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Do you have an volunteer opportunity you'd like to share with Leadership Lorain County?

Board Service Opportunites

Are you currently seeking a new Board Member(s)?  We are happy to post your information making it available to our over 1,100 Alumni and our Community Partners.

Fill out the Community Board Member form HERE and submit it to llc@leadershiploraincounty.com. Information is posted to our website 3-5 business days after submission. 

If you have any questions please call the Leadership office at 440-281-8556 and we will be happy to help you.

Organization Name

Voices for Children - Lorain County CASA Program - Lorain County Domestic Relations Court

Mission

Our mission at Voices for Children, a Lorain County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA/GAL), is to speak for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children who are involved in the Lorain County Juvenile Court System.Based on the belief that every child deserves a safe, permanent and nurturing home, Voices for Children works in the Court system with trained volunteers within our community in collaboration with key agencies, legal counsel, children services, etc, to serve as the child's advocate and represent the child in the Juvenile Court System..

Contact Information

Name: Timothy W. Green

Position: Program Director

Address: Lorain County Justice Center   225 Court St. 2nd floor   Elyria   OH   44035

Phone: 440-329-5556

Email: timgreen@vfclc.org

 

Organization is Seeking

Voices for Children is currently seeking individuals to serve on our talented Board of Trustees. Although we are always seeking members of varied talents, our immediate needs are for professionals knowledgeable in Grant Writing, Fund Raising, Marketing, and IT fields.

Responsibilities of Board Member

Our Board is expected to support the Voices for Children Program by aiding in fund raising, speaking engagements, marketing, grant writing and other additional items as needed.

Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

The VFC Board meets on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings are from 6 pm to 7 pm and are located in the Lorain County Administration Building located at 226 Middle Avenue, Elyria, in the Law Library Conference Room on the first floor.

view the Voices for Children website here

Interested in becoming a volunteer?

Download the Volunteer Training Information flyer 

 

 

Organization Name

Goodwill Industries of Lorain County

Mission

Helping people with disabilities and other barriers to employment become more productive and independent community citizens through a process of education, training, and work services.

Contact Information

Name: Craig T. Grugel

Position: President and CEO

Address: 145 Keep Court     Elyria     OH     44035

Phone: 440-244-3174

Email: cgrugel@gwlco.org

 

Organization is Seeking

Goodwill of Lorain County is currently seeking community minded professionals to serve on our talented Board of Trustees. Although we are always seeking members of varied talents, our immediate needs are for professionals from the Education, Human Resource, Marketing, and IT fields.

Responsibilities of Board Member

Our Board assists in establishing governing policy, participates in long range planning, monitors the Agencies financial results and strengths, while being strongly committed to our Mission and Goals. Our members are public ambassadors of the Goodwill Mission in their daily lives.

Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

The Board meets monthly (except November and May) on the last Monday of each month. Meetings typically begin at noon. Meetings are held at the Goodwill offices at 145 Keep Court, Elyria. Committee meetings are held on the same dates, usually directly before or directly after Full Board sessions.

 

view the Goodwill Industries of Lorain County website here

 

 

Organization Name

American Red Cross - Lake Erie/Heartland Chapter

Mission

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​

Contact Information

Name: Laura Kiefer

Position: Executive Director

Address: 244 West South Street     Wooster     Ohio     44691

Phone: 330-264-9383

Email: Lara.Kiefer@redcross.org

 

Organization is Seeking

The American Red Cross Lake Erie/Heartland Chapter is seeking professional(s) from Lorain, Erie, and Huron counties to join their Board of Directors. Interested parties should be prepared to help build community awareness of chapter activities and relevance in Lorain, Erie and Huron Counties and provide oversight of total chapter and regional group performance. Members assisit with establishing chapter strategic and business plans in alignment with regional strategies, including fundraising activities.

Responsibilities of Board Member

To view or print Chapter Board Expectations click HERE. Please contact Lara L. Kiefer, Executive Director, with any questions regarding expectations.

Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

The Board meets in-person 6 times per year (rotating between the Elyria and Sandusky offices) with conference call meetings held during off months.

Board members hold three-year terms.

 

If you have any questions regarding terms or are interested in joining the American Red Cross - Lake Erie/Heartland Chapter please contact Executive Director Laura L. Kiefer, Lara.Kiefer@redcross.org or by calling 330-264-9383, or Board Chair Jeremy Jones, Jeremy_jones@pepperidgefarm.com or by calling 419-933-2611.

 

 

Organization Name

FAVA - Firelands Association for the Visual Arts

Mission

Changing lives through the visual arts.

Contact Information

Name: Kathleen Jackson

Position: Executive Director

Address: 39 South Main Street     Oberlin     Ohio     44074

Phone: 440-774-7158

Email: favaoberlin@gmail.com

 

Organization is Seeking

FAVA is seeking new Board Members with knowledge in the fields of Marketing, Fundraising, Development, Legal/Governance, and Finance.

Responsibilities of Board Member

Board Members should actively support the role that FAVA plays in the community, including supporting FAVA's Mission, fundraising efforts, actively participate in at least one committee, and provide a financial contribution that is significant to them.

Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 4:00 pm. except for December and July. Committee meetings will vary depending on need, and Exhibition Committees meet twice a year.

 

If you have any questions regarding terms or are interested in part of FAVA's Board of Directors please contact Kathleen Jackson at favaoberlin@gmail.com or by phone at 440-774-7158

Organization Name

Child Care Resource Center

Mission

The CCRC is your "one-stop shop" in North Central Ohio working to educate and impact the quality of child care by:

  • Helping families make informed child care choices
  • Recruiting, training and supporting child care professionals
  • Leading, advocating and collaborating at the local, state, and national level
  • Collecting and disseminating data to inform decision makers

Contact Information

Name: Jennifer Dodge

Position: Executive Director

Address: 5350 Oberlin Ave.      Lorain     OH     44053

Phone: 440-242-0413 ext. 231

Email: edirector@ccrcinc.com

 

Organization is Seeking

The CCRC is seeking professional(s) to join their talented and diverse Board of Directors. CCRC is looking to add individuals with a strong business background, expertise in finance and/or fund development.

 

Responsibilities of Board Member

Please visit the Child Care Resource Center's website HERE to view the Statement of Expectations for Board Members.

Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

There are 6 Board of Director Meetings Annually with committee meetings occurring in between full Board meetings.

Please visit the Child Care Resource Center's website HERE to view the complete 2018 Schedule of meetings and locations.

 

If you are considering the CCRC Board as a way to give back to your community, please feel free to call Jennifer Dodge, Executive Director, at 440-242-0413 ext. 231 with any questions. She is also willing to meet for coffee to discuss this opportunity.

 

You can access the CCRC's Board of Director Candidate Application by visiting their website HERE.

Leadership Lorain County has several events through out the year and is always looking for interested alum and community partners.

If you are interested in joining LLC at an event please SIGN UP and be sure to list the events you are interested in participating in!

Some of the possibilities are:

Road Rally - Drivers and Scorers will be needed

Golf Outing

Intern Networking & Interview Event

Difference Makers Gala

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