Restorative Justice Facilitators WANTED

Contracted Facilitators WANTED: La Plata Youth Services is looking for experienced restorative justice facilitators. This contracted position will entail facilitating pre-conferences and conferences for a total of $200.00 per case completion. All other prep and follow up work will be completed by the La Plata Youth Services Restorative Justice Coordinator.  There are some opportunities for training, including the Rethinking Substances model. If you have experience facilitating restorative justice circles and would like to have some extra income and opportunities to practice your skills, please do not hesitate to call Dillon Walls, Restorative Justice Coordinator at 970-385-4440 X18.

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Restorative Justice coming to Durango Schools

Check out this article about restorative justice in Durango schools. Bravo to Miller Middle, Big Picture High, and Animas High! We applaud you.

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Office Assistant Needed

LPYS is seeking and individual to participate in the

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Contact Judy Campbell (970) 385-3995 to apply!

jcampbell@ser-national.org

 

 

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Training Opportunity

La Plata Youth Services

will be hosting a training event for

Motivational Interviewing

Check out the MI page for full details!

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Unchain My HeART Upcoming Workshops

Art Workshops are starting soon!

Dec. 9th * Decoupage/Collage Work * 4-7pm * Open Shutter Gallery

Dec. 16th * Smartphone Photography * 4-7pm * Open Shutter Gallery

Email samantha@lpys.org or call (970) 385-4440 ext. 22 to reserve your spot

Stay tuned for more workshop dates!

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Festival Of Trees

Community Connections is hosting the 

Festival of Trees

and you can be an honorable volunteer

December 4, 5, 6 and 11, 12, 13

1:00 – 6:00pm

Email samantha@lpys.org or call (970) 385-4440 ext. 22

for volunteer positions 

2015 Festival of Trees located at : 

479 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301

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Yeah Summer!

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LPYS is seeking applicants for Youth Advocates!

Do you want to have a positive impact in the lives of youth and families?

LPYS is seeking applicants for Youth Advocates.

Please visit “Employment Opportunities”, under “About Us”, for more information.

We encourage you to apply by Friday, June 12th, as interviews will take place the week of June 15th.

 

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Summer is Here Signup Now!

Summer is here! Program information and signup materials are available online here. If you are referring an individual to LPYS summer program, please send referral materials to us by June 5th so we can accommodate all youth with transportation needs.

If you have any transportation needs in order to participate in our summer program, please contact us ASAP and make sure you have signed up by June 5th.

Be well,

Dillon Walls

Community Outreach Coordinator

La Plata Youth Services

 

Take a look at some other opportunities in La Plata County:

Thrasher Thursdays Flyer

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Steampunk Wipeout Snowdown 2015

The Steampunk Wipeout was a success!

La Plata Youth Services contributed the LAZER CORRIDOR obstacle to the event, which brought over 150 participants to a slushy Buckley Park. We hope to contribute next year! This event was put on by the Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition with collaboration of Regional Substance Abuse Prevention Partners (RSAPP), La Plata County 4H, Boys and Girls Club Durango, The La Plata Family Centers Coalition, and others. Check out some photos of the event:

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