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December 7, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting on Homewood Community Affairs

Join Homewood residents, Operation Better Block, and the City’s Department of Infrastructure and Mobility at the virtual Final Public Meeting on improving mobility and safety, encouraging physical activity, and providing better access to public transportation. The Homewood Comprehensive Community Plan, safety assessments, community focus groups, and another public meeting have informed efforts so far.

This meeting will begin at 6:00 pm and is completely virtual. To access the meeting, join at the designated time via Zoom.

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December 2, 2021

Child Care Career Openings in the Pittsburgh Area

Are you looking for open child care positions? Early learning programs in the Greater Pittsburgh Area are hiring! See this week’s featured jobs.

 


 

Child Care Positions in Pittsburgh

Part-Time Assistant Group Supervisor

Fifth Avenue Family Child Care is seeking a Part-Time Assistant Group Supervisor to start in January 2022. This candidate should be available from 7:30 to 4:45 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 12:30-4:45 on Fridays from January 2022 – June 10th, 2022. Summer hours may be available.


 

Submit a Job

Each week, Trying Together highlights employer-submitted jobs on our website, social media, and in our newsletter.

All jobs submitted after Tuesday each week will be published in the following week’s news post. Publication dates may vary due to state and federal holidays. Unrelated jobs will not be included.

For questions, contact Kara Bayer at kara@tryingtogether.org.

 


 

Other Jobs in Early Childhood

 

ECE Hire

Visit the ECE Hire website to view early childhood education job listings and helpful tips on interviewing, resumes, and more.

Submit a Job to PACCA

Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA) offers a Job Board for its members to post jobs for free and sends out submitted jobs via their Facebook page and e-newsletter. PACCA members can submit jobs online after signing into their membership account. For questions, contact Maureen Murphy at maureen.murphy@pacca.org.

 


 

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Trying Together ECE Lending Library to Open December 6

The Trying Together Early Childhood Education (ECE) Lending Library will open on Monday, December 6, and be available for early learning providers to borrow an array of materials for their programs. There will be an open house for providers from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on opening night.

About

The ECE Lending Library items support and recognize learning abilities, cultural diversity, and health and safety. Materials include:

  • Books for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers

  • Infant social-emotional support kits

  • Toddler dress up trunks

  • Puppet sets

  • STEM and coding kits

  • Active play kits

  • Storytelling kits

  • Sensory items and kits

  • Musical instruments

  • Leadership resources

  • Resources related to early childhood education and interactions with children

  • Die cut machines

  • Inspire Interactive Panels

Location

Trying Together offices
5604 Solway Street (Second Floor), Room 204
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Hours

First Monday of each month | 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

More Information

For details about how to access the library, how to check out items, and to view a full list of available items, visit the ECE Lending Library website or view this flyer.

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December 1, 2021

Children Admitted Free to Heinz History Center

During the month of December, children aged 17 and under will receive free admission to the Heinz History Center as part of their A Very Merry Pittsburgh event. Individuals must reserve tickets in advance before attending.

About the Exhibit

The History Center’s exhibition, A Very Merry Pittsburgh, features a special section with family keepsakes, artifacts, film, and imagery that explore how Western Pennsylvanians have celebrated major winter holidays, including Christmas, Chanukah, Diwali, and Kwanzaa, through the years.

A Very Merry Pittsburgh will transport you back to the bustling holiday season in Downtown Pittsburgh with decorations and artifacts from popular department stores like Kaufmann’s & Macy’s, Horne’s, and Gimbels.

The exhibit is open through January 17, 2022.

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Homewood Children’s Village AmeriCorps Applications Open

Homewood Children’s Village is still recruiting AmeriCorps Members for this school year! Members will serve a total of 1,200 hours in an educational school setting 4.5 days a week. They will tutor students in math and reading, model positive behavior, promote self-determination, and connect students to enriching out-of-school opportunities. Interested individuals may apply online.

About the Program

Homewood Children’s Village (HCV) is currently looking for steadfast, compassionate, and adaptable individuals to serve as HCV AmeriCorps Members during the 2021-2022 school year! Members will serve a total of 1200 hours in an educational school setting 4.5 days a week, where they will (1) tutor students in math and reading, (2) model positive behavior and promote self-determination, and (3) connect students to enriching out-of-school opportunities. Additionally, members will collaborate with school staff and local partners to develop and implement a long-term service project that addresses a need within the Homewood community.

