Elizabeth Bass, MSW joined the Virginia Mentoring Partnership staff in June 2013. She has worked in the non-profit sector for more than 15 years, with an emphasis on volunteer training and management, community outreach, and collegiate civic engagement.
Elizabeth is originally from Fredericksburg, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2003 with a Masters in Social Work. Elizabeth worked for two years in Charlottesville as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Shelter for Help in Emergency. As an MSW student at VCU, she interned with Communities in Schools and the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority. During the summer of 2002, Elizabeth worked as a Fellow in the Department of Planning and Budget, Health and Human Services as a part of the Governor's Fellows Program. In 2003, Elizabeth returned to Charlottesville and joined the team at Madison House, a non-profit organization that serves as the student volunteer center at the University of Virginia, of which she is an alumna. She held numerous roles at Madison House, including Director of Programs and Associate Director for six years, working closely with student leaders and community partners. From 2009-2013, she served as Executive Director, responsible for the overall management of the organization, its professional staff, budget, fundraising, communications, strategic relations with the University and the community while serving as the primary liaison to the Board of Directors.
Elizabeth was a member of the Leadership Metro Richmond Class of 2015. She has been a member of the Board of Directors for Children, Youth and Family Services in Charlottesville, a Class Trustee for the University of Virginia, and a member of the Future Fund, an initiative of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. Each summer, she volunteers as a counselor with Special Love, a camp for children with cancer and their siblings. Elizabeth lives in Chesterfield County with her husband Will and her son Henry.
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