Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Pollinator Monitor
Department:Parks and Open Space
Category:Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture
Time Commitment or Project Date:One year of monitoring once a month
Varies based on project but can include working on uneven terrain. 
Program Summary:
The goal of this project is to determine the types of native pollinators that are present on Boulder County Parks and Open Space properties.

Volunteers will:
  • Learn about insect/pollinator identification
  • Contribute to the larger effort of learning more about native pollinators
  • Help determine the types of pollinators present on Open Space and how to help them thrive

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Commit to monitoring at least once a month from May to September
  • Should enjoy working in the outdoors, in all types of weather and terrain
  • Must have personal transportation to monitoring sites
  • Ability to work alone or cooperatively with others

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Enthusiasm about insects/pollinators
  • Good observational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain records
  • Proficiency with digital photography preferred
Application or Registration Deadline:3/20/2015 5:00 PM
Application Process:
Applications deadline is 3/20/15.

Training Dates and Information:

Participants are required to attend two evening trainings in the month of April. Exact dates to be determined.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Michelle Bowie, 303-678-6219.


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.