On December 4th LPYS will be holding a parent support group in our office. This meeting will be facilitated by our Youth & Family Specialist Stephanie Smith, and feature guest speaker Pat Senecal from Celebrating Healthy Communities. This month’s topic will be the Development Assests Framework. This features 40 ways to build confidence, empowerment, communication between parent and child.
For further information contact:
Stephanie Smith, MSW
970.385.4440 ext. 105
LPYS has collaborated with The Durango Arts Center to facilitate a series of art workshops for youth ages 6-17. The next workshop will be held on December 16th in the Durango Arts Center’s Education Room.
Youth who attend these workshops are encouraged to enter their art in Unchain My Heart, an upcoming art expo focusing on showcasing the talent of the youth in La Plata County.
Unchain my Heart 2018 Art Submission Form
If interested contact:
Tyrell Woodard – Program and Outreach (Americorps VISTA)
firstname.lastname@example.org | (970)-385-4400 ext. 103
Contracted Facilitators WANTED:
DURANGO, CO 81301
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.
Check out this article about restorative justice in Durango schools. Bravo to Miller Middle, Big Picture High, and Animas High! We applaud you.
LPYS is seeking and individual to participate in the
Senior Community Service Employment Program
Contact Judy Campbell (970) 385-3995 to apply!
La Plata Youth Services
will be hosting a training event for
Check out the MI page for full details!
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 email@example.com or call (970) 385-4440 ext. 22 to reserve your spot.
Stay tuned for more workshop dates!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (970) 385-4440 ext. 22
for volunteer positions
2015 Festival of Trees located at :
479 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301
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.