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Rise Accepting Applications for the Board of Directors - (1/16/2024)

Rise has several openings for positions on our 2024-2025 Board of Directors.  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 in person on the second Thursday of every month.  Board members are also expected to serve on at least one committee, which meet periodically when issues arise.  If elected to the board, the term will run for three years, from April 2024 - March 2027.

 We will accept resumes through the month of January, conduct interviews in February, and will vote on new members in March.  New board members will attend an orientation and their first board meeting in April 2024. 

To Apply

Submit your current resume and any questions to  risenyboardofdirectors@gmail.com 

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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