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Central Pennsylvania Congressional District Internship Association's mission is to provide qualified college students of Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District (“10th” effective as of January 2019, from the recent congressional redistricting) an opportunity to understand and take an active part in the democratic process of our Federal Government. The interns experience time in both the local and Washington D.C. offices of the sitting Congressional Representative for the 10th District. This Association is a 501(c)(3) entity that is separate and independent from any U.S. Congressional District Office. We select the interns and match them with this particular District. The interns gain a first-hand, unique experience by participating in the day to day operations of the legislative branch of federal government, regardless of the party affiliation of the sitting Representative.

The organization is seeking candidates to join our governing Executive Committee (approx. 15 people comprise the Committee). Preference is for financial, attorney, and fundraising backgrounds and skillsets (fits with eventual succession and strategic planning, but all candidates will be gladly considered). The organization is operated by an Executive Committee comprised of 15 or more people.

Time commitment is light to medium:

  • The Assoc. Committee meets every other month --odd months, second Wednesday, 3pm, usually 1.5 hrs per meeting, once in a while 2 hours, location base is primarily York, but does rotate to other locations.
  • If on a committee, those meetings held in the "off / even months.
  • An internship completion dinner/evening once per year, attended by the Congressional U.S. Representative and staff.
  • Strategic planning, if held, once a year, 3-4 hours.

For those interested in this Committee opportunity, direct contact can be made with Jim Chiaruttini, at 717-338-3523 or jimc@adamsec.coop, or Larissa Bailey, at 814-244-2437 or llb2389@gmail.com.

Updated: 7/18/18


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Sparrow Place’s mission is to provide adult female survivors of domestic sex trafficking safe residence while offering the Christ-centered, survivor guided, and trauma informed care necessary for restoration. We also advocate to increase awareness of human trafficking in an effort to expand solutions for survivors and victims. We are here to engage, educate, mobilize, support, and restore lives - one woman at a time. 

We are looking to open the first restorative home in York County for survivors of domestic sex trafficking and by doing so, provide an environment that not only fosters healing but also promotes the empowerment, growth, and development of each survivor.

Sparrow Place is currently seeking board and committee members. Please contact Jan Wilson info@sparrowplace.org (717) 600-6102  for more information.  ALL BOARD MEMBERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO CONDUCT THEMSELVES IN A MANNER THAT LINES UP WITH THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FOUND IN THE WORD OF GOD.

Updated: 7/18/18


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Susquehanna Valley Community Mental Health Services is a nonprofit mental health clinic with offices in York and Hanover. We specialize in treatment of trauma and addictions and aim to serve all who enter our doors, regardless of their ability to pay. We also provide services to survivors of human trafficking in collaboration with local branches of the YWCA.

SVCMHS is seeking board members, and anyone with an interest in mental health is welcome! We are especially
interested in recruiting board members with experience in finance, accounting, law, and marketing. Please contact Shari Kim skim@svcmhs.org or (717) 739-6576 if interested.

Updated: 7/18/18


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The mission of the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) is to provide access to justice to an underserved population – vulnerable immigrants – and PIRC achieves this mission through legal services, education, and advocacy. PIRC, founded in 1996, is the only service provider of free legal services to immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in south central Pennsylvania and to vulnerable immigrants in civil detention in Pennsylvania.

PIRC, founded in York County after the arrival of the Golden  Venture to help asylum seekers, expanded services in 2010 to provide legal services to immigrant survivors in south central PA. In 2017, PIRC broadened services to support the unity, safety, and stability of immigrant families in the York community.  PIRC helps immigrants overcome tremendous adversity and find their place of contribution in the community.

PIRC is seeking a Treasurer for the Board of Directors. The Treasurer will have financial knowledge of the organization, personal commitment to devote the time necessary to perform the responsibilities of Treasurer, and an understanding of financial accounting for nonprofit organizations.

The Treasurer will:
1. Serve as Chair of the Finance Committee.
2. Manage, with the Finance Committee, the Board’s review of, and action related to, the Board’s financial responsibilities.
3. Work with the Executive Director to ensure that appropriate financial reports are made available to the Board on a timely basis.
4. Assist the Executive Director in preparing the annual budget, and presenting the budget to the Board for approval.
5. Work with the Finance Committee and the Executive Director to develop Fiscal Policies for recommendation to the Board to ensure the financial integrity and sustainability of the organization.
6. Work with the Finance Committee and the Executive Director to develop long-term financial strategies.
7. Keep currently informed of legal, regulatory and sector developments relating to the Board’s financial responsibilities.

The Board meets eight to nine times per year, and the Finance Committee meets quarterly.

Interested applicants should contact Mary Studzenski at mstudzinski@pirclaw.org or (717) 600-8099.

Updated: 3/22/18


18 South Youth Ministries, which operates the 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, is searching for Christ-loving board members and volunteers. In particular, we are specifically looking for an attorney to join our board of directors, but are open to those with other backgrounds, as well.

