Volunteer Opportunities @ NPCA

North Penn Civic Association has multiple opportunities for volunteering.

a.  Grounds Keeping – one or two hours once a week helping to keep the park area clean and free from debris.

b.  House Keeping – one or two hours once a week helping to keep the community building and offices clean.

c.  Administrative Support – one or two hours once a week providing data entry services, filing forms, answering telephones, meet and greet visitors, etc..

d.  Program Support – one or two hours once a week providing assistance for various programs being conducted such as re-arranging furniture; setting up displays; video taping audience; etc..

e.  Distribution Services – one or two hours once a week distributing literature such as flyers, posters, newsletters, etc.  to various business locations; door to door residential; outlet promotional tables, etc..

Individuals wishing to become a volunteer with North Penn Civic Association may do so by contacting the NPCA offices at 215-227-3622 for an interview, orientation, and registration.  NPCA accepts Adjudicated individuals under court order for community service; High School students required for credits with community service; residents and interested individuals wishing to volunteer, etc..  All volunteer services performed at North Penn Civic Association is on a non paid basis.  All volunteer services performed are in-kind services.  A stipend is made possible depending upon the program selected.  Volunteers may work weekday and/or weekends.  Call Irvin B. Shannon, NPCA Activities Coordinator for an interview.  Email: hvcorder@hotmail.com


North Penn Civic Association Community Center now has the following available for interested and/or eligible individuals.  Monday GED Classes – 10a.m. until 12p.m.  Tuesday Computer Classes 10a.m. until 12p.m. / 11a.m. until 1p.m. / 2p.m. until 4p.m.  Wednesday GED Classes – 10a.m. until 12p.m. Thursday Computer Classes 10a.m. until 12p.m.

Friday Grant Writing Classes – 10a.m. until 12p.m.

To inquire about any of these and/or other classes at NPCA call 215-227-3622 or email: npcaphilly@hotmail.com


Hi!  Welcome to the North Penn Civic Association’s new website.  Thanks for being here.  Just to let you know that our organization is located at Chalmers Park, 2800 North 29th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19132 and you can reach us via telephone at: 215-227-3622 or email at: npcaphilly@hotmail.com.  My name is John E. Brickhouse III, the President of NPCA and our doors are open for all  who wish to visit us.  I maintain an open door policy at our community center and for more than 35 years we have been serving the people.  As you will come to find out as you get to know us, our programs, and our activities here at Chalmers Park, you find that we are a resource center for civic engagement and more than 500,000 people enjoy our small 12 acre area every year with athletic events, educational activities, and cultural events.  So we welcome you with open arms.