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PHENND (The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development) is a 25-year-old consortium of over 25 colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia region. The consortium actively seeks to revitalize local communities and promote civic responsibility through service learning among the region's higher education institutions. PHENND Fellows places passionate and talented college graduates with local Philadelphia nonprofits as AmeriCorps VISTA members. We have a three-fold mission (1) Supporting local nonprofits fighting poverty across a wide range of issues (2) Training and retaining local talent to stay and work in Philadelphia and (3) Developing the next generation of nonprofit leaders.
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Member Duties : SEAMAAC's mission is to support and serve immigrants, refugees and other economically marginalized communities. The Fellow will help us to further reach more deeply into the community with our programs to build an even broader base of engaged residents who are economically, politically and socially empowered to live more productive lives and give back to their communities. The Fellow will help us to stay connected, ensure our services are available when needed and help to identify and document the right resources (e.g., local businesses, lenders) for residents to connect to. All PHENND Fellows will receive extensive professional development as a cohort, in addition to any site specific training. PHENND Fellows participate in monthly diversity/equity training, monthly "Dinner with a Civic Leader,” and additional monthly programming with other VISTA programs. PHENND Fellows are also allowed to take up to two courses at the La Salle Nonprofit Center paid for by the program.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  monthly transpass ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA


Program Start/End Date
07/30/2018  -   08/01/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  03/09/2018  To  03/31/2018 

Contact Eden Kainer
3624 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79028