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Week of Nov. 12th to Nov. 16th 


Join the Civic House Team - Associate Director 
Civic House at the University of Pennsylvania has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director to join our staff.
Among other duties, the person in this role will contribute to programming informed by Civic House's social justice framework, as well as educational training and administrative responsibility for the Penn Alternative Breaks Program. The Associate Director will join us at a particularly important time as we celebrate Civic House's 20th Anniversary and continue to critically reflect on our work and its role with our community partners. A full job description is below; the official University posting can be found here.
For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
PAB Winter Trip Application
The Penn Alternative Breaks community engages in meaningful social justice work by prioritizing the voices and needs of those impacted by injustices, cultivating sustainable community partnerships, and facilitating collaborative learning. We provide students with the tools to explore their identity and how it affects their position in the communities we work with and in society as a whole. By integrating education, reflection, and direct service, we hope to foster an ongoing commitment to social change.
Read more about this year's sites and apply here!
Refugee Employment Support Volunteer Program
Civic House, in partnership with HIAS PA, is looking for students that would be interested in volunteering to provide employment services to HIAS PA constituents. HIAS PA is a refugee resettlement agency located in Center City that also provides legal services to immigrants, asylum seekers, and people seeking safety in the United States.
This form is to gauge interest from students for planning purposes. This form is not a commitment or indication of involvement. A formal information session at Civic House, located at 3914 Locust Walk, to follow - date and time TBD.
Please fill out this form if you would be interested in learning more about how to volunteer provide employment services to refugees, asylees, and legal clients at HIAS PA. Volunteer responsibilities could include: one-on-one resume writing and review, mock interviews, presentations on workers rights, assisting clients in identifying and applying for job positions online - and more!