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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENT | 9am – 3pm SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 Streets Department Facility | 3033 S. 63rd St.

Dispose of materials the right way at Household Hazardous Waste Events. Residents may drop off items labeled: toxic, flammable, corrosive or reactive at events offered across the City.

Handling and disposing of hazardous waste materials requires a special set of regulations due to the potential damage the items can cause people, pets and the environment. New PA Department of Environmental Protection COVID protocols require residents to pre-register and schedule an appointment to drop off materials at an event.

The next event is Saturday, October 22, 9am to 3pm at 3033 S. 63rd St. Click here for a list of acceptable household hazardous waste and to pre-register for this event or a later event.

Computers are not accepted at any of the Household Hazardous Waste events as they can be taken to any of the Sanitation Convenience Centers during normal business hours. As a reminder, latex or water base paint is not hazardous and can be placed in the regular trash if the paint is dried up or solidified with an absorbent material, such as, kitty litter. Universal waste such as florescent light bulbs and lithium, rechargeable and lead-acid batteries can be dropped off in the new bulb or battery containers at the Sanitation Convenience Centers. Alkaline batteries can be disposed of curbside. Residents are encouraged to wrap tape around both ends of an alkaline battery as an added precaution. Waste materials generated by a business will not be accepted at any of the Household Hazardous Waste events or at Sanitation Convenience Centers.

For additional information, please visit the Streets Department’s website. For all City services, call 311.

Revenue Workshops

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LA21 - CDC Fall Events 2022

CDC Upcoming Events

Employment Opportunity with ADAC: OST Site Coordinator

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OST SITE COORDINATOR

Salary: $40,000 – $45,000 annually w/benefits

The Anti-Drug & Alcohol Crusaders, Inc. (ADAC) is a non-profit community-based organization that has been in operation for 34 years delivering academic support, violence prevention and substance misuse education, health and recreational activities, youth career readiness, and support services to youth and families residing in Philadelphia.

Position Summary

The Out-of-School Time (OST)  Site Coordinator will implement, coordinate, manage, and maintain the organization’s plans at Hardy Williams Elementary Mastery School in Southwest Philadelphia, under a grant from the City of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and other supporting grants. This staff member reports to the OST Program Director.

Knowledge & Skills Required

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

●  Designs the program to meet the stated academic growth in core subject areas to meet the subgrant objectives.

●  Coordinates the implementation of curriculum, instruction, and assessment programs in the OST environment and monitors the instructional delivery to targeted students.

●  Consults with the program director, principals, teachers, and school staff to ensure the program goals are being met.

●  Evaluates and adjusts class offerings to ensure targeted students’ needs are being achieved.

●  Work with the program director to hire and train staff.

●  Supervise staff, volunteers, interns, and youth advocates to ensure all practices and activities are properly conducted and organizational goals are being met. Supervising the staff for the OST programs includes interviewing and making hiring recommendations, completing group leader agreements, observing classes, monitoring work performance, determining workloads, establishing work schedules, conducting performance evaluations, performing training functions, and maintaining records.

●  Ensure staff complete payroll sheets accurately and submit payroll records on time.

●  Acts as a liaison with community partners, school staff, students, and other stakeholders in regard to the grants’ initiatives.

●  Develop lesson plans and activities, instruct students, maintain discipline, and evaluate students’ development for the OST programs, in concert with the project director.

●  Supervise safe arrival and dismissal procedures for students.

●  Monitors student attendance in the programs by collecting attendance rosters, overseeing attendance databases, and tracking the number of days in attendance per student.

●  Communicate with families regarding attendance matters, concerns, logistics, etc.

●  Plan age-appropriate after-school activities or summer camp experience that meets the

needs of the enrolled children and their families, and complies with funder guidelines.

●  Design and oversee implementation of the project-based learning (PBL) activities.

●  Coordinate the planning and facilitation of the ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs), violence, and bullying prevention evidence-based programming to the students.

●  Develop a schedule and ensure that it includes all required elements and flows smoothly.

●  Work closely with the staff to plan for sub-contractors, special events, and trips.

●  Publicize the program to students and their parents/guardians and facilitate the enrollment process.

●  Coordinate the completion of all enrollment documents in a thorough and timely manner.

