Knitting or Crocheting Instructor
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Category:||Human Services and Public Health|
|Time Commitment & Minimum Age:||2-4 hours per month; groups are held 5:30-7:30pm on Thursdays|
Boulder and Longmont offices
3482 Broadway, Boulder
515 Coffman, Longmont
The GENESIS Program at Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) provides case management services to pregnant and parenting teens in Boulder County. Pregnant clients under the age of 20 are eligible for services until their child reaches 3 years of age. BCPH staff provides education, referrals, linkage to services, advocacy, and clinical assessments to optimize positive birth outcomes and parenting practices for teen moms and their families.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
Description of Work: GENESIS R&R is a subsection of the GENESIS Program, created to reach women experiencing high levels of unpleasant feelings associated with the stresses and anxieties of being a young mother. This group is focused on finding healthy coping strategies and relaxation techniques while building interpersonal relationships among the mothers. This volunteer position will attend one or two sessions (depending upon need) to teach the young mothers how to knit and/or crochet and providing them with the means for a physical outlet. Groups are held every other Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Duties and Responsibilities:
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
Education: No minimum requirements.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
BCPH Volunteer/Intern Services Program