CEO is seeking a Promise Corps CCA Supervisor

The Promise Corps CCA Supervisor is responsible for program planning and implementation at two high schools in West Philadelphia.  They provide day-to-day leadership of their schools’ AmeriCorps members (CCA’s) and programs.
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CEO is seeking an Operational Services Manager

The Operational Services Manager plans, directs, and coordinates supportive services for the department. Primary responsibilities include records and information management, facility management, and contract administration.
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CEO is seeking a Contracts and Data Monitor

The Contracts and Data Monitor is a key staff position to ensure that CEO’s programs and contractors provide quality services in accordance with contracts, current laws, rules, policies and procedures. The Contracts and Data Monitor is responsible for the implementation of monitoring protocols, review and approval of invoices and monthly reports, desk reviews, performance reports and file reviews.  MORE

Philadelphia Promise Zone Awarded a Promise Neighborhoods Grant from the U.S. Department of Education

A five-year, $30 million grant will support local initiatives to:

  • Expand early literacy and early science efforts in local child care and pre-K programs;
  • Enhance K-12 instruction in these seven schools;
  • Empower parents to advocate for their children’s learning; and
  • Improve access to education and job training for young adults and all residents in the Promise Neighborhood.

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The 3rd Annual Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit

On November 10th, the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) convened its 3rd annual Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit at the Arch Street Meeting House. Nearly 200 people attended for this full-day event, bringing together practitioners and service providers, community members, policy-makers and advocates. MORE

Roundtable Series: The Poverty Experience

The December Roundtable, hosted on December 8th at Community Behavioral Health, provided an experiential learning about living in poverty and how it challenges interpersonal engagement and the achievement of goals. MORE

Mayor’s Food Policy Fellows For Fall 2016

The City of Philadelphia’s Meals and More Fellowships offers an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate-level students to learn about and contribute to the City’s work in combating hunger. To learn more about the opportunity or to apply click here.

Process for Support and Endorsement of 2016 Promise Neighborhood Grant

Anticipating the announcement of the 2016 U.S. Department of Promise Neighborhoods Implementation grant opportunity in mid-April, the City of Philadelphia (“City”) and the School District of Philadelphia (“District”) issue the following notice and guidance to applicants who wish to secure endorsement and support from the City and District. Read the notice (pdf).

Contracting Opportunity

The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia is seeking proposals from experienced call center agencies to telephonically provide information, referrals, and enrollment assistance to low income parents and caregivers seeking child care. RFP questions and answers have now been posted. More information is available on the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia website.