January 29, 2013 in Volunteer Opportunities
The Non Profit community depends on volunteers for many reasons including skill, knowledge and expertise; connections, insights, and great ideas! If you can add any of these things to a local organization, please get involved to make the Capital Region a better place! As our non profit, service, and arts communities thrive, the multiplier effect raises the quality of life for all residents!
BARAK is currently accepting nominations for new members of its Board of Directors. The board meets the first Monday of each month from 5:30-7:00. Nominations should be provided to Wendall Murray, CEO, email@example.com or 717-695-9466.
The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank needs volunteers to help solve the problem of hunger in America… Become a Hunger Study Volunteer! Travel in a group to different sites around Central PA from May 2013 through August 2013 and interview clients and collect data. You can pick how many hours you want to sign up for! For more information, contact Matt Hess or Sarah McCree at 564-1700, or sign up via the webpage www.centralpafoodbank.org/volunteer
The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is looking for people with Human Resources expertise to serve on their Human Resources committee. This committee provides input to the Food Bank on policies, compensation, staff development and benefits. The Food Bank staff is responsible for implementation, but needs help in establishing strategies and having proper review and oversight as part of its governance. Meetings would be quarterly, one-two hours each time. Contact Susan Steadman (Class of ’13) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-3197.
Harrisburg Police Athletic League builds trust and enhance relationships between law enforcement, residents especially the youth in the neighborhoods they share in order to prevent crime and improve community safety. PAL currently has several open seats on its board of directors and is actively seeking a treasurer. For more information, contact Patrol Officer Jennie Jenkins at email@example.com or call 717-315-4016.
The Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation is looking for energetic volunteers to assist with planning of their 2013 fundraising events. For more information on the organization please visit www.childrenscancerrecovery.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Literacy Corporation is gearing up for the expansion of the 100 Men Reading Day, now the 500 Men Reading Week February 25 through March 2. Please go to: www.superreader.org to register online. Even if you have participated before, please register again. This is a new system.
The Friends of the State Museum is seeking board members to enhance the work of the Friends and who demonstrate a commitment to the advancement of the State Museum as an educational and entertainment resource to the community Please contact Joan Prescott at email@example.com for more information.
The Nativity School of Harrisburg is accepting nominations to its Board of Directors. The Nativity School is a private, non-denominational middle school for inner city boys helping them break the cycle of poverty and cultivate character and determination. Since 2001, 100 graduates have gone on to attend local private and public schools from The Nativity School. The Board of Directors meets once a month. If you are interested in learning more about the nomination process, please contact Sherri Phillips, a graduate from LHA’s Inaugural Class of 1987, at firstname.lastname@example.org.