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Volunteer Opportunities
July 13, 2010, Volume 57, No. 01

Dear Penn Community,

Thank you for your spirit of volunteerism. Your continued support of the many volunteer opportunities offered is unprecedented. Many benefit from your willingness to share. We receive many expressions of gratitude from community members and agencies we have partnered with.The University community continues to work towards being good neighbors in our shared community. We thank you for your overwhelming support and for your generosity.

Following is a list of volunteer activities for your convenience. For more information contact Isabel Mapp at (215) 898-2020 or send an e-mail:  sammapp@pobox.upenn.edu

—Isabel Mapp, Associate Director, Netter Center for Community Partnerships


Teach a class at the Nonprofit Institute
Nonprofit Institute provides free high-impact training to help individuals, nonprofits and communities of faith improve the quality of services to their constituency. Attendees take a series of classes that average three hours in length over a six-day period. Members of the Penn community teach classes in their area of expertise.

Through the Nonprofit Institute, attendees learn how to build organizational and program capacity through the study of funding, technology, HR principles, strategic planning and grant writing.  

Help Students Improve their Academics
Tutors are needed every Friday, 4-6 p.m. for the NCCP/Penn Medicine program with rising seniors. Program takes place at West Philadelphia High School.

Become a Mentor/Tutor
Mentors and tutors are needed at the Student Success Centers at West Philadelphia High School, Sayre High School and University City High School during the school year beginning in September, after school 3-6 p.m.

Almanac - July 13, 2010, Volume 57, No. 01