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Fairmont Waterworks Education Center

Posted July 28, 2014

The Fairmont Waterworks Education Center (FWW) is a National Historic Landmark that sits on the East Bank of the Schuylkill River. FWW stresses the importance of clean waterways and environmental sustainability through educating citizens about Philadelphia’s urban watershed. Additionally, the organization works in collaboration with partners to foster respect and appreciation for the connections between […]

Village of Arts and Humanities

Posted July 25, 2014

The mission of The Village of Arts and Humanities is to support the voices and aspirations of the community through providing opportunities for self-expression rooted in art and culture. The Village inspires people to be agents of positive change through programs that encompass arts and culture, engage youth, revitalize community, preserve heritage and respect the […]


Posted July 25, 2014

PhillyGoes2College helps Philadelphia residents of all ages find the support and tools they need to attend college. If interested in volunteering, fill out an application online here: Check out their website at Email or call 215-686-0315 for more information.

Philadelphia Futures

Posted July 25, 2014

The mission of Philadelphia Futures is to provide low-income and first generation college students with the necessary tools and resources to achieve success in college and beyond. Philadelphia Futures provides the opportunity for committed volunteers to pair with a high school student through their mentoring program. A mentor is expected to provide support for one […]

Mighty Writers

Posted July 25, 2014

Mighty Writers offers after-school tutoring, night classes and weekend classes to Philadelphia kids between the ages of 7 and 17. These programs are designed to raise literacy amongst youth and develop strong, creative writers. There are various volunteer opportunities, including tutoring, mentoring, workshop leadership roles, and internships available at Mighty Writers. Website: Find Volunteer […]

Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP)

Posted July 18, 2014

The Youth Health Empowerment Project began in an effort to reduce the risks of spreading HIV and STDs among Philadelphia’s young adults. The project has grown to encompassing a range of community-wide health issues, as well as encouraging leadership development among youth. Y-HEP offers volunteer opportunities in the Peer Education Academy. Peer Education Academy strives […]

Tutoring Program at Puentes de Salud

Posted June 28, 2014

Puentes de Salud is a non-profit community health and wellness organization that partners with the Mexican immigrant population in south Philadelphia to promote well being by providing health care in addition to a variety of other programs. Currently, Puentes de Salud is working in partnership with the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at The University […]

Nationalities Service Center

Posted June 28, 2014

Established in 1921, Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a nonprofit organization that provides social, educational, senior, translation/interpretation, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Greater Philadelphia area. You can help by volunteering/interning in a number of capacities, including as a teacher, teaching assistant, tutor, office helper, graphic designer, companion, bilingual receptionist, and more. […]

Girls Rock Philly

Posted June 28, 2014

Girls Rock Philly (GRP) is an initiative to bring Philadelphia a girls-only, week-long summer day camp serving junior rockers ages 9-17. Led by a team of all female instructors & band coaches, girls in the program learn how to play musical instruments, write songs, make their own band merchandise, discover other women in rock & […]

Art Sphere Inc.

Posted June 27, 2014

Empowering and Healing the Mind, Body and Spirit Through Art. Art Sphere Inc brings the joy and power of artistic expression to under-served youth and communities throughout the Delaware Valley. A charitable non-profit founded in 1998 by artist and Philadelphia-area native, Kristin Groenveld, Art Sphere works with communities to promote individual and civic empowerment through art education. Click here to […]

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