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- Recurring OpportunitiesSafeNet is seeking volunteers who enjoy working outdoors, mowing, trimming weeding, raking, etc. Come alone or as a group, one time or ongoing. We prefer Monday through Friday 9am -2pm however, we can accommodate some evenings and weekends. email Sandi at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to discuss opportunities 🤗
- Board Member OpeningsBecome a Member of GECAC's Board of Directors In order to reduce poverty in Erie County, GECAC works to better focus available local, state, federal, and private resources to assist low-income individuals and families to acquire useful skills and knowledge, to gain access to new opportunities, and achieve economic self-sufficiency. The Nominating Committee is always recruiting new board members who can offer the key skills needed to manage and grow the organization. Some areas of expertise they are recruiting for include: Advocacy Communication Community Needs Assessments Economic Development Financial Planning and Control Fundraising Governance Human Resources Information Technology Legal Organizational Capacity Program Planning and Evaluation Public Policy/Legislation Strategic Planning Application https://www.gecac.org/uploads/board-of-directors/boardapplication-4.19.23.pdf Responsibilities As the highest volunteer leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the Board of Directors is responsible for: determining the mission and purposes of GECAC selecting and evaluating the performance of the CEO strategic and organizational planning ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management fundraising and resource development approving and monitoring GECAC's programs and services enhancing GECAC's public image assessing its own performance as the governing body of GECAC Structure GECAC's fifteen-member Board of Directors has a tripartite structure, a requirement for all Community Action Agencies nationwide. One-third represent the low-income population in Erie County One-third are elected public officials or their representatives One-third are from the private sector, which includes representatives of business, industry, labor, and other major groups and interests in the community Meeting Dates Board meetings occur on the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 PM. Meetings are open to the public and held at GECAC's headquarters at 18 West 9th Street, Erie, PA 16501. Meetings are also held virtually through the Zoom platform. Additional board meetings may be held at the Chairperson's discretion. January 17 (virtual) February 21 (virtual) March 21 (in-person) April 18 (virtual) May 16 (virtual) June 20 (in-person) July 18 (virtual) August 15 (virtual) September 19 (in-person) October 17 (virtual) November 21 (virtual) December 19 (in-person) Contact Homer Smith, Nominating Committee Chair email@example.com
- Recurring OpportunitiesNorth Star Mentoring of Erie County Independent Living Program helps young people with a history of foster care and/or out of home placement to make permanent connections with positive adult role models. About Us: Just by being surrounded by caring adults, young people are able to thrive in all areas of their lives. North Star Mentoring of Erie County Independent Living Program recognizes that a caring adult who spends just a few hours a month with a youth makes a difference in that youth’s daily life. Learn More about becoming a Mentor at www.northstarmentoring.org The Erie County Independent Living Program is a contractual and collaborative arrangement between Family Services of NW PA, Bethesda Lutheran Services, and the Erie County Office of Children and Youth (OCY). OCY contracts with both Family Services of NW PA and Bethesda to provide jointly the direct services of the Erie County Independent Living Program (ECILP) to youth aged 14-23.
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