Volunteer to Outwit Feeling Old

Two Amazing Youth Program Opportunities for 2023!

The Private Industry Council’s Experience Works! and Youth Re-Entry Programs are kicking off the start of the 2023 with a variety of opportunities for youth in both Fayette and Westmoreland counties. Experience Works! focuses on providing experience and skills for...

Password Security – 5 Best Practice Tips

Password Security – 5 Best Practice Tips

  The world today is so cemented in online accounts varying from emails, social media apps, online shopping, streaming subscriptions, banking and more that it can seem overwhelming to remember every password used. Every user is different with how they maintain...

Start off the New Year with a New Career

Start off the New Year with a New Career

Let us help you start the New Year off right. Looking for a new career or new job? Let us help you! The PA CareerLink and their partners have services for all ages and all backgrounds to help you reach your New Year’s goals. If you are looking for a job we have...

Getting Fit in PIC Pre-K

Getting Fit in PIC Pre-K

The Pre-K classroom in Marzolf Primary in the Shaler Area School District just completed a unit of study on health and exercise. The dramatic play area in the classroom was transformed into a gym and smoothie bar. Students were able to “work out” using treadmills,...

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Listen to the “PIC Podcasts”

Listen to the “PIC Podcasts”

Head Start / Early Head Start FAQs The Private Industry Council discusses frequently asked questions for Head Start and Early Head Start students. Private Industry Council operates the Head Start / Early Head Start program for Beaver and Fayette Counties in the...

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We only feel old when we do nothing.

You have the power to change that right now — through volunteer service. A core value of our country, volunteering can impact the community we live in. If you want to volunteer but you’re not sure where to start think about your passions. Organizations that share similar passions would love to have you support their cause by offering your skills, expertise, experience and time. Your selfless act of giving may transform the organization, or help a member of your community. What’s your passion? Helping a homeless family? Raising funds for charity? Helping a neglected animal? Helping a child learn? The community benefits of volunteer service are numerous, but did you know it can benefit you too?

People who volunteer:

  • Make friends, connect to others
  • Strengthen relationships
  • Gain person satisfaction
  • Make a difference
  • Enhance social networks
  • Increase relationship skills
  • Gain valuable experience, even job skills
  • Combat depression and isolation
  • Exercise mental well-being
  • Boost self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Reduce stress levels, elevate mood
  • Advance in career contacts
  • Explore interests in a fun and easy way
  • Stay active
  • Gain independence
  • Pass knowledge on to others

There are volunteer opportunities through the Private Industry Council’s Foster Grandparent Program.

Recruiting Seniors 55+
Support children in educational settings
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