Our Goal: Improve social and emotional wellbeing through positive relationships among individuals and their support systems in our communities

Clubs and Service Organizations

Community involvement can foster positive relationships in a person’s life. Here are some clubs and service organizations to join.

Research from the Framingham Studies  shows that smoking, obesity, happiness and even loneliness are contagious. Surrounding yourself with the right people will add more years to your life than just about anything else. You can: 
●     Volunteer in the community,
●     learn new skills, and 
●     connect with others

4-H Youth Development

4-H is a community of young people learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Everyone knows 4-H for their appearance at the County Fairs, but did you know they have much more to offer? Youth can learn life skills through cooking, nutrition, archery, shooting sports, ceramics, computers, sciences, livestock, wildlife and more! 4-H believes in the learning by doing philosophy. So why wait? Get your child involved today! Click here for more information or call (970) 244-1834.

Boy Scouts of America

Get your son involved in one of the most known clubs in America! Character building, life-long skills, adventures and friends are just to highlight a few of the benefits of the Boy Scouts of America. For more information, click here or call the local office at (970) 243-0346.

Girl Scouts of Colorado

Girl Scouts is much more than just cookies. Did you know that this program builds courage, confidence and character through fun activities? Get your daughter involved today by clicking hereor by calling (970) 242-4461.

Mesa County Libraries

Libraries are more than just books! From preschool story time to the Teen Book Club, Mesa County Libraries have programs and services for the whole family! To view all events, clubs, camps and classes, click here or call (970) 243-4442.

RMSER’s Head Start program

Do you have a child entering kindergarten in the next couple years? Let Head Start equip your child with social and cognitive development through a creative curriculum, so they are ready for kindergarten. For more information, go here or call (970) 244-0869.

Want to volunteer? Learn a new skill? Meet new people? Research shows that being involved in community efforts can:
●     increase social skills
●     build confidence
●     help you do better in school
●     build a foundation for future successes in life

4-H

4-H is a community of young people learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Everyone knows 4-H for their appearance at the County Fairs, but did you know they have much more to offer? Youth can learn life skills through cooking, nutrition, archery, shooting sports, ceramics, computers, sciences, livestock, wildlife and more! 4-H believes in the learning by doing philosophy. So why wait? Get your child involved today! Click here for more information or call (970) 244-1834.

Kiwanis Club

Want to be a part of service organization who betters our community? Look no further. Kiwanis Club has two clubs that do this! High schoolers join the Key Club and college students join the Circle K Club. For more information, click here or call 970-250-0815.

Mesa County Libraries

Libraries are more than just books! From preschool story time to the Teen Book Club, Mesa County Libraries have programs and services for the whole family! To view all events, clubs, camps, and classes, click hereor call (970) 243-4442.

Neural Activity T3 Crew

Want to be a teen leader? Want to visit schools, be a part of adventure classes and host community classes? Look no further! Get your teen involved in this drug-free leadership group. Teens can teach teens. For more information, click here.

Grand Valley Volunteer Connection (GVVC)

Volunteering can not only help others but also help you! GVVC allows you to create a profile and select your interests, and then it will match you to an organization looking for volunteers! Volunteering is one of the best ways to reduce stress and get involved. Click here.

Western Colorado Astronomy Club

Did you know that there is a club that meets monthly to discuss and learn about the astronomy in Mesa County? That’s right! Check out this group and become a member! Click here.

Give the gift of giving. Trust me, it will not only help others, but also help you:
●     discover your self-worth
●     make new friends, 
●     learn new skills,
●     reduce stress, and
●     improve overall wellbeing.

Center for Independence

This organization offers a variety of programs to empower individuals with disabilities. Services include hearing, job training, youth transition programs and recreational health and wellness. For more information, click hereor call (970) 244-5526.

Get Connected

Volunteering can not only help others but also help you! Get Connected allows you to create a profile and select your interests, and then it will match you to an organization looking for volunteers! Volunteering is one of the best ways to reduce stress and get involved. Click here.

Grand Valley Kennel Club

Have a furry friend that would like some new friends? Well, this group may be for you! This group gets together on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Pawsitive Directions K9 Academy, 571 32 Road. This group focuses on responsible ownership, furthering the advancement of all dogs, advocate for the protection and well-being of all dogs and much more! All dogs and people are welcome! Call 970-986-9629 for more info.

