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The following positions have been created by our host agencies for the 2014-2015 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

Meet the Fellows

* indicates a returning host agency

Children’s Crisis Treatment Center*  Marketing and Communications Specialist
The fellow will implement a comprehensive communications and marketing plan to allow the agency to serve more children and families with behavioral and mental health needs. 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 Children and Family Services Welcoming Communities Coordinator
The fellow will increase opportunities for refugees, seniors and students to become engaged, active and contributing participants in their local communities by engaging and supporting volunteers. Project Description

Lutheran Settlement House* Volunteer and Anti-Hunger Initiative Coordinator
The fellow will implement a volunteer recruitment and retention plan for LSH's main programs and will spearhead building the capacity of LSH's Hungry 2 Healthy 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*  Services Integration Specialist
The fellow will develop a successful model of coordinated social services and referrals for recently arrived immigrants and refugees. Project Description  

Planned Parenthood of SE Pennsylvania Community Outreach Fellow
The fellow will help us to maximize outreach opportunities to expand our reach in underserved patient populations, including those who are newly-eligible for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. 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.*  Social Enterprise Fellow
The fellow will engage Project HOME staff, residents, partners, and stakeholders on all levels to create jobs around sustainable crafts – not just environmentally-geared products, but also socially and economically sustainable goods. Project Description  

Public Citizens for Children and Youth*  Philadelphia Reading By Grade 3 Campaign Coordinator
This fellow will help launch Philadelphia’s multi-year campaign to improve early literacy with the goal that by the end of 2020, all Philadelphia public and charter school third graders will be reading at grade level. Project Description  

Spark PhiladelphiaVolunteer Coordinator
The fellow will increase Spark Philadelphia's capacity to serve Philadelphia's young people through comprehensive mentoring and leadership-development programming by working with our population of volunteer mentors. Project Description  

University Community Collaborative 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

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians  International Alumni Network Facilitator
The fellow will create a system for staying connected to the thousands of immigrants we have served from 140 countries and to increase our capacity to use technology to reach new employers and connect them with new immigrant jobseekers. Project Description  



2014-2015 Philly Fellows Placements

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Philadelphia, PA 19102