Mercy Center is a community center for
women and their families
located in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx,
offering programs and services that empower women to reach their
full potential and become agents of change in their families and communities.
Mercy Center is truly a place of hope in the midst of a challenging environment.
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CENTER WELCOMES STEVE STRITCH
Stephen J. Stritch III Appointed Executive
at Mercy Center Bronx
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen
J. Stritch III as the Executive Director of Mercy Center, effective August
Steve has worked with the Sisters of Mercy for thirty years in the field
of education, as a founding member of the Sponsor Council, and as the
liaison to several Mercy Ministries. He has honed his leadership skills at
Waldron Mercy Academy in Merion Station, Pennsylvania as a teacher,
Director of Admissions, Vice Principal, Acting Principal and finally
Executive Director of Advancement. Throughout his career, he has
maintained a strong connection to the service of the poor that began with
teaching in an inner-city Latino community and continues with active
service to those in need. Steve gained knowledge and insight into the work
of social service agencies as a member of the Board of Directors of Mercy
Neighborhood Ministries, and work with Hope Partnership for Education. His
administrative experience spans community outreach, oversight of
construction, communications, and fundraising.
Stritch earned a B.A. in elementary education from LaSalle University and
an M.A. in educational leadership with principal and supervisor
certification from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia. Steve states
that his "personal mission is to recognize and help develop the potential
in others." Mercy Center is eager to see his collaborative and
consultative leadership style augment and complement the talent and skills
that already exist among our staff. Please join us in wishing Steve a very
warm welcome to the South Bronx!
gather to celebrate
Mary Galeone, RSM …
and her years of service
Galeone, RSM has worked tirelessly since 1993 to respond to the evolving
needs of the people of the South Bronx. Over these years, her
leadership has engaged numerous volunteers, supporters and partners to
help us deliver programs and services to empower participants to reach
their full potential and become agents of change in their families and
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Internship Opportunity at Mercy Center!
Center seeks a professional intern to support development, administration,
and management efforts. This internship will provide an in-depth
experience of the inner-workings of a thriving community organization.
The intern will work closely with the Management Team and gain firsthand
experience with all aspects of the Center’s core functions.
ideal candidate will be a current university student or a recent college
graduate with an interest in organizational and program management,
community development, social services and a desire to pursue a career in
the nonprofit sector. Office administration and personal
organization skills are a must. Experience in scheduling,
note-taking, database management, graphic design, professional writing,
and academic research are a plus. Candidates must be willing to
commit a minimum of 10 hours/week. College credit available if
Interested candidates please submit a resume and cover letter to
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