Education Related Volunteer Opportunities

'Philadelphia' Archive

Project Foward Leap

Posted February 18, 2016

Project Forward Leap (PFL) is dedicated to reducing the achievement gap between inner-city students at a socio-economic disadvantage and students with more educational advantages. PFL differentiates it’s program from other educational support programs through several components. PFL “(1) reaches out to children in the fifth grade before they begin a downward spiral; (2) provides services […]

Lutheran Children and Family Service

Posted February 3, 2015

Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania commits itself to serve vulnerable children and families in community through culturally competent ministries of care, nurturing, shelter, advocacy, and counseling, including but not limited to foster care, adoption, family preservation, education, resettlement, housing and job development. Students can get involved with our refugee resettlement program, BOOST […]

Youth Action Team

Posted October 6, 2014

Youth Action is a youth-led Philadelphia community development organization operated solely by high school and college students that works to empower young African Americans to become socially, economically, and civically aware. We believe that through organizing innovative youth captivating service events, we can challenge our peers to become agents of social change in their communities. […]

The Association of Women in Science

Posted August 12, 2014

The Association of Women in Science (AWIFS) is an organization based in Philadelphia dedicated to awareness of STEM and forensic science research by providing community outreach and networking opportunities for female individuals. Additionally, AWIFS is committed to providing educational opportunities for youth who are interested pursuing forensic science as a career. AWIFS is lead by […]

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project

Posted August 5, 2014

Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project (YASP) provides workshops for youth under 18 in the Philadelphia Prison system, as well as leadership development and support for youth when they leave the prison system. YASP also conducts workshops at schools and colleges to educate others about the flaws of the criminal justice system. By hiring formerly incarcerated […]

Healthy NewsWorks

Posted August 1, 2014

Healthy NewsWorks promotes the accessibility of health awareness and information through educating young students as journalists for the community. Elementary and middle school students who participate in the programs offered are uniquely empowered to create effective change not just within their own lives, but in the lives of those who read the journals published by […]

The William Way Center

Posted July 30, 2014

The William Way Center is an LGBT Community Center that supports the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Philadelphia area. The William Way Center offers a plenty of different programs available for volunteers. Some programs of interest may include Peer Counseling, Art Gallery Committee, and Public Relations. To learn more about […]

The Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Posted July 28, 2014

The Norris Square Neighborhood Project (NSNP) is a community based arts and gardening organization, with a primary focus on youth and Latino Culture. NSNP believes that positive change in the community can happen through focusing on education and well-being of youth, who have the power to bring that change beyond the program to their peers, […]

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

Posted July 28, 2014

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education seeks to promote an appreciation and connection between people and the nature around us. The center focuses on Environmental Education for the surrounding community through their four main departments; Education, Land Restoration, Wildlife Rehabilitation, and Environmental Art. The Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities working with nature, wildlife, […]

Mazzoni Center

Posted July 28, 2014

The Mazzoni Center is a health care provider that specifically targets the needs and wellness of LGBT individuals located in Philadelphia. In addition to primary health care, Mazzoni supports through providing mental and behavioral health services, LGBT legal services, HIV and STD testing, food bank and housing subsidies for families and individuals affected by HIV, […]

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