Community Partners 

Ware Institute community partners play a key role in student internships. Our Community partner agencies and organizations are dedicated professionals that truly value the opportunity to work with and mentor  F&M students.  

Internships and volunteer experiences in the community enable students to make significant contributions to organizations while acquiring meaningful professional experience that impact career choices.  

Requesting Student Interns or Volunteers

  • PSSI interns
  • PSSI Program
  • Art Therapy
  • PIT at Central Market
  • 14 PIT Building Lancaster
  • 13 Ghana Alternative Winter Break
Request an F&M Works or PSSI Intern

Students who wish to become Ware Institute interns go through a rigorus application process before they are selected to become part of the F&M Works and PSSI internship programs. Students learn valuable work skills, explore potential career paths, and gain access to a network of dedicated community professionals that truly value the opportunity to work with and mentor F&M students. 

We are currently accepting requests for F&M Works Interns. Please click on the picture below to access the form.


Please email Adriana Atencio,           F&M Works Program Manager
  • Volunteering
  • Student Volunteers
  • F&M SLAM
  • Student Volunteer Duplicate
Requesting Student Volunteers

Ware Institute staff and interns help match your organization's needs with student volunteers.  Ware Institute student volunteers, tutor students at the School District of Lancaster, help teach English as a second language to newly arrived refugees, mentor  students in the F&M SLAM and Squash ACES programs, and help at local pet shelters to name a few. 

To request your student volunteer(s) please complete the application request below.


Please email Julie Rhoads, Assistant Director of the Ware Institute. 


  • Calendar
Request Your Event on the Ware Volunteer Calendar

If you would like to request that your organizations event be posted on the Ware Institute Volunteer calendar, please email us or call 717-291-4164.    

The Ware Institute Advisory Board

Initiated in 2011, the Ware Institute Advisory Board consists of  23 different community agencies and organizations.  Advisory Board members help the Ware Institute stay informed about  needs and opportunities for engagement with the local community.