The Promise Corps housed within the Mayor's Office in Philadelphia is recruiting college graduates that are looking for experience working directly with youth to be College and Career Ambassadors at High Schools in West Philadelphia during the 2017-2018 school year.
Alexa Salas, along with Camilo Toro C'17, and Yaneli Arizmendi Nu'17 will create Lanzando Líderes (Launching Leaders), a community-based after-school program for Latino high school students in South Philadelphia. Alexa, Camilo, and Yaneli will work with Latino immigrant families and members of the community to develop an experiential, bilingual, culturally inclusive curriculum to serve as the touchstone for the program.
The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is now accepting applications from qualified candidates to join the 2017-2018 Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps.
Serve Philadelphia VISTAs are AmeriCorps members who fight injustices and causes of poverty facing individuals and communities in Philadelphia by serving in city departments full-time for one year.
The SERVE Philadelphia VISTA program goals are to:
Increase capacity for city government departments that serve low-income individuals and communities
The Landscape Architecture group, within the Office of the University Architect, supports the University of Pennsylvania's mission by preserving and improving the campus landscape through design, planning, research, outreach, policy, and ecological initaitves.
They are looking to fill the following 3 internships:
Part-time Spring-Fall Penn Park Orchard Outreach Internship