Jeanette Wojcik served as the Executive Director of Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc. from 1995 until her retirement in 2016. During that time she took the organization from the initial start-up to a program that provided services annually to more than 1,950 elderly and disabled individuals in a three-county area by matching these individuals with volunteers. Prior to that position, Jeanette had an extensive career
in volunteer recruitment, training and management that included five years as a teacher, seven years in the community mental health system as a prevention consultant, and almost ten years with Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council as a Field Director.
Through the Faith in Action National Program Office, Jeanette served as mentor to Faith in Action programs in West Virginia, Ohio, and Western Pennsylvania. In 2005, she played a key role in the establishment of the National Volunteer Caregiving Network, a membership organization for Faith in Action programs. She has presented workshops at conferences and webinars on the national, state, and regional level on a variety of topics including volunteer recruitment and management, coalition development, board development, nonprofit executive transitions, and program sustainability. Jeanette holds a bachelor’s degree from West Liberty University in secondary education with specializations in social studies and public speaking. She completed hermaster’s degree in American Frontier History at West Virginia University in 1973. Jeanette resides in St. Clairsville, OH.