2nd Annual Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service

On Tuesday, April 1st, The Center for Family Services in Camden city participated in the 2nd Annual Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service. A total of 1,760 Mayors participated worldwide! We would like to thank special guests Honorable Mayor Dana L. Redd, the Corporation of National Community Service, and all of the AmeriCorps VISTA, Direct Service, and Senior Corps members that participated. We would like to extend a special thank you to all of the Camden County RSVP volunteers who faithfully serve in Camden City and County. We value your commitment to service and we couldn’t do it without you!

Camden County Senior Corps RSVP is a national volunteer program sponsored in Camden County, NJ by the Community Planning and Advocacy Council (CPAC).

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To become a Camden County Senior Corps RSVP Volunteer

Contact: Treina Fletcher, RSVP Program Director

Tfletcher@cpachvi.org

Super Summer Directory 2014

cpac-log-tagPlease join the Community Planning & Advocacy Council on behalf of the Camden County Covenant for Children, Youth and Families in making the summer of 2014 an enjoyable, productive and safe summer for our youth in Camden County.

If you are operating summer youth employment, volunteer, mentoring and/or recreational programs for Camden County youth between the ages of 5-25, we are inviting you to have your programs published FREE in the 2014 SUPER SUMMER DIRECTORY!

Simply complete and submit the attached questionnaire by April 30, 2014 and we will take care of the rest.

Please feel free to share this opportunity with others who may want to have their program published for free.

We look forward to working together as we celebrate the youth of Camden County and make a powerful and positive difference in the lives of children and families.

Please click for the Registration Cover Page and the 2014 Program Submission Form

The Forward Family 2014 Conference

smile2Don’t forget to register and attend “The Forward Family 2014” conference on Upgrading Your Family taking place on Saturday, April 5th from 9am-11am. Spread the word, bring a friend, family, neighbor or community member.

Register at: 856 -513-8829 or www.winslowfsc.org

The Forward Family 2014” conference includes; excellent seminars for adults, a continental breakfast, and childcare (viewing of the movie Frozen, face painting, balloons, piñata making and more) for youth ages 4-14. It takes place on Saturday, April 5th from 9am-11am at the United Artists Movie Theater at 121 Tuckahoe Road in Sewell, NJ.

Note: There is a limited amount of free roundtrip transportation available from Camden City.

Click for the Flyer

Raising the Next Generation Conference

smile1Don’t forget to register and attend the “Raising the NEXT Generation” Camden County Parenting Conference on Saturday, April 12th at Pennsauken High School. Spread the word, bring a friend, family, neighbor or community member.

The “Raising the NEXT Generation” Camden County Parenting Conference is free and includes; two sessions of a choice of 30 workshops, continental brunch, face painting, balloon animals, entertainment, etc. “Raising the NEXT Generation” takes place on Saturday, April 12th at Pennsauken High School 800 Hylton Road, Pennsauken, NJ.

Register at: www.camdencounty.com/parenting2014

Click for the Brochure

2014 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL JUVENILE DETENTION ALTERNATIVE INNOVATION FUNDS

Youth Services Commission

2014 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

2014 Juvenile Detention Alternative Innovation Funds

The Camden County Youth Services Commission is pleased to announce that proposals will be

accepted from eligible organizations interested in providing the specified services outlined for

Camen County youth who are involved with the Juvenile Justice System. A community review

Committee administered by CPAC: The Community Planning & Advocacy Council will evaluate

proposals and make recommendations through the Camden County Youth Services

Commission (YSC) and CPAC’s Board of Trustees to the Camden County Board of

Freeholders on the allocation of these funds. This Request for Proposal (RFP) is based on

the availability of funds. FOR THE RFP PLEASE FOLLOW LINK: CLICK HERE

Pre-Bid Meeting: Date: Friday, March 7, 2014

Time: 2:30

Location: CPAC

2500 McClellan Avenue

Suite 160

Pennsauken NJ, 08109

March 3rd, 2014

cpac-log-tagCPAC offices closed due to inclement weather conditions. All business will be conducted remotely.

CODE BLUE ADVISORY: 2/27 – 3/4

From the desk of the Camden County Health Officer:

CODE BLUE ADVISORY

The Camden County Health Officer has Issued a CODE BLUE ADVISORY for:

This evening, 2/27/14 from 6:00 pm continuously through to 7:00 am Saturday morning, 3/1//14. 

Sunday evening, 3/2/14 from 6:00 pm continuously through to 7:00 am Tuesday morning, 3/4/14.

Municipalities with homeless populations, situational homeless or transient persons are expected to activate their Code Blue response plan to accommodate their immediate needs.

Job Openings

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Human Service Planner/Mental Health Administrator

Full-Time with benefits

Qualifications: Master’s level position.  Minimum of two years Clinical Experience.

Responsibilities:  Mental Health Administration and Planning for Camden County, Human Services Planning focus on Strong Families, Strong Communities.  (Adult Mental Health, Homeless Prevention and Aging & People with Disabilities)  Ability to multi-task.  Supervisory Experience, Strong computer skills.  Writing sample required.  Send resume and salary request to:  CPACHR@CPACHVI.org

Project Specialist

Full-Time with benefits

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s level preferred

Responsibilities:  Planning Assistant and Staff Support for Camden County, Human Services Planning focus on Strong Families, Strong Communities.  (Adult Mental Health, Homeless Prevention and Aging & People with Disabilities)  Ability to multi-task. Strong computer skills. Writing sample required.  Send resume CPACHR@CPACHVI.org

2014 Point In Time Count Receives National Coverage in Camden

PIT-logo-draft-2-162x3001Please see the links and videos below highlighting the 2014 Point in Time Count in Camden and the national coverage it received.

CNNMoney – “Counting the homeless in America’s poorest city”

CNNMoney – “A place to call home”

Monarch Housing

 

Friday, February 14, 2014

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CPAC offices closed due to inclement weather conditions. All business will be conducted remotely. In observance of President’s Day we will be closed Monday, February 17th. We will reopen Tuesday, February 18th at 9:00am.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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