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Boomers Leading Change

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Boomers Leading Change (BLC) Volunteers are placed at over 40 host sites across metro Denver based on your interests, skills, passions and experience. Opportunities include:

  • Direct service positions
  • Inner organization opportunities to support non-profit's infrastructure
Organizations vary from formal environments to hands-on grassroots organizations. Our diverse host site clients support varied populations from children to frail elderly and long time community members to immigrants/refugees. Issues vary widely including food pantries, young children/youth, workforce development, healthcare, aging-in-place seniors, housing and many more!

Boomers Leading Change offers programming in 3 areas- service, learning, connection to community. Go to www.boomersleadingchange.org for info on all opportunities at BLC.

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About Boomers Leading Change

Location:

425 S. Cherry Street, Suite 840, Denver, CO 80246, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Boomers Leading Change is to mobilize, connect and empower Adults 50+ to utilize their skills, experience, passion and energy to create positive, lasting social change.

Description

Boomers Leading Change (BLC) opened it's doors in 2010 to support the Boomer generation in rewriting a positive narrative of aging. BLC partners with over 40 host organizations across Metro Denver to address issues that affect an individual's ability to get and stay healthy.

These high-impact positions serve populations from young children to frail elderly and long-time Denver residents to immigrants new to the community. Environments range from formal (for example health clinic) to on the ground grassroots organizations and everything in between.

There are two pathways for volunteering:
Boomer Volunteers is for individuals who are interested in contributing 3-6 hours weekly.
AmeriCorps Encore, the only program in CO, is for individuals age 55+ able to commit 10 or 20 hours weekly. It is an 11-month program which includes a stipend and an education credit upon completion.

BLC also offers a pathway for learning.
Colorado Encore Network is a monthly gathering for educational presentations, animated discussions and the opportunity to connect with other adults age 50+.

The Action Academy is an ongoing series of two-hour sessions taught by experts from community organizations. Participants learn practical skills on the most effective ways to make their voices heard, as well as education information on a variety of important issues.








Children & Youth
Immigrants & Refugees
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

ACROSS METRO DENVERDenver, CO 80246

(39.69991,-104.93304)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Elder care
  • Nutrition
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Youth Services
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies from 4-6 hours weekly
  • Excellent training is provided. Most positions require completion of Change Maker Boot Camp (4 courses over 1 year). Some positons require additional Health Navigator Training, which has been recognized by the State in this emerging field.

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