●  Proactively communicate with group leaders about program activities, individual student success and needs, and organizational updates.

●  Address behavior issues with a trauma-informed approach, and refer out to appropriate partners when issues require additional services or support.

●  Organizes project activities, training, and professional development, where appropriate.

●  Provides the support and guidance necessary to ensure that program elements sponsored by other organizations are introduced smoothly.

●  Supports the Single County Authority and PDE-designated project evaluators by gathering student data; helping compose, distribute, and collect surveys; and completing other activities necessary for project evaluation purposes.

●  Coordinate food service.

●  Maintain a current inventory of all supplies and work with the administration to order and replace materials as needed.

●  Work with the administrative team to ensure all invoicing requirements are met in a timely, complete, and accurate manner.

●  Assist the Executive and/or Program Director and additional staff in further program planning and implementation, preparing program reports, developing and implementing curriculum, grant writing, and fundraising efforts, and evaluating the advancement of program objectives.

●  Report all activities, operational procedures, emergencies, and conflicts to the Program Director, in a timely manner.

●  Other duties and responsibilities, within reason, may be added as deemed necessary by the Executive and/or Program Director to ensure quality services.

Qualifications Required

●  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, the human services field, or similar and one year of experience working with underserved children

●  Working knowledge of Google Suite, Zoom, Microsoft, and database programs

●  Excellent written and oral communication skills

●  Familiarity with urban school settings and after-school and summer programs

●  Enthusiasm and dedication to improving the lives of young people and their families

●  Customer service-oriented; friendly and courteous manner

●  Experience with and desire to work directly with children in grades K-6

●  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, including small group facilitation

●  Ability to work Monday through Friday, until at least 6:00 PM daily

●  Child Abuse, Criminal Background, FBI clearances, and health assessment will be needed, prior to employment

●  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

●  Experience in a supervisory position

●  Ability to write & research grants

●  Work experience related to grant programs/proposals

●  Teaching certificate in the areas of math, English language arts, social studies, science

●  Some experience managing personnel, students, and providers of services

ADA Requirements

Physical & Mental Requirements

●  Ability to deal with stressful situations

●  Possess analytical skills and strategic mindset

●  Ability to deal with a wide variety of community people, students, and vendors of services

●  Must be able to sit for up to four (4) hours looking at a computer monitor, using a keyboard and mouse and typing

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to use or feel handles, to reach with hands and arms, and to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, twist, bend, reach, stoop, pull, lift, walk, to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently navigate stairs, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Christina Pastras at cpastras@adacphilly.org

Employment Opportunity with ADAC : OST Group Leader

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OST GROUP LEADER Salary: $16- $18/hr

 

The Anti-Drug & Alcohol Crusaders, Inc. (ADAC) is a non-profit community-based organization that has been in operation for 34 years delivering academic support, violence prevention and substance misuse education, health and recreational activities, youth career readiness, and support services to youth and families residing in Philadelphia.

 

Position Summary

The Out-of-School Time (OST) Group Leader will be responsible for supervising and providing programming to an assigned group of K-6th grade students at Hardy Williams Elementary Mastery School in Southwest Philadelphia. The Group Leader will work 15-20 hours per week (between 2:00 – 6:15 pm) Monday through Friday; once a month on the school’s half days from 1:30 to 6 pm; and 8:00 am – 4:00 pm during the 4-week summer camp program. The Group Leader reports to the Site Coordinator.

 

Knowledge & Skills Required

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

●  Create a safe and fun atmosphere for your assigned group.

●  Maintain proper supervision of your assigned group.

●  Manage student engagement and behavior using a positive, trauma-informed approach.

●  Lead and support structured, academic-oriented programming.

●  Prep and lead enrichment programming, including planned lessons and informational fun

activities.

●  Facilitate grade-appropriate SEL and ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs), violence, and bullying prevention evidence-based programming to the students.

●  Implement and oversee project-based learning (PBL) activities for the youth.

●  Lead regular outdoor play and activity sessions.

●  Work collaboratively with instructors, school staff, and contractors to achieve program goals.

●  Monitor and support respectful daily space use, including appropriate care and storage of program supplies and school property.

●  Participate in quality improvement efforts including program data collection and tracking,

reflective practice, and professional development.

●  Organize and ensure all required paperwork (sign-ins, PBL, etc.) is complete for the program. 

activities.

