Steamboat briefs: Yampa Valley Sustainability Council names members


— The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, which provides sustainability education and awareness, welcomes Kaela Mllier and Bill Luca-Brown to its board of directors.

Miller brings her experience of marketing to the board from the telecommunications industry as an executive and financial professional. She is excited to help the council lead green initiatives in the community. Luca-Brown, an experienced green builder and efficiency first advocate, also is a wonderful asset to the board.

Yampatika seeks volunteers to join board of directors

Yampatika seeks dynamic, creative individuals to join its board of directors. The group, whose mission is to inspire environmental stewardship through education, is looking for people with a passion for getting youths and adults involved in healthy, outdoor pursuits. Ideal candidates will be passionate about education and the outdoors and committed to collaborative, partnership-driven work. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in fundraising and marketing. The board meets every other month. Board members are expected to serve on one committee and to serve a term of three years. To apply or to nominate someone, contact Sonja Macys at or 970-871-9151.

Integrated Community is in need of volunteers

Integrated Community is in need of volunteers to help children with their homework at the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs. Spanish speakers are preferred, and a passion for children is a must. Volunteer shifts are from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the club. Call Tatiana at 970-871-4599 for more information.

VNA offers handbook in English, Spanish editions

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has free copies of Healthwise Handbooks available in English and Spanish. The Healthwise Handbook is a 354-page, self-care guide with information about first aid and emergencies, common health problems, living better with a chronic disease and staying healthy. The handbook is available at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, in Steamboat Springs or at 745 Russell St. in Craig.

Tread of Pioneers Museum is looking for volunteers

The Tread of Pioneers Museum needs front desk volunteers to work three-hour shifts. Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones, collecting admissions and gift shop sales. Friday and Saturday afternoon shifts especially are needed. The museum also needs help with upcoming special events and is seeking school tour guides. Contact Katy Taylor at 970-879-2214 or for more information.

English instructors needed for Integrated Community

¿Quiere practicar su español? Integrated Community seeks English instructors for its in-home tutoring program. Interpersonal skills and reliability required. Students and retirees are welcome. Call Sheila at 970-620-1513 for more information.

Group seeks members to serve on coalition boards

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, a nonprofit organization that works to reduce substance abuse throughout Routt, Moffat and Grand counties, with particular emphasis on youths in grades six through 12, is seeking interested community members to serve on its county and tri-county coalition boards. Send emails of interest to No phone calls, please. For more information visit


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