Dreamwrights Center for Community Arts was founded in 1997 by a group of friends and families, DreamWrights has grown tremendously through the years in its size and scope, making it one of the most popular places in York for people of all ages to come together to create and grow in a positive and inclusive environment.

Dreamwrights Board Development Committee (BDC) seeks individuals interested in being considered for the Board of Directors. Potential candidates will meet with a member of the BDC to discuss and review general responsibilities and expectations. Candidates are elected into office by the Board in December and will serve a two-year term beginning in January 2018. Particular skill areas needed: graphic design, fundraising, event planning, volunteer management. Please contact Jason Sabol, BDC Chair, at Jason.sabol.21@gmail.com.



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.



House of Hope York PA is looking for new Board Members and also a Volunteer Coordinator.

 HOHYP'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.

If interested, please contact Barbie K. Matthie, at BMATTHIE@ekmcconkey.com.



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 Wednesday 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.



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



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. 



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.



Repairer of the Breach Ministries of York seeks board members with diverse backgrounds and professional expertise in fundraising, grant writing, event planning marketing and finance. Candidates should exhibit a strong faith and share the vision and mission of Repairer of the Breach Ministries of York. This ministry, founded in 2011, feeds needy families through our Thanksgiving Food Drive in the city of York, PA. Candidates should also be aware that our vision includes opening transitional housing for the needy. We meet once a month.

If you are interested in helping a charitable organization grow, please contact President and Founder Benita Holloman at rotbyork@gmail.com.



Special Olympics Pennsylvania provides year round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. 

The York County program has a strong volunteer management team who organizes and oversees all local activities including sports training and competition, fund raising, etc.  to support approximately 350 athletes.  To learn more about the York County Special Olympics program, please visit their website at http://www.specialolympicsyorkcounty.org.

The program is looking for individuals to serve as manager and assistant manager of the program with a minimum commitment of 2 years for the manager position and 4 years for the assistant manager position. (2 years as Asst. Manager to train and mentor to elevate to the Manager position for 2 years)

If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please contact Penny Coup, Sr. Director of Local Program Development at 1-800-235-9058, Ext 247 or email at pcoup@specialolympicspa.org