●  Communicate with families as needed in a friendly, courteous manner.

●  Collaborate with other staff for event planning, outreach efforts, and other services.

●  Take attendance, assist with the sign-in/sign-out process, and manage required paperwork as directed.

●  Provide constructive feedback to participants’ progress and encourage academic excellence.

●  Assist with set-up and clean-up of after-school activities as needed.

●  Operate in accordance with Philadelphia Health Department COVID safety requirements.

●  Other duties and responsibilities, within reason, may be assigned by the site director to ensure quality services

 

Qualifications

●  High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

●  2 years of experience working with school-aged youth

●  Able to be physically active with and engage youth

●  Experience with urban settings and diverse populations

●  Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills

●  First Aid Certification (Preferred)

●  Enthusiasm and dedication to improving the lives of youth and families

●  Ability to work productively as part of a team

●  Commitment to ongoing growth and professional development

●  Friendly, courteous manner

●  Proficient using Google Suite, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and web searches

●  Child Abuse, Criminal Background, FBI clearances, and health assessment will be needed, prior to employment

●  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

 

ADA Requirements

Physical & Mental Requirements

●  Standing, walking, running or sitting for continuous periods of time

●  Speaking loudly and clearly; working in loud areas indoors or outdoors

●  Seeing and hearing things both near and far away

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to reach with hands and arms, and to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; twist, bend, reach, stoop, pull, lift, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently navigate stairs, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Christina Pastras at cpastras@adacphilly.org

Jamie Gauthier Satellite Office Hours

CM Gauthier Satellite Office Hours 2022

Third District Block Captain Alliance

Block Captain Alliance Save The Date Flyer

16th District/PDAC/Clergy Talent Show

Talent Show Flyer

Lancaster Ave Day Parade 2022

Lancaster Ave Parade Day Flier 2022

Urban Tree Connection Fall Farm Party

Fall Farm Party Flier

Free Shredding Event!

Free Shredding Event Flier

Vendors Wanted for The Enterprise Center's Black Holiday Pop-up!

Vendors Wanted for TEC Black Holiday Pop-up Flier

The August Wilson & Beyond Block Party

August Wilson Block Party Flier

Join The West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, The Paul Robeson House, and UPenn’s August Wilson & Beyond seminar for a community block party! Enjoy free food, activities, and performances by Theatre in the X!

Location: Outside the Paul Robeson House 4951 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139.

Date: Saturday Oct. 1 from 12 pm – 5 pm 

Rain Date: Sunday, Oct. 2

Congressman John Lewis Memorial "Good Trouble Registration Rally

John Lewis Memorial March Rally Flier

September 18th District PSA Meetings

September 18th District PSA Meetings Flier

Community College of Philadelphia and Advanced Technology Center Information Sessions

Advanced Manufacturing Information Session

Sept. 8, 3 p.m.

Join us on Zoom
Learn more about the following programs: CNC Precision Machining Technology, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Welding Technology, Gas Distribution Pipeline Mechanic, and Certified Production Technician.
 
Health Care and Wellness Information Session
Sept. 15, 3 p.m.

Join us on Zoom
Learn more about our Nurse Aide Training, Pharmacy Technician Training, and Sterile Processing Technician programs.
 
Transportation Technologies Information Session
Oct. 11, 5 to 7 p.m.
Join us at the CATC – 4750 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19139
RSVP today
Learn about new programs, including Toyota T-TEN, Medium and Heavy Truck Technology, Electric Vehicles and Hybrids, and Carbon-based Fuels.
 
For more information about the CATC, please visit our website.
 
Thank you for being a valued partner of Community College of Philadelphia!

Walnut Hill Community Associate Meeting 09/22/22

Walnut Hill Community Association Meeting 
 
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Place: Walnut Hill Community Playground on the Corner of 47th & Sansom Street
Time: 5:00pm
 
Refreshments will be served
 
Agenda:
Election of officers
Meet and Greet members and neighbors
Review upcoming events and projects
Dues are $20.00 per person, $30.00 for family and $50.00 for a business. 

Walnut Hill Community Farmstand

Flyer for Walnut Hill Community Farm

For inquiries reach out to Jerry Washington at ewashington@theenterprisecenter.com or 215.895.4057