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JOB OPENING

Monday, April 24, 2017

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-  PIERRE AREA REFERRAL SERVICE (PARS) 

This full-time position reports to the Citizens Involvement Council and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The position supervises staff and recruits volunteers; oversees program effectiveness; and develops new programs and responds to the community as appropriate. Serves as the public advocate, is aware of and involved with community issues relevant to the organization’s mission; acting to both assist individuals in need and to promote social change in collaboration with appropriate organizations.

Qualifications: Experience in management of a non-profit agency including financial oversight, grant writing and grant management is preferred. Must have skills to effectively communicate, manage employees, work with a board of directors  and publicly represent the agency. Must be proficient with computer including Microsoft Office and Quickbooks.

Salary- $32,000-$40,000 DOE

Benefits- Vacation and sick leave, paid holidays

Closing Date: Open until filled

Application, Resume’and Letter of Interest to :

CIC Board, Pierre Area Referral Service-   2520 E Franklin, Pierre SD 57501

Applications can be picked up at PARS office or on website: www.pierreareareferral.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

ARDIS TOWNSEND CHALLENGE- IT'S ON!!!!

Friday, March 3, 2017

Holiday Feast Applications Available

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Applications to receive or to donate or to purchase Holiday Feasts are available by going to Services and click on Applications.  Thanksgiving feast applicationss are due by no later than November 1st.  Christmas Feast applications will be taken no earlier than November 4th and will be due no later than December 1st.  Call 224-8731 with any questions.

TAKE A BITE OUT OF HUNGER WINNERS!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!

Friday, April 29, 2016

Our "Take a Bite Out of Hunger" Recipe Contest Winners are in too!!!

Congratulations to:
1st Place Winner: Nate, from Toledo Ohio, with his recipe of CHILI CON TRES CARNES. He has won a "A taste of South Dakota Package: including ~ SD Native Foods, a Cookbook and a fun PARS Apron!"
2nd Place Winner: Karla, from Pierre SD, with her recipe of BLONDE BROWNIES. She has won the "Here and Now" version of Monopoly (Pierre SD as Boardwalk) and a fun PARS Apron!


A Big THANK YOU to Factor 360 for getting this contest set up and going and to all our other participants and voters. It was a new and fun way to get people from all over the nation to participate in our fight against hunger!!!

 
 
 

ENTER RECIPE CONTEST HERE!!!

Thursday, March 31, 2016

CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW
TO GO TO OUR ONLINE RECIPE CONTEST! 
 

We hope that you find this contest a FUN way to raise money to help Fight Hunger in our community!!! 

 Enter photo contest here

 

ARDIS TOWNSEND CHALLENGE

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

FREE BEDS

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
PARS is Partnering up with Governor's Inn!!! Governors Inn is donating beds to PARS to distribute to those in need. Beds will be mostly Queen Size but there will be a few King Size Beds available. If you are in need of matress and box spring(there are NO frames) and would like to receive one please contact PARS (not Governors Inn) and register your name. You will need to give Name, a WORKING phone number and an address to be eligible. You will need to have a way to pick up and transport if you want to get one of these available beds. YOU MUST CALL(224-8731) or STOP INTO THE PARS OFFICE and BE PLACED ON THE LIST to be eligible. We will inform those that register where and when they can pick up their mattress and box spring!

Help fight hunger in our Community the sweet way!!!

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Scare Away Hunger in our Community!!!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Free Fun and SHOE"S for K-5th graders!!!!

Thursday, August 13, 2015