Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester is pleased to introduce Stefanie Szwejbka as the organization’s newly appointed director of volunteers. She brings nearly 10 years of experience in the nonprofit industry, most recently as prevention education and volunteer coordinator at Bivona Child Advocacy Center for 4 years.
In her new role at RMHC, Szwejbka will manage all volunteer programs and implement the organization’s volunteer recruitment strategy for its three programs, including the House on Westmoreland Drive, House Within the Hospital at Strong and the Family Room at Golisano Children’s Hospital. She will oversee the nearly 2,000 volunteers of the bi-annual Household Sale and other special events throughout the year, as well as lead RMHC’s volunteer recognition and training programs.
“We have the greatest volunteers in the world at Ronald McDonald House,” said Carol DeMoulin, president of Ronald McDonald House. “We rely on the ongoing help of our generous volunteers to make our programs run smoothly year round. Stefanie’s new role is such an important one to us at Ronald McDonald House. She will be an integral part in ensuring we provide the highest possible support to our families every single day.”
Throughout her career, Szwejbka has developed education and outreach programs for fellow nonprofit organizations, as well as managed volunteer recruitment efforts. Before her time at Bivona Child Advocacy Center, Szwejbka served as multidisciplinary team education coordinator at Child Advocacy Center Inc. in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Szwejbka received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oklahoma State University and her master’s degree in criminal justice from University of South Carolina. She resides in Penfield with her husband, Ryan, and sons, Hudson and Parker.