Get Involved

JOIN A COMMITTEE!

Propel our neighborhood forward by joining or leading a CNA committee! 

CNA Committees are action-oriented groups which support the organization’s strategic priorities.

All neighbors are welcome to join a committee.

 

View our event calendar to find an upcoming committee meeting or event.

 

LAND USE 

The Land Use Committee provides neighborhood input and reaction to proposed development projects.

Usually meets every 1st Wednesday, 6:30pm. On Zoom for now.

Please contact us for the Zoom link.

LIVING GREEN

The Living Green in Creston Committee focuses on environmental stewardship education and events in Creston. Programs include plant exchanges, educational presentations about native plants, recycling, pollinators, and the environment, and more! 

Usually meets every 2nd Tuesday, 6:30pm. On Zoom for now. Please contact us for the Zoom link.

Join the LGC Facebook group.

COMMUNICATIONS

The Communications Committee helps tell the story of Creston and CNA.

This committee is on hold right now… This committee needs a chair! Could it be you? Contact us!

EVENTS AND FUND DEVELOPMENT

The Events & Fund Development Committee helps to plan community fundraisers and other activities to support CNA.

Usually meets every 3rd Thursday, 8am. On Zoom for now. Please contact us for the Zoom link.

CLIMATE CHAOS

The Climate Chaos committee advocates for law and policy changes to combat climate change.

Usually meets 1st Thursday, 6:30pm. On Zoom for now. Please contact us for the Zoom link.

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS:

Earn college credit and build your resume with a meaningful internship! 

Contact Megan Kruis for more information about internships and to submit resume and cover letter.  Please reference the internship you’re interested in.

  • Fund Development Intern – Analyze organization’s giving data to help create goals and tactics for Giving Tuesday and Year End fundraising campaigns, Create Giving Tuesday campaign under direction of Executive Director and Fund Development chair, Organize year-end fundraising campaigns under direction of Executive Director and Fund Development Committee chair, Research potential funders. Flexible hours. Unpaid / college credit.
  • Graphic Design Intern – Help create a cohesive package of images for CNA’s annual events: Annual Community Engagement Meeting, Perennial Exchange, Pancake Breakfast, Art Bash for Creston, Design posters, flyers, chopsheets and info sheets on a regular basis for large and smaller-scale events. Flexible hours. Unpaid / college credit.
  • Community Garden Intern – The community garden season runs March through October, but there’s plenty for an intern to do in the off-season as well! Advertise community garden spaces through CNA communications channels. Receive and process garden applications. Maintain communication with gardeners throughout season, including info about community work days and end-of-season clean up. Host 4 large volunteer groups for various garden maintenance tasks (ex: weeding community spaces, repairs to garden beds). Flexible hours. Unpaid / college credit.

JOIN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Do you have a deep commitment to our vision of a diverse community where all neighbors thrive? Consider joining CNA’s Board of Directors! Skills required include willingness to fundraise, help with events, and provide financial & visionary oversight of the organization. New Board Members are elected at the Annual Meeting in October. 

Usually board members begin their service with CNA as a Committee member so if you’re unfamiliar with CNA, we suggest starting there!  Contact the board president with questions

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

CNA needs volunteers throughout the year to help with all sorts of things from special events to administrative duties.
 
Interested in volunteering regularly?

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