Mayor Jim Kenney’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service
- Each month, SERVE's Match Passion with Action Newsletter features a local organization in our Organization Spotlight. This is a great way to share the fantastic community work occurring all over Philadelphia. Featured organizations gain greater exposure as well as the unique opportunity to highlight current volunteer recruitment needs.Submit your organization here!
- The Mayor's Office of Sustainability is partnering with the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and the 2016 Broad Street Run to create a team of Waste Watchers -- volunteers who help educate race attendees about recycling and composting while also helping the race achieve maximum waste diversion from landfills.Register here to be a Waste Watcher!
- The City of Philadelphia's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is recruiting multiple VISTA positions for the 2016-2017 SERVE Philadelphia AmeriCorps VISTA Corps. The SERVE Philadelphia VISTA corps, places VISTA throughout City agencies to drive the City’s efforts for targeted volunteerism as a to strategy to address Philadelphia’s greatest challenges.Read more and apply now!
- Effective January 1, 2015, the City of Philadelphia signed on to be an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni will receive up to five (5) preferential points on Philadelphia's Civil Service Exam. This is an incredible opportunity for alumni and employers to leverage service into careers with the City of Philadelphia! Learn more: nationalservice.gov/employersRead about the January 12, 2015 Press Conference.