Civic House's Community Engagement Program

Civic House's Community Engagement Program is looking for volunteers for this Spring Semester. Students will volunteer roughly once a week with one of our community partners in Philadelphia.

The Community Engagement Program offers students a way to meaningfully engage with a local Philadelphia organization and includes a reflection space every other week to consider the work and its impact. Students commit to a semester-long volunteer position at one or more of our community partner organizations and usually work at their organization once a week for the duration of the semester. 


  1. Volunteer once a week at one of our partner organizations. 
  2. Attend civic engagement seminars to reflect on the work with others.
  3. Attendance is mandatory. Only 1 excused absence in the semester will be accepted. 

Seminars will be roughly every other Sunday @ 6-7:30pm in Civic House on the following dates: 

  • February 11th
  • February 25th
  • March 18th
  • April 1st
  • April 15th
  • April 22nd (PARTY)
Partner organizations include:
  • Books through Bars (West Philly)
  • Moder Patshala (West Philly)
  • Art Department (Fishtown)
  • Broad Street Ministry (Center City)
  • HIAS (Center City)
  • African Community Learning Program (West Philly)


Questions? Email!

NOTE: All who apply will be admitted.