Saint James School, a faith-based Philadelphia neighborhood school for traditionally under-served students, educates middle school students in a nurturing environment and with a challenging academic program. And they need a middle school music teacher. Could that be you? Here are all the deatils.
Try scoping out some of the Volunteer Opportunities from Coming of Age partner, United Way! What interests you? Education? Financial literacy? Health? Community-building? The United Way’s Action Center is the ticket—the ticket to some great volunteer opportunities. Click on "Read More" below.
You want more volunteer opportunities? Then check out this great listing from Serve Philadelphia.
North Light Community Center in Manayunk seeks a volunteer to assist with telephone answering, data entry, other clerical tasks (updating of bulletin boards, agency-wide calendar, etc.) and act as receptionist for visitors as needed. They'd like someone who is a "people person," has some data entry/computer keyboard skills and can commit to 10 to 15 hours per week.
AIM Academy, a school for children with language-based learning differences, is seeking a full-time Facilities Manager who is creative, pro-active team player skilled at working with students, parents, and peers.
Have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or older, feeling generative and would like to offer guidance to younger folks? Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle share their wisdom with advice seekers from across the world. Via the Net, you answer advice requests at your convenience, offering personalized and free advice on a wide range of topics - love and relationships, family and child-rearing, career and self-improvement, and more. If it takes a village to raise a child, why not be one of the wise villagers to help do that? For more info, go here.
The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity seeks those 55 or older to be role models, mentors and tutors for the city’s youth through the Community Empowerment and Opportunity's Foster Grandparent Program. Foster Grandparents will work with young people at local schools, hospitals, shelters, daycare centers, and Head Start programs. Participants receive a tax-free stipend, free transportation, and sick, vacation and personal leave days. If interested, call 215-685-3724.
Philadelphia's Leeway Foundation is an independent foundation that supports women and transgender artists working toward individual and community transformation. The Communications Director will create communications strategy; develop education, community engagement and outreach programs; and use traditional and new media to convey effective public messages about the foundation. More information about the organization, the position and instructions for how to apply are here.
The West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (WePAC) is looking for volunteers to join their library teams. Library volunteers read with students, check out books together and work on fun literacy activities, such as writing poems, drawing, singing and acting. No library experience required-- just a love of reading! You will need to volunteer a minimum of a 2-3 hour per week during the school year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for orientation dates, to schedule an interview or for more information.
FringeArts is a presenter of world-renowned, cutting-edge artists during its annual performing arts Festival in September. It is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to assist its Director of Marketing with all facets of its marketing and promotion strategies. This year, the program will be moving into a new building on the Delaware River Waterfront, which will be a hub for the festival, home to the staff and artist residency program, and the venue for year-round performances in its 240-seat theater. FringeArts is in search of a dynamic team player as they take on these new challenges. To learn more about this position and how to apply, click here.
Delaware County Community College (Marple Campus) has an opening for an 11-month, part-time grant-funded Job Locator and Developer in its Student Employment Services department.This person is responsible for locating and developing off-campus job opportunities for students who are currently enrolled in the College and who want jobs regardless of financial need. Primary responsibilities include initiating and developing employer contracts to increase the number of available openings of off-campus jobs, including Work Study positions and internships for current students. Work is 20 hours a week (Monday through Thursday). To learn more about the position and how to apply, click here.<