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If you are interested in volunteering for a not-for-profit that has meaningful impact in your community, consider volunteering at Turning Point Bath.

The Arc of Steuben’s 23rd Arc Star Golf Classic raised more than $28,000 for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The annual tournament was held on Friday, June 1, at the Bath Country Club and included more than 34 golf teams.

Pathways, Inc. employee, Corrin Pavlick has been recognized as Employee of the Second Quarter for her exceptional service to the organization, and excellence in providing quality care for the individuals in the Corning Day Habilitation program. 

Public Health needs your help!  We are seeking input on health in the community.  By giving answers to this Community Health Assessment, you can help guide what health topics most need our focus for the next several years - and have a chance to WIN a $500 gift card!

The Institute for Human Services, Inc. is hiring a Coordinator of Communications and Member Services to assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of organization communications, outreach activities, events, and key membership services.

There are new hours for the summer at Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler!

Read the latest issue of Ounce of Prevention from Steuben Prevention Coalition!

The Arc of Steuben will host its eighth Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 21st at the agency’s Industrial Park campus, One Arc Way.

Read the latest In the Know newsletter from Steuben Council on Addictions!

Read the June 2018 edition of our STTAC newsletter, “A Closer Look”!

Catholic Charities of Steuben seeks a Process Facilitator/Consultant to help refine an intake process to meet the needs of a more robust data collection and reporting process for Turning Point.

Pro Action’s Employment and Training Department has a full time opening for an Employment Development Specialist.

Groups working to address the causes of poverty in Chemung, Schuyler and Tioga Counties (New York) are invited to apply for a Catholic Campaign for Human Development Small Grant. 

Read the latest issue of Wellness Matters from Steuben County Public Health!

Melissa Graves has been named the Controller at the Arc of Steuben. 

Read the latest news from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County!

We're pleased to announce our 2018 Award Winners! Awards will be given at our 23rd Tribute to Women luncheon on June 6th at Elmira College.

William Moore, a bus driver for Steuben Area Rides, was named The Arc of Steuben’s Associate of the Month for May.

The 12th annual edition of the Southern Tier Outdoor Show will take place on October 13 and 14 in Bath! 

Take a peek at Pro Action's 2017 Annual Report!

On May 8, 2018, at the annual Resource Parent Appreciation Dinner the Pathways, Inc. Therapeutic Foster Care Program awarded The Nichols Award, also known as the Resource Parent of the Year Award, to Phyllis McGee-Fields and her mother, Verlene McGee of Elmira, NY.

Shanna Gardner has been named the Chief Financial Officer at The Arc of Steuben. As Anita Maroscher works towards retirement, Gardner has been taking over the duties in her preparation to assume the position in July.  

Despite the 80-degree forecast for Richmond, VA on Thursday, May 17, a cold front will pass through downtown just in time for the Altria Group shareholders annual meeting. The icy blast, expected to storm through the area around the Richmond Convention Center, will include 60 youth from Reality Check New York and No Limits Nebraska carrying snowmen puppets and ice cube shaped balloons.

We are getting so crafty at the Dormann Library this May!

Read the spring newsletter from CIDS and learn about their soon-to-be new location!

Thank you all for your donations to the Stephanie Bates Memorial Book Drive, put on through the month of April.

The Steuben County 4-H Clothing Revue, was held on Friday night, May 4, at the Avoca Central School.  The Theme this year was “MY FUTURE, SEW BRIGHT”.

Responsible for assuring that program youths are adequately supervised and cared for in a safe and therapeutic manner.  The Senior Counselor is highly involved in the individualized service planning for their assigned youth and completion of Medicaid rehabilitative service contacts.

Provides unconditional, non-judgmental support to assigned consumers and families upon request who are participating with Adult Behavioral Services. The Peer Specialist works collaboratively with Care Managers. Must possess an understanding of the principles of recovery and resiliency model. Self-disclosure as a current or former consumer of or family member of a consumer of Mental Health or Substance Abuse services. Must be Certified Peer Specialist or Provisional Certified Peer Specialist.

Provides a variety of activities that are designed to assist the child/family in developing functional social skills in the home, school and community environments.  This may involve some individual and family counseling, as well as some collaboration with respite workers who will also be assisting with social skills development.

Responsible for the implementation of each consumers Individualized Program Plan as determined by the consumer and his/her Service Planning Team. This includes, but is not limited to; ongoing teaching/assisting with community integration, social and recreational activities, money management, transportation, behavioral needs and overall health and well being of the consumer. The Residence Counselor meets regularly with other members of the consumers Service Planning Team to ensure services are appropriate and meet with expressed (or implied) needs, likes and choices of the consumer. Will respect each consumer’s home, belongings and agency property.

In partnership with the Downtown Elmira’s Streetpainting Festival, CareFirst is actively recruiting runners, volunteers, and sponsors for Ready, Set, Glow 5k. 

United Way of the Southern Tier has launched a new volunteer portal, offering an easy way to post volunteer opportunities for nonprofits - and an easy way for individuals to respond to needs!

Shoppers throughout the Southern Tier donated $274,434 to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier during this year’s Check Out Hunger campaign, which will provide 823,302 meals for families struggling with hunger.

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