Americorps Greeley , CO 80634
Log Lane Village is a small rural community of 850 people nestled on the edge of the Platte River. The town is a mix of log homes and trailers, with over half of the population being children, many who live at poverty level.
The community is unique in that it is close knit and creative. The mission of the town council is to do what is needed for their community of people, politics are secondary to community needs. As a VISTA in this position you will work alongside the community to create and implement a community-wide wellness program.
After working with Colorado Health Foundation and KaBOOM! to build a new park, this town is committed to creating safe places to play and healthy community options for its residents. This VISTA position will give you firsthand experience in local government and how it can best serve its community members. Although we have a plan in place, you will have the opportunity to add ideas and to work directly with community members to implement programs that will serve the health and wellbeing of our small community. Come be a part of the team and spend 365 days making a difference in the community!
Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours . Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Community Outreach , Health , Neighborhood Revitalization , Community and Economic Development . Skills :
Public Speaking , Recruitment , Non-Profit Management , Computers/Technology , Leadership , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Team Work , Communications , Community Organization , Writing/Editing , General Skills , Public Health , Social Services.