Gloucester Resource Council


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AmeriCorps VISTA – Bay Aging

bayagingBay Aging is recruiting for an AmeriCorps VISTA Member to serve as Community Housing Strategist from July 22, 2019 through July 21, 2020. Applications are accepted now through June 5, 2019.

New: Bay Aging will accept applications from candidates with a high school diploma/GED and relevant skills and experience (previously required Associate Degree). Earn money to return to school and specialized experience to accelerate your career!

Applications must be submitted through the AmeriCorps portal: my.americorps.gov      Search: “Virginia Housing Alliance”


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NURTURING PARENTING PROGRAMS

Three-Day Facilitator Training from June 4 through June 6 at MPNN CSB Prevention, Health & Wellness Division, 3786 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, VA 23072. The training will take place from 9am-4pm where participants will learn how to implement competency based Nurturing Parenting Programs® to meet the specific parenting needs of families.
 
Sponsored by the MPNN CSB Prevention, Health & Wellness Division with Cheryl Matteo-Kerney, M.Ed., I.C.P.S., Nationally Recognized NPP Trainer/Consultant
 
This training is approved for 18 CE Training Hours by the Virginia Certification Board (VCB). Registration can be done online at:
 
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
 
To accommodate questions, learning objectives, experiences in facilitation, and other curriculum activities, training is limited to the first paid 12 registrants. Cost of the training is $300.00


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Peace Frogs Bank to Bank 2019 Swim

 

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On Saturday May 18th, 2019 the 15th annual Peace Frogs Bank to Bank Swim will take place on the York River in Gloucester, Virginia. This event is a 3-mile open water swim from Felgates Creek, in York County, to Catesby Jones’ house in Gloucester County. The exact time of the swim is to be determined the week before the event so that the tides can be gauged accordingly.
 
The purpose of the Swim is to raise money for the Peace Frogs Bank to Bank Fund, which benefits children of Tidewater, Virginia. The Peace Frogs Bank to Bank Fund is a fund of the Gloucester Community Foundation, which is an affiliate of The Community Foundation serving Richmond and Central Virginia. This year’s swim will benefit the Rural Infant Services Program. For more information on the Peace Frogs Bank to Bank Fund or the Gloucester Community Foundation, go to http://www.gloucestercf.org.
 
The swim is open to all who would like to participate. The requirements are as follows:
• Each swimmer must raise at least $1000 for the Peace Frogs Bank to Bank Fund. This money must be raised prior to the swim. Pending pledges are acceptable.
• Each swimmer is responsible for supplying a personal rescue/assistance boat should aid be needed during the swim. Peace Frogs can help arrange a boat/boater as needed.
• Each swimmer must sign a liability waiver that holds no one responsible for their health and well being during the swim.
• Each swimmer must check in at the start of the swim and at the end of the swim with event officials
 
For more information, check out their Facebook event page!


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Community School Site Supervisor Position

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Are you interested in a late afternoon into the evening job (anywhere between 4:00-9:30 PM) a few hours one night per week? You may be interested in being a community school site coordinator to oversee and supervise county and community use for activities and classes. Check out the job announcement below, and click on this link for more information!
• Gloucester, VA
• Part-time as Needed – $10.45 Hourly
• Category: Community Services
• Department: COMMUNITY EDUCATION