Help Your Community be Age-Friendly! Become a Community Coordinator for Communities.


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When

Wed Nov 08, 2017 - Mon Dec 31, 2018

Where

Dakota CountyDakota County, MN 55123

About

General Description

Help your community be Age-Friendly! Become a Community Coordinator for Communities for a Lifetime (CFL) in Dakota County. Please respond by December 1, 2017. A stipend will be offered for the year to cover expenses.

You would be a good Coordinator if you are someone who: is active and connected in your city; has a strong interest in learning about and advocating for age-friendly communities. Community Coordinators will: advocate for CFL in your city; build relationships and educate residents and leaders about age-friendly communities; other activities as needed.

Location

In your city/community of Dakota County

Date/Time

Please respond by Dec. 1, 2017

The program will run throughout 2018

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advocate for Communities for a Lifetime in your city
  • Build relationships and educate residents and leaders about age-friendly communities
  • Help schedule or give presentations
  • Build support for and initiate local projects
  • Help distribute resources and information
  • Help promote/establish a CFL Taskforce in your city

Minimum Qualifications

  • Active and connected in your city
  • Willing to spend 5+ hours a week as a coordinator
  • Strong interest in learning about and advocating for age-friendly communities
  • Comfortable learning new information, speak to groups and meeting with residents and leaders
  • Must be 18 years old or older

Minimum Time Commitment

One Year Commitment

Activity Level

Easy - May include light work or walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Comfortable shoes recommended.

Required Training

All training will be provided.

Other Information

To learn more: Visit www.dakotacounty.us and search CFL

Contact Information

Jess Luce

Dakota County Public Health

Communities for a Lifetime Initiative, Program Manager

Phone (651) 554-6104

Fax (651) 554-6130

jess.luce@co.dakota.mn.us

Skills

  • Networking
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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