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September Volunteer Opportunities

Dear Penn Community,

I hope you enjoyed the summer. In our continued efforts to be good neighbors, the following is a list of the monthly posting of community service opportunities.  As many of you know, each month, Penn Volunteers In Public Service (Penn VIPS)  posts a list of volunteer opportunities.  These opportunities are developed from the many requests we get from the surrounding community to be partners in a particular initiative and/or sometimes to provide assistance.

Please contact me via e-mail (sammapp@pobox.upenn.edu) to volunteer for any of the programs. Thank you for your continued support.

—Isabel Mapp, Associate Director,
Faculty, Staff and Alumni Volunteer Services,
Director, Penn Volunteers In Public Service,
Center for Community Partnerships

Do Something Good: Become a Mentor. Join Penn VIPS WorkPlace Mentoring Program and mentor an 8th grade student. The program operates from September to May and only requires a commitment of a few hours once a month.  All meetings are held on campus. Training and orientation will be provided.

Sign Up Now For The Penn Team! Join The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Days of Caring: Saturday,September 17, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. There are also projects available on Thursday, September 15.

Strengthening Neighborhoods and Communities, American Red Cross, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 4000 Powelton Avenue. Red Cross House is a residential facility for disaster victims with 25 individual family suites, children’s play area, computer lab, and more. The project consists of painting residential rooms to help keep living spaces fresh and clean.

 

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 2, September 6, 2005

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September 6, 2005
Volume 52 Number 2
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