Franklin Community Center News

Welcome Samantha Porcello!

Here we grow again! We wish a warm welcome to Samantha Porcello! Samantha joins our Project Lift Program as one of our three Family Outreach Coordinators. It’s quite obvious, from the moment you meet her, that she has a passion for helping people. Having worked in the human services field for over 10 years and…
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Job Opportunity: Prevention Program Assistant PART TIME

Maybe you are the right fit!! Part time Prevention Program Assistant Monday-Thursdays 12:30-5 pm working with Project Lift team for after school prevention program with students in grades 1-5. $16.00/ hour. Please send resume AND cover letter. Job Functions: Assists in planning and implementing a comprehensive after school program for children enrolled in Project Lift…
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Job opening with our Project Lift program

Join our team and help to make a difference in our community! OVERVIEW: As the Family Outreach Coordinator, you will be coordinating the intake process including recruiting families, registering all applicants, referring participating families to appropriate human service agencies, providing support for families, encouraging parental involvement with Project Lift, and serving as a liaison between…
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Dunkin’ gifts $41k to local non-profits

The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, as part of its national coffee day and “July of Joy” summer grant initiatives, announced Tuesday that $41,000 is being awarded to three Capital Region non-profits. They include the Bernard and Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Med, the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, in Ballston Spa,…
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Those fabulous Beekman Boys!

Our friends at Beekman 1802 are always looking out for ways to spread #kindness. So it wasn’t a total surprise, when our volunteer Jeslyn Bell mentioned to Beekman’s Head of Events Alan Edstrom that our food pantry was in need of soap and personal hygiene items, that the company stepped up and IMMEDIATELY shipped items…
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We are happy to have Rachel McCann join our team at Franklin! Rachel will be working full-time for our Project Lift program as a Family Outreach Coordinator. She moved upstate from Long Island to pursue her degree in Social Work from University at Albany, SUNY and fell in love with #upstatenewyork. She has worked many…
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Maple Avenue School Music Students Practice! Practice! Practice!

Our sincere thanks to the 40 music students at Maple Avenue Middle School who participated in the March practice-a-thon by soliciting donations for practice minutes on their instruments. These young musicians play a variety of band and orchestra instruments including violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, low brass and percussion and spent hours…
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Franklin welcomes new Board members

This month, we are thrilled to include three new members to our board of directors. Joining the board for are Gina Peca, Kristen Corcoran and Jason Lynch.                                                         …
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