HCV AmeriCorps Members will learn the day-to-day operations of primary education environments, expand their professional networks, and receive professional development training from active community leaders and subject matter experts–all while receiving a pre-tax bi-weekly living allowance of $991.55 (at $1,983 per month, HCV’s living allowance is among the highest in the state of Pennsylvania). Upon successful completion of the program, members will receive a $4,441.50 SEGAL Education Award that can be applied toward educational expenses or existing federal student loans.

Additional Information

Individuals who are interested in the Homewood Children’s Village AmeriCorps program may apply online. To learn more about the program, or for technical assistance, please email americorps@hcvpgh.org.

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November 26, 2021

Child Care Career Openings in the Pittsburgh Area

Are you looking for open child care positions? Early learning programs in the Greater Pittsburgh Area are hiring! See this week’s featured jobs.

 


 

Child Care Positions in Pittsburgh

 

Director, University Child Development Center

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Director responsible for strategically directing and overseeing the University Child Development Center and its integral placement within the University community. The director responds to the University’s academic needs by providing laboratory, research, and practicum experiences to university students, faculty, as well as students from other higher education institutions in need of studying young children in classroom settings. The director oversees all major administrative functions of the Center including budget, human resources, facilities, and enrollment functions as well as leads, develops, and directs external relations efforts including public relations, marketing, and community and parent relationships.

  • Apply: To apply, please visit The University of Pittsburgh’s career website.

Infant Caregiver

The Red Balloon Early Learning Center is looking for a full-time Infant Caregiver.


 

Submit a Job

Each week, Trying Together highlights employer-submitted jobs on our website, social media, and in our newsletter.

All jobs submitted after Tuesday each week will be published in the following week’s news post. Publication dates may vary due to state and federal holidays. Unrelated jobs will not be included.

For questions, contact Kara Bayer at kara@tryingtogether.org.

 


 

Other Jobs in Early Childhood

 

ECE Hire

Visit the ECE Hire website to view early childhood education job listings and helpful tips on interviewing, resumes, and more.

Submit a Job to PACCA

Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA) offers a Job Board for its members to post jobs for free and sends out submitted jobs via their Facebook page and e-newsletter. PACCA members can submit jobs online after signing into their membership account. For questions, contact Maureen Murphy at maureen.murphy@pacca.org.

 


 

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November 24, 2021

Support Trying Together on #GivingTuesday

Join Trying Together, your neighbors, and the global community on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, in celebrating kindness, collaboration, and generosity. Join us in #GivingTogether this #GivingTuesday.

What Is GivingTuesday?

First established in 2012, GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. It’s also an opportunity for people to stand together in unity—to use their individual power of generosity to support and champion the organizations and causes they care about.

How Can You Participate?

Learn more about #GivingTuesday and what your donation will support on the Trying Together website.

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November 23, 2021

Health is Wealth, Women’s Education Series

The Homewood Early Learning Hub & Family Center invites you to join a six-week series, “Health Is Wealth.” The goal of this series is to provide mothers with the opportunity to learn about various health and wellness resources to support themselves, as they support their families. Space limited to the first 15 registrants. Register online.

Dinner and child care will be provided. A $50 gift card will be provided to those that complete all six sessions.

Location

The Homewood Early Learning Hub & Family Center
7219 Kelly Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Please share this flyer with your networks.

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November 19, 2021

Homewood Community Vaccination Clinic

Join Pitt Community Engagement Center in Homewood and Homewood Children’s Village for a free vaccination clinic. No appointments are needed, and walk-ins are welcome. Booster shots and flu shots are also available.

Location

Pitt CEC in Homewood
622 N. Homewood Avenue

Dates and Times

  • November 15 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • November 16 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • November 18 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • November 19 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Additional Information

Additional information is available on the Pitt CEC website, or by calling 412.383.4372

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November 18, 2021

Homewood Community Vaccination Clinic

Join Pitt Community Engagement Center in Homewood and Homewood Children’s Village for a free vaccination clinic. No appointments are needed, and walk-ins are welcome. Booster shots and flu shots are also available.

Location

Pitt CEC in Homewood
622 N. Homewood Avenue

Dates and Times

  • November 15 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • November 16 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • November 18 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • November 19 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Additional Information

Additional information is available on the Pitt CEC website, or by calling 412.383.4372