Economic Justice

'All Opportunities' Archive

Lutheran Children and Family Service

Posted February 3, 2015

Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania commits itself to serve vulnerable children and families in community through culturally competent ministries of care, nurturing, shelter, advocacy, and counseling, including but not limited to foster care, adoption, family preservation, education, resettlement, housing and job development. Students can get involved with our refugee resettlement program, BOOST […]

Campaign For Working Families

Posted April 30, 2014

The Campaign for Working Families seeks practical ways to improve the economic status of working people in Philadelphia so that families have the opportunity to increase their income, wisely manage their finances, protect themselves from expensive financial services, and build assets. The Campaign for Working Families accomplishes this by connecting families to valuable tax credits, […]

Project H.O.M.E.

Posted April 30, 2014

The mission of Project H.O.M.E. is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, and to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty. Project H.O.M.E. achieves this through a continuum of care comprised of street outreach, a range of supportive housing, and other comprehensive services. The organization addresses the root […]

Nationalities Service Center

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1921, Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a nonprofit organization that provides social, educational, senior, translation/interpretation, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Greater Philadelphia area. You can help by volunteering/interning in a number of capacities, including as a teacher, teaching assistant, tutor, office helper, graphic designer, companion, bilingual receptionist, and more. […]

Lutheran Settlement House

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. The mission of Lutheran Settlement House is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services. LSH has various programs […]

Saint John’s Hospice

Posted April 30, 2014

Saint John’s Hospice is a community grounded in faith and service where homeless persons find dignity, respect, nourishment and opportunities for new beginnings. St.John’s provides daily meals for 300-350 men, mail services for close to 2,000 men, a residential program for approximately 40 men, and a residential program for 12 medically needy homeless men (the […]

Genesis Housing Corporation

Posted April 30, 2014

Genesis Housing Corporation is dedicated to the development of affordable housing and to the education of consumers on housing and financial issues. Genesis Housing Corporation rehabilitates vacant and owner occupied properties throughout Montgomery County including special programs in Pottstown and Norristown. Volunteers help with grant writing, research on housing areas, and administrative tasks. Website: http://genesishousing.org/ […]

ACLAMO Family Centers

Posted April 30, 2014

Acción Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery County (ACLAMO), located in Norristown, is the only bi-lingual social service agency in Montgomery County. Since 1976 ACLAMO has worked to promote improved access to economic, health, educational, social and cultural opportunities for low-income individuals and families in Montgomery County, especially those of Spanish speaking background. ACLAMO offers low-income Latinos access to programs in employment, housing, supplementary education/drop-out prevention, family literacy, early prenatal care and primary care health services and parenting education.

The Food Trust

Posted April 30, 2014

The Food Trust strives to make healthy food available to all. Working with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers, the organization has developed a comprehensive approach that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food. Volunteer opportunities include preparing for programs in the office, helping out at special events like Night Market, and […]

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

The mission of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize business opportunities and to plan for successful futures. NFTE is a national organization with a branch in Philadelphia. Volunteers  can get involved with projects that bring financial literacy/entrepreneurial education to […]

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