Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Civic Opportunities Fair

Civic Opportunities Fair for Students
October 12, 2009
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the National Constitution Center
For high school students

Do you know a student in need community service hours or ideas for a senior project? Anyone looking for activities to strengthen a résumé or college transcript? Have you considered an internship, volunteering or a part-time job? If working at an organization dedicated to improving their community might appeal to them, send them to Philadelphia’s first ever community engagement expo! Spend Columbus Day learning what opportunities exist for teens at area organizations and businesses. The fair is free and refreshments will be provided. Parents, teachers, students, and friends welcome!

If your organization would like to become a participating vendor, please email penncord@constitutioncenter.org.

*Participating agencies include:
A Broader View
Academy of Natural Sciences
After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)
Alex's Lemonade Stand
American Red Cross
Back on My Feet
Champions of Caring
City Year Greater Philadelphia
Council for Spanish Speaking Organizations (Concilio)
Delaware Valley Earth Force
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources -Bureau of State Parks
EPIC Stakeholders Group
Franklin Institute
Green Jobs Philly
Independence Seaport Museum
Keep Philadelphia Beautiful
National Constitution Center
Philadelphia Aids Fund
Philadelphia Futures
Philly Project P.R.I.D.E.
Philadelphia Youth Commission
Philadelphia Zoo
Project PEACE
School District of Philadelphia
Students Run Philly Style
Temple LEAP
Temple University Volunteer Efforts
Urban Tree Connection

*Please note that is list is just a small sampling of organizations who have confirmed their participation. A final vendor list will be posted closer to the event.

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