January 18, 2017
MLK Day of Service
The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service coordinated volunteer placement and projects across a wide range of City departments, National Service programs, and community organizations.
December 19, 2016
Coaching Cafe Launch at Harding Middle School
New after-school program starts at Harding Middle School with support from the Sixers Youth Foundation and the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service.
December 09, 2016
Nationalities Service Center Donation Drive
Are you looking for a way to help refugees and immigrants feel welcome in our city? Donate to the Nationalities Service Center.
December 06, 2016
Foster Grandparent Recognition Luncheon
Annual Recognition of Foster Grandparents
November 21, 2016
Foster Grandparent Profile: Queenell Dixon
Name: Queenell Dixon Host Site: Logan Elementary School Serving Since: May 2012
November 01, 2016
City Activates Emergency Operations Center for SEPTA Strike
Questions related to the coordination of city services may be directed to the EOC at 215-686-1102 between the hours of 5AM and 9PM weekdays. Employees and Philadelphia residents are encouraged to sign up for ReadyPhiladelphia, the City’s emergency text and email alert system www.phila.gov/ready.
October 12, 2016
Read for the Record!
Help Jumpstart break the world record for largest shared reading experience by reading "The Bear Ate Your Sandwich" to kids on Thursday, October 27th.
September 19, 2016
Philadelphia will become the first city to sign on with IMPACT 2030!
August 16, 2016
Philadelphia in Top Ten American Service Cities
Philadelphia ranks #8 nationally among large cities in number of Americorps members.
August 12, 2016
SERVE Philly VISTA Snapshot: Charles Porter
This post is part of the series of recurring “VISTA Snapshots” from the SERVE Philly VISTAS blog, each featuring a current member of the SERVE Philadelphia VISTA corps.

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