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Volunteer Opportunities
September 9, 2008 , Volume 55, No. 3

Dear Penn Community,

Below is a list of volunteer opportunities. We look forward to our continued work together as we partner with our neighbors in the surrounding community.

Thank you for your support in our efforts to perform community service. To volunteer, contact me at (215) 898-2020 or send an e-mail to sammapp@pobox.upenn.edu.

—Isabel Mapp, Penn VIPS, Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Join the Penn WorkPlace Mentoring Program: Middle school students visit campus once a month to gain exposure to college life and careers. Volunteer to mentor a local youth in this on-campus mentoring program. Program runs September-May.  Training provided.

Volunteers Needed: Campaign for Working Families, a non-profit agency in Philadelphia that assists low-income working families through free tax preparation needs volunteers. Many members of the Penn community have found volunteering with them a rewarding experience in the past and they look forward to connecting with more people during the coming tax season (January to April). Contact: Elly Porter-Webb, Campaign for Working Families, 1207 Chestnut St. 5th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19107, epwebb@gpuac.org, (215) 851-1759.


Almanac - September 9, 2008, Volume 55, No. 3