Civic Organizations

AmeriCorps Seniors provide grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 55 and better in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers. The AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP aims to "Improve lives, strengthen communities and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering." With AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP, you choose how, when and where you want to serve. Share your skills or develop new ones. 88% of volunteers who felt a lack of companionship reported fewer feelings of isolation. Contact: Clinton County- (570) 300-5101, Lycoming County- (570) 300-5071, Union-Snyder Counties- (570) 300-5061.

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The CommUnity Zone believes in creating a place where all members of the community and organizations that serve them share ideas, talents and resources that contribute to vibrant, caring and connected communities.

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The Foster Grandparent Program of Central PA is for individuals aged 55 and older who enjoy working with children and are interested in giving back to their community by serving as a tutor and mentor.

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Rotary is an organization which promotes the ideal of service to benefit community locally and people internationally: 1.2 million Rotarians striving to do good in the world with the motto "Service Above Self."

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SHARE or Shared Housing and Resource Exchange provides an affordable housing option for Union, Snyder and Northumberland Counties. This is a flexible housing model for homeowners or renters needing additional income or support and home seekers needing housing. Matches between homeowners and home seekers are made based on interests, preferences and likes/dislikes. Anyone over 18 years of age is eligible to apply. When a match is made, one of the parties must be over 60 years of age. References and background checks are completed on all applicants. For more information, contact us at 570.524.2100 ext. 1013.

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SUN Prevent Excess Through Sterilization is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to reducing the number of unwanted dogs and cats in Snyder, Union and Northumberland counties through spay/neuter programs.

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