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News for Partnering CBOs

Greetings to SOURCE's partnering CBOs!

Information contained on this page is for current SOURCE partnering CBOs only. If you are not a partnering CBO, please learn more about applying to become a partner.

Complete Your Annual "Opportunities Checklist" Form Online!

All SOURCE partnering community-based organizations will receive our big summer mailing which includes: 2017-2018 Opportunities Guidebook, Opportunities Checklist and an invitation to our annual SOURCE Community Involvement Fair. Please review the 2017-2018 Opportunities Guidebook to learn about the various programs, services and courses that SOURCE supports. Then, complete an opportunities checklist to indicate which of these are of interest to your CBO. Click here to complete the Opportunities Checklist online!

Register for the 2017 SOURCE Community Involvement Fair
SOURCE’s annual Community Involvement Fair will be held on Thurs, September 14, 2017. All SOURCE community partners are invited to register for the fair. This is one of our most successful volunteer recruitment events of the year, so you do not want to miss out. Complete the fair registration from here.  

Submit a Project Proposal for the Baltimore Community Practicum (BCP) Course to Recruit a 16 Week Public Health Intern – Due Mon, Aug 21st  
Is your organization interested in having a Johns Hopkins Public Health graduate student intern for 16 weeks (late Oct through late Dec 2017, mid-January through mid-March 2018)? Do you have a project that could use the skills of a public health student? Students in the Baltimore Community Practicum (BCP) course work 4 hours per week over the 16 week class (some students may be able to work 8 hours per week) with a partnering non-profit. Students complete a weekly seminar course (Tuesdays from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm), led by SOURCE Director Mindi Levin. The BCP course is SOURCE’s flagship course, and is a great way to recruit and retain a student to work on a specific project at your organization. More information about the BCP course can be found here, including directions for submitting your proposal online through the Practicum Opportunities Site (POS) – featuring screenshots and a step-by-step guide. Projects must be submitted online by Mon, August 21st. A dedicated preceptor must agree to guide the student intern, evaluate the student’s efforts, and meet regularly with the student to track appropriate progress. Students will apply to the course, and preceptors will have the opportunity to interview and rank the top candidates to work on the projects. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity! See the attached information (BCP-Preceptor-Info-2017-2018.pdf, including a guide to use the online POS system). All projects must be submitted by DATE in the POS system, located at:  New preceptors will need to first complete “Preceptor Registration” when arriving at the site! Questions? Contact Mindi Levin, SOURCE Director ( or 410-955-3880.

Provide an MPH Practicum Opportunity for a Student at Your CBO

Do you have a scholarly project that can be completed by a Public Health Practicum student?

A practicum is an opportunity for graduate-level public health students at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) to apply public health competencies in a real-world setting.  The practicum, a graduation requirement, aims for student to develop skills/competencies and demonstrate the application of these through a practice experience relevant to the student’s areas of interest.

All Masters in Public Health students are required to complete 100 hours of a project that fulfills the following criteria:


If you have an extensive project that fits within this criteria, this would be an excellent opportunity for you to have a significant project accomplished. There is no due date for this, however, we highly recommend that you submit your proposals earlier in the academic year to maximize your potential to recruit a student for the project.

To review the extensive overview, take a look at the SOURCE Preceptor Information for the MPH Practicum. Additionally, SOURCE created a step-by-step guide on how to submit the proposal through our online system.  If you have any questions about this opportunity or ideas about a project you’d like to talk through, please reach out to Kristen Wright at or 410-955-3880.