Philly Rowhomes

Working toward solving the city's most pressing social problems

by building a pipeline of talent to the nonprofit sector.

About The Program

From 2006-2017, Philly Fellows’ year-long fellowships connected top college graduates to dynamic nonprofit opportunities while developing their leadership and professional skills and engaging them in the city’s vibrant communities.

Recent College Graduates

For the Fellows,

The program facilitates the transition between college and full-time employment in Philadelphia through service-based employment, housing, and exciting opportunities to network and get involved in the city.

Local Nonprofits

For Nonprofit Organizations,

Philly Fellows provides educated, motivated employees the opportunity to engage in critical full-time capacity-building projects. This is more than just an entry-level job.

The City of Philadelphia

For the City of Philadelphia,

Philly Fellows strengthens our city’s vital nonprofit agencies, builds stronger and more just communities, and develops future civic leaders.

Our Host Agencies


The Philly Fellows Blog

Philly Fellows VISTA Leader reflects on her national service experience

As we approach the 4th Annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service, our VISTA Leader Shannon Macika was coincidentally interviewed for the SERVE Philadelphia VISTAs blog to reflect on her experience as a second year national service member. Prior to arriving at Philly Fellows, Shannon served from June 2014- [...]

March 30th, 2016|Categories: Announcements & Staff Updates, Meet Our Fellows|

It’s AmeriCorps Week 2016!

Each year, national service programs in Philadelphia join together with programs from across the country to celebrate AmeriCorps Week, recognizing the extraordinary commitment of AmeriCorps members and alums from programs like our own. Today marks the kickoff of Philadelphia AmeriCorps Week, with events and social media intiatives running through this Saturday, March 12th. Current [...]

March 7th, 2016|Categories: Announcements & Staff Updates|

Last Chance Info Session at Philly Fellows HQ!

Applications for the 2016-2017 fellowships are due February 7th, but there's still plenty of time to get your questions answered! To give you one more chance to learn about the program in person and meet some of our current fellows, we'll be holding one final information session before the deadline: This Wednesday, [...]

February 1st, 2016|Categories: Announcements & Staff Updates|

Looking back: 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ’s legacy, volunteers across the country made #MLKDay a day on, instead of a day off, to strengthen their communities. Our Philly Fellows were no exception! The Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service is the largest King Day event in the [...]

January 29th, 2016|Categories: Events & Projects|

Ready, Willing & Able Philadelphia celebrates its 15th Anniversary

We love to highlight the work that our Philly Fellows are doing for their host agencies. While no two days are alike, the "Day in the Life" blog post series aims to highlight the types of projects and events that our members work on. This post was written by EboniJoi McNeill, who is [...]

January 21st, 2016|Categories: Day in the Life|

Join us! Apply to be a 2016-2017 Philly Fellow

Are you a recent or soon-to-be college graduate looking for a way to jump start your nonprofit career? We've got a great opportunity for you. Philly Fellows offers year-long fellowships that connect top college graduates to dynamic nonprofit opportunities in the city of Philadelphia. All fellowships are full-time positions, and our 2016-2017 placements [...]

January 11th, 2016|Categories: Announcements & Staff Updates|