University of Denver

Extreme Community Makeover

Contact Person:

Ms. Angela Bomgaars phone: 720-235-8847

Agency Description:

Extreme Community Makeover is a movement of volunteers working in partnership with residents of specific Denver neighborhoods to complete home and neighborhood improvement projects. These projects include graffiti removal, landscaping, painting, yard work, or other projects identified by the residents. Groups such as churches, companies, families, and schools may participate, or individuals can take part. Equally important as fences that are built are the relationships being built—between the volunteers and community members, among the neighbors on a block, and between the community and resources in their neighborhood.

Website:

http://www.extremecommunitymakeover.org

Organization Type:

Economic Development, Poverty and/or homelessness | Senior citizens |

Opportunities:

Projects Team | Follow-Up Team | Neighborhood Team |

Volunteer Opportunity

Projects Team

Description: Extreme Community Makeover is a movement of volunteers working in partnership with residents of specific Denver neighborhoods to complete home and neighborhood improvement projects. These projects include graffiti removal, landscaping, painting, yard work, or other projects identified by the residents. Groups such as churches, companies, families, and schools may participate, or individuals can take part. Equally important as fences that are built are the relationships being built—between the volunteers and community members, among the neighbors on a block, and between the community and resources in their neighborhood.


Requirements for volunteers: Good organizational skills


Number of Volunteers Needed: 5
Time Commitment: Ongoing Event
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: E-mail Angela Bomgaars at angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org or go online to http://www.extremecommunitymakeover.org/extremeteams/

Availability: Weekday - Yes | Weekend: Yes | Morning: Yes | Evening: No | Afternoon: Yes
Expires on: December 31 2017
Is Public Transportation Available: No


Volunteer Opportunity

Follow-Up Team

Description: The Follow-Up Team will work on developing community relationships with residents ECM has partnered with to hear about their experience with ECM, to connect them with available resources in their community, to invite them to get involved in their neighborhood through subsequent Work Days (or other ways), and to build on the relationships that were started during Work Days.


Requirements for volunteers: Good with people


Number of Volunteers Needed: 5
Time Commitment: Ongoing Event
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: E-mail Angela Bomgaars at angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org or go online to http://www.extremecommunitymakeover.org/extremeteams/

Availability: Weekday - Yes | Weekend: Yes | Morning: Yes | Evening: No | Afternoon: Yes
Expires on: December 31 2017
Is Public Transportation Available: No


Volunteer Opportunity

Neighborhood Team

Description: The Neighborhood Team will create a strategic approach to community relations as it will consist of community residents in each of the neighborhoods where ECM works. The goal of resident involvement will strengthen the impact ECM has in long-term community building efforts. Each of the neighborhoods will then have their own team that can get the word out about future Work Days in their neighborhood, while building relationships amongst neighbors.


Requirements for volunteers: Good with people


Number of Volunteers Needed: 5
Time Commitment: Ongoing Event
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: E-mail Angela Bomgaars at angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org or go online to http://www.extremecommunitymakeover.org/extremeteams/

Availability: Weekday - Yes | Weekend: Yes | Morning: Yes | Evening: No | Afternoon: Yes
Expires on: December 31 2017
Is Public Transportation Available: No

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