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Team UP: AmeriCorps Member (PT)
Led by the United Way of SWCO (UWSWC), Team UP AmeriCorps places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members, from cradle to career. Team UP has been utilizing collective impact initiatives since 2015 to collaborate across sectors and promote communication towards common goals within rural communities. Team UP AmeriCorps members provide direct service to improve outcomes in Education, Economic Opportunity & Healthy Futures. Team UP AmeriCorps members serve directly at a non-profit, school, or government agency called their Host Site. Sites are located in Archuleta, La Plata, Montezuma, and Dolores counties. Members are placed at Host Sites based on their specific skills and interests, as well as their desired location of service. Anticipated Host Sites for the 2022 - 2023 program year include: Battle Rock Charter School, Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County, Cortez Public Library, Durango Adult Ed. Center, Montezuma Co. Dept. of Social Services, Dove Creek Duo, Early Childhood Council of La Plata, Four Corners Child Advocacy Center, Oak Tree Youth Resources, Pagosa Peak Open School, and The Juniper School. United Way values the diversity of our community. In principle and in practice the diverse nature of our board, staff, and volunteers is recognized as one of our best assets. We respect each individual’s unique gifts and prohibit unfair or discriminatory practices against anyone because of age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, and any other protected category.
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Member Duties : Team UP AmeriCorps offers a wide range of positions. After applying, members interview exclusively for their specific desired position(s) and are placed in the position that most closely aligns with their interests and experience. Positions include: Restorative Practices Coordinators (3), Outreach Specialists (2), Restorative Justice Coordinator, Youth Diversions Coordinator, Youth & Family Engagement Coordinators (2), School Readiness Coordinator, Prevention Coordinator, Community Education Coordinator, and Youth Supports Specialist. While members serve independently at their Host Site, the regional cohort of members gathers monthly for connection and training events. Both Full- and Part-Time positions are available. These positions are contingent on grant award. To view individual position descriptions, visit
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Public Safety ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Tribal ,  Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Housing ,  Health ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Education ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Counseling ,  General Skills . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Team UP: AmeriCorps Member (PT)

Program Start/End Date
09/08/2022  -   08/31/2023

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations COLORADO  


Accepting Applications
From  04/06/2022  To  08/30/2023 

Contact Al Huckins
215 N Linden St
Cortez   CO   81321

Listing ID 111191