Welcome to Civic House
Work-study positions available for 2014-2015!
Civic House is currently accepting applications for work-study staff positions for the coming academic year. For more information, please visit the Student Employment Office website and search for keyword "Civic House."
Civic House Celebrates 15th Anniversary!
Civic House is the University of Pennsylvania's hub for student-led community service and social advocacy work. Civic House promotes mutually beneficial collaborations between the Penn and West Philadelphia communities, and beyond.
Through education, community connections, and other resources, Civic House prepares students for responsible and effective civic engagement and leadership.
Civic House will support Penn students in responsible community engagement and inspire them to serve as lifelong thoughtful citizens and advocates for social change.
Summer Hours at Civic House
Beginning May 5th, Civic House will be open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. Our evening and weekend hours will resume in September.
Civic House Philadelphia Nonprofit Internship Fund recipient, JaLinda Dunovant, is featured in this video about her work at a local arts nonprofit.