Our ministry facilitates intensive relationship building opportunities between the mentors who volunteer their time and the 300 hurting teens who attend our programs each year. It is our extreme desire that each teen who walks through our front door would be guided down the best possible path for their future because of their interactions with our staff & volunteers.

We offering programing Monday through Friday during the school year, and on Thursday and Friday evenings throughout the summer. The board meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the youth center. If you are interested, please email info@18South.org or call 717-347-8416.

Updated: 3/2/2018


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JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D, an autoimmune disease that strikes both children and adults suddenly. It has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle. There is nothing you can do to prevent it. And, at present, there is no cure.

JDRF's mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.  The Central Pennsylvania Chapter covers 22 counties including York and seeks to grow its presence throughout the region.

JDRF's Central PA Chapter seeks committed, dynamic, and energized community and corporate leaders within Central Pennsylvania region to serve on its board for renewable 2 year term.

Potential board members should be familiar with and interested in community engagement, development and fundraising, and strategic planning.  Interested individuals should have time and interest to devote to being an active board member.  The board convenes for evening meetings five times throughout the year.

There are also opportunities for individuals to serve on committees if they are not yet ready to commit to serving on the board. Please contact Natasha Lewis at (717) 901-6489 or nclewis@jdrf.org if interested.

Updated: 2/22/18


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Re-Source York has been serving York since 2002.  We inspire our community by being socially and environmentally responsible.  Re-Source York operates two retail store where we sell donated building materials and home furnishings.  A portion of our proceeds are donated to Bell Socialization Service' family homeless shelter in York.  We also provide employment opportunities for adults with mental health illnesses. 

Re-Source York is seeking board members with experience in the following skill sets: Real Estate, Construction, Marketing & Advertising, Human Resources and Retail.  To learn more, please call or email Fred Cluck at (717) 495-2393 or fcluck@resourceyork.com.

Updated: 2/22/18


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Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania provides exceptional programs and services, in 47 Pennsylvania counties, to ensure that people with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

The York Easterseals office has open leadership opportunities for individuals to serve on a planning committee. Committee members are requested to attend monthly meetings and assist with the planning and successful implementation of the annual fundraising event.

This volunteer opportunity helps to provide vital services in the Central Pennsylvania area including therapeutic recreation services, camps, military children programs, and sign language interpreting services.
 
To learn more, please call or email Jessica Montour, Development Specialist at 717.741.3891 or jmontour@eastersealswcpenna.org.

Updated: 2/22/18


York City Dollars for Scholars, Inc. (YCDFS), an affiliate of Scholarship America, is endeavoring to grow its existing board. YCFS, Inc. has provided roughly $1 million in scholarships to over 1,000 York city students since it was founded in 1996. The scholarships assist students with some of the financial load that exists with attending education and training programs following high school. While most dollars for scholars programs limit their activity to awarding scholarships, we also provide academic support initiatives to better help student’s transition to the college environment and further contribute to the retention of students within the first year of college. of Directors

If you are seeking to be part of a student-centered organization devoted to giving scholarships to York City youth please contact Jazmin Simpson at jazminbsimpson@gmail.com or 717-424-1094.  Board meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm.

Updated: 2/22/18


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Jewish Family Services of York is seeking new members to serve on committees and the Board of Directors.

For over 29 years, JFS has been committed to addressing and meeting unmet and emerging needs of individuals, families, and caregivers, regardless of faith. We are the expert in elder care, ensuring older adults lead safe, independent, engaged, and healthy lives. Serve on a Board that has received national recognition for its excellence in programs and services.

JFS is a client centered, intergenerational focused, and impact driven organization, working to build a stronger, healthier, and more resilient York community. We are a leading provider of elder and guardianship support services in York. Wise Options addresses comprehensive elder and family needs. Staying Connected provides escorted, door-through-door transportation to older adults, Music & Memory provides music technology to those with physical and cognitive challenges and Project Manna provides supplemental safety net services.

For more information, please visit www.jfsyork.org or contact Joan K. Krechmer, Executive Director at jkrechmer@jfsyork.org or call 717-843-5011.

Updated: 2/22/18


Creative York, whose mission is to nurture creativity in our community, is seeking board members with experience in any of the following skill sets:

  • Finance / Accounting
  • HR
  • Marketing  (Organizational)

The board meets the third Tuesday of the month at 5pm at Creative York, 10 North Beaver Street. 

Interested persons should contact creativeyorkinpa@gmail.com.  A board member job description can be provided to interested parties. 

Updated: 2/22/18


Child Care Consultants (CCC), is seeking members for its Board of Directors. CCC is committed to helping children, families, and early childhood education programs be successful. We support low income working families in paying for child care and provide resources, training, and on-site technical assistance to early childhood education providers to help them improve their program to ensure that every child is successful in school and life.  We serve approximately 24,000 children, families, and early childhood education programs a year in Adams, Centre, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Tioga, Union, and York counties. In York County we serve 250 providers and 9,500 children annually. We are a United Way of York County partner agency..

Please contact Christy Renjilian, Executive Director at 717-771-8560 or crenjilian@childcareconsultants.org for more information.

Updated: 2/22/18