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Bennington County youth are making smart choices

Let’s give a shout out to the young adults in Bennington County for making the healthy choice an easy choice. Overall, the data shines a positive light on young adults aged 18-25 in our region. Now more than ever, the community’s support of young persons is needed to build upon and keep the positive momentum going.

Our Website is Moving to a New Home - Downtime Anticipated

In late May-early June we will be moving our website’s home to a new web host! We expect at least 48 hours of interrupted service during that migration. If you visit this website and notice it’s down during that time, we encourage you to email or call us for any assistance you might need!

We're Hiring Collaborative Camp Summer Staff

Our Collaborative Camp is now hiring staff for our Summer camp season! We have three open positions to fill. Do you enjoy working with youth? Are you knowledgeable about positive discipline and have the ability to prioritize or manage multiple tasks? Can you seek assistance and delegate when needed? If you answered yes to these questions, we encourage you to apply!

The Collaborative’s Executive Director receives 2023 Prevention Champion Award

Maryann Morris, Executive Director of The Collaborative received the 2023 Prevention Champion Award announced by Board of Directors Co-Chairs Kathy O’Reilly and Mark Weikert. The award, sponsored by PreventionWorks! VT, recognizes individuals or organizations who work or volunteer in the substance misuse prevention field.

Investing in Our Team's Growth and Development

At The Collaborative, we believe in fostering a positive workplace culture by taking a step back from our day-to-day tasks and investing in our team’s growth and development. That’s why we organize bi-annual Staff Retreats, where our team meets outside of the regular workplace to focus on team-building, visioning, brainstorming, goal-setting, and improving communication and collaboration. These retreats provide an opportunity for us to reinforce our core philosophies and create a sense of shared purpose that empowers our team to work together.