Since 1996, Do Something has annually honored young people who are working to improve their communities and the world with the Do Something Awards.
Applicants must be age 25 or younger (born on or after September 1, 1985) and be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
In 2011, the five nominees will be rewarded with a community grant of $10,000, media coverage, and continued support from Do Something. The grand-prize winner will receive $100,000 during the live… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 24, 2011 at 11:07am —
East Rock Village is a nonprofit corporation founded to enable residents over the age of Continue
50 in the East Rock neighborhoods of New Haven, Hamden and North Haven to obtain
the services they need in order to continue to live independently in their homes. The
services we offer include organized activities (social, educational, wellness and
volunteer) and referrals to vetted professional providers of health and home care services.
We are part of a national village movement.…
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With the recent string of holidays followed by several snow storms, the Furniture Co-op has seen a bit of a dip in donations of gently used furniture.
The Furniture Co-op collects furniture from the general public and then gives it to families and individuals who are transitioning from homelessness, living with disabilities or other insufferable hardships.
Clients are referred to the Co-op after being pre-screened by partner agencies to ensure that those… Continue
Added by Jackie Janosko on January 19, 2011 at 1:08pm —
New Haven Home Recovery currently has 5 positions available for positions in Bridgeport and New Haven.
You can find full job descriptions and instructions for applying at http://www.nhhr.org/contact-us/employment.html
The positions available are:
Bridgeport Housing First Case Manager
Stable Families Program Case Manager – Bridgeport
Outreach Case… Continue
Added by Jackie Janosko on January 14, 2011 at 1:14pm —
Does anyone need/want help shoveling snow?
I have some high school and middle school kids looking to earn their way to Young Life camp this summer. Please call or email with any leads. Keep us in mind for future storms!
Greater New Haven Young Life
Added by Catherine Haist on January 13, 2011 at 12:58pm —
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is pleased to announce its Winter/Spring 2011 Fellowship Program.
Added by Dawn Gibson-Brehon on January 12, 2011 at 10:00pm —
Neighbor-to-Neighbor is a community effort to raise awareness & funds for housing and hunger needs in Greater New Haven. More information at http://www.n2nlifeline.org
The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven and United Way of Greater New Haven launched Neighbor-to-Neighbor LifeLine in the winter of 2009. Since then, Neighbor-to-Neighborhas raised $1.3 million to help meet emergency needs in Greater New Haven.
Neighbor to… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 11, 2011 at 4:23pm —
Yale University's Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce the availability of a Sustainability
Fellow position for the Spring of 2011. The Sustainability Fellow position is designed to provide
hands-on experience for a recent college graduate with an interest in campus sustainability. The
selected candidate will be offered a unique opportunity to work in an innovative, internationally
Added by Lee Cruz on January 10, 2011 at 8:29pm —
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for a program officer position in the Grantmaking Department. The Community Foundation’s mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy. The deadline for applications is January 21, 2011.
Title: Program Officer for… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 6, 2011 at 5:47pm —
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for an entry level administrative assistant position in the Grantmaking Department. The Community Foundation’s mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy. The deadline for applications is January 21, 2011.
Added by Lee Cruz on January 6, 2011 at 5:37pm —
Virgin Mobile USA is offering free wireless phone service to more than 107,000 needy Connecticut residents.
Virgin's Assurance Wireless service is available to residents who already qualify for Medicaid, food stamps, Section 8 housing, or one of a dozen… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 5, 2011 at 3:41pm —
Christian Community Action is currently recruiting for our Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI). PLTI enable parents and other members of the community to become leading advocates.
Attendees are offered three phases of training:
- a retreat on Saturday, January 22, 2011
- a nine week course on leadership, understanding personal history and its impact on perception
- a ten week study of politics, policy and media with a community project to practice your…
Added by Merryl Eaton on January 5, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Available in large rolls .
Considerable variety of colors: black, blue, orange, camouflage, purple.
Most of the rolls are about 5' in width. Lengths vary between 300 - 800 yards long. Weighing approximately between 200- 500 lbs each. All told there are probably close to 15,000 yards of material. The material is mostly nylon.
Contact Ray Pagliaro: firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 562-5601
Added by Lee Cruz on January 4, 2011 at 12:30pm —
The State Education Resource Center (SERC) is offering a four-part series on “Multicultural Literature and Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction” beginning January 12.
Administrators (Grades K-6), General and Special Educators, Literacy Specialists, Paraprofessionals, Related Services Personnel and Parents are welcomed to register.
Leticia Garcia Guerra at SERC is the contact person: email@example.com or (860) 632-1485 x 233.
Added by Lee Cruz on January 4, 2011 at 12:12pm —
New Haven Promise is being administered as a component fund of The Community Continue
Foundation for Greater New Haven. As such, Promise is staffed by Community
Foundation staff. New Haven Promise is a visionary scholarship and support
program for the purposes of promoting college education as an…
Added by Lee Cruz on January 3, 2011 at 10:32pm —
Private nonprofit foundation seeks professional to join our team based in New Britain, CT. The Associate Program Officer will primarily be responsible for the administration of the Foundation’s scholarship program, one of the largest financial need-based private scholarships in the state. Secondary focus will be assisting with administration of the Foundation’s grants program.
3-5 years experience in college financial aid, scholarship program administration, academic advising, or… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 3, 2011 at 4:32pm —
This post is made on behalf of Ron Cretaro, Executive Director of Connecticut Association of Nonprofits, Inc. You may contact Ron at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss it further.
Nonprofits & the Promise of Dan Malloy…
Added by Karen Maciorowski on January 3, 2011 at 11:19am —
Application Deadline February 11, 2011
New Haven, CT (December 23, 2010) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s largest grantmaker and charitable endowment, is accepting grant applications through its Neighborhood Leadership Grant Program, formerly known as The Neighborhood Small Grants Program. The Program has been re-named to emphasize the purpose of helping New Haveners build their leadership and organizing skills and to inspire leadership among new… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 28, 2010 at 3:29pm —
TITLE: Community Organizer
Status: Part-time (30 hours a week)
To support the goals of BGHS and VSAAC though implementing community based prevention services, collaborating with community partners, and developing and managing prevention programming.
Research and facilitate the development and implementation of community based prevention initiatives and programs. Research and develop resources to sustain the initiatives and… Continue
Added by Pamela Mautte on December 28, 2010 at 3:05pm —