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Rise Accepting Applications for the Board of Directors - (1/8/2021)

Rise has several openings for positions on our Board of Directors, which provides financial and programmatic oversight to the organization and its shelter, advocacy, counseling, legal and community education programming.  Becoming involved with the Board is a great way to serve our community and use your time and skills to make a difference in the lives of local families affected by domestic violence.  The Rise board consists of 11-19 members from a variety of professions, all of whom are volunteers passionate about our mission and values.  The board meets on the second Thursday of every month and board members are also expected to serve on at least one committee, including: Finance, Fundraising, Nominating, Planning, and Personnel.  A new board member's term will run from April 2021 to March 2023.

To Apply

Submit a preliminary application at RISE Board of Directors Candidate Application (google.com).  A board member will be in touch with you to request other materials if we would like to proceed with your application.  



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What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of coercive behavior. This pattern can include abuse of various sorts of one family member by another including:

Perpetrators of domestic violence have a goal to establish and maintain power and control over their partners and/or other family members.

This violence affects people in every racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic group and includes people of all ages who have lived together or who have had an intimate relationship.

Domestic violence often escalates in severity and frequency over time and can have serious health and psychological ramifications.

How can you learn more?

Representatives from Rise are available to speak to community organizations about domestic violence and our services.

For more information, call 6O7.748.7453.

For additional information: www.opdv.ny.gov/whatisdv