Human Services Network of Colorado
Training Team Member
Company: Human Services Network of Colorado
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Location: Jewish Family Service, 3201 S. Tamarack Drive, Denver, Denver, CO, 80231
Project Details

The Human Services Network of Colorado provides opportunities for human service workers to network, exchange information and resources, and to participate in affordable trainings targeted to their needs. Founded by Enterprise Community Partners in 2005, The Network was created to address the training and professional development needs of direct service staff. The Network operates with the help of one employee and many dedicated volunteers.

The Network’s Training Team implements an annual schedule of training and networking meetings and oversees other opportunities to share information. The Network holds monthly training events, ranging from free lunchtime discussions to full-day conferences.

The team will work with the co-chair/board liaison to attain approval of topics and expenditures, the executive director, and the marketing team to produce and distribute registration forms and flyers, listserv announcements, registration information and reminders.

The Network holds monthly training events and quarterly social events:

  • Quicklearns are conducted to offer current information and provide networking opportunity. Typically 90 minutes with a presenter or a panel for 50 minutes at the beginning, and time for networking & announcements. Participants bring their own lunch.
  • Trainings are in-depth coverage, typically by an 'expert’ or a combination of presentation, panel, and discussion. For either half or full-day events, there is a registration fee, with coffee and snacks (for full-day) provided.
  • Social/Networking Events We offer social events several times a year. Free to all, these events provide an opportunity to share resources and information with peers.
  • Each event needs to be coordinated-speaker, location, logistics, marketing, etc. A group of co-coordinators can share these tasks.

  • Determine what specific subject within the topic needs to be addressed-will it meet the needs of attendees, does there need to be a panel in order to address a diversity of needs, who are the leaders in the field,
  • Select day/time and secure a no-cost location for training (that holds minimum 35 for brown bags, 60+ for training); a list of locations is available from the Network
  • Research and contact speakers; as a policy, brown bag speakers are not paid and the Network must approve fees for trainers
  • Provide a summary of info to the Network: title, objectives, trainer info, location, date/time
  • Assist with announcing the event through listserves, personal contacts, flyers
  • Arrange for coffee/snacks, and if for a training event, a catered lunch; confirm costs with the ED, who will arrange for payment
  • Confirm with the presenter prior to training about registrations, audience needs
  • Help with set-up, registration, introductions, food, clean-up the day of the event
  • The Network will approve all expenditures for each training (speaker and refreshments), and provide speaker fee negotiation & contract, registration forms and flyers, listserv announcement, registration information, and reminders.

    Contact: John Dandurand 720-252-3628

    General requirements


  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 to 6 hours per month
  • Availability to attend the training team meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm
  • Category
    Board Development
    Skills Area
    Interactive/Social Media/SEO
    Content Management Systems
    People Skills
    Project Management