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Resurrection House

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Resurrection House Inc. is looking for new board members

Resurrection House is a 501(c)3 non for profit agency located in Western Suffolk County, NY. Resurrection House has been providing services to homeless families in Suffolk County since 1983. We operate an emergency shelter for women with children, a transitional housing program for formerly homeless families and a food pantry that is open to the community.

The mission of Resurrection House Inc. is to provide a safe, nurturing and empowering environment for our residents so that they may achieve self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
The organization is governed by of board of directors consisting of between 7 and 13 members.

We are currently looking for candidates to strengthen and diversify our board

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who are supportive of Resurrection House’s mission and who have an affinity with services for the underprivileged.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Professional experience in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector.
  • An understanding of the role of a non for profit board.
  • Experience in or affinity with fundraising.
  • A commitment to the mission of Resurrection House.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of Resurrection House’s beneficiaries

Service on the Board of Directors is without remuneration. Time investment is a minimum of 2 hours per month. Board meetings are held monthly and committee meetings will be held as needed. Board members serve a 3 year renewable term.

If you are interested in membership please send a resume and cover letter to For more information about the organization you can contact the Executive Director at 631 213-2072.

Qualified candidates will be invited to an informal introduction session with the current board members. Formal installation as a board member is done by majority vote.

Resurrection House is an equal opportunity employer.

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PO Box 493Wheatley Heights, NY 11798



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  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Community Outreach
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  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum 2 hours per month
  • Commitment to the mission.

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