History Colorado seeking summer volunteers


FORT GARLAND – History Colorado is seeking volunteers for its Colorado Service Learning Council (CSLC) Summer Associates, a 10 week AmeriCorps VISTA program that engages volunteers in intensive service experiences.

Opportunities are available at all History Colorado properties, with a wide range of duties available from helping with summer camps to living history interpretation to assisting with podcast production. The sites with AmeriCorps opportunities include

Fort Garland Museum in Fort Garland.

CSLC Summer Associates serve full-time from June 11 - August 17 and earn a modest living stipend based on the cost of living in the county in which they serve (ranging from $2,361 - $2,813) and a scholarship of $1,222 upon completing their service that can be used to pay tuition/fees at an accredited higher education institution or to pay back qualified loans.

To qualify for the program applicants must be at least 18 years old, be a US citizen/permanent resident, pass a federal background check, serve full-time, and attend required trainings and events, including an in-person orientation June 11.

For more information or to apply, email Emily Dobish at [email protected]

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