Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Community Forestry Sort Yard Host
Department:Parks and Open Space
Category:Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture
Time Commitment or Project Date:10-15 hours per month in 4-hour shifts. Must be at least 18 years of age.
The Meeker Park sort yards is located at 8200 Highway 7.
The Nederland sort yard is at 291 Ridge Road.
Program Summary:
Volunteer Community Forestry Sort Yard Hosts are needed at the Meeker Park and Nederland Sort Yards to make sure that the yards continue to be a local hub of community-based forestry information.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Volunteer Sort Yard Hosts will greet people as they enter the yard, collect data on the material they are delivering, provide outreach to sort yard users about forest ecology, bark beetles, and wildfire mitigation. Volunteers will not be responsible for helping unload logs and slash.

The Meeker Park and Nederland sort yards will both open May 1. 

Both locations will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Qualifications and Requirements:

Application or Registration Deadline:
Application Process:
Applications are accepted continuously throughout the season.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Training Dates and Information:
Training is provided as needed.
Additional Information:
For more information, please contact Shane Milne at 303-678-6089 or smilne@bouldercounty.org.


All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and EEO and Unlawful Discrimination Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.