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On August 22, 2014, PAFC started its first four Self Directed Volunteer Teams (SDVT). This model of volunteering is integral to the workings of PAFC. By using mostly older adult volunteers who have the time and skills to work as a team to solve specific problems, SDVT are the work horses of PAFC.  They also offer volunteers a chance to make a real impact without committing themselves for long periods of time.  PAFC plans to continue to utilize this volunteer model for creating change toward promoting Age-Friendly communities in Larimer County.  For specific examples of SDVTs, check out the Priority Group pages listed across the bottom of this website.

If you want to know more or submit an application to participate on a SDVT, please scroll to the bottom of this page.  

 

A PAFC Self Directed volunteer Team:

IS:

a multi-skilled group of adult volunteers who share responsibilities. 

assigned to address a challenge or opportunity in their community.

formed for a specific purpose and time period.

decides how to accomplish its own project.

builds on the varied skills, interests and expertise of its members.

accepts responsibility for providing a regular progress report to its priority group.

provided the necessary tools, resources, connections and counsel by its priority group.

 

isn't:   

an advisory board.

an ongoing committee.   

provided specific instructions on how to accomplish its project.  

assigned routine work by the PAFC.  

directly supervised by PAFC.                                                       

 

If you are interested in volunteering for any upcoming Self Directed Volunteer Teams, please fill out the application form and our volunteer coordinator will contact you

 Or

you can contact us for more information.