustainability & climate change

Campus Compact

This new publication from Campus Compact tackles a new topic each month and brings you resources and examples you can use in your work advancing the civic and community engagement mission of higher...

Faculty Updates

Earn National Recognition for Your Work: Campus Compact Impact Award – Oct 25

Campus Compact

The Campus Compact Impact Awards are awarded each year to outstanding faculty, community engagement professionals, and campus teams that have demonstrated transformational leadership in pursuit of...

New Publication: Common Cause: environmental sustainability & climate change

Campus Compact

This new publication from Campus Compact tackles a new topic each month and brings you resources and examples you can use in your work advancing the civic and community engagement mission of higher...


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