Elena Quintero, District One Parks & Youth Liaison

Elena Quintero 2014

Elena comes to the position with an extensive background as a community volunteer and has strong established relationships with many of the community groups, neighborhoods and parent groups in District One.

Some of her responsibilities as the District One Parks & Youth Liaison include:

  • work with various City departments to prevent and resolve park maintenance issues;
  • coordinate with community groups to set up park clean-ups and adoptions;
  • create new volunteer opportunities (with a concentration on youth), as well as enhance existing programs, by developing training, recruitment and orientation materials for volunteers, including scheduling, coordinating and leading volunteer activities;
  • connect youth and young adults to scholarships, internships, and jobs.

The following are some of our parks and youth programs:

  • Youth Nextdoor Ambassador Program (YNAP)
  • Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)
  • Parks Leadership Academy for Youth (PLAY)
  • Teens In Leadership Training (TiLT)
  • Alpha YAC (young adult volunteer program for 18-25 year olds)
  • District One Adopt-A-Park Program
  • District One Trails (DOT)
  • Parks In Education (PIE)

Our programs run year round.  You can find more information for each below:

PARKS RELATED
www.AngeliqueAshby.com/parks
www.facebook.com/NatomasDistrict1Parks

YOUTH RELATED
www.AngeliqueAshby.com/youth
www.facebook.com/NatomasDistrict1YAC
www.facebook.com/NatomasDistrict1PLAY

If you are interested in adopting your local park or setting up a park clean up day, send her an email. We are thrilled to have her on board!

Contact:
Elena Quintero
District One Parks & Youth Liaison

equintero@cityofsacramento.org