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Hands on Sacramento

Sunday September 27, 2009 Today some of us volunteered down in Old Sacramento for the Sacramento World Music and Dance Festival. I was supposed to be a stage assistant and help set up the stage in between acts but I never really got to any of that. They needed me to help set up booths … Continue reading

Quick Note: PT

Just a quick note while I’m on lunch break. I ran 4 miles today for PT. Pretty sure that’s the most I’ve ever run in one workout in my life. I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty proud of myself.

Training Continues

It feels, to me at least, that the Team Leaders are entering a new stage of training now. Most of the past two weeks have been used to get us oriented to the rules and regulations as well as different staff member roles. Now it seems that we’re starting to focus on actual skills that … Continue reading

PT, Meetings, and Units Oh My!

This week can be described in one word…. meetings. Well, that and PT (physical training). I guess I should start from the beginning of the week though. On Monday we had a day of “Hands of Peace.” It’s a long workshop that is meant to have you think about communication and conflict resolution. We went … Continue reading

End of week 1

The first week/weekend is now over. On Friday we had our first service project. Friday was 9/11 and is now a National Day of Remembrance and Service. We broke up into 4 different groups and spent the morning in different parts of Sacramento doing community service. My group worked with the staff from Congresswoman Matsuiā€™s … Continue reading

AmeriCorps NCCC Sacramento Here I Come

What a week! I should probably be sleeping right now considering I have to be up and in uniform ready for a Tetnus shot, TB shot, and a physical at 7am, but I have been putting off getting this blog started for long enough. First a little back story. I was chosen to be a … Continue reading