University of Denver

Yellow Bird Community Center, LLC

Contact Person:

Ms. Allyson Castelli phone: 201-916-6352

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.

Website:

http://www.yellowbirdcc.com

Organization Type:

Healthcare, Mental Health and/or Disabilities |

Opportunities:

Peer Mentors for Social Skills Instruction | Special Olympics Coach |

Volunteer Opportunity

Peer Mentors for Social Skills Instruction

Description: Volunteers will socialize within structured activities with our clients who have developmental disabilities to model and reinforce skills related to socialization.


Requirements for volunteers: Students must have compassion for our special needs community and a willingness to learn! No experience necessary but an open mind is beneficial to our clients!


Number of Volunteers Needed: 6
Time Commitment: Ongoing Event
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: Please call or email Allyson, the Owner and Managing Director. Service times will take place every Wednesday from 12:30 to 2:00 PM with an opening date in October 2017.

Availability: Weekday - Yes | Weekend: No | Morning: No | Evening: No | Afternoon: Yes
Expires on: August 31 2018
Is Public Transportation Available: Yes


Volunteer Opportunity

Special Olympics Coach

Description: The Special Olympics Coach will coach up to six adults with developmental disabilities to compete in quarterly regional competitions.


Requirements for volunteers: After accepting the position, volunteers must go through an online training. Coaches should be cognizent of clients' disabilities and able to accept support from staff.


Number of Volunteers Needed: 2
Time Commitment: Ongoing Event
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: Call or Email Allyson, the Owner and Managing Director. This service takes place every Thursday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM starting in October. Some Saturdays will be required for weekend competitions!

Availability: Weekday - Yes | Weekend: Yes | Morning: No | Evening: No | Afternoon: Yes
Expires on: August 31 2018
Is Public Transportation Available: Yes

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