An AmeriCorps Poem

  1. Updates

A Playworks Office

In a Year of Service

by PacNW AmeriCorps coaches

 

My punch card is 100 high-fives.

My dress code is muddy shoes, stretchy pants, a whistle, 

a smile, and this Playworks shirt.

People shout in my office & you’re encouraged to throw things.

My office changes with the weather.

My office supplies are thrown and kicked everywhere.

In my office, we solve problems like adults.

Success isn’t measured in profit or quarterly reports,

it’s measured in how well the team works;

the sound of laughter, high-fives, and cheering.

 

We are Playworks

We are AmeriCorps

More Updates


February 3, 2020

Playworks Makes Positive Impact at Challenger Elementary in Washington ›

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January 30, 2020

Meet Coaches Hayley, Jordan, & Willa! ›

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January 8, 2020

Playworks Washington to Participate in SVP Seattle Fast Pitch 2020 ›

Playworks Washington is thrilled to announce our participation in Social Venture Partner Seattle’s Fast Pitch 2020! Playworks will join a cohort of 20 Seattle based organizations working to drive social change across a variety of service areas. Participants chosen will participate across three tracks: established nonprofit, startup nonprofit, and for-profit social enterprise.  Jill Riemer, Playworks…