University of Denver

Yellow Bird Community Center, LLC

Contact Person:

Allyson Castelli phone: 7205418992
email: allyson@yellowbirdcc.com

Agency Description:

The mission of Yellow Bird Community Center, LLC is to develop in individuals with developmental disabilities a sense of purpose, productivity, and a positive outlook for the future by connecting with families, the community, and the potential and interests waiting to be opened in our clients. Yellow Bird Community Center, LLC serves the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities in a complex and growing world. Yellow Bird offers a five-year program in which clients learn and develop productive, healthy and sustaining habits that support them in adapting to adulthood. These learning experiences are all-inclusive and serve to develop the whole human. Yellow Bird focuses on work readiness skills, community engagement, nutrition and recreation as a means to develop a full and robust lifestyle. The goal of Yellow Bird is to teach clients to lead a healthy, productive lifestyle and to establish a life plan according to their individual interests and abilities.

Website:

http://www.yellowbirdcc.com

Organization Type:

Education and tutoring |

Opportunities:

Peer Mentor |

Volunteer Opportunity

Peer Mentor

Description: Yellow Bird’s Peer Mentor Program is looking for volunteers to serve as peer mentors to clients in the program. Volunteers model appropriate social skills needed for everyday life while serving as a safe space for clients to practice learned skills.


Requirements for volunteers: All volunteers must be 18 years or older and available every Thursday from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Some flexibility can be provided within this time frame on a case by case basis. At times, volunteers may be required to transition to various community-based locations including parks and local businesses. All volunteers should come prepared with an open, willing, and social spirit and the ability to follow directions from agency staff.


Number of Volunteers Needed: 4
Time Commitment: Ongoing Event
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: If interested, please email Allyson at allyson@yellowbirdcc.com or call the agency at (720) 541-8992.

Availability: Weekday - Yes | Weekend: No | Morning: No | Evening: No | Afternoon: Yes
Expires on: July 02 2018
Is Public Transportation Available: Yes

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