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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Group Leader

SOWN is looking for dynamic volunteers to facilitate a support group for older women in senior apartment buildings throughout Philadelphia. Volunteers will be trained in group facilitation and receive ongoing support from SOWN staff. The time commitment is two hours per group session, twice per month.

Click here to see a map of neighborhood locations.

Contact: Arlene Segal, Coordinator, at 215-487-3000 ext. 11 or


Join SOWN's Board of Directors

SOWN is seeking Board Members who:

  • Want to make a difference
  • Desire to network with other professionals
  • Will engage in strategic planning and policy discussions
  • Want an opportunity to plan SOWN’s success
  • Will attend five meetings per year

Contact: Merle Drake, Executive Director at, or Roslyn Pollack, Board Nominating Committee Chair at

Click here to see a listing of current Board members


SOWN: Meeting the needs of diverse adults and their families throughout the Greater Philadelphia area

4100 Main Street, Suite 403 Philadelphia, PA 19127 | T: 215-487-3000 | F: 215-487-3111 |