The following nonprofit organizations have contacted Leadership York in search of volunteer leaders who want to make a difference in their community. Please scroll through the list below and contact the nonprofit(s) that interests you. The contact person listed can provide you with additional information.
If you are a nonprofit organization and would like to advertise a board or volunteer placement opportunity on our page, please complete this request form.
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.
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 hope 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. For more information, please contact Jan Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org (717) 600-6102. 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.
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 email@example.com or (717) 739-6576 if interested.
The mission of the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) is to provide access to justice to an underserved population – vulnerable immigrants. 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. We also serve vulnerable immigrants in civil detention in Pennsylvania.
PIRC was founded in York County to help asylum seekers after the arrival of the Golden Venture. We 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 600-8099.
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 looking for an attorney to join our Board of Directors, but are also open to those with other backgrounds.
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.
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 the Central Pennsylvania region to serve on its board for a renewable 2 year term.
Potential board members should be familiar with and interested in community engagement, development, 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 email@example.com if interested.
Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania provides exceptional programs and services in 47 Pennsylvania counties. We 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
York City Dollars for Scholars, Inc. (YCDFS), an affiliate of Scholarship America, wants to grow its existing board. YCFS, Inc. has provided roughly $1 million in scholarships to over 1,000 York city students since its founding in 1996. The scholarships relieve some of the financial burden of attending educational and training programs following their high school graduation. While most dollars for scholars programs limit their activity to awarding scholarships, we also provide academic support initiatives to better help students transition to the college environment and further contribute to the retention of students within the first year of college.
If you wish to be part of a student-centered organization devoted to giving scholarships to York City youth, please contact Jazmin Simpson at email@example.com or 717-424-1094. Board meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
Jewish Family Services of York is seeking new members to serve on committees and our 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 experts in elder care, ensuring older adults lead safe, independent, engaging, and healthy lives. Our board 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.
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
The board meets the third Tuesday of the month at 5pm at Creative York, 10 North Beaver Street.
Interested persons should contact firstname.lastname@example.org. A board member job description can be provided to interested parties.
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 by paying for child care and by providing resources, training, and on-site technical assistance to early childhood education providers. By doing so, we help them improve their program to ensure every child is successful in school and in life. We serve approximately 24,000 children, families, and early childhood education programs each 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 email@example.com for more information.
House of Hope York PA’s mission is to provide a loving, Christ-centered environment that brings hope, healing, and restoration to hurting teenagers and their families. We provide individual/family counseling sessions, parenting education classes, mentoring and life skills in a 24 hour Christ-Centered Residential Setting. The girls also receive a formal education through our Hope Academy with a self-paced curriculum designed specifically to meet their performance levels.
House of Hope York PA is looking for new Board Members, with the greatest need being individuals with experience in Legal, Human Resources or Marketing. Please contact Jim Partridge at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 873-3663 if interested.
The York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee
Image of the annual York St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown York, PA.
The York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee is a volunteer-led effort to put on the York Saint Patrick's Day Parade. The parade is held annually on the Saturday before Saint Patrick's Day (except when March 17th falls on a Saturday, in which case the parade is held on the actual holiday).
The Parade Committee is seeking additional members to join the committee and assist with key tasks including fundraising and event planning (such as, but not limited to "There's Guinness In It" or "Half Way to St Patrick's Day").
Committee involvement includes the planning logistics, marketing, fundraising, volunteer coordination, and volunteering at actual events. An appreciation of Irish heritage is encouraged, but a sense of humor is the only official requirement!
Time commitment is generally one meeting a month and active involvement the day of the parade with the many tasks required to pull off a great parade.
For more information, please contact: Dan Reilly at: email@example.com or call: (717) 353-0778
Learn more at: http://www.yorksaintpatricksdayparade.org
The White Rose Senior Center
Pictured: White Rose Senior Center’s Board of Directors
The White Rose Senior Center Board of Directors in comprised of 11 board positions. We currently have two vacancies. Our By-laws state that at all times at least one-half of all the directors shall be at least sixty years of age and the Board shall use best efforts to ensure at least two directors are participants of the Center's activities and programs. Directors do not need to be residents of the geographic area of service, but must be interested in furthering the purposes of the corporation.
We are currently looking for two professionals who are under 60 years of age.
The current board is comprised of the following professions: retired business leaders, aging office staff, caseworker, an employed attorney, banker, insurance agent, and an interior decorator. We are looking for a person with fundraising ideas and interest in helping the older adults in our community.
The board meetings are held the first Thursday of each month from 8:30-9:30 generally. They are held at White Rose Senior Center, 27 S. Broad Street, York, PA 17403.
There are a few committees that meet occasionally. A primary role of the Board is to fundraise. The Center staff run many fundraising activities each month to support our program.
White Rose Senior Center is one of the largest senior centers in York County averaging approximately 120 people per day. We are a very diverse center and speak primarily English and Spanish. We are located in downtown York City at 27 S. Broad Street, York, PA 17403.
If you are interested, please contact: Lisa Krout at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: (717) 843-9704
Seeking Board Members
Community REACH is a nonprofit agency providing support to at-risk individuals who reside in the Dallastown, Eastern York, and Red Lion School Districts.
Our goal and objective is to provide a support system to aid individuals in finding a more secure life outside of poverty. Support comes in a variety of forms, which are tailored to meet the individuals needs and include a food pantry, financial assistance, educational/life skills, various children's programs and outer wear/blanket program.
Community REACH is currently seeking to expand their Board not only in size but also in talent. Primary qualification is a compassionate heart for those in need. Experience with marketing or fundraising would greatly benefit the organization.
Community REACH is also currently in need of volunteers (the life blood of our organization) to assist in supporting the 1,000 plus individuals we serve. Volunteers provide a variety of support services ranging from stocking pantry shelves to working with our clients. The primary qualification is a passion to serve those in need.