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Ready to serve

The Stockton Record published an article by Kevin Parrish about SSP’s pilot program in Stockton, California during the summer of 2013.

Ready to serve

“Our first goal is for the campers to fall in love with Stockton as much as we have,” said Bri Dennison, site director and part of an advance team that arrived last week. “We want to let them experience the city as much as humanly possible.”

Sierra Service Students Back to Work in Vernonia

Sierra Service Students Back to Work in Vernonia

Vernonia’s Voice published an article by Scott Laird about SSP’s first Weekend of Service in Vernonia, Oregon.

Sierra Service Students Back to Work in Vernonia

“The students worked at the Vernonia Pioneer Museum where they  did landscaping work, planted trees at the new Vernonia Schools campus, cleaned bricks from the old high school that will be used to build pathways in the Community Garden, painted at the American Legion Hall, cleaned up some City owned properties and did yard work for several senior citizens.”

Students Spend Spring Break Working in Vernonia

Students Spend Spring Break Working in Vernonia

Vernonia’s Voice published an article by Scott Laird about SSP’s first Alternative Break in Vernonia, Oregon.

Students Spend Spring Break Working in Vernonia

“Basically anyone who wants to come out and serve god is more than welcome,”says Robbie Frederiksen who is a Regional Coordinator for the Portland office for Sierra Service Projects. “We’ve had people from the Mormon faith, the Catholic faith-anybody who wants to come out and work we are more than happy to have their hands. We actually have people here who don’t have a faith at all but want to be of service.” Frederiksen has been working with locals to organize the logistics for the work project.

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  • At SSP, we believe in learning directly from local members of the communities where we serve. In Smith River, volunteers break every Wednesday from home repair projects to work with the Tolowa Dunes Stewards, removing invasive beachgrass. This promotes native plant growth and protects native species! To prepare for this hands-on service, volunteers hear from Tara on Tuesdays about biological diversity in the region, and the impact this work can have. After several years of these efforts, we have seen native species return to the area!
  • SSP is hiring for two full-time positions starting in September!
- Rancho Cordova Program Manager
- North Sacramento Program ManagerEach program manager will be assigned as the lead of coordinating volunteer work in one of these communities.
Approximately half of hours will be spent on specific site program related work, the other half on general administrative support which includes bookkeeping, volunteer communication, managing the food and construction programs, and site management during the summer.Link in bio to see job descriptions, apply by July 29!
  • Today Louisa painted for the first time! What have you learned at SSP?

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