Education Related Volunteer Opportunities

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West Philadelphia Alliance for Children Library Team Member

Posted February 19, 2020

Updated 2/19/20 WePAC first offered its services in West Philadelphia during the 2003-04 school year, when it placed six volunteers in one elementary school. It began as an outgrowth of an urban ministry project between Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church and many civic groups, and today is a wholly-independent and non-sectarian 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. WePAC programs […]

Philly Reading Coaches

Posted February 19, 2020

Updated 2/19/20 Philly Reading Coaches (PRC) is a program that combines early reading support, access to books, and community volunteers to boost reading skills for our city’s children. The program works by pairing trained volunteers with young students – kindergarten through 3rd grade, and by providing fun and child-guided reading experiences that help build reading skills […]

South Asian American Digital Archive

Posted December 17, 2019

Updated 12/17/2019 Mission SAADA creates a more inclusive society by giving voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing stories that represent their unique and diverse experiences. Vision We envision American and world histories that fully acknowledge the importance of immigrants and ethnic communities in the past, strengthen such communities in the present, […]

12 Plus

Posted October 25, 2019

Updated 10/25/2019 12 Plus works operates on the basis that access to post-secondary education for youth from under-served urban environments is increasingly relevant for future job security. 12 Plus works to inspire students to achieve beyond high school and empower them with the means to succeed in their goals. A college education offers students the […]

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Posted January 13, 2017

Updated 10/16/2019 Norris Square Neighborhood Project promotes positive change through youth education, community leadership, green spaces, the arts and the celebration of Latino culture. NSNP envisions a community where youth and adults can positively engage one another, promote cultural awareness and preservation, and advocate for a healthier future for their neighborhoods. NSNP aspires to connect […]

Lutheran Settlement House

Posted October 1, 2014

Updated 10/16/2019 Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Over the past century, the programs and services offered by LSH have changed in response to the evolving needs of the community. However, the core mission of Lutheran Settlement House […]

Elmwood Park Zoo

Posted September 22, 2014

Updated 10/16/2019 The Elmwood Park Zoo’s mission is to foster an appreciation of wildlife and their habitat that will inspire active participation in conservation. As one of only 225 zoos in North America to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Elmwood Park Zoo strives to be a leader in conservation efforts. […]