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The following positions have been created by our host agencies for the 2013-2014 fellows.  Each placement offers an opportunity for a fellow to build capacity in the organization, develop professional skills and leadership experience, and strengthen Philadelphia's communities

* indicates a returning host agency


Children’s Crisis Treatment Center*  Marketing and Communications Specialist
The fellow will create a comprehensive communications and marketing plan to allow the agency to serve more children and families with behavioral and mental health needs. Project Description  

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Thrive & Survive Program Developer
The fellow will develop a curriculum that will educate and empower our City’s underserved teens regarding personal life-style habits that may adversely affect their health and blight their futures.  Project Description  

GreenLight Fund  Program Associate
The fellow will support Greenlight portfolio organizations to increase the number of Philadelphia students attending, persisting through, and completing college as well as to increase the number of youth disconnected from work and school in Philadelphia. Project Description  

HIAS Pennsylvania Refugee Orientation and Resource Coordinator
The fellow will develop resources and training programs to promote the nutrition, community integration, and economic self-sufficiency of recently arrived refugees.  Project Description  

Job Opportunity Investment Network  Policy and Communications Fellow
The fellow will help connect more Philadelphians with family sustaining jobs by increasing JOIN’s visibility in the community and supporting JOIN’s thought-leadership role among stakeholders. Project Description  

Lutheran Settlement House Volunteer and Anti-Hunger Initiative Coordinator
The fellow will develop a volunteer recruitment and retention plan for LSH's main programs and will spearhead building the capacity of a new Anti-Hunger and Food Security Initiative. Project Description

Mission First Housing Group  Fundraising and Communications Fellow
The fellow will help to provide housing for more people in need by expanding the capacity of CPM’s fundraising and communications efforts.  Project Description  

Nationalities Service Center  Service Coordinator
The fellow will create a successful model of coordinated social services and referrals for recently arrived immigrants and refugees. Project Description  

Pennsylvania Health Law Project* Communications Fellow
The fellow will work on designing and implementing communications strategies to increase access to and improve healthcare. Project Description  

Philadelphia VIP*  Volunteer Communications and Events Associate
The fellow will build and strengthen VIP’s capacity to assist low-income Philadelphians with their legal issues through volunteer recruitment and retention.  Project Description  

Project H.O.M.E.*  Environmental Sustainability Fellow
The fellow will address the need for environmental sustainability through programming across this organization, including community garden efforts, transition to green materials, LEED certified building projects, and more. Project Description  

Public Citizens for Children and Youth  Philadelphia High School Breakfast Specialist
The fellow will develop programming that will encourage teens to participate in school breakfast, which will not only positively affect overall health and learning of Philadelphia’s youth, but will help them be heard and support healthier school climates. Project Description  

Spark Philadelphia  Regional Operations and Development Coordinator
The fellow will increase Spark Philadelphia's capacity to serve Philadelphia's young people through mentorship and leadership-development by securing additional financial resources and building additional strategic partnerships. Project Description  

Students Run Philly Style*  Development and Marketing Coordinator
The fellow will engage in raising funds and increasing awareness of the program, which provides mentorship and marathon training to Philadelphia’s at-risk youth. Project Description  

University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia at Temple University Program Coordinator
The fellow will coordinate the POWER Internship, which increases the academic, civic and leadership skills of youth from low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia.  Project Description


2013-2014 Philly Fellows Placements

(215) 609-4909

1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102