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Community Volunteers in Medicine provides free coordinated healthcare to low-income individuals and families who have no other place to turn for care in the Chester County region. As a non-profit, supported 100% through philanthropy, we are committed to remaining the safety net provider for medical and dental care in our community.
Monday, February 24, 2020
CVIM Mourns Passing of Founder and Philanthropist Elizabeth R. Moran

Elizabeth “Betty” R. Moran, whose lifetime of community service and philanthropic leadership is evident at Community Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) and throughout the Chester County region, died peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 23. She was 89. As one of CVIM’s founders, Betty was deeply engaged as a Board member, fundraiser extraordinaire, and consummate champion for our patients.

Betty was a social entrepreneur who believed deeply in CVIM’s mission to serve the people of the Chester County region by creating access to quality healthcare offered by compassionate clinical and non-clinical volunteers. Betty talks about the founding of CVIM in this short video clip.

Betty’s generosity and personal commitment to our organization was extraordinary, her impact is immeasurable, and our appreciation goes far beyond what words can express. We are proud and honored to be part of her legacy.

Charitable contributions in Betty’s memory can be made at cvim.org/donate or by contacting Julie Rusenko, Vice President of Development, 610-836-5990, ext. 108 or jrusenko@cvim.org.

Betty’s official obituary can be found here.

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Latest News

CVIM Searches for a Behavioral Health Counselor Posted on: January 13, 2020
CVIM’s Finances are Healthy and Strong Posted on: December 3, 2019
Fall/Winter 2019 Newsletter Released! Posted on: November 25, 2019
CVIM Searches for a VP of Finance Posted on: October 22, 2019
CVIM Searches for a Behavioral Health Counselor Posted on: January 13, 2020

Position TitleBehavioral Health Counselor  

Reports To: Behavioral Health Coordinator                   

Inception Date: December 2019

Position Summary The Behavioral Health Counselor’s primary responsibilities include

Spanish counseling of CVIM patients that are dealing with anxiety and depression related to chronic pain. Counseling is part of the comprehensive care provided at CVIM and this individual will help to coordinate the patient’s access to counseling and medical services. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Marie Frey, VP of Operations, and mfrey@cvim.org.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides Spanish counseling to CVIM patient identified via the chronic pain assessment
  • Coordinates Spanish counseling referrals to outside organizations
  • Provides collaboration among the Behavioral Health team to ensure appropriate care is completed for the pain management program.
  • Coordinates the counseling and psychiatric visits for patients Responsible for teaching and working with students.

Hours20 hours a week – Monday or a Wednesday evening would be required.

FLSA Status: _Exempt _X Non-exempt


  • Masters of Social Work degree; LSW working towards LCSW or Masters in Counseling (LPC) or working towards a LPC
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish – near native fluency required
  • Must be computer proficient
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and prioritize tasks
  • Knowledgeable of community resources and participates in community networking

CVIM’s Finances are Healthy and Strong Posted on: December 3, 2019

Last month, Angelo Savelloni joined CVIM as the Interim Director of Finance after a 40 year career in non-profit healthcare financial administration. Most recently, Angelo served as Foundation Controller where he managed the finances of multiple hospital foundations of Main Line Health. He will administer all CVIM financial operations and ensure continued fiscal integrity and accurate, timely financial reporting.

As we assist our patients with their physical health, CVIM also maintains a strong financial health as an organization. The FY19 Audit performed by Friedman LLP, rendered a clean, unmodified opinion and showcases the organization’s healthy financial position. The annual 990 filing required by the IRS was also completed recently.
CVIM is proud to be the recipient of the GuideStar Exchange Platinum Seal and the Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating. These distinctions indicate that we work to fulfill our mission while adhering to the highest standards of financial accountability and transparency practices.

Fall/Winter 2019 Newsletter Released! Posted on: November 25, 2019

CVIM has released its Fall/Winter 2019 Newsletter! Filled with volunteer and donor highlights, program updates, and additional announces from around the clinic, it is the best way to stay updated about the happenings here at CVIM! Click here to read the online version!







CVIM Searches for a VP of Finance Posted on: October 22, 2019

CVIM has an immediate opening for a Vice President of Finance. This person acts as lead for controllership of the organization under general oversight of both the President & CEO and Treasurer. They provide overall administration of the day to day financial affairs of the organization and are responsible for ensuring the overall fiscal integrity and financial reporting. They will have an educational background and at least 5 years experience in finance leadership work in the nonprofit field. Please click here for the full job description. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to President/CEO, Maureen Tomoschuk at mtomoschuk@cvim.org.

The Bob and Carlene West Match Challenge Posted on: September 26, 2019

CVIM is honored to announce The Bob and Carlene West Match Challenge. The Wests give passionately to support CVIM’s mission and challenge others to do the same!All donors giving $1,000 or more to CVIM for the first time will be matched by a $1,000 donation from the Wests, up to $25,000. Your $1,000 gift will double CVIM’s impact – helping the working poor in our region receive access to needed quality healthcare. The Match Challenge will be ongoing until June 30, 2020. Each new donor will become a member of CVIM’s Harrison Society.

For more information or to donate, contact Jason Arbacheski at jarbacheski@cvim.org or 610-836-5990 ext 132. To donate online, please click here.

US Representative Chrissy Houlahan visits CVIM Posted on: July 1, 2019

On July 1, 2019, U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA – 6 District) visited CVIM for a tour and information session. CVIM’s President & CEO, Maureen Tomoschuk led a tour of our facilities, discussing along the way the work we do, our community partnerships, and how our organization relates to current legislative items in PA and Washington D.C. Representative Houlahan inquired about topics such as veterans care, women’s health, counseling, addiction treatment, and children’s dental services.

Representative Houlahan is a first-term, Democrat member of the House of Representatives. She is an Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur, and educator who is continuing her career of service as the first woman ever to represent Pennsylvania’s 6th District in Congress. She is committed to fighting for access to quality, affordable healthcare, common sense gun safety, government accountability and transparency, and working to build a strong, stable economy with good jobs and good benefits for everyone. Find out more about Representative Houlahan here.

Pictured here is Maureen Tomoschuk, Representative Houlahan, and CVIM Board Member Marty Morse.

CVIM’s Spring Newsletter! Posted on: May 20, 2019

Don’t miss our Spring 2019 Newsletter!

Click on the image to read the full publication.







Honoring Members of The Harrison Society Posted on: May 6, 2019

Terrain Gardens in Devon was the site for The Harrison Society reception on March 26. Maureen Tomoshuck, President & CEO, paid tribute to CVIM’s supporters and Mrs. Joan Harrison and her family awarded the Dr. Frank Harrison Society Award to CVIM Board member and volunteer Kathleen “Murfee” Aceto, RN for her long-standing commitment to CVIM. The Harrison Society consists of 120 individuals who have contributed annual gifts of $1,000 or more to CVIM.

For more information about The Harrison Society, please contact Jason Arbacheski, Director of Development at 610-836-5990, ext. 132.

Many thanks to Terrain who served as the Presenting Sponsor for this wonderful event.

Kathleen “Murfee” Aceto, RN, third from right front, surrounded by her family, proudly displays the Dr. Frank Harrison Society with Joan Harrison

CVIM’s Winter Newsletter Posted on: November 8, 2018

CVIM’s Winter Newsletter is here! As CVIM’s 20th Anniversary year approaches its end, we are looking forward to the future impact we can make on the health and wellness of the uninsured in our community over the coming decades. Our mission of providing healthcare, hope and healing comes alive in the pages of our newsletter as we reflect on the people who have made these last 20 years so special – our patients, volunteers, donors, community partners, and friends. We think you’ll enjoy reading about:

  • CVIM’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Program Highlights:
    • Women’s Health
    • Non-opioid Pain Management
  • Educating the Future Clinical Workforce

….and so much more! Read CVIM’s Winter Newsletter!

Charity Navigator: Highly Rated Charities in Pennsylvania – CVIM Posted on: September 27, 2018

“Each week, Charity Navigator highlights a few of the awesome charities working in communities in one of the fifty states. This week we’re featuring 5 of Pennsylvania’s most highly-rated organizations. These excellent charities are working on behalf of individuals and families in towns and cities across Pennsylvania. They are filling unique gaps and finding innovative solutions to ongoing problems while remaining committed to upholding the highest standards for financial health and accountability. ”  Read More…