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February 27, 2017

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February 23, 2017

Join others interested in Service Learning and engaging the public good in a discussion about civic awareness and engagement in our community.
The venue is Coffee at the Point, (conveniently located near the Light Rail D line - 27th & Welton station) CSLC Civic Discussion and Networking - Feb 28, 4-6pm
The Point has a great selection of coffees, teas, adult beverages, and light foods for purchase. Please let us know you are interested in coming so we reserve enough tables.

February 22, 2017

AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates - applications now open!

The Colorado Service-Learning Council (CSLC) and Campus Compact of the Mountain West (CCMW) are pleased to announce the CSLC AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates program.

Summer Associates is a national service program that engages volunteers in intensive summer service experiences that address identified community needs. CSLC Summer Associates will complete a 10 week full-time service term (May 28-August 5, 2017) at their host sites. In exchange
for their service, Associates earn a modest living stipend of $2,718 and an education award of $1,222 that may be applied toward college tuition or qualified student loans.

Summer Associates will be placed with a K-12 school, nonprofit organization, or government agency to design and facilitate service learning activities for K-12 students participating in community-based summer enrichment programs. Associates will work with their host site to codesign activities that support programs and curriculum based on the needs of the organization.

Individual Requirements:

- Available to serve a 300 hour term on a full time basis for the 10 week program
(May 28-August 5)

-Available to attend
1) a placement fair on Friday, April 28,
2) a pre-service orientation on Saturday, May 20,
3) a mid-service training on Friday, June 23rd, and
4) a final recognition event on Friday, August 4th

- Willingness to work in a variety of service learning settings

- Facilitation skills and experience leading group educational activities. Previous experience with youth is a plus

- Ability to pass a background check!!

To learn more about Summer Associates and submit an application, please visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=71198&fromSearch=...

February 15, 2017

Connect with other leaders dedicated to strengthening our state’s civic engagement and learn about strategies for mobilization without polarization. Join the Colorado Civic Health Network to ensure all Coloradans are actively engaged in building strong communities.

Please RSVP here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5GCX8QX Free of charge

You will learn about constructive tools applicable to a broad range of community building and civic engagement initiatives.

WANT TO JOIN THE CONVERSATION?
Would you like to volunteer to provide a 3-5 minute presentation on an engagement tool or model that has been successful in moving groups beyond polarization in recent months? Tell us more about your presentation here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9MR5GP5

February 9, 2017

The Colorado Service-Learning Council and Campus Compact of the Mountain West are pleased to announce the CSLC AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates program. Summer Associates is a national service program that engages volunteers in a 10 week (May 28-August 5, 2017) intensive summer service experience ...

January 17, 2017

Building Institutional Capacity for Service-Learning: The Engaged Faculty Institute CurriculumWebinar, February 14, 2017 Campus Compact of the Mountain West (CCMW), in partnership with California Campus Compact and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH), redesigned an existing CCPH faculty…

January 11, 2017

Engaged Campus Award Chaminade University of Honolulu Hawaii Pacific Islands Campus Compact

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