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    Programs that identify individuals who have chosen to work on a full or part-time basis without remuneration in one of the human service fields and which systematically evaluate the skills, talents and personalities of recruited volunteers and match them with human service agencies that need voluntary support.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AmeriCorpsRecruits and trains individuals to serve in two volunteer programs, requiring 1 to 2 years service. AmeriCorps VISTA members live and serve in communities throughout the US helping others to improve the conditions of their lives through employment training, literacy programs, housing assistance, health education, and neighborhood revitalization. AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a 10-month, full-time, residential program for men and women age 18-24 whose focus is on improving the environment. Members also receive disaster relief training.1201 New York Ave NW, Washington DC (AmeriCorps)Corporation for National Service
    AmeriCorpsAmeriCorps is made up of three programs: AmeriCorps State and National is for individuals, 17 and older, who are looking to gain new skills and earn money for college; AmeriCorps VISTA is for individuals, 18 and older, who have some skills and want to address poverty and help low-income communities; and the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is for individuals who are age 18-24 and want to do hands-on work like clearing trails, disaster relief or construction.AmeriCorpsCorporation for National and Community Service
    Centre County Human Services - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program - Nexus Pen Pal ProgramNexus is an intergenerational program which brings adults and grade school students together to share experiencesCentreCentre County Human Services - Retired and Senior Volunteer ProgramCentre County Human Services
    Centre County Human Services - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program - Volunteer ConnectionRSVP of Centre County has been connecting active adult volunteers, 55 and better, with volunteer opportunities at 130 non-profit agencies throughout Centre County since 1985.CentreCentre County Human Services - Retired and Senior Volunteer ProgramCentre County Human Services
    Centre Helps- Volunteer Placementvolunteer placement referrals in Centre CountyCentreCentre Helps Volunteer Services ProgramCentre Helps
    Community Action - Main Office - Senior Core/RSVPVolunteers choose activities relating to their skills, interests, and time availability. Volunteers mentor children, conduct environmental tests, perform clerical duties, assist the elderly, tutor adults, and much more.JeffersonCommunity Action - Main OfficeCommunity Action
    Corporation for National and Community Service - Philadelphia OfficeOversees America's service and volunteering programs including AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps VISTA, AmeriCorps NCCC, Senior Corps, and other domestic volunteering programs.Corporation for National and Community ServiceCorporation for National and Community Service
    Food and Clothing Pantry - St. Francis Commons ScrantonSt. Francis Commons provides the Client Choice food pantry, a Clothing House, and distribution of personal care items as they are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm.LackawannaCatholic Social Services - Scranton Penn Avenue OfficeCatholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
    Jewish Federation Greater Pittsburgh Volunteer CenterClearing house for volunteers and agencies, and will make the perfect "match" between a volunteer and an agency that needs help. AlleghenyJewish Federation of Greater PittsburghJewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
    Junior League of the Lehigh ValleyAn organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. NorthamptonJunior League of the Lehigh ValleyJunior League of the Lehigh Valley
    Leadership Lehigh ValleyA regional program designed to develop future leaders for the Lehigh Valley. NorthamptonLeadership Lehigh ValleyLeadership Lehigh Valley
    Leadership York, Community Leadership ProgramsBoard Development-Training for non-profit agency executive directors and their governing board of directors. Executive Connections-A community education course for CEOs, vice presidents, and managers who are new to the area or new to their leadership role and looking to expand their connection to the community. The program connects participants with York County’s key leaders, services, and culture. We offer discounted rates for spouses/partners. Runs March through May (five sessions). Future Leaders of York- High school sophomores and juniors learn to become lifelong, responsible, active participants in their hometown community. Runs September through May. Leadership for Diverse Schools- Designed for educators and staff. Educators learn to interact more effectively with diverse populations of students, parents, and colleagues. Leadership Training Program-A nine-month, experiential course on York County history and community issues. Participants fine-tune their leadership skills, enhance their knowledge, and receive guidance in choosing and applying for a board, elected, or appointed position. Provides access to additional opportunities for partnerships and new business relationships. Runs September through May. Mentorship York- Consider this program when you are at a critical point in your career and recognize the value of working with an established leader. A program that matches emerging leaders one-on-one with other, seasoned community leaders.YorkLeadership YorkLeadership York
    Learn and ServeProvides models and resources for teachers, integrating service into classrooms from kindergarten through college.1201 New York Ave NW, Washington DC (Learn and Serve)Corporation for National Service
    Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging - Lebanon County Senior Community Centers/Volunteer Coordination/Prime Time HealthSenior community centers provide activities, bus trips, meals to promote health and socialization for seniors of Lebanon County. Coordinate volunteer opportunities to assist with meals on wheels delivery, at the senior centers, lead exercise groups, assist with completing property tax and rent rebate forms. Prime Time Health provides programs to encourage seniors to live healthy lifestyles. Senior centers are located in Annville, Lebanon, Myerstown, Northern Lebanon, and PalmyraLebanonLebanon County Area Agency on AgingLebanon County Area Agency on Aging
    Literacy CenterProgram includes: - Adult Basic Education including help with reading and mathematics - English as a Second Language Instruction - GED Instruction - Health Literacy Instruction - Computer Literacy Instruction - Free children's Book Distribution - Volunteer Opportunities - Volunteer Training and Workshops LehighLiteracy CenterLiteracy Center
    Love INCA ministry that connects churches with the needs of the community. Some examples of the volunteer services provided are personal care, friendly visits, transportation, homemaking assistance, home maintenance, budget guidance, respite care, and tutoring/mentoring. Financial aid not available. Administers the Homes of Hope Transitional Housing Program in Lancaster County.LancasterLove INC of Lancaster CountyLove In the Name of Christ Lancaster County
    Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation - Volunteer Recruitment/PlacementRecruits and places volunteers for various services within the organizationMifflinMifflin-Juniata Regional Services CorporationMifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation
    PennSERVEPromoting volunteerism and community service throughout Pennsylvania. DauphinPennSERVEPennSERVE
    Points Of Light Institute - Volunteer OpportunitiesConnects individuals and groups to local volunteer opportunities that match their interests and skills. Points Of Light InstitutePoints Of Light Institute
    Senior CorpsRecruits and trains seniors for volunteer opportunities, including Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.1201 New York Ave NW, Washington DC (Senior Corps)Corporation for National Service
    Senior Corps RSVPMatches adults, age 55 and older, with volunteer opportunities that suit their skills, interest and availability. For information about volunteer opportunities in the community, contact the RSVP main office. Trained Benefits Ambassadors are available to perform a personal benefits checkup to determine if an individual is eligible for benefits that they are not receiving. This can be done by phone, at senior centers or at home.NorthamptonSenior Corps RSVPShareCare Faith in Action
    Senior Corps Volunteer ProgramsSenior Corps is made up of three programs: RSVP, the Foster Grandparent Program, and the Senior Companion Program. RSVP helps connect older adults, age 55 and over, with volunteer opportunities in their communities. The Foster Grandparent Program connects volunteers age 55 and over with children and young people with exceptional needs. The Senior Companion Program brings together volunteers age 55 and over with adults in their community who have difficulty with the simple tasks of day-to-day living or experience social isolation. Senior CorpsCorporation for National and Community Service
    Stepping Stones for Life Volunteer TrainingTrains volunteers for the various needs within the organization.BlairStepping Stones for Life Equine Assisted Learning Life Skills and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy ProgramStepping Stones for Life
    United Way of Bedford County Volunteer Recruitment and PlacementIdentifies individuals who have chosen to work on a full or part time basis without remuneration in one of the human service fiedls and which systematically evaluate the skills, talents and personalties of recruited volunteers and match them with human service agencies that need voluntary support.BedfordUnited Way of Bedford CountyUnited Way of Bedford County
    United Way of Berks County - Volunteer CenterConnect volunteers to volunteer opportunities - Administers the Volunteer and Community Involvement Holiday Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listingsBerksUnited Way of Berks CountyUnited Way of Berks County
    United Way Volunteer CenterServes as a clearinghouse of information on volunteerism in Lancaster County. Provides the following services: - Administers Get Connected, a web-based volunteer matching application for individuals, nonprofit agencies and corporations - Administers Corporate Volunteer Network - Recruits volunteers for non-profit agencies - Publishes bi-weekly newspaper column advocating volunteerism - Promotes volunteer recognition - Publishes directories listing volunteer opportunities - Provides volunteer management assistance for agencies - Administers the Student Volunteer Program which recruits and refers students to summer opportunities - Recruits volunteers for educational entities, e.g. Service Learning, Book Challenge, H.O.S.T.S., etc. - Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities - Serves as link to national organizations addressing volunteerism - Administers the Holiday Giving Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listings Day of Caring 2017 with be held September 8th and 9th LancasterUnited Way of Lancaster CountyUnited Way of Lancaster County
    Volunteer Center of the Lehigh ValleyMatches individuals and groups with volunteer opportunities in the Lehigh Valley. Member agencies may access assistance in recruitment, placement, recognition, and training. Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities. Customized workshops and consulting services are available to facilitate the implementation of a volunteer program or to enhance an existing program. Fees vary based on the nature/duration of the project. Donation Connection-Program that matches member agencies to obtain non-monetary items. See website to view needed items and contacts by agency. Administers Holiday Hope Chests which allows anyone in the community to fill a shoe box with age/gender appropriate items that are then distributed to non-profit agencies in the Lehigh Valley (exclusively) serving children, click here for information Encourage donations for dress down days in companies--proceeds go to Puerto Rican evacuees Recruit and mobilizes volunteers NorthamptonVolunteer Center of the Lehigh ValleyVolunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley
    Volunteer Center, United Way of York CountyPromotes volunteerism by serving as a catalyst for addressing community needs through education, recruitment and referral of volunteer resources to nonprofit agencies and organizations located throughout York County. "Get Connected" is a searchable online database of local volunteer opportunities, agencies, and needs of those agencies. Promotes special events throughout the year such as, Martin Luther King Day, Global Youth Service Day, Day of Action, Day of Play and National Night Out YorkUnited Way of York CountyUnited Way of York County
    Volunteer Opportunities In Community Endeavors (VOICE) - Volunteer Recruitment and DevelopmentV.O.I.C.E. is a coalition of local agencies whose mission is to strengthen, develop and promote the role of volunteerism in meeting community needs.UnionVolunteer Opportunities In Community Endeavors (VOICE)Volunteer Opportunities In Community Endeavors (VOICE)
    Volunteer Opportunities - Pocono Mountains United WayOnline volunteer clearinghouse for Monroe County.MonroeCommunity OutreachPocono Mountains United Way

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