Kiwanis Club

Want to be a part of service organization who betters the lives of our children? Look no further. They sponsor community events, offer scholarships, and hold weekly meetings. For more information, clickhere or call 970-250-0815.

Lion’s Club

“Doing the most good, for the most people, while having the most fun,” is their motto! Get involved with one of the most reputable service organizations in the Grand Valley. Get involved by clicking here.

Mesa County Libraries

Libraries are more than just books! Mesa County Libraries have programs and services for the whole family! To view all events, clubs, camps and classes, click hereor call (970) 243-4442.

Mesa County Workforce Center

Mesa County has services to help you find employment, refine your resume, improve your interview skills and more. The trained, friendly staff can help you get on the right track with employment. For more information, click here or call (970) 248-0871.

Rotary Club

This service club is committed to our community. They are highly involved in commerce and bettering the community. For more information on how to get involved, click here .

Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW)

This non-profit organization supports veterans, builds memorials, and is involved in the community. Interested in joining? Click here or call 970-242-9940.

Western Colorado Astronomy Club

Did you know that there is a club that meets monthly to discuss and learn about the astronomy in Mesa County? That’s right! Connect with others who share the same interest and become a member! Click here.

It’s never too late to pick-up a new hobby or make a difference in someone else’s life. Volunteer. It will help others, and also help you. Here’s how:
●     Volunteering connects you with others to improve emotional and social health,
●     makes you feel important (because you are),
●     creates positive relationships, and
●     has a lasting impact in our community.

American Legion Palisade Post 50

Are you a veteran and would like to educate citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security? This may be a fit for you! Check out this local chapter by clicking here.

Elks #575

Join this non-profit organization to make a difference in the community. Meet new people and have fun! Click here to contact our local Elk’s.

Foster Grandparents Program

Would you like to make a difference in a child’s life? Use your knowledge and life experiences to teach the children of our community. You don’t have to be a teacher to show compassion and teach others! Click here for more information.

Get Connected

Volunteering can not only help others but also help you! Get Connected allows you to create a profile and select your interests, and then it will match you to an organization looking for volunteers! Volunteering is one of the best ways to reduce stress and get involved. Click here.

Grand Valley Kennel Club

Have a furry friend that would like some new friends? Well, this group may be for you! This group gets together on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Pawsitive Directions K9 Academy, 571 32 Road. This group focuses on responsible ownership, furthering the advancement of all dogs, advocate for the protection and well-being of all dogs and much more! All dogs and people are welcome! Call 970-986-9629 for more info.

Kiwanis Club

Want to be a part of service organization who betters the lives of our children? Look no further. They sponsor community events, offer scholarships, and hold weekly meetings. For more information, click here or call 970-250-0815.

Lion’s Club

“Doing the most good, for the most people, while having the most fun,” is their motto! Get involved with one of the most reputable service organizations in the Grand Valley. Get involved by clicking here.

Mesa County Libraries

Libraries are more than just books! Mesa County Libraries have programs and services for the whole family. To view all events, clubs, camps and classes, click here or call (970) 243-4442.

Rotary Club

This service club is committed to our community. They are highly involved in commerce and bettering the community. For more information on how to get involved, click here.

Recruiting Seniors for Volunteer Positions (RSVP)

This agency matches seniors with volunteer opportunities based upon their passion, skills, interests, and much more! Get involved in our community by clicking here or by calling 970-243-9839.

Senior Companion Program

Are you 55+ and would like to help out a fellow senior? This may be right for you! Meet new people, get gas-mileage reimbursement, and a discount at the St. Mary’s Life Center gym. Without your help and friendship, many older adults would be forced to leave their homes for assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Get started by clicking here.

Workforce Center

Mesa County has services to help you find employment, refine your resume, improve your interview skills and more! The trained, friendly staff can help you get on the right track with employment. For more information, click here or call (970) 248-0871.

Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW)

This non-profit organization supports veterans, builds memorials, and is involved in the community. Interested in joining? Click here or call 970-242-9940.

Western Colorado Astronomy Club

Did you know that there is a club that meets monthly to discuss and learn about the astronomy in Mesa County? That’s right! Check out this group, connect with others that share the same interest, learn about astronomy and become a member! Click here.