18 South Hires Max Halterman as Director

We are thrilled to announce the hire of Max Halterman as 18 South Youth Center’s new director! Max, who took his new position in February 2016, has been a faithful volunteer of the youth center for more than 2 years. Jessica Cauller, the former director, will remain the executive director of PTC Youth Services following her maternity leave as she and her husband welcome their first child.

Max is a 2009 graduate of Kennard-Dale High School with a degree in Music Education from Messiah College. His passion for youth comes from many years of experience interacting with young people of all ages and backgrounds, which has led him to realize how important and rare it is for youth to have a balanced home life and a solid support system. It is his desire to help provide some of that balance and support.

“I’ve seen several teens who do not have a good home life or support system make a big change in terms of their attitude, their behavior, and their overall outlook on life as a direct result of the relationships they’ve formed with the staff at 18 South,” Max said. “I know being at the center and building relationships is where I’m supposed to be. Seeing these kinds of changes is the reason I’m more than okay with that fact.”

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18 South Youth Ministries
P.O. Box 472
Red Lion, PA 17356

18 South Youth Ministries

18 South Youth Ministries strives to create opportunities for caring, responsible adults with Christian values to build authentic relationships with youth. The nonprofit operates 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa., which has reached more than 1,000 teens since it opened in